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…

A Very Dog Friendly Holiday Spot

We’ve just had a few days away at fabulous pet friendly holiday cabins in Dean’s Marsh, near the lovely Victorian beach side town of Lorne. I think we’ve all seen places that say they’re pet friendly, but really what they mean is you can bring your dogs if you really have to. Country Wide Cottages is … 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…

Little Wilbur

A couple of weeks ago we were contacted by a lady in distress. She owned a little 16 year old Jack Russell called Wilbur. She’d had a bad car accident 12 months prior and was unable to walk and unable to care for Wilbur. So he was staying with her ex-husband but he wasn’t caring … Read more…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

At Lonely Pets Club, we support “Adoption Is The First Option”.  There are thousands of pets around the country in pounds, d shelters and with foster carers needing new homes, so if you are looking for a new furry friend to join your family, we highly recommend you consider adopting a pet who is desperately … Read more…

Dogs Assist Dementia Sufferers

Dogs Assist Dementia Sufferers

For years, service dogs have been helping people with disabilities. Now they’re being trained to assist people in the early stages of memory loss. The first-ever “dementia dogs” – a Golden Retriever named Oscar and a Lab named Kaspa, who are both 2 years old – went to work four months ago in Scotland. The dogs were placed with people in early … Read more…

The Power is in Our Hands

Today we attended the Melbourne Oscar’s Law Puppy Factory Awareness Rally on the steps of Parliament House.  There were thousands of people and dogs in attendance, all giving their support for the cause and making it hard for politicians to ignore the voice of the people. Simultaneous rallies were also held in Sydney and Adelaide.  The people … Read more…