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Category: Pets

The Canberra workplace helping its employees foster dogs

Dogs in the office is a lot of people’s dream work scenario – but what if your workplace encouraged you, and even helped you, to foster a furry friend?

Keeping your pets cool this weekend

With a heatwave set to hit the Capital, spare a thought for your furry friends! They feel the heat, too, and just like us, can suffer from heatstroke. So, it’s vital that...

Creature comforts

Check out these cosy and stylish options which can take pride of place in your home and complement your existing décor.

Camping with your canine

If planning an escape to the great outdoors with your four-legged friend, here are some important tips to remember to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Things to consider before you get a dog

Things to consider before you get a dog. This is an edited extract from Eat, Play, Love by Lara Shannon, published by Hardie Grant Books $29.99.

Caring for senior pets

Senior pets are truly special – they are gentle and wise – and just like with humans, senior years for our pets should be relaxed and enjoyable.

Planning for your pet’s future

Pets are often our cherished companions but very few of us have a plan in place should we find ourselves unable to look after them. That’s why it is important to prepare...

Local dog treats reducing your global paw print

Alison Kirk-Lauritsen is the brains behind the sustainable dog treat brand Feed for Thought, developed locally in collaboration with her personal taste tester, Max.

Helping pets cope with return to work

Working from home has been a great opportunity to bond with our pets, but as life slowly returns to normal, it’s important to help pets adjust to a life at home without...

The purr-fect winter pet care guide

With many pet parents working from home, fur babies are likely to be spending more time indoors. While pets can be a source of comfort, it’s important to take care of their...

DIY natural dry dog shampoo

Find yourself cooped up at home with the dog and notice Fido’s a little on the nose? Here’s a simple DIY project to help keep you occupied – and keep your canine fur baby...

When to get a family pet

Australians love their pets. Around two-thirds of dog and cat owners refer to their furry friends as a member of the family and pet ownership rates are among the highest in the world with 61%...

Keeping your dog safe at the beach

It’s summer time and the beach is calling. If you’re planning on taking your dog seaside, be sure to keep a close eye for any potential risks that could spoil a great...

The V.I.Pooch experience

Taking your dog to a hotel seems like it’s bound to end badly, especially if you own a (sometimes) naughty miniature dachshund. But when we found out Ovolo Hotels are now ‘pooch...

Do’s and don’ts for cats and dogs in the garden

Poisonous plants to be wary of in the Canberra garden for cats and dogs. You might be surprised to know that many of our popular locally grown plants can be toxic to our...

Paws hit the pavement for the RSPCA

It’s your pooch’s favourite time of the year again! The RSPCA’s annual Million Paws Walk (MPW) is coming to Lake Burley Griffin once again, where paws will pound the pavement in support of...

Summer pet care

RSPCA ACT wants to make sure all our furry friends have a great summer! Here is their advice on caring for pets during intense heat: Did you know that your pet can experience...

How RSPCA ACT keep pets and people cool

It’s 1pm and about 39°C on a stinking hot January day as we stand in the RSPCA’s dog training paddock watching their rescue dog ‘Mate’, who has the right idea, frolicking about...

Inside & out: Pet drinking enough water

The latest in news, trends and happenings for the home. Is your pet drinking enough water? December is Pet Hydration Awareness Month, and PetSafe Australia wants to make sure we’re all able to recognise...

Protect your pet

Canberrans are being encouraged to protect their furry friends this summer. As summer approaches and Canberrans head for the beach, pet owners are being encouraged to put a tick prevention plan in place. The...

Brush up on pet health

Keeping pets healthy all year round is important, and dental health is just as critical for our pets as it is for us. August is Pet Dental Health Month – a prime...
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