Protect your dog this Summer

Petway Petcare’s top 4 tips for protecting your fur babies in the summer months. 1. EXERCISE Dogs will keep playing as long as their owners keep throwing the ball. Ensure exercise and play time is done in parks offering shade or resort to early morning or late afternoon sessions which are best because it is … Rest of Post

How to set up a child’s first tank

Live fish make a great first pet! They are easy to care for, quiet, and fun to watch. They don’t have to be a lot of work for Mum and Dad either. Follow these 6 simple steps, and the entire family will get hours of pleasure from your new pets. Choose the right fish There … Rest of Post

A festive time for your pet

The holidays are a festive time for us and our pets. With so much happening in the home at this time of year it is easy to overlook potential pet hazards that could hurt our four-legged friends. We will cover the top items which pose a risk to your pet, and help you protect your … Rest of Post

Behavioural solutions for stress and anxiety in our pets

Our pet’s behaviour is the best indicator that they are suffering from anxiety or stress They tell us a lot by their actions, their physiological responses, and sometimes by the “evidence” they’ve left while you’ve been at work. One of my current dogs, a rescue, shows aggressive behaviour towards the other dogs in our home, … Rest of Post

Why cats have whiskers

Cats possess many physiological attributes that give them their astounding athletic abilities; one of the most prominent features all cats share that enables this are whiskers. But why exactly do cats have whiskers? THE ANATOMY OF THE WHISKER A common mistake people make is assuming that cat whiskers and human hair are alike. The whiskers, … Rest of Post

Budgies – Everything you need to know!

Budgies are the single most popular pet bird. They are also known as a parakeet in other part of the world including the USA. Baby budgies can be easily identified as the feathering on top of their head has a series of bars that continue down to the cere. The cere is the fleshy are … Rest of Post

Should landlords still have the power to refuse a rental to a pet owner?

Campaign to make Byron Bay Australia’s first 100 per cent pet-friendly rental town Animal lovers are campaigning to make Byron Bay Australia’s first town offering pet-friendly accommodation for all renters. Figures from the RSPCA show that in July 2016, only about 4 per cent of advertised rentals Australia-wide were pet-friendly. Read the article from ABC … Rest of Post

Pets in Winter

  Winter in some parts of Australia can be harsh, and it is important to remember that our pets need special attention during these long, cold months. DIET In the colder months, pets’ diets need to increase in energy intake rather than fat content. Animals shouldn’t gain weight over winter; they should just maintain body … Rest of Post

Pets and Chocolate Toxicity

It’s that time of year when you need to be vigilant of your pets whereabouts in your home. Dogs are natural scavengers so they will seek out any food and are particularly drawn to the sweet smell of chocolate. So where do you have that chocolate egg hidden? Chocolate doesn’t pass through a dog’s system, … Rest of Post