Pet Owner Advice


The Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

Dogs provide us with entertainment, companionship, love and security. Caring for a dog can ease loneliness, stress, and pain, and this is especially true for the elderly. The devoted companionship of a dog has been shown to encourage senior citizens to become more physically active, emotio...

How do I find a good Vet?

Finding the right veterinarian for your pet is just as important as finding the right medical doctor for your family.  Your pet sees the veterinarian many times throughout the course of its life for regular vaccinations, sick visits and sometimes for emergencies.  Having the right veterina...

How to Deal with Common Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

How do you know when your dog has an ear infection? If your pet cat or dog is often scratching their ears, constantly shaking their head, tilting their head to the side, smelly ears, significant amount of secretions in the ears, decreased energy, red or warm ears, or acting as if their ...

Emotional Support Animals for Anxiety and Depression

Emotional support animals can be of great help to people suffering from mental illness, including anxiety disorders and depression. A pet can help keep a person grounded during a panic attack, give someone a sense of purpose, reduce social anxiety, and provide comfort. There are a lot of myths an...

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

If you're an animal lover, you've likely already considered how much a pet can improve your life. However, it's not just your mood that benefits--there's a fascinating range of scientific studies proving that the company of animals can have a significant impact on your physical well-...

Why You Should Hire a Professional Cat Sitter

Some Cats by nature are fairly independant, so some cat parents feel it's okay to leave their beloved pets to the care of just anyone. However engaging the services of professional cat sitter who knows what they're doing will  provide peace of mind should any emergencies arise. Wheth...

Owning a Horse - What You Need to Know about Horse Care

Owing a horse can seem quite glamorous, especially for those who have never owned one before. Who doesn't dream of flying across the desert sand like the star of the Black Stallion, or racing through the open fields on a pure white steed? A love and affinity for horses stretches back to our cave...

Is a Pet Pygmy Goat the Ideal Pet for you?

Is a Pet Pygmy Goat for your family?  Find out what's needed to keep one! Choosing a pet is very important and shouldn’t be taken lightly.  You and your family should discuss what pet would fit best. Before choosing the pet know who will be feeding it, cleaning up after it, ta...

BREAKING NEWS: New Laws Protect Animal Violence Victims

BREAKING NEWS: New Laws will Protect Animals who are Victims of Violence.  > Animals will soon be included in Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders,  > animal abuse will be recognised as a form of domestic violence, and  > A grant of half a million will upgrade refuges to...

WIN THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY!

Social isolation got you bored out of your mind?  Pamper yourself with this AMAZING holiday giveaway. To celebrate travel restrictions easing in parts of Australia, and some wider opening of the borders, luxurious Gold Coast Resort, Rhapsody Resort, are giving away a 2 Night Stay in a 2 bedr...