House Training Your Dog

The principles underlying housetraining are very simple. You want to teach your puppy to eliminate on a specific surface or…

Common Type of Worms

Worms are parasites in dogs and cats that if left untreated may cause severe illness or even death. COMMON TYPES OF WORMS Heartworm Heartworm is contracted through the bite of an infected mosquito and is the deadliest of all canine parasites. One a dog is bitten by an infected mosquito, it takes about 7 months … Rest of Post

Barking Dog

Dogs bark for many different reasons but in most cases barking serves as a form of communication. Dog owners will generally recognise four different types of bark: warning, alarm, playful and need. For instance, continuous fast barking is a warning, perhaps alerting that someone is entering their home territory, whereas long drawn-out barks at a high pitch, … Rest of Post

Clipping Your Pets Nails

Nail trimming is an important part of your pets grooming routine. How often you should cut your pets nails varies depending on whether they are an indoor or outdoor pet. If your pet is indoors, you may find they will need a monthly trim, but if they are outdoors they may wear them down somewhat … Rest of Post

Poochy Massage Therapy

Why Pamper Your Pooch with Massage Therapy? When we think of a pampering massage, the immediate association for most people is relaxation. You can bring this special treat to your dog as well. Massage therapy for animals is technically ‘touch therapy’, helping to improve both physical and mental wellbeing. There are multiple benefits of this … Rest of Post

Dog Park Etiquette

One must be polite when sniffing others bottoms! Anyone who visits a dog park often knows well enough that it is frequented by large, medium and small dogs with a range of personalities, different behaviours, and different levels of training and obedience. It is a great opportunity for your dog to learn and maintain social … Rest of Post

Introducing a New Pet at Home

  It is very common to share your life with more than one companion animal. When you want to extend your furry family there are a few things to consider. Each introduction will vary depending on variables such as species, number of animals in the home, age, sex and temperament. Here are some tips to help the transition … Rest of Post

Peach-Faced Lovebird

These lovely birds originate from Africa, and have a life expectancy of approximately 10-20 years depending on their diet and environment. Blessed with beautiful colourful plumage, they are not overly vocal birds, however they are adorable as they enjoy playing games and learning tricks. If you do want to attempt to teach a few words … Rest of Post

Important Documentation For Your Pet

As people we rely heavily on identification documents to prove who we are. Our pets should have similar documentation which can help them in times of being lost or injured. Important documentation for your pet includes: Microchip Papers – this allows for the local and state councils, animal shelters and vets to track the identification … Rest of Post

Nutritional Needs of Senior Cats

As your cat grows older, feeding time can be a real challenge for both you and your cat. Because your cat’s nutritional needs may change or fluctuate upon reaching senior status, it’s important to understand the reasons behind them. Senior Fat Cat Facts If you notice your cat is eating less but still putting on … Rest of Post