Pet Behaviour

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Owning a pet leads to a longer and happier life.

November 11th, 2017|Pet Behaviour|

An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but what about a daily cuddle from your pet?  It’s easy to see why there are almost as many pets in Australia as there are humans: they give us unconditional love, make wonderful playmates, cuddle buddies and ensure more active lifestyle for families. But studies show [...]

Ten signs your cat loves you back

October 14th, 2017|My Cat Care, Pet Behaviour|

We know our feline friends are capable of expressing their deep love for us, even if they show it in strange and mysterious ways. Here are some ways you may not know are signs of love: They show their tummy If your cat lies on her back, with her tummy up while you’re nearby, she [...]

How to keep your furry friend entertained this Christmas

December 17th, 2016|My Dog Care, Pet Behaviour|

More and more dogs are being celebrated as part of the family. This can be fun, opening presents, spoiling our pets and having additional time off over the holidays to take the family to the beach, park or chilling out at home. For your four-legged family members, the excitement of Christmas can be a little [...]

Do Cats need exercise?

October 26th, 2016|My Cat Care, Pet Behaviour|

All cats need exercise, just like you and me. Feline obesity rates are on the rise in Australian and around the world. This is because domestic cats are eating more food than ever, but they’re not using up all the calories that they once did when they were wild and had to hunt for pray. [...]

Five common pet hazards inside your doors

September 25th, 2016|Pet Behaviour|

There are plenty of normal, everyday things lying around your house that could be seriously dangerous to your pet – some that you might not be aware of. And although puppies and kittens are more likely to ingest something bad, it’s important to think about hazards at all stages of your pet’s life. When considering [...]

How To Communicate With Your Dog

August 3rd, 2016|My Dog Care, Pet Behaviour, Pet Health|

Even if you fancy yourself a bit of a dog whisperer, there will be instances where you find it hard to communicate with your pet. Dogs communicate almost entirely through body language, so it’s important for dog owners to understand their pet’s behaviour to be able to communicate and interact successfully. Whether it’s learning what [...]

Why Dogs Are Scared Of Thunderstorms

August 2nd, 2016|My Dog Care, Pet Behaviour|

Most dog owners know the feeling of dread when thunderstorms are looming – not dread for themselves, but for their furry companions. Thunderstorms can send some dogs into a frenzy, making them run, hide, bark or otherwise display symptoms of strong anxiety and stress. But why do thunderstorms affect some dogs in this way? And what [...]

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