Behavioural solutions for stress and anxiety in our pets

Our pet’s behaviour is the best indicator that they are suffering from anxiety or stress They tell us a lot by their actions, their physiological responses, and sometimes by the “evidence” they’ve left while you’ve been at work. One of my current dogs, a rescue, shows aggressive behaviour towards the other dogs in our home, … Rest of Post

Why cats have whiskers

Cats possess many physiological attributes that give them their astounding athletic abilities; one of the most prominent features all cats share that enables this are whiskers. But why exactly do cats have whiskers? THE ANATOMY OF THE WHISKER A common mistake people make is assuming that cat whiskers and human hair are alike. The whiskers, … Rest of Post

Keeping reptiles cool

Just like us, Reptiles can get too warm! IS IT REALLY TOO WARM? The first thing you need to do is make sure it really is too warm. Always check your thermometer: if it reads within the animal’s preference range, then you don’t need to worry! If it is too hot, here are a few … Rest of Post

Budgies – Everything you need to know!

Budgies are the single most popular pet bird. They are also known as a parakeet in other part of the world including the USA. Baby budgies can be easily identified as the feathering on top of their head has a series of bars that continue down to the cere. The cere is the fleshy are … Rest of Post

Should landlords still have the power to refuse a rental to a pet owner?

Campaign to make Byron Bay Australia’s first 100 per cent pet-friendly rental town Animal lovers are campaigning to make Byron Bay Australia’s first town offering pet-friendly accommodation for all renters. Figures from the RSPCA show that in July 2016, only about 4 per cent of advertised rentals Australia-wide were pet-friendly. Read the article from ABC … Rest of Post

Tricks and Treats for your pets’ safety this Halloween!

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for children and families around the world, but we need to remember that it is also a spooky time for our pets’ safety. No need to fear, follow the tips below for a risk free Halloween this year! Trick and NO TREATS! Remember that your pets are probably going … Rest of Post

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