Temperate Water Fish

Given the time of year, one of the questions many aquarium and pet shops get from interested fish keepers is – “Which tropical fish can I keep without a heater?”  Technically the answer to this is that no tropical fish can be kept without a heater.  But the question from the fish-keeper was most likely … Rest of Post

The Green Tree Frog

Ribbit! Goes the the little Green Tree Frog The White’s Green Tree Frog, or more simply known, Green Tree Frog (Litoria caerulea) is a tropical species of frog native to Australia.  Because of its vibrant green colour, large size and easy going nature, this variety is one of the most commonly kept species of frog. … Rest of Post

Ticks – A Year Round Risk

You can’t hide from pesky Ticks! Your dog or cat can’t hide from the fact that ticks are a year round risk to him. After the especially warm start to the winter months, ticks are still very active. In Australia, there are two types of ticks that are the most problematic, the brown dog tick … Rest of Post

What is Essential 6®?

What can Dermoscent® Essential 6® do for your pet? For your Dog and Cat, Essential 6® spot-on treatment is a unique combination of Omega 6 & Omega 3 essential fatty acids & essential oils that reduces odour, moisturises dry skin, maintains coat and skin health, improves coat shine and reduces seasonal hair loss in cats. Available in a convenient spot-on … Rest of Post

Guinea Pig Nutrition

Nutrition for your Guinea Pig DIET AND NUTRITION Guinea pigs are herbivores and if introduced to a wide range of frasses, fresh fruit and vegetables when they are young, they will not become fussy eaters. Contrary to popular belief, lettuce is not recommended as it can cause diarrhoea. They should also have constant access to … Rest of Post

Freshwater Sharks

Sharks – The freshwater variety This topic of freshwater sharks is an interesting one that needs to be explained and clarified over a few times.  The fish covered by this article are the “sharks” that freshwater fish hobbyists and enthusiasts around the world keep in their home fish tanks.  They are generally fish ranging in … Rest of Post

Car Safety and Your Pet

Car Safety and Your Pet- 4 legs, 20 toes, 2 eyes, 1 nose..safety counts Adults and children shouldn’t ride unrestrained, why would you allow your best friend to? When you take your dog on a car ride, whether it be a trip to the beach or a long road journey, your pet has invested his … Rest of Post

Brittany Spaniel

The Brittany Spaniel is a medium sized dog weighing in at 13.5kg to 18kg. Traditionally a playful, lanky, kind hearted companion that will have you in constant fits of laughter. Their personality is contagious; you cannot help but giggle at their enthusiastic behaviour. One of their most humorous traits is called ‘frog dog’, where they … Rest of Post

Caring For Your Turtle

Keeping a turtle as a pet can be a wonderful experience. They each have their own personalities, learn to recognise their owners and should provide many years of enjoyment. LICENCES By law all Australian turtles are protected, but unlike many other reptiles, licences are generally not required to buy and keep many species as pets. … Rest of Post

Netherland Dwarf Rabbits

Enjoying the company of a rabbit as your companion is very rewarding. These cute creatures are expressive and exhibit various amusing behaviours, they can be groomed, housetrained, are clean and are adorable cuddle buddies. The Netherland Dwarf Rabbit is as you guessed, a tiny compact rabbit that originated in the Netherlands! They are the smallest … Rest of Post