Puppy House-training: Tips for Toilet Training Your Puppy in Their First Few Weeks at Home

Puppy House-training: Tips for Toilet Training Your Puppy in Their First Few Weeks at Home

Congratulations on getting your new puppy! Although house-training probably won’t be the first thing on your mind, and you’re probably more focused on introducing your new pup to your family and friends, the basics of house-training really should start as soon as your puppy arrives home. This will make it easier in the long run, … Read more…

Are You Renting With Pets?

Are You Renting With Pets?

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2.16 million renting families are pet owners. Yet, landlords are reluctant to advertise a property as welcoming to pets off the bat, and many people assume that the landlord or the property manager will automatically reject requests for pets. However, if you have been lucky enough to find … Read more…

7 Things To Do With Your Dog This Weekend

7 Things To Do With Your Dog This Weekend

There is nothing better in the world than spending time with your family on the weekend.  In this modern world, the word ‘Family’ means different things to different people. Dogs in particular love to experience new things and go new places.  They love to sniff every tree, check their ‘wee-mails’, roll in the grass, paddle at the beach, fetch … Read more…

Two Best Friends

Two Best Friends

We’d love to share a true story with you. It started over eight months ago when the State Trustees contacted us and asked if we could look after the pets of an elderly gentleman who had to go into hospital. Of course we said we could, and our carer Alex started visiting them. The dog, … Read more…

7 Things to Consider When Your Puppy Comes Home

7 Things to Consider When Your Puppy Comes Home

Are you considering bringing  a new puppy into your home? Important things to consider before you make your decision: Are your premises secure? Is the whole family happy about your new acquisition? Have you considered other pets in the family? Are you prepared to put in the time, effort and a few sleep-disturbed nights? Are you prepared for … Read more…

Christmas Lillies and Cats

Christmas Lillies and Cats

While you may love them both, did you know that the beautiful white Christmas Lillies are extremely toxic to cats and can cause death? If you love flowers, and who doesn’t, and you love your cats, and of course you do, you need to read this article by the Hamilton Vet Clinic.  It’s not just … Read more…