Pet Owner Advice


The Hole Story: How to Stop My Dog from Digging

Does this sound familiar? You’ve come home from work and head outside to see your beloved fur baby only to find your dog has turned into a canine excavator while you’ve been at work!   It’s a scenario many dog owners are all too used to and Justin Jordan from Jordan Dog ...

Christmas Safety: 7 Top Tips For Dogs

Tis the season to be jolly and of course our furry friends will be going the fun festivities with the rest of your family and friends. Whether it’s your own pooch or one visiting for the holidays there are some potential dangers present for furkids during the festive season. To ensure yo...

How To Keep Dogs Safe From Bloat (GDV)

BE SAFE - DON'T WAIT! As a dog owner or carer it is important understand Bloat (GDV) as it is a life-threatening condition and veterinary emergency.   Bloat involved the stomach twisting, which creates and obstruction to major blood vessels and limits the heart’s ability to p...

5 Dog Breeds Who Love The Party Season

The festive season means entertaining, dinners, BBQs, family lunches and drinks with friends, but what will your fur baby think of all those guests?   Guests are on your doorstep but how will your doggo react – will they be the perfect host or less than impressed. Protective dog br...

42 Plants That Are Toxic For Cats and Kittens

Spring time means beautiful bright colours and sweet scents which we all love, and undoubtedly your cheeky kittens and cats will love to play with them too!   However it is important to be aware that many plants and flowers are toxic to our feline fur babies and ingesting them can cause ser...

10 Daily Body Checks For Pets

As a pet sitter or owner of a furry four legged pet these are your must have tips to know what checks to perform on a pet dog or cat on a daily basis to keep them happy and healthy!   Keeping an eye out for early signs of medical problems is one of the most important things you ca...

Shark Tank Vet urges Aussie to Avoid 3 Christmas Dangers

WITH temperatures across Australia set to skyrocket, Dr Glen Richards from channel 10’s hit show Shark Tank is reminding pet owners to be aware of common issues that can prove fatal over the summer holidays. 1. Heat stress "In particular, exercising dogs in the middle of the day can...

Cash Jobs Won’t Protect You When It Counts

As a sitter, it may be tempting to take a cash jobs or as a pet owner, you think "Why not just do cash?" But if the worst should happen and a pet require emergency vet care is it really worth risking not being insured?   Pet Sitting and House Sitting is great option...

Top 4 Benefits of Regular Dog Walks

A tired dog is a happy dog! And also a healthy one as a lack of regular activity may result in all manner of health and behavioural problems.   While there are many options for exercising your dog regular dog walks are entertaining and simulating for your pooch and provide a multitude of be...

Sitter of the Month for November is Dee

This month we are highlighting Dee who loves all animals and has over 20 years experience in the pet industry with an impressive list of speciality skills.   After an injury at a former job, Dee decided to re-assess her career and decide to become a pet sitter with PetCloud. Dee couldn'...