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 Pet Owners to Avoid these 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 but if the worst should happen and a pet require emergency vet care is it really worth risking not being insured for the couple of extra dollars?   Pet and house sitter is a wonderful and rewarding job but also has a lot of responsibi...
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...
Expenses & Claimable Tax Deductions for Pet Sitting
The Australian Taxation Office has a web page listing allowable expenses you can claim depending upon what industry you are in, but they haven’t included specific deductions for the Pet Sitting industry.   So while this is article is not taxation advice, we have put together a list of...
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'...
Puppy Profile: Border Collie
Bred to gather and control sheep, the Border Collie is known for their intense stare with which they control their flock. Bounding with unlimited energy, stamina, trainability, intelligence and working drive, Border Collie’s are the ultimate herding dog and still work on farms today but are th...
Are These Halloween Dangers for Dogs and Cats Lurking in your Home?
Halloween is meant to be spooky but do you know which traditions might be too scary for your pup or pussy cat?   As the popularity of Halloween grows in Australia we explore the dangers for dogs and cats, plus how to avoid them! There are a host of frightfully funny sights and sounds for...