10 Best Dog Parks & Off-Leash Beaches in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast

10 best dog parks and off leash beaches

Who let the dogs out?! As it continues to warm up in Brissy, it’s time for you and your pooches to cool off. So throw on the shades, remember the sunblock and make your way down to one of Brissy’s best dog-friendly beaches! Brisbane Dog Parks and Off-Leash Beaches 1. Colmslie Recreation Reserve Off-Leash Dog Park Take your pooch for …

Tips on moving house with a pet

tips for moving house with a pet

The average Aussie moves house 13 times in their lifetime. If you have a pet living with you, you can imagine the uncertainty and stress it can potentially cause for them. So if you are packing up and moving soon, we have gathered some helpful tips for the smoothest transition for you and your pets Before and During the Move …

Holidays for your Pets

holidays for your pets

So you’re heading off on a holiday? Lucky you! We all need a getaway from time-to-time but sometimes our fur babies can’t come with us. So who can we trust to take care of them? Luckily, there are a few options to consider! First and foremost, you can call on a friend or family member to look after your babies. …

Pet adoption guide

pet adoption guide

So you’ve decided it’s time to add a pet to your life. Fantastic! Adopting a pet from a rescue organisation is a great way to go. The benefits of adopting a pet are huge. You’re giving a pet a better life, and you’ll benefit from information on your pet’s personality from the rescue organisation. They take time to understand the …

Keeping cats safe in the great outdoors

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Back in the day, cats were rarely kept strictly indoors. They were free to roam the house, the yard and the neighbourhood, jumping over fences, exploring the drains and lazing in the sunshine on the driveway. Over time we’ve learnt that this freedom comes with big risks.Allowing cats free access outside allows them to get into trouble with cars, ticks, …

Safe, gentle and effective ways to stop excessive barking in dogs

ways to stop excessive barking

Barking dogs are one of the most common noise complaints received by local councils. If your furry pal is exercising its vocal chords a little too excessively, it’s time to think about what you can do to avoid bad neighbourly relations. The last thing you want is a direction notice for nuisance residential noise or an on-the-spot fine. Even more …

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 …