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Pet dental month 2018

August is Pet Dental Health Month and pet owners are being encouraged to speak to their veterinarian about what they can do to ensure their pet maintains good oral health. Dental disease is common in Australian pets. If left untreated, it can be painful and lead to...

Nine per cent increase in pet cat vaccination in past year

The Cat Protection Society of NSW has announced a positive change in owner attitudes to responsible cat ownership, with its latest Ipsos survey showing a 9% increase in the number of vaccinated pet cats since last year. But with kitten season around the corner, it’s...

Benefits of early-age cat desexing

Health communication key to uptake of early-age cat desexing The Cat Protection Society of NSW has announced a positive change in owner attitudes to responsible cat ownership, but with kitten season around the corner, it’s not time to be complacent about keeping our...

International Cat Day 2018

A study shows owner misconceptions about their cats' lifestyle may be placing their pets at risk  Australians may think their indoor cats are safe and protected inside their homes, but research reveals that 83% of Australian cats have some level of outdoor access,...

Cats and dogs surprising dietary preferences

Dogs gravitate toward high-fat food, but cats pounce on carbohydrates with even greater enthusiasm, according to US research into the dietary habits of our two most popular pets. The study by researchers in the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State...

Dog Lovers Show Sydney Giveaway 2018!

This competition has ended. Congratulations to our 3 winners Christine, Melanie and Dee! The Dog Lovers Show is the happiest (and hairiest!) place on Earth and returns even bigger and better in 2018! Celebrate and learn more about our best friends at one of the...

Pet Professional Guild Australia Summit in Sydney

Two weeks to go to the Pet Professional Guild to hold inaugural Australia summit in Sydney! The convention guarantees three full days of high-level education and networking opportunities for pet training and behavior professionals.  The Pet Professional Guild (PPG)...

Top dog film festival 2018

The Top Dog Film Festival was launched in 2017 to showcase the incredible bond between dogs and their people through independent films. The 2018 Top Dog Film Festival will tour in the second half of the year, screening over 2 hours of the most inspirational,...

Share your pet adoption or foster story

Celebrate companion animal rescue in Australia Exciting news! Entries are now open for the Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2018.   These awards are an Australian first. Australia has over 900 rescue and animal shelters supported by thousands of volunteers....

World Zoonosis Day 6th July 2018

On this World Zoonosis Day (6 July), the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is urging animal owners and handlers to ensure they maintain good disease prevention and infection control, which starts with the simple act of handwashing. AVA President Dr Paula Parker...

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2018 open for entries!

The Jetpets Rescue Awards 2018 is Australia’s first awards program that celebrates and recognises the tireless work done by not for profit Rescue Groups, Animal Shelters and Council run Animal Shelters/Pounds.  The awards are a Pets4Life initiative.  To find out more,...

Pet tracker technology for veterinarians and pet guardians

Veterinarians transforming pet ownership through pet tracker technology Veterinary professionals are transforming the lives of pet lovers every day with innovative remedial treatments and new medical technologies that help companion animals live longer and healthier...

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