Ear Mites; What are they?

Ear mites are the mites that live in the ears of animals. It is an infection that causes intense itching in one or both ears. The most common ear mite found in cats and dogs are ‘otodectes cynotis’. These are tiny, eight-legged parasites that feed on the wax and oils in a cat or dogs … Rest of Post

What is a Hot Spot?

A hot spot is an area of bacterial infection and inflammation on the skin, also known as moist dermatitis. It appears as a moist, oozing, reddened area. The condition is very painful and itchy and your dog may continue to lick and chew at the area, which will only make the hot spot worse. Hot … Rest of Post

Is Dairy OK for your Pet?

There is a big debate in today’s society and a lot of conflicting arguments as to whether or not milk is OK to give to your cat or dog.  To keep it simple, your pets are just like humans in the sense that they can be lactose intolerant, and most probably are. This is due … Rest of Post

Your Friend The Labrador

The Labrador is a large, playful dog, affectionately referred to as a ‘Lab’.  It is the most popular dog breed in Australia*, said to be because they make such loyal companions.  There are two types of this breed; the English Labrador, which is heavy and thick, and the American Labrador, which is tall and lanky. … Rest of Post

Fireworks! Keep Calm!

Over the holidays many celebrations involve fireworks. Unfortunately, the loud firework displays can cause much anxiety with our pets who can react with instinct to try and escape the noise. DOGS Dogs in particular are partial to trying to run away, they are resourceful, and where a fence would normally keep your dog contained, he … Rest of Post

Avoid Pet Hazards This Holiday Season

The holidays are a festive time for us and our pets. With so much happening in the home at this time of year it is easy to overlook potential pet hazards that could hurt our four-legged friends. We will cover the top items which pose a risk to your pet, and help you protect your … Rest of Post

Longshots Toys- Make Fetch Fun!

The most successful toy design in the pet industry has been the plush toy. It provides the best toy play interaction between you and your dog. Plush toys come in a wide variety of designs, styles and materials, and dogs love’em.   Longshots prides their designs on durability, appealing aesthetics (for both dog and their … Rest of Post

Bust Your Pet’s Boredom

Finding ways to work with the instinctual nature of your pet and channelling their energy into a positive learning experience can bring out the best in them. Both cats and dogs can track using thir acute sense of smell. Stimulate the nose by making a game out of playing hide-and-seek with treats. For your pet … Rest of Post

Old Mother Hubbard Natural Dog Treats

Why choose Old Mother Hubbard? Over 80 years ago Old Mother Hubbard Baking Company began baking their classic recipe originally developed as a wholesome snack for fisherman while out at sea. One day, a sailor threw a biscuit to his dog who happily gobbled it up. The rest, as they say, is history. Old Mother … Rest of Post

Vet Care For Your Pet’s Life – Revolution®!

WIN vet care for your pet’s life with Revolution®! Want your furry, four-legged family member to be a part of your family for longer? Then go into the draw to win up to $1,000 worth of vet care for a year (up to $10,000 in total) for your pet, simply by buying Revolution parasite protection … Rest of Post