Choosing your pet

Top 10 dogs for kids

Thinking of buying your kid a dog? Wait....luckily for you we’ve done the groundwork. Here our list of the ‘Top 10 dogs for kids’....

The dog vs. cat debate

While pet lovers generally unite in their love for their furry—sometimes scaly—friends, it’s not uncommon to find dog lovers and cat ...

Becoming a cat owner

So you fancy getting a cat. We hear you, we love cats too but we also know that becoming a cat owner isn’t all fun and fur balls. It pa...

Adding a dog to your pet family

Thinking of growing your pet family with the addition of a dog? Well, you might want to consider the best way to go about it...

10 things to do before getting a dog

Before you pick up your new dog and drive into the sunset to start your new life together, there’s a couple of things y...

Finding the best pet for you

Really want a pet but stuck on which one would be right for you? Here are some things to consider when wondering which pet is b...

Becoming a dog owner

Before you get carried away thinking that owning a dog is a sunny walk in the park… Stop. Owning a dog is a 10-year commitment (at leas...

10 things to consider before getting a cat

Before running out of the RSPCA with an armful of kittens, it’s important to think about how a cat will affect an...

The cost of owning a dog

Okay, so you want a dog but can you afford a dog? Often prospective pooch owners forget to consider all the associated costs of own...

The best place to buy your pet

The choice to get a pet is a big decision, and not one to be taken lightly, but it doesn't end there! The same care, or perha...

Things to consider when choosing a cat breed

While there are 400 breeds of dogs, there are only 40 cat breeds to choose from. The main reason why there are ...

Purebred vs. mixed vs. mutt

A breed is a subspecies dog. While dog species are all pretty much the same looking - four legs and a tail - the breed itself ca...

The cost of owning a cat

Cats make great pets but before you rush out to buy one, remember when it comes to the cost of owning a cat the initial outlay is n...

Choosing a dog breed

There are over 400 dog breeds in the world, each with their own specific physical characteristics and temperaments. If you're a little ...

The cost of adopting a cat

Thinking of adopting a cat but wondering how much it'll cost you......

Cat versus kitten—who should I adopt?

If you're looking for a feline companion your first thought might be that cuddly kitten that you spotted at your local...

Fostering a cat

Providing a foster home for a little feline friend is one of the most rewarding opportunities in life—providing you and your home are ready....

Fostering a dog

Fostering a dog is very much like becoming a foster parent. You will have to provide temporary shelter for a homeless dog, care for it, and ...

The process of adopting a cat

Cats are wonderful companions, thanks to their independent yet affectionate nature. Instead of spending a LOT of money at a pe...

The costs of adopting a dog

Bringing a dog into your home means that you are emotionally, physically, and financially prepared for a new family member. When...

The process of adopting a dog

Don’t worry, this isn’t some 42-step program. Adopting a dog is quite a simple process and while each animal shelter will have...

The benefits of pet adoption

Pet adoption is fast becoming a popular method of acquiring a new best friend. People are being encouraged to adopt an animal i...

Renting with pets

Should pet lovers have more choice when it comes to pet-friendly rentals?...

How to write a killer pet resume

Let your furry friend’s personality shine to seal the deal on that new home you so desperately want....

Finding a rental for you and your pet

Tips and tricks for finding you and your fur kids the puur-fect crash pad....

Tips for talking to your landlord about getting a pet

Finding a landlord who will allow pets can be a challenge, so we've put together some tips to help you...

Renting with pets: your rights and the law

According to the Australian Companion Animal Council (ACAC), both tenants and landlords have rights regarding pet...

Change of ownership for your pet

Pet owners are fully responsible and legally liable for the actions of their pets, so if you choose to give away or sell yo...

What happens if my cat gets lost?

When your indoor cat goes missing it is an anxiety-inducing time, and your worry, picturing the worst case scenarios, does...

What happens when my dog gets lost?

Just imagine Randy the Rottweiler does a runner—what do you do?...

Why do I need to register my pet?

Got a new pet? Wondering if registering it is essential…well yes it is!...

Getting your dog used to its name

You’ve found the pawfect name for your new pooch—now you just need to teach your dog its name, which isn’t always as easy ...

How to decide on the name for your cat

Picking a name is one of the first decisions a cat owner makes. It’s important to find one that really suits your new...

How to decide on the name for your dog

Once you’ve found the perfect dog, the next step is to come up with the best name to suit your new canine companion....

Getting your cat used to its name

Clue up on how to teach your new cat its name......

Top 10 names for cats

Choosing a name for your cat is no easy feat. You want a name that you won’t tire of but you also want it to reflect your feline frien...

Top 10 names for dogs

You’ve chosen a new furry best friend but it doesn’t have a name yet. Perhaps if you look at the top 10 names for dogs it’ll inspire y...

Reasons to get insurance for your pet

Pet insurance ensures your beloved pet has the best care, while giving you peace of mind....

Why pet insurance is important

Many of us see the value of insurance when it comes to our health or our families. So why should our pets be any different?...