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Positively ageing with pets

Positively ageing with pets

What happens to your pet if you have a crisis? Positively ageing with pets can be wonderful and with a bit of planning, you can have peace of mind knowing your beloved companion animal is being looked after well while you are in hospital or experiencing another...

Covid puppies phenomenon with vet Dr Anne Quain

Covid puppies phenomenon with vet Dr Anne Quain

While the impacts of Covid-19 have been devastating for many businesses and individuals, it has been a boom for the pet industry and rescue organisations.  During lockdown in 2020, national charity, PetRescue experienced a huge surge in pet adoptions and enquiries via...

3,000 dog coats to 50 charity organisations

3,000 dog coats to 50 charity organisations

More than 3,000 rescue tails wagging thanks to coat donations PETstock’s charity organisation, PETstock Assist, has partnered with Doggone Gorgeous, Ruff N Rugged and PetRescue to help facilitate the delivery of more than 3,000 dog coats to 50 charity organisations...

Stranded cats and dogs to be reunited

Stranded cats and dogs to be reunited

Stranded cats and dogs to be reunited with owners under a new arrangement Cats and dogs may now be transhipped via Sydney to the Post Entry Quarantine Facility in Melbourne under a new temporary arrangement with Qantas airlines when there is no option for them to fly...

Spring pet care tips from PETstock VET Dr Alison Kemp

Spring pet care tips from PETstock VET Dr Alison Kemp

Spring just around the corner! Pet parents must start thinking about what extra support their pet might need, because just like humans, pets too can experience seasonal allergies or threats. From plant and flower safety to allergies and pet sunscreen, PETstock vet Dr...

Survive your teenage dog book giveway

Survive your teenage dog book giveway

This competition has closed. Congratulations to the winners! You can WIN one of three copies of this fantastic new book, How to love and survive Your Teenage Dog valued at $29 RRP! Like humans, all dogs go through a teenage phase. Their brain is wired for exploration...

Help is available to animal hoarders

Help is available to animal hoarders

How many animals are too many? Animal welfare organisation, Lort Smith explains how help is available to animal hoarders. Animals play an important role in our lives, and the current pandemic has made their roles more significant. They have warmed our laps,...

How to love and survive your teenage dog

How to love and survive your teenage dog

New book: How to love and survive your teenage dog – and keep your sanity! Like humans, all dogs go through a teenage phase. Their brain is wired for exploration and they are physically in their prime – with energy to spare! In her new book How to Love and survive...

Dental disease common in dogs and cats over the age of three

Dental disease common in dogs and cats over the age of three

Dental disease in 80% of dogs and cats over age three Dental disease is one of the most common problems diagnosed in pets, with Australian vets finding four out of five dogs and cats over the age of three years exhibit some level of dental disease says the Australian...

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