Santa Pawtraits

pet photos with santa

Christmas is nearly here which means if you haven’t already booked your pet photos with Santa it’s time to get moving! Why would I want my pet to have their photo taken with Santa you might ask? Well, apart from making an adorable pic for the photo album and getting dozens of warm and fuzzy “awwwws” on social media, how …

Brisbane’s best Pet-friendly cafes – Part II

Pet friendly cafes in Brisbane - part 2

You wrote, we listened! With so many fantastic pet-friendly cafes in Brisbane these days, one list simply isn’t enough. So we’ve put together a second offering that will keep you and your pooch busy for many weekends to come. Try a different one each week or find your favourite and become regulars who have their orders brought out to them …

Brisbane’s best Pet-friendly cafes

Is there anything better than going out for brunch to your favourite café on the weekend with your doggo by your side? We’re spoilt for choice with pet-friendly cafes in Brisbane these days. There are literally dozens not only welcoming our four-legged friends but catering for them now too. While ordering a special treat for your fur baby is always …

Pet-friendly events

The days of having to leave your fur babies at home to go anywhere other than the local park are long gone. There are loads of pet-friendly events and activities on every month in south-east Queensland for dogs and their owners to enjoy together. Grab a pen and mark your calendar with some of the best events coming up until …

Ekka Animals

It’s almost that time of year again when one of Brisbane’s most beloved pastimes, the Ekka, rolls around. Aside from the showbags, the dagwood dogs, the strawberry sundaes, Sideshow Alley, the fireworks and everything else there is to love about the Royal Queensland Show, there is also the animals. The Ekka is, after all, an agricultural show bringing around 10,000 …

Dogs and Discipline

We all love our pets, but knowing what to do when they show undesirable behaviours or act inappropriately can be frustrating. Thankfully, there is plenty of up to date research to help pet owners along the way. Although well-meaning family or friends might tell you otherwise, dominance theory is well and truly outdated and using the model of owners being …

Best apps for pet lovers

best apps for pet lovers

Knowing how to keep your pets healthy and happy has never been easier thanks to the huge variety of apps available on smartphones and tablets. Take a look at our list of five of the best apps for pet lovers. Paw Tracks – free When your dog is being cared for by multiple people with busy schedules, this app will …

All about pet insurance

All about pet insurance

Owning a pet is one of life’s biggest joys. They bring love and laughter into our homes and are part of the family. When a pet is injured or becomes ill, it can be highly distressing to have to make choices about their wellbeing based on costs. Unfortunately, these can be a lot more than you expected if you have …

Cats and Lilies

cats and lilies

It’s nearly Easter time, which means lots of flowers and chocolates around the house. One flower often given as a gift at Easter is the beautiful white lily known as the Easter lily. Although this fragrant flower has long been a symbol of peace, innocence and hope, it can be highly dangerous to cats. Many plants belong to the lily …

Beat the Heat - Dogs, cats and other pets

How to beat the heat for dogs, cats and pets

The worst of the summer heat waves might be over, but with high temperatures still common in Brisbane at this time of year, it’s important to know how to keep your pet cool and comfortable when hot days unexpectedly strike. Some dogs can be at risk of overheating in temperatures as low as 25 degrees, so it’s important to be …