Caring for your pet

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...

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......

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...

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!...

Training your new puppy

Having a new puppy is super exciting—you have a new member of the family that’s furry and fun. However, don’t allow yourself to beco...

Training your new kitten

Bringing home a new kitten is always an exciting time. Kittens are very affectionate and playful, and you will have endless hours o...

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...

Cat grooming 101

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

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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....

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 ...

Is your pet depressed?

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

Keeping fleas away from your dog

The last thing you want is a blood-sucking flea irritating your beloved Fido. However, fleas are clever little critters tha...

Pet safety —Dos and don’ts

Our homes are full of hidden pet hazards; check out how to keep your pet safe...

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...

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…...

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 ...

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...