Feb. 26 is World Spay Day, and spaying or neutering pets has many benefits

World Spay Day Highlights the Importance of Fixing our Pets

World Spay Day — marked on the last Tuesday in February — is an international effort started by the Doris Day Animal League to encourage the sterilisation...
When your dog feels more hate than love

When your dog feels more hate than love

Everyone thinks that dogs worship their owners – viewing them as gods of some sort. While that may be true in the majority of cases,...
Curious Kids: do cats and dogs understand us when we miaow or bark?

Curious Kids: do cats and dogs understand us when we miaow or bark?

Do cats and dogs understand humans when they make miaowing or barking noises? (Mila, 11, and Alex, 8) Via The Conversation - By Quixi Sonntag (Lecturer in...
When pets are family, the benefits extend into society

When pets are family, the benefits extend into society

There is a growing global trend to consider pets as part of the family. In fact, millions of people around the world love their...

Photos: Pets in Christmas costumes

It's confirmed. Your pets have great Christmas outfits. They came covered in tinsel and in cute costumes. Here are our favourites from the 2018...

I won’t be alone at Christmas, I have a dog

Christmas can be tough for many people. Loneliness and depression spike at this time of year and family pressures abound. It can be easy to feel...

Do cats purr when humans aren’t around?

Why do cats purr? Humans tend to think that purring is a sign of happiness in a cat – and indeed it can be...

Hot dogs and cool cats: keeping pets cool

As the weather heats up, Australian households won’t just be cranking up the air conditioning for themselves. Some households will be turning it on...

How to stop your dog getting heatstroke – according to science

Summer is a great time to get out and about with your dog. But dogs don’t tolerate the heat as well as their owners.  Via...
Ways to keep your pet calm during fireworks

Fireworks and dogs: How you can help your pooch

Every year the fireworks begin. And while some aren’t affected in the slightest, around 45% of dogs have a firework phobia, something that is...