Pet Owner Advice


Quarantine for Dogs and Cats in Australia

What does it mean to quarantine a pet? If you want to bring a pet into Australia, you need to follow the step by step guide offered by the Department of Agriculture.  This means a process of vaccinations and testing and segregated accommodation at a government centre for a specified time per...

How to Get Your Dog into Acting or Modeling

Everyone's heard of parents signing up their cute kids up to pursue acting or modeling opportunities, but what about the family dog? With a little inspiration and a good bit of training, pets can find their way to stardom as well. Imagine seeing your furry pal on a dog treat package, TV Commerci...

How to Stop my Dog from Jumping on People

It is great when a dog is friendly. When meeting a new dog for the first time, most people would rather be greeted by a wagging tail than a frightening snarl. But there is such a thing as too much canine friendliness, and having a dog jump up and say hello can be intimidating or even annoying. If...

Are retractable leads safe?

Do you rely on a retractable leash when you walk your dog?  You'll probably notice several in use almost anywhere you go. They normally feature plastic casing that contains a skinny, flexible cord. This cord can extend to various lengths, letting canines ramble multiple feet in any directio...

How To Tell if Your Dog Has a Tick and What To Do

Ticks are disease-carrying, blood-sucking arachnid parasites that happily attach themselves to any animal, including pets. They're usually found in long grass and while preventable, many dogs pick one up at some point. It's important to remove ticks quickly since they can cause diseases such...

Breed Profile: The American Bulldog

American Bulldogs are fun-loving, gorgeous dogs. Keep reading to find out all that is required to give this adorable breed a loving and nurturing home.   Breed Snapshot •   Size: They can weigh up to 59 kgs and once they have fully matured, they can reach up to 71 cm tal...

Every Dog Sleeping Position Explained – All Six Of Them!

This guest post was written by John Woods, Founder at All Things Dogs We’ve all watched our dogs when they are asleep—but have you ever wondered what your dog might be communicating with the position he chooses to nap in? This article will tell you about 6 of the most common...

After COVID19: The New Travel Stamp you need to look for

Travel will soon be opening back up all over the world, and after social isolation, for some of us, its a much needed reprieve. However, before jumping at the first travel special you see, look out for the new travel stamp. If youve tuned into the news, you will have read about the intention...

Doggy Day Care: Fad or Essential?

In recent years there’s been an increase in the number of doggy day care services being booked in inner metro areas across Australia. But is it aimed at just over-anxious Pet Parents? Or should it actually be considered as an essential part of your dog’s development? What is doggy d...