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

Dangerous Flora & Fauna

Fluffy, Fido, flora and fauna do not always mix. Beautiful, fragrant and innocuous to our human bodies, yet possibly fatal to our furry best friend. We often don’t think of our pets when we are given, or buy a bunch of flowers for our homes; without forethought we may be directly introducing a deadly flower … Rest of Post

What Is In Your Pet’s Food?

Do you really know what you’re feeding your pet?  A common misconception among pet owners is the belief that the food they feed their furry companion doesn’t matter as long as it is pet food. It is essential to understand that the quality of what your pet eats directly corresponds to their overall internal and … Rest of Post

Paw Care – Paws Are His Foundation

  Paw Care For Your Pooch Your dogs paws are his foundation. His paws are tough, but not indestructible. In constant contact with a range of surfaces leaves them predisposed to injuries, allergies and irritants. You can help keep your canine companions paws in good condition which he will be forever grateful. Poochy Paw-di-cure- your … Rest of Post

Where There Be Dragons

For the novice who is interested in keeping reptiles (and more specifically Dragons) the first question generally asked is, “What species should I start with?”  A popular and particularly good choice is the Bearded Dragon. There are several species of bearded dragon but one of the most hardy and endearing varieties is the Pogona vitticeps. … Rest of Post

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