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

Is Your Pet All Set For Winter?

Adjusting Your Pet’s Environment to the Change in Season The change in season is here and the weather is starting to cool down after a tumultuous summer. Now is the time to start getting ready to make the changes to your pets living arrangements to make sure they are comfortable and safe throughout the colder … 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

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

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

The Reality of Dental Disease in Dogs and Cats

Dental disease is a term used to describe a group of dental afflictions which contribute to poor health. It is by far the most common health problem experienced by pets, especially by age three and up. A tale of two case studies Boscoe, a 7-year-old Bull Arab, had everything. Engaging pet parents, a pool for … Rest of Post

Can your pooch swim?

Most people think all dogs can swim and are born with the natural ability to do so. But the reality is that while most dogs instinctively make a paddling motion if they happen to wind up in water, it’s often the extent of their ability to swim. Not every dog paddle is effective at keeping … Rest of Post