With predictions of extreme weather this summer, families are being urged to have a fire plan – which includes ALL members of the home. Whatever pet you may have, whether that be a dog, a cat, a bird or a rabbit, they deserve to be considered too, in the event of an emergency. A few [...]
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We often hear about people who suffer adversity and turn it into good works. That’s why we want to share the story of Poppy Frances who was named the RSPCA Victoria Ambassador earlier this year. Without going into too much detail, which is very distressing, at only 11 years of age, Poppy witnessed an unspeakable [...]
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FACT: Like children, dogs don’t get born with a “bad behaviour” gene. They learn it. From you or previous owners! Sadly, many dogs with behavioural problems end up in the pound, as some owners believe that they have a “bad dog” – so they simply transfer the problem to someone else. Of course some dogs […]
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A recent study* found there are about 24 million pets owned in Australia. But surprisingly only 26 % of dog owners and 19 % of feline owners had pet insurance.* So why is there such a relatively small percentage of pet owners with an insurance policy? According to Animal Medicines Australia, the 2016 Pet Ownership […]
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According to the RSPCA an estimated 80 per cent of pets over the age of three suffer from dental disease! Of course, dogs have a different diet to humans and naturally, they have a different smell to their breath. But as your dogs ages you may realise their breath changes and they may develop […]
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The most obvious benefit of pet insurance is that should your dog or cat become ill or suffer an accidental injury, it can help with the vet bills so you aren’t faced with difficult choices when it comes to deciding upon treatment. When you compare pet insurance, you may judge the value and then choose […]
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Although us Aussies are well known for our wide-open spaces, the vast majority of Australians actually live in towns where the density of housing is increasing – which means more and more people living in apartments, townhouses and the like. For some who would love a dog, assume that living in a smaller home, […]
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The phrase ‘a dog is a man’s best friend’ isn’t far from the truth for many households, with Australia boasting one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world. But have the lines blurred between man and dog? According to Health For Animals, the Global Animal Medicines Association, the humanisation of pets is […]
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Naming pets should be a simple task… yet it can be tricky and even divisive in the family! Some pet lovers are so conflicted that they put it out on social media to get inspiration for a name! There is the evolving (never to be settled) argument – is it wrong to use human names […]
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The windswept beauty of Tasmania is matched only by it’s sense of adventure. Discovering Australia’s southernmost state is the opportunity of a lifetime. For pet lovers, Tasmania also represents the perfect holiday destination for your furry friend, and with plenty of dog friendly trail walks, beaches, parks and accommodation, you’ll love everything about Australia’s island […]
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Living on your own has its perks, but being responsible for a pet without someone to share the load with can be difficult. We all crave a little companionship from time to time. Fortunately, there are several breeds of cat ideally suited to people who live alone. Read on to find out which day suits […]
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Seeing your pooch attacked by another dog is scary stuff. Our first instinct might be to rush to their aid, but it’s important to keep a cool head and exercise caution. Here’s what to do if the unthinkable happens and your dog is attacked in a public place. Don’t: Panic It’s hard to say how […]
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From Melbourne to the Yarra Valley and all up and down the Great Ocean Road, these are the best places in the Garden State to holiday unhindered with your furry friend. Melbourne Dog friendly accommodation in Melbourne If you think a cosmopolitan city like Melbourne doesn’t have time for dogs on holidays, think again. From […]
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You love your cat, but you love your leather sofa as well. Don’t worry, it’s possible to have one without sacrificing the other. Here’s how to stop your cat from scratching up the furniture in your home. Why do kittens scratch? Cats and kittens all around the world scratch things, particularly objects with certain textures. […]
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Your dog is your best friend, so leaving them home alone, even if it’s just for an hour or so, can be hard. Nobody wants their dog to be bored, so here’s 10 of the best ways to keep your dog happy, healthy and entertained while you’re out of the home. 1. Give them a […]
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