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 Make A Good First Impression During A Meet & Greet
First impressions last! Did you know it only take 7 seconds when first meeting someone to form a first impression? Here are some tips on how to make sure you're putting your best foot forward when meeting pet sitting clients. Outside Tidy the garden, pull out weeds, rake up fa...
How One Pet Owner Turned Holidays Into a Living
Capturing those perfect memories of a lifetime while on holiday is not always easy, but one pet owner is helping travelers capture special moments around the globe.   We caught up with Sarah Pearce, the founder of Travelshoot, for some expert advice on how you can make the most of your...
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 and house sitting is great option for pet...
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...