Dogs in Hot Cars: Spring Weather Warning

brown dog in car with window open so it isn't hot

With spring in swing the warmer weather is starting to make its appearance. But while you’re basking in the sunshine, take a moment to remind yourself of the dangers of leaving cats and dogs in hot cars. It’s true most of us know we shouldn’t do it. That said, it’s all too easy to bend … Read more

How to Remove a Tick Properly

A pet owner demonstrates how to remove a tick properly

As Australian pet owners, knowing how to remove a tick comes with the territory so to speak. We live in one of the warmest places on earth and ticks thrive in this climate, especially during the warmer months. We’re also one of the nations with the highest rate of pet ownership on the planet – … Read more

Pet Prenup for Your Furkid: Yay or Nay?

A couple gets a pet prenup for their dog

A prenup is, amongst other things, an agreement detailing division of property upon divorce that many couples draw up before getting married. As gloomy as it sounds, in the eyes of the law pets are considered property too. This is why having a pet prenup can be a valuable safeguard in any pet parenting relationship. … Read more

Construction Works and Keeping Pets Happy

man with pet labrador dog doing construction work with sander

Imagine being a pet in the midst of construction works or renovation. One day you’re lazing around in your usual sunny spot by the window, and next you’re hearing banging, smelling strange paint smells, and watching strangers walk in and out of your garden. The sheer audacity! You might not know exactly what’s going on, … Read more

Introducing Your Kitten and Cat for the First Time

Kitten and cat introductions are crucial to get right - they form the bedrock of a cat relationships.

Kitten and cat first time introductions are crucial to get right. In other words, they form the bedrock of a feline love story (friendship or romance) or of a lifelong rivalry. And for a cat lifelong is anything from 10-15 years. That’s a potential 15 years with two cute felines turned rival gangsters living under one … Read more

COVID-19 in Animals: Pet Safety During Pandemic

Cats have been known to test positive for coronavirus.

COVID-19 in animals is something we’ve all heard about. As pet parents, we may be wondering if this poses a threat to our pet. Could they catch the coronavirus? And is there a vaccine for pets? After all, humans first contracted the virus from an animal (which means it can jump between species). We’re just … Read more

Christmas Dangers for Pets – What to Watch Out For

The tinsel is up and the tree is groaning under the weight of baubles. Your Christmas lunch menu is all planned. What could possibly go wrong? Anyone with a pet will know that brightly wrapped gifts, glittery decorations, and ALL THAT FOOD are serious temptations for furkids. While it’s mostly harmless, there are some Christmas … Read more

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