With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the pet-sitting community Pawshake has pulled together ten top tips to ensure that your Valentine’s Day this year runs as smoothly as a dark chocolate fondue.
Their previous owners abandoned them but Indi, Marv, Moss and Joy, have found forever homes with good families thanks to initiatives like National Pet Adoption Day. Here are their stories.
Every year, approximately 200,000 healthy pets remain unclaimed in Australia’s pounds and shelters – roughly 110,000 dogs and 120,000 cats left homeless each year, with results in euthanasia rates exceeding six figures annually.
Unfortunately for them, chameleons somehow have a reputation that they are rather difficult to keep. While this might be true in some respects, that doesn’t make them bad pets for everyone.
Have you ever laughed at your cat unrolling all of the toilet paper? Does your dog ever howl the Stranger Things theme tune in his sleep? Or has your bunny ever taken a nap in an obscure position? If the answer is yes, then this competition is for you.
Do you have a very good boy or girl to buy for this Christmas? PETstock has a range of toys for cats and dogs to ensure they don’t feel left out on Christmas morning.
PETstock is holding its annual Microchip Blitz in October to lower the cost of the procedure for owners and ensure that more of Australia’s pets can be easily identified if they become lost.
The first litter of Labradoodles was bred by Wally Conron, the puppy breeding manager at the Royal Guide Dog Association in Victoria, Australia. Labradoodles are intelligent, friendly, and low shedding.
At a price of just $3 and with 100% of proceeds going to Australian not-for-profit organisation, PetRescue, the 2017 PETstock Calendar is the feel-good stocking filler that supports the adoption of orphaned pets from around Australia.
Petbarn has launched an online tool to help prospective puppy parents choose the right pooch. Petbarn’s Dog Breed Selector online tool was created to help Australians select the right canine companion for their lifestyle.
How easy it is to train a puppy depends on the behavior and personality of the dog, your training skills and the relationship between you and the dog. Here are some of the easiest ways to teach basic commands and tame your German shepherd.
Dr Bronwen Harper from Pets on Elgar Veterinary Clinic and Veterinary Nurse Training Centre says there’s a lot that people can do to keep pets, livestock and wildlife cool during extreme heat.
Animal Welfare League NSW believes the Christmas school holiday’s is the perfect time to adopt a pet as parents will have more time to help a new pet settle in and more time to teach the kids about responsible pet ownership.
Christmas presents aren’t just for humans anymore and unlike the grumpy house cat, the family dog will jump up and down with excitement when you give him or her one of these gifts for dogs on Christmas morning.
While your cat won’t jump up and down with excitement like the family dog when you open their present, your house cat will really enjoy playing with these Christmas themed kitty toys.
Feeling guilty about not having the time to take her dog on his daily walks, Jessica Thomas created DOGSHARE – a unique web platform that connects like-minded dog owners for the benefit and care of both pets.
Cat-owners need to be aware that their coughing cat may not simply be suffering a case of the sniffles or have hairballs, but could be infected with lungworm, a parasite responsible for causing lung damage and disease in Australian cats.
With an increasing number of apartment blocks being developed in our major cities, small dogs are becoming more popular with pet owners in Australia. However, any dog can adapt to living in an apartment.
These days, our dogs are important members of the family so it stands to reason that not only do we want to ensure their health, comfort, well being and safety but we also want them to look mighty fine while we’re at it.
Dogs have to be the easiest of all family members to buy for at Christmas. Unlike your grumpy cat, your dog won’t turn their nose up at your choice of gift. When it comes to dogs, it really is the thought that counts!
Each year In Australia more than 5,000 dogs are injured or killed in auto-related accidents, most as a result of being ineffectively restrained in the car, or not restrained at all.
With high-density living on the rise, a house in the suburbs with a big backyard for the family dog, is no longer the reality for many of us. But there are still many perfect pet options for those with limited space. The RSPCA says residents who choose an apartment over a house, don’t necessarily have […]
Eva Longoria has announced a partnership with premium cat food brand Dine in their global ‘Follow Your Passion’ campaign. The campaign is centred on Eva’s personal passions, and reveals a side to her, which the world has never seen. What’s next for you in 2012? After Desperate Housewives I’m going to take a break. I […]
According to the Petcare Information and Advisory Service (PIAS), planning for a garden that looks great and is well suited to pets is easy as long as you think about what both you and your pet want from the garden. “A well-presented, pet-friendly garden can be achieved with some planning at the outset and by […]
When the kids beg for a dog, but a pooch doesn’t fit into your budget or your long-term plans, Don’t Fret Pet! (DFP) has the perfect solution – host a dog while the owners are away. The leading dog-minding service in Australia scientifically matches a dog’s temperament with a host family so you can be […]
In with the spirit of giving this Christmas; people can choose a gift that helps change the life of a person with impaired vision; by sponsoring a class of gorgeous Guide Dog puppies through the Pups with Promise club. Pups with Promise club members will receive updates about their class for two years; detailing the […]
RSPCA NSW is urging the public to take extra care of their pets over the Christmas and New Year period. From the warmer weather to the Christmas festivities, the silly season is full of potential pet dangers. Over the Christmas period RSPCA Shelters and Veterinary Clinics State-wide are inundated with sick, injured and lost animals. […]
Aussie Pooch Mobile offers a way for your dog to help decrease his footprint and do his part for the earth. And to celebrate Earth Day on 22 April, all dogs washed by Aussie Pooch Mobile during that week will receive a free aroma therapy treatment which promotes calm and wellbeing and will leave your pampered […]
Vets are warning pet owners to make sure their beloved pets do not have so much as a nibble of chocolate this Easter. “Because of their indiscriminate eating habits, Easter is one of the times we see a lot of dogs with chocolate intoxication. And other pets can be affected too.” said emergency care vet […]