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Dog parenting tips - A guide to travelling with your dog

Posted by Cathy Neal on Jan 23, 2018 10:07:03 PM

Why should your most faithful friend be left all alone at home, while you’re packing to leave on vacation?

Of course, the first thing to consider is what you plan on doing during your travels. Will you be visiting family? Going on holiday to do tourist things? Is it a business trip? While travelling with you pet can be extremely fun, most often they will much rather be left out of any loud festivities.

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5 dog parenting don’ts for the new year

Posted by Cathy Neal on Jan 9, 2018 8:15:28 PM

With the new year underway in full swing, you might sit back and think about ways to improve your life and well-being in 2018. Unexpectedly, some of these could include taking better care of your most faithful companion in life, your dog. Check the list below for simple changes you can make to your dog parenting routine and dog parenting don'ts to avoid in the new year to ensure your dog is living his/her best life!

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New year resolutions for cat parents

Posted by John Crespin on Jan 9, 2018 7:15:10 PM

Another year, and another set of idealistic New Year resolutions. While most of us find ourselves setting lofty goals to be achieved over the next 12 months, most of these often focus on our own personal wellbeing and happiness. But what of those of our most faithful companions? In the process of going through the motions and trying to live our best lives, the welfare of our furry and devilish felines sometimes take a backseat. So what better way of starting 2018 than including better grooming and caregiving for your favourite felines as a part of your new year resolutions (certainly more practical than cutting down on all that Netflix time).

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Summer is here! 3 tips on keeping your pet bird cool

Posted by John Crespin on Dec 13, 2017 12:15:53 AM

Its finally here! The hottest time of the year in Aussie and it certainly is beautiful outside. However, the summer does come with a few downsides - especially if you have a pet bird or two living with you. Birds that live in homes tend to be less acclimated to the relatively intense heat that the summer brings along with it.

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Here are 5 ways to keep your dog entertained!

Posted by Cathy Neal on Dec 8, 2017 10:40:09 PM

You don't need to be told this - you already know this! But, being a pet parent is a full-time responsibility and there simply are no ways to cut corners. Whether it is feeding your dog, playing, or just spending time with her/him - you have always got to make time.

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4 common dog behaviours explained

Posted by John Crespin on Dec 7, 2017 2:56:55 AM

As engaged dog parents, we have all been at that point where we are just staring at our pooches go about their day - often acting and behaving in a wide array of ways. From tail-wagging, to howling, to digging, and many other things, dogs are one of the most animated animals out there. Even if you are a pet parent of a dog who is particularly calm and mild in nature, there are several instances where she/he too may act out. Therefore, regardless of what personality your dog subscribes to, you probably often wonder what the true meaning behind each of these dog behaviours really is.

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5 things you should NEVER do to your pet cat

Posted by John Crespin on Dec 2, 2017 12:05:04 AM

As pet parents, one thing we always do is look around and try to stay updated on the latest tips on how to be good parents to our adorable feline kids. Staying on top of our responsibilities and actions could be the determining factor behind them enjoying a long and healthy life.

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The 4 most affectionate cat breeds

Posted by John Crespin on Nov 30, 2017 11:32:38 PM

Cats are among one of the best companions any pet parent will ever have the privilege of adding to their family. In addition to being gorgeous specimens of the animal world, many cat breeds can also be extremely affectionate and always ready for a welcome cuddle. Many cat parents we come across look for affection, love, and proximity in the cats they choose to adopt. However, it is important to note that certain cat breeds simply do not have that personality ingrained into their DNA and character traits, which may lead to a little awkwardness initially. None of us wants to be that pet parent who chases after their cat only to be rejected!

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4 ways you can add years to your pet's life

Posted by Cathy Neal on Nov 21, 2017 10:26:44 PM

As pet parent's, one of the most difficult things we have to go through is watching our beloved pets go through a period of difficulty in terms of their health. Seeing them sick and in great discomfort is always going to set you back and make you want to scope out all the ways you can help them. Given that most pets have a lifespan that is far shorter than ours, ultimately all of us just end up looking for ways to add years onto their lives because, let's face it, losing a pet can be painful.

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5 ways to make sure you have a happy cat!

Posted by John Crespin on Nov 21, 2017 3:00:19 AM

If you are a cat or kitten parent, you know how temperamental and selective they can be - keeping them happy can almost seem like a full time job if you are not entirely sure about what to do. Many members of the Pet Favourites family often speak about how building and maintaining a bond with their feline friends is one of the most difficult endeavors of being a parent. Fortunately, there are many ways by which this problem can be alleviated and, if employed correctly, you could be on your way to having a loving and blossoming friendship with your cat.

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