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Pets and Coronavirus what to do

Pets and Coronavirus what to do

WSAVA Issues Guidance on Pets and Coronavirus, a rapidly evolving situation  The  World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has prepared an advisory document on pets and coronavirus. The advisory document is offering guidance and a series of Frequently Asked...

SavourLife dog treats voluntary recall

SavourLife dog treats voluntary recall

AUSTRALIAN BEEF BISCUITS TREATS 500G and AUSTRALIAN CHICKEN BISCUITS TREATS 500G SavourLife is voluntarily recalling our Australian Chicken Flavour Biscuit Treats and Australian Beef Flavour Biscuits Treats (in 500g size) with a best before date of between December...

PETA wants you to stop saying ‘pet’

PETA wants you to stop saying ‘pet’

PETA (UK) is calling on all pet owners to drop the word “pet” and “owner” from their vocabulary according to Pet Gazette. PETA argues that such language implies that animals are “no different from cars or other possessions”, and claims this idea is supported by...

Show unconditional love for your cat on Valentine’s Day

Show unconditional love for your cat on Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery.  We do know that during the Middle Ages, it was commonly believed in France and England that February 14 was the beginning of birds’ mating season, which added to the idea that...

Show unconditional love for your dog on Valentine’s Day

Show unconditional love for your dog on Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine’s Day–and the story of its patron saint–is shrouded in mystery.  We do know that during the Middle Ages, it was commonly believed in France and England that February 14 was the beginning of birds’ mating season, which added to the idea that...

Heat stress, dehydration and sunburn in dogs

Heat stress, dehydration and sunburn in dogs

Summer is a great time to be out and about with your dog; swimming, taking long walks, exploring parks, camping and more. However, Dogs NSW warns the hot weather also brings unexpected summer dangers including heat stress, dehydration and sunburn in dogs that can be...

Top tips for a pet-friendly Australia Day

Top tips for a pet-friendly Australia Day

Everyone has their own way of celebrating Australia Day in our wonderful country.  Whether you are having a barbie at home, going to the beach or watching the fireworks, our pets are part of the family and they are often included in the celebrations. We share a few...

TRIM The Cartographer’s Cat

TRIM The Cartographer’s Cat

The ship's cat who helped Flinders Map Australia Not many cats get memorials. Trim has six of them! This delightful new book, TRIM The Cartographer's Cat details this remarkable and much-loved feline's story who accompanied our famous explorer, Matthew Flinders....

Pet Insurance Australia bushfire support

Pet Insurance Australia bushfire support

In response to the unprecedented bushfires across Australia, existing Pet Insurance Australia policies will now provide bushfire support cover for any pet health complications, regardless of policy type, brought about by the recent bushfire events. “This includes...

Calls to stop advertisements for free pets at Christmas

Calls to stop advertisements for free pets at Christmas

Calls to Gumtree to stop advertisements for free pets at Christmas are being ignored by the online marketplace, despite being made aware that free pets are often abandoned in the New Year. In previous years, more than 300 unwanted pets in Sydney alone were abandoned...

Travelling with pets tips

Travelling with pets tips

The festive season can be a busy time of year for humans, but it’s also a very busy time for our pets. Summertime is often associated with holidays, social occasions and severe weather, all of which can pose risks to our furry, feathered and scaly friends.  Dr Anne...

Dangerous foods for pets to watch out for

Dangerous foods for pets to watch out for

The festive season can be a busy time of year for humans, but it’s also a very busy time for our pets.  Festive social events are invariably associated with tasty foods, often placed within reach of companion animals which – if not kept under observation – tend to...

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