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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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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Halloween Special: Tricks, Treats and Best Dressed Pets

Halloween is upon us and here at Petinsurance.com.au we thought it was the perfect time of year to add a few tricks and treats into the mix. So sit or lie down and have a read of how to spend some quality time with your best friend as October draws to an end. LEAVE IT! Teaching…

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Youth Supporting the Homeless and their Pets this Winter

Many homeless people or those at risk of homelessness are struggling this winter as temperatures drop below zero in parts of Sydney. For those with pets, it’s even harder as they want to keep their companion animal safe and warm, too. On any given night in Australia, 1 in 200 people are homeless¹. Wanting to…

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Pets in the workplace

Many workplaces that encourage a pet-friendly environment see massive benefits. At Petinsurance.com.au we can certainly vouch for this. While we understand that there are a number of factors to consider such as your organisations particular circumstances, hazards or any allergies and dislikes of animals in general, we’re convinced the following pros list outweighs the cons.…

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Christmas present inspiration

We know you love including your furry friends on your Christmas gift list so if you’re looking for inspiration this year, look no further! Here’s a dog who was given the best present she could hope for: a life-sized version of her favourite toy. Click here to watch a video of her reaction!

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