Is your pet on the podgy side?

Just like humans, weight gain and being overweight poses a serious risk to our pets health and quality of life. Did you know that pet obesity is actually the most common nutritional disorder amongst cats and dogs!? In Australia alone, over 40% of pets are overweight! It may be hard to resist giving your dog … Rest of Post

Which plant is safe for your pet?

A common question among pet owners is ‘which plants are safe for my pets?’ Deciding on which plants to have in the garden or inside the home can be tricky when there is a long list of plants that can cause dangerous health issues to your pets if ingested. A general rule is that when … Rest of Post

Spring is parasite season

Why Flea & Tick prevention is important even if your dog or cat does not have them Our pets rely on us to keep them healthy and safe and preventing them from harmful fleas and ticks is as easy as a simple monthly chew or wearing a preventative collar. It doesn’t get much easier than … Rest of Post

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

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

How does your pet’s dental routine measure up?

Did you know that if properly maintained your pet’s dental hygiene can help extend your pets life for up to four years?! That’s a lot of extra furry snuggles! There is a misconception that dental issues are a problem for our older pets only, but this isn’t the case; depending on their diet, dental issues … Rest of Post

How to Care for Your “Mature” Pet

Is your dog struggling to play fetch for as long as they used to? Is your cat not jumping as high and as easily as they used to? Dog finding it harder to get in and out of the car? Cat failing to use the litter box? Are they having difficulty getting up and downstairs? … Rest of Post

Pets and Things to Avoid

We’ve all heard by now how chocolate is toxic to our pets and how we shouldn’t be giving our pets any of our family-sized block no matter how much their eyes are begging us to! This got us thinking; just what else is bad for pets that we may not know about? We’ve compiled a list … Rest of Post

Things We Do to Confuse Our Dogs

Have you ever looked at your pet and thought they look confused and wondered if they are pondering what you are up to? Well, most likely, they are doing just that. Here are some of the things we humans do that make our lovable side-kicks scratch their furry heads. 1. We aren’t with them 24/7 … Rest of Post