10 FUN FACTS ABOUT SNAKES

1. Snakes are found on every continent except Antarctica. 2. They lack eyelids and instead have a clear scale that covers their eye to protect from dust and acts like a lens. 3. Snakes shed their skin several times a year in a process called ecdysis 4. Snakes smell with their tongues 5. Snakes can’t … Rest of Post

Greyhounds as Pets

Greyhounds make great pets. They are gentle, good natured, low maintenance, require less exercise than people think! Contrary to what a lot of people think, greyhounds are more like sprinters rather than marathon runners. this mean that most of them only require a 15-20 minute walk each day. Many can sleep for up to 20 … Rest of Post

18 Fun facts about dogs

Our beloved four legged canine friends are fascinating creatures. Their love for affection and food may seem simple to read, but there is a lot you probably don’t know about them! Here are 18 things we bet you didn’t know about dogs. Corgi is the Welsh word for “dwarf dog”. Dogs get jealous when their owners … Rest of Post

Pets in Winter

  Winter in some parts of Australia can be harsh, and it is important to remember that our pets need special attention during these long, cold months. DIET In the colder months, pets’ diets need to increase in energy intake rather than fat content. Animals shouldn’t gain weight over winter; they should just maintain body … Rest of Post

Abi & Maximus; A rescue dog love story

Adopting rather than ‘shopping’ for a pet is becoming increasingly popular, making it clear that the heart warming feeling we get from saving an abandoned animal is taking over the pet ownership world. This is an area that Just For Pets feels very passionately about, and this is how our Save A Live concept was born. … Rest of Post

Your pet looks to you for dental care

  Four out of every five dogs and cats over the age of three years have some sort of dental disease which becomes more severe with age. Protecting your pet’s teeth and gums is essential to their wellbeing. It prevents chronic diseases and pain for both your pet and your pocket! Your pet’s dental health … Rest of Post

Litter tray woes; Getting it right from the get go!

Statistics show that many cats become abandoned or surrendered over litter tray behavioural issues than many other feline situations in the home. Choosing the correct litter tray, placing it in a prime location in your home, and selecting the right litter are key components to the happy feline-human bond. SIZE MATTERS Whether your new addition … Rest of Post

Don’t forget about the bird!

On top of all the other things we need to remember when preparing to go away for a period of time, it is important to remember to prepare the pet bird! What many people don’t realise is that birds can fret when their owners go away, so it is important to ensure that you take … Rest of Post

Pets and Chocolate Toxicity

It’s that time of year when you need to be vigilant of your pets whereabouts in your home. Dogs are natural scavengers so they will seek out any food and are particularly drawn to the sweet smell of chocolate. So where do you have that chocolate egg hidden? Chocolate doesn’t pass through a dog’s system, … Rest of Post