Land Hermit Crabs: An Exotic Pet for Beginners

Hermit crabs are a fantastic option for transitioning older kids to exotic pets. Introducing unique, small animals like hermit crabs to kids often helps to alleviate fears of spiders and insects, and they’re more likely to grow into adulthood with more sense and respect for the animal kingdom. Hermit crabs are quiet, interesting to observe, … Rest of Post

The Silent Fish Killer

It’s silent. It’s violent. It’s ammonia. There is an invisible, silent assassin fluidly lurking in your tank. One that is known to cause mass extinction in your carefully crafted fish home if left unchecked. It’s a chemical that you may have heard about in chemistry class but didn’t care much about at the time. But … Rest of Post

Osteoarthritis in Cats

Cats love to laze around and spend their days sleeping and relaxing. Constant lounging isn’t so much because they are naturally lazy, but, according to Pam Johnson-Bennett from the Cat Behavior Associates, because she still retains the biological impulse of her wild ancestors to rest before the big hunt. Sometimes, however, the reason isn’t as … Rest of Post

Colouring Contest!

Hey Kids! Do you want to win a $20 gift card to get your pet some cool stuff? Print out THIS PICTURE, colour it to your best ability, and mail it to: Just For Pets PO Box 150 Suffolk Park NSW 2481 TWO certificates will be awarded: * one for ages 6 and under * … 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

What is the right bird for your family?

When looking to add a bird for your family, there are lots of things to consider. Doing basic research on the key aspects of birds is a great place to start. There are many species of birds to choose from. They vary in size, colour and intelligence. Pet birds, also known as companion birds, vary … Rest of Post

Can your pooch swim?

Most people think all dogs can swim and are born with the natural ability to do so. But the reality is that while most dogs instinctively make a paddling motion if they happen to wind up in water, it’s often the extent of their ability to swim. Not every dog paddle is effective at keeping … Rest of Post

How to select quality toys for your pet

What should you look for when purchasing toys for your pets? Our pets never stop finding ways to have a good time, but they rely on us as owners to ensure what they use will keep them safe and not expose them to any harm. Toys are an important aspect of your pet’s play time, … Rest of Post

Keeping your pets hydrated in Summer

Our pets can become dehydrated very quickly and if not addressed soon enough, it can lead to fatal consequences. Water is the most critical nutrient for survival, without it an animal will die within a few days. So, how do we know if our pets are becoming dehydrated? And what can we do to prevent … Rest of Post