Australia’s Best Dog-Friendly Organic Markets
Nothing beats a trip to the local markets on a Sunday morning, with fresh food, entertainment and home-made treats, but there is one thing that could make it better - man’s best friend! Many dog owners want to share the Sunday markets experience with their pooch but struggle to find four-le...
Aussies Are Spending Up Big On Pampered Pets
If you are spoiling your pet with more than a few luxuries you are not the only one. Australian pet owners spent $12.2 billion on their furbabies last year. In a national study of pet ownership, Animal Medicines Australia (AMA) found that nearly two in three Australian households own a pet. Wh...
What Dog Breeds Am I Suited To Minding?
In our pet-loving community on PetCloud, we all are at a different stages in life, with different lifestyles, living situations, and different sized yards & homes. This is why it’s important to research the characteristics of each breed before accepting a pet sitting job. Even within a ...
Puppy Profile: Dachshunds
Also known as the sausage dog or wiener dog because of their short-legged and long narrow build, the dachsund originated in Germany. Don't let that gorgeous face deceive you, dachshunds are intelligent, stubborn and mischievous. There versatility makes them excellent family companions and show d...
Am I Walking Dogs Responsibly?
Dog bites happen to everyday people and pets, but can often be avoided by owners and pet sitters using the correct lead, collar and walking technique. When walking your dog it is important to ensure your dog is on the correct lead to ensure you, your dog and other community members are safe and c...
Take Your Dog to Work Day: Tips and Health Benefits for You and Your Pooch
It's time to celebrate man's best friend on Friday June 23rd with International Take Your Dog to Work Day! We share some of the health benefits and tips for taking your dog to work. Australian's love our pets with 39% of households owning a dog and bring your dog to work day cele...
The Points Whisperer Will Change Your Travel Game
You can kiss flying economy goodbye and say hello to business class with tips from The Points Whisper on how to travel more often and for less. The Founder and former Macquarie Bank accountant Steve Hui, aka The Points Whisper, created the iFlyflat consultancy service to assist business' in e...
Proud Dog Mums Show Off Their New Llitter of Puppies
A new litter of puppies is enough to make any humans heart melt, and enough to make dog mums burst with pride. Wobbly furry legs, tiny paws, lots of yawns, and fat little tummies full of warm milk from Mum.  Watching dog moms nuzzle their puppies is completely adorable. After all, puppies de...
Tips to Prevent Parvovirus in Your Dog or Puppy
Dog owners are being warned about a new deadly strain of Parvo Virus that's reached Australia. We explore what parvovirus is and how to avoid your dog getting it. What is it? Canine parvovirus (commonly called 'parvo') is a highly contagious viral disease that can produce a life-...
The Bond between Dogs and their handlers in the Australian Defence Force
Image: Combat Engineer Shaun Laing with the First Mentoring Task Force sits with Explosive Detection Dog Amber at Multinational Base, Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan (Department of Defence, Commonwealth of Australia). Image Credit ABC News Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the first campaign that l...