Tag: dogs

How climate change can complicate pet ownership

This summer’s bushfires and heatwaves may have led you to wonder how climate change will shape our lives. But have you given any thought to how it might affect your pets?

8 things we do that really confuse our dogs

Dog behaviour is extraordinarily flexible – this is why we can keep them in our homes and take them to cafes with us at the weekend.

How to plan for animals in emergencies

There are disaster management plans for animals in some states in Australia. Knowing about these plans can help you reduce the risk to your loved ones.

Dogs really can chase away loneliness

Feeling lonely? A dog may help. Our research out today confirms what many dog owners already know: dogs are great companions that can help you to feel less lonely.

Pet Resume – How to share your resume on Facebook

We've updated our Pet Resume feature to let you show your furry friend off to your friends on Facebook.

Man’s stressed friend: how your mental health can affect your dog

If you think your dog looks stressed out, it might be your own stress levels that are affecting your pet pooch. Via The Conversation. Author: Bronwyn...

You know nothing about rehoming a pet, Jon Snow

Warning - minor Game of Thrones spoilers ahead In the latest episode of Game of Thrones we watched Jon Snow abandon his direwolf, Ghost, without...

Pets and Owners – You Can Learn a Lot About One...

There’s an old saying that pets and their owners become more similar as time goes by. There may be some truth in that, but...

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...

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...