Know Your Pet Vaccinations Schedule in Australia

puppy gets its pet vaccinations

Vaccinations are a hot topic these days; they’re in every headline and most conversations (we’re talking the COVID vax if you’re reading this years later). The attention is a good thing, just as the jabs are – they help us humans stave off potentially life threatening viruses and bacteria. Pet vaccinations do just that too; … Read more

Puppy Health Care Milestones

puppy health care is part of this pup's life

Puppy health care milestones are all about doing a seamless handover from mother’s milk to medicine. That’s right, your puppy is born with a significant amount of immunity from their mum. Then they get a good booster dose of immunity as suckling puppies. Soon though, they start weaning and that in-built immunity wears off. As … Read more

Pet Carrier Criteria: Here’s How to Choose

A woman travels with her cat in a pet carrier

Having a pet carrier will more or less be an eventuality for your furkid. Whether it’s to sleep in during crate time, vet visits or jet-setting adventures, getting the right one is important. Most especially as your carrier will need to keep your pet safe. When making an investment of this sort for the first … Read more

Dog Chaining: When is it Cruelty to Animals?

Dog chaining a dog like this Labrador is generally not best practice for pets.

Dog chaining is often synonymous with animal abuse and neglect. We’ve all seen the photos of abused dogs tied up in a bare yard without shelter. And we’re aware dog chaining in this manner isn’t safe, kind, fair, or acceptable. But is there ever a situation where chaining a dog isn’t cruel?   In this … Read more

Stolen Dogs on The Rise Since Pandemic

Stolen dogs on the rise include this Labrador

The number of stolen dogs in Australia has at least doubled since the pandemic started. Pet theft once wasn’t such a major concern, but COVID’s had two knock-on effects: With the constantly changing levels of lockdown, people want a dependable friend more than ever. Lots of people have lost their job stability, leading to a high unemployment … Read more

How to Introduce Your Dog to Your Baby

A parent practices ways to introduce your dog to your baby.

Are you welcoming a bundle of joy into the world? Congrats! Knowing how to introduce your dog to your new baby is essential to a harmonious household. It’s a special time in life, though it can be stressful. The last thing you need is a cranky, jealous dog. If you’ve watched Lady and the Tramp, … Read more

Why Positive Reinforcement Dog Training is Pawsitive!

Positive reinforcement dog training can be done through praise and petting.

Positive reinforcement dog training is becoming extremely popular. And according to research, it has a range of benefits, whereas punishment might actually harm our dogs (more on that below). Dogs certainly like it, and we do too, so it sounds woofing great! After all, our dogs love us unconditionally and we love them too. This is … Read more

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