The dangers of hot cross buns to pets

hot cross buns on table

Most pet owners are aware of the dangers of chocolate to pets, especially around Easter time when it enters the household by the kilos or is left out in the garden for the egg hunt. But did you know hot cross buns can be a major health hazard to pets too? Whether loaded with raisins, chocolate or the plain variety, …

Surrendering a pet

surrendering your pet

Making the decision to surrender a pet is never easy. Circumstances often change, or maybe you weren’t quite prepared for the costs and commitments that come with pet ownership. Whatever the reason, there are often steps you can take to help find a solution. Surrendering a pet should always be a last resort. It should only ever be done after …

Camping with Pets near Brisbane

Is this the best time of year to go camping with your dog or what?! After a long and busy year, no doubt you’re in need of some overdue R&R in the great outdoors to reconnect with nature and spend some serious downtime with your loved ones – both human and furry. We’re so lucky in this part of south-east …

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 …