Pet insider: Summer grass seeds

Guest post – Pet Insurance  Those pesky seeds are causing havoc once again for unsuspecting dogs and their loving owners. “It’s that time of year when we...

Cat plague is back: Here’s what you need to know

A deadly feline disease is now spreading between cats after hiding in nature for nearly 40 years. Multiple cases of feline parvovirus, also known...

The price of love: A special offer for Renters from Petinsurance.com.au

Can you put a price on love? Apparently, you can. According to the Animal Health Alliance, Australians spend a whopping $8 billion dollars annually on...

2018 is Year of the Dog: Which Chinese zodiac animal are you?

One of the most colourful events in the calendar, Chinese New Year, is fast approaching. In 2018, Chinese New Year begins on Friday, February...

Should you feed your pet raw meat?

Just as many people are trying to eat less processed food to improve their health, some dog owners are turning away from conventional pet...

4 ways having a pet increases your lifespan

Pet owners will often swear their beloved pooch or moggie does wonders for their wellbeing, and now we have empirical proof. A new study has found...

Want to get fit? Your dog may be your perfect training partner

January is the month of ambitious resolutions – and getting fit and losing weight tend to top the list. But how many people manage...

Why are so many of our pets overweight?

When I looked at my appointment book for the day, I thought something must be wrong. Someone who worked in the fitness industry was...

Relief for pet-loving SA tenants in sight

The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) has formalised a new pet agreement which intends to protect both tenants with pets and landlords. After...

Riding in cars with dogs: Transport policy needs to change

Dog owners depend very heavily on their cars to transport and care for their pets. Our recently published study estimates that dog owners make about 2.4...