Oliver, a big name for a small boy

Meet Oliver, a small, abandoned kitten. His name was inspired by the great novel written by Charles Dickens based on the life of a 9-year-old orphan, Oliver Twist. From the beginning… About 4 weeks ago Oliver and his two siblings were found by a rescue centre volunteer who specialised in housing stray and abandoned animals,…

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Heads-up, Easter’s coming!

Easter is a time for chocolate, spending time with family and friends, egg hunts, relaxing, and… you guessed it, more chocolate! We know chocolate is taboo for our four-legged friends, but does that mean that they can’t be part of the fun? Absolutely not! Below are a few tips on having a pet friendly Easter…

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Things to think about before adopting

Not sure if you’ve ever been to an animal shelter, if you have, oh boy you will know exactly what I am about to say. You walk around and all you see are these huge puppy eyes staring at you, wishing, and hoping that they will be the ones to be picked. You just want…

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Giving our sensitive souls a helping hand

According to historical philosophy, animals are sensitive souls! Sensitive souls have great emotional passion, intensity, depth, and heightened perceptive skills, which may explain why our little fur babies can be super sensitive and get stressed or anxious easily. The good news is we have stumbled across a great way to help make them feel relaxed, PET…

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TELE TRIAGE SUPPORT FOR PETS IN FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS

TELE TRIAGE SUPPORT FOR PETS IN FLOOD AFFECTED AREAS With floods ravaging the East Coast of Australia there are huge barriers for pet and animal carers to access vital care. VetChat, Australia’s leading telehealth service for pets will be providing those in flood affected areas with access to Australian registered Veterinarians via video, message or …

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CUPID strikes again

Do you remember the moment when you locked eyes for the first time with your furry friend? It was love at first sight! Valentine’s Day is coming up and since it is the day of love, why not celebrate it with the one that gives the best cuddles! Check out some suggestions on how to…

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How cute do I look?

Whether to dress or not to dress our furry friends is often a hot topic when pet parents come together, and the answer isn’t as clear-cut as you would think. Concerns about whether it is right to dress pets may raise questions such as: Do pets feel comfortable in clothes? Is it ok for my…

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Taking the pain out of pre-existing conditions – Upcoming change for Petinsurance.com.au Customers

To help pet parents get the most from their pet insurance policies, we’ve recently made some changes to how pre-existing conditions are handled for all Petinsurance.com.au pet insurance policies, as of 1 December 2020. What is a pre-existing condition? A pre-existing condition refers to any health condition (diagnosed or otherwise) that your pet has shown…

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Christmas FitBark Competition

Need Christmas Gift Inspiration? Well look no further, because we’re giving away a FREE FitBark 2, RRP $100! The FitBark 2 is is a small, lightweight device, developed by vets, that you attach to your dog’s collar. It monitors activity levels, quality of sleep, distance travelled, calories burned, and overall health and behaviour 24/7. And all…

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The 12 Dangers of Christmas for Pets

As Christmas draws closer, bringing with it excitement and a million and one things to do, it can be easy to forget that the festive period can be hazardous for our pets. Vet hospitals unfortunately see a spike in admittance for our furry friends this time of year. The most common reasons for a pet…

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