Caring for your pet

4 tips to make your puppy happier

While giving your puppy lots of cuddles can make them feel loved, according to Dr Katrina Warren there’s plenty more you c...

The first five nights with your new dog

Patience, understanding and a few doggy cuddles can help you and your new pooch survive the first few nights......

The first five nights with your new cat

When bringing a new cat into your household it is important to note that the first few days will set the tone of you...

Bringing a new baby home to your dog

Bringing a new baby into the household is a very exciting time, however many new parents worry about whether or not the...

How to decode your cat’s meows

If you’ve ever responded to your meowing mate with “What do you want?” …we’ve got just what you need. Here’s our guide to hel...

Toilet training your cat

All you want to do with a new kitten is cuddle it, but if you don’t want to run into a plethora of foul-smelling problems down the ...

3 tips to train an adult dog

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?...

Socialising your puppy

Being a responsible puppy parent should involve teaching your new bundle of fur social skills. After all, a sociable puppy is a happy...

Socialising your adult dog

The best time to socialize your dog is when it’s a puppy, but what if you adopt an older dog?...

Has your dog's licking got out of control?

If you have a dog, chances are you've wondered why they like to lick you so much!...

When your dog bites

What would you do if you dog decided to bite another dog or human? Even a placid pooch can get snappy, so it pays to know what to do in ...

What to expect when your dog is desexed

Wondering whether it’s time to desex your dog?...

Why you should desex your cat

When it comes to desexing your cat, there are plenty of old wives' tales skulking around, but the benefits quickly put those t...

Why you should desex your dog

Desexing is not an unnecessary cruelty toward animals. It is actually a healthy procedure for your dog that minimises multiple...

Guide to washing your puppy

For many puppies giving them their first bath can be a little daunting, so the onus is on you to make it as relaxing as possible...

How often should I groom my dog?

We all want to look our best so why would dogs be any different?...

How often should I groom my cat?

Cats are often seen licking their fur clean or washing their paws. This behaviour is what remains from the species time in ...

Cat grooming 101

Grooming is a great way to keep your feline happy and healthy…...

How to give your cat a haircut

How hard can it be to give a cat a haircut? Well, it can take a bit of prep and it also depends on how cooperative your kitty...

How to clip your dog's nails

If Rover’s nails are clickety-clacking on the floorboards or getting snagged in the carpet then they’re in need of trimming...

What to feed your adult dog

Now that Rover’s reached adulthood you’ll want to make certain that his diet is nutritious enough to keep his body in peak condi...

How to put your dog on a diet

If your pup is looking a bit porky, it might be time to put them on a diet!...

Cleaning up after your dog

Ok, before we get into this, let's all say it together. Poo. Poop. POOOOO. There, now that we have that out of our system, let's ...

Is your pet obese?

I'm not fat...I'm just big boned...

How to put your cat on a diet

If your cat's beginning to have trouble getting in and out of the cat flap, perhaps it’s time to put them on a diet!...

Walking and running your dog

No matter how big or small Fido is, he’ll need daily exercise and while walking and running your dog might seem like child’s pl...

What to feed your new puppy

Puppies are cute and fun—but they’re also hungry little critters, so you need to be prepared, which means knowing what to feed y...

What to feed your new kitten

Kittens are fluffy and adorable but they come with a kitbag full of responsibilities—one of which is what you feed your new kit...

Bringing cats in at night

There's nothing a cat loves more than to roam the night, but as a responsible pet owner, you need to keep them indoors. Here's why...

Stopping your dog from barking

When your dog just won’t stop barking it’s the worst, huh? That’s why Zookie has gathered some tips, tricks and gadget goss t...

10 tips for taking better photos of your dog

Who better than a pro photographer to give us some tips on how to take a pawsome shot of our four-legged pal....

Including your pet in your wedding day

Research released by Pawshake shows that more and more Aussies are incorporating their beloved pets in their all-impo...

Apartment living with pets: no grass, no problem!

Potty Plant…it might sound like a shrub that’s lost the plot but it’s actually a pretty darn clever subscr...

Moving house with your cat

Moving house is stressful—for you and your cat. Planning ahead can help make the transition stress free and safe....

Puppy proofing your house

Life’s better with a pet—but not if your puppy trashes your home within seconds of stepping its paw through the door! Hence, there...

Kitten proofing your house

A house is full of hidden dangers for a curious kitten, so kitten proofing your house is a must if you want to properly care for ...

Natural ways to farewell fleas

Fleas are no fun for anyone! They're itchy, irritating and downright uncomfortable! Not to worry, we've put together some nat...

Caring for your dog in winter

There's so much more to caring for your dog in winter than just the coat! (Although a jacket can look kinda cool!)...

Vaccinating your dog

Vaccinations, no body likes them and neither will your dog. However, dog vaccines are important in ensuring your pet is health througho...

Embarrassing pet health problems

Ever had to pardon your dog for doing a bottom burp in public or apologised to a stranger because your dog just slobbered a...

Is your pet depressed?

Is the ‘black dog’chasing your canine pal or cat?...

Is your garden a danger zone for your pet?

While you might like pretty blooms or your overgrown ‘oasis’, some seemingly harmless things can be deadly for pe...

The alternative to declawing your cat

Don’t fancy the idea of declawing your cat, check out these other options…...

Is your cat at risk of dehydration?

How much water does kitty need and what should you do if your cat is suffering from dehydration?...

Caring for a pregnant cat

Are you a first-time cat breeder with a newly expectant mum, or have you been caught by surprise with a now pregnant puss and don’...

Things to consider before breeding your cat

Your cat is awesome and the thought of it having a litter of cute little kittens is puurfectly exciting but hang...

Things to consider before breeding your dog

Just the over-romantic thought of having another little Bella running around is not reason enough to breed your ...