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

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

10 Christmas safety tips for your pets

As much as we enjoy the Christmas holiday, our furry friends may find it a bit scary. Like kids, pets thrive off of consistency and feeling safe, but with all of the flurries of activities and changes to their home environment it’s no wonder they may experience a bit of anxiety. Plus, they may get … Rest of Post

An Independent Choice

Independent pet stores are the backbone of the Australian Pet Industry, an industry born out of true passion and a desire to help pet owners and their beloved pets live happy and healthy lives. Independents have supported and helped nurture pets and their families for many years and now, more than ever they need the … Rest of Post

Protect your dog this Summer

Petway Petcare’s top 4 tips for protecting your fur babies in the summer months. 1. EXERCISE Dogs will keep playing as long as their owners keep throwing the ball. Ensure exercise and play time is done in parks offering shade or resort to early morning or late afternoon sessions which are best because it is … Rest of Post

How to set up a child’s first tank

Live fish make a great first pet! They are easy to care for, quiet, and fun to watch. They don’t have to be a lot of work for Mum and Dad either. Follow these 6 simple steps, and the entire family will get hours of pleasure from your new pets. Choose the right fish There … Rest of Post

A festive time for your pet

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