What Does Post – Coronavirus Look Like For Our Dogs?

While a nation-wide lock-down has seen a decline in retail sales, a rapid increase in pet adoption has been a saving grace for local shelters adopting out hundreds of pets across the country. A number of people have lost their jobs, had hours reduced, on campus students moved to online and others being asked to … Rest of Post

Back To Life Blues and How To Beat Them

We’ve been bunked down for a few weeks in isolation with our pets and it’s nearly time for us to return to the big wide world, but what about our pets when we return to work and social events? Dogs aren’t the only pets that can suffer from separation anxiety. Cats, rabbits, birds and even … Rest of Post

Crate Training your new puppy

Creating a positive crate training experience Crate training is a very popular way of keeping puppies safe when unsupervised and is a highly effective tool to fast track toilet training as it encourages them to hold their bladder/bowels. When used correctly, a crate can become the puppy’s favourite place for sleeping and/or safe quiet time. … Rest of Post

Introducing Hill’s Science Diet Indoor Kitten

Specially formulated to give kittens with an indoor lifestyle the best possible start in life. Designed specifically for the needs of kittens living an indoor lifestyle, this dry food is made from natural, easy to digest, high quality ingredients. Hills Science Diet Kitten Indoor Dry Food has balanced mineral levels for healthy bones and strong … Rest of Post

Your pet and back to school blues

And just like that our summer holidays have come to an end. Have you considered that your pets could be bored or lonely without you? Bored pets can be destructive pets, causing damage around the house and garden. Dogs and cats need to be kept busy when they are at home on their own. Cats … Rest of Post

Meet the fabulous Frizzle

What, you may ask is a Frizzle? It is most definitely a chicken, but a chicken with a very unusual look and some special needs to go with the look. Frizzles are a charming and delightful addition for your flock. They are a non-aggressive bird that is content to either free range or hang out … Rest of Post

Let’s talk about …………Hemp for your pets

CBD or Hemp? “It’s all the same”, well actually it isn’t! CBD and hemp seed oil both come from the hemp plant known as Cannabis sativa or industrial hemp. But they are two different things, with many different purposes. CBD (cannabidiol) oil comes from the stalks, leaves and buds of the hemp plant. It’s used … Rest of Post

Get to know the Stick Insect

Stick Insects, also known as Phasmids, are related to other groups of insects including mantids, grasshoppers, crickets, katydids and cockroaches. These insect groups share a common trait in having young that are similar in shape to the adult form and do not have a lifecycle that includes a larval stage like most other insect groups … Rest of Post

Story Dogs “Our heroes. Our helpers”

Schools around Australia are embracing an unlikely partner to help them with the complex task of teaching young children to read; calm gentle dogs and their handlers, Story Dogs. Here are three ‘pictures’ of what makes up a Story Dogs reading session at the start of the school year. Picture One: Big brown expressive eyes, … Rest of Post