5 Tips For A Safe Australia Day BBQ With Pets
With Australia Day almost here, what could be more Aussie than a BBQ with your mates.   You can hear the sizzle of the snags and smell the steaks cooking already, can’t you? We are known for being BBQ enthusiasts, it’s just part of our culture, as is being anim...
Bored Dog? What Are The Signs & How to Keep Them Happy
Fur-babies can get bored easily, but how do you know if they are bored or just relaxing?   Each breed require different levels and types of stimulation to stay mentally and physically active, so let’s explore what to look for and how to combat a bored dog.   SIGNS OF A BORED ...
Top 10 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer
Summer can mean lots of fun with your pet enjoying the great outdoors but when the temperatures soar you need to take steps to keep your pet safe. Here are our top tips to beat the heat and keep you pet’s safe this summer. TOP 10 SUMMER PET SAFTEY TIPS 1. HOT CAR Never leave your p...
How To Keep Ants Out Of Pet Food
Pet food is a renowned attractor of ants. However, if you own (or are caring for) a cat or dog that doesn't want to woof down their entire meal in seconds then you have no other choice but to leave it on the floor for them where ants may make their way to it. Put the pet's food bowl insid...
Pet Sitter Self-Care To Revamp Your Business and Life
What do you think of when you hear “self-care”? Like many of us you may think of a mani-pedi, bubbles baths or a new hairdo. While these are great ways to take time out for yourself let’s explore how to take care of the most important asset in your pet sitting business, YOU! ...
How a Smart phone can be a Pet Sitter’s best friend
Damage caused by Pets during their stay, aggressive behaviour, or even vet medical issues can challenge even the most experienced pet sitters.  Sometimes capturing the behaviour or health state of the pet will stand you in good stead if evidence is required for an insurance claim. Towards th...
Making wise decisions about Pet Sitting Bookings
Meet and Greets with the Owner's pet/s will help you know whether pets are likely to be suitable.   1. Energy Levels Research the breed's behavioural characteristics and tendencies. Are they a low energy lap dog? or a high-energy racing dog or guard dog with hunting or high pro...
Puppy Profile: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
If the wagging of a plumy tail doesn’t melt your heart, surely their large dark round eyes will. One of the largest of the toy breeds, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel loves being a companion dog but also has a sporty nature. If they aren’t enjoying a belly rub or lounging on the couch ...
Australia’s 2017 Pets of Summer Announced
Furry, feathered and fluffy pets have battled it out for the title of Australia’s 2017 Pet of Summer. With the aim to raise awareness for pet safety this summer, PetCloud decided to stay cool with their inaugural Pets of Summer Competition which received hundreds of entries from across the ...
Sitter of the Month for December is Katy
This month we are highlight Katy who had a fascination with animals since she was a litte girl and now can indulge her passion while getting paid.   As Katy grew up she was asked by family friends to care for their animals while away and as she got older word kept spreading. Katy ...