Category: Pet-friendly

July 28, 2015

5 things all bird owners should know

Read on to discover 5 things all bird owners need to know. 1. Make sure they don’t starve Sure, this may seem like common sense, however it can be easy to think your bird’s feeder is full, when it’s actually empty. Birds crack their nuts and grains to consume the goodness of the inside, which […]

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July 19, 2015

What dog is right for you?

Have a family? Consider one of these playful breeds.  Labrador Labradors are well known to be bubbly, playful and eager to please. They love to play on both land and in the water, making them the perfect breed for an active family. Beagle Known for their energetic personalities, beagles fit in well with families and are […]

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July 18, 2015

4 tricks to teach your pup

The best way to teach your dog obedience is by making it fun and rewarding. It’s no secret that canines love to be praised—so when practicing, be sure to show them affection. Start off with simple commands such as sit, stay, drop and heel, before moving onto more complex tricks. Remember that not all dogs […]

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July 16, 2015

How to look after your canine friend!

As a dog owner, you automatically take on a number of responsibilities. From checking your pet is healthy and exercised to making sure your home is fully functional, there’s a lot to take in before homing man’s best friend. Below we’ve included some crucial information any Mount Isa dog owner needs to know, as well […]

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July 10, 2015

4 Fraser Coast walks your dog will love!

Looking for a new favourite hangout for both yourself and your furry friend? We suggest checking out these awesome off-leash dog areas across the Fraser Coast! Just remember, although these are all off-lead areas, be sure to always keep an eye on your pup—and come prepared with doggy bags! Toogoom Foreshore From splashing around in the ocean, […]

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Tips to train your puppy in Northern Rivers

Tip 1: Establish yourself as their pack leader Dogs instinctively follow a strong pack leader, which needs to be someone who is stable, consistent and confident. Unfortunately, because puppies are so adorable and cuddly, it’s easy to forget all this and cater to their every whim instead. Establish leadership from day one, so your pup […]

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Doggy day care for your lonely pup

Yes, your dog can get lonely Does you pup yelp or howl as you walk out the front door? While all dogs are different, once you leave home for the day they can often suffer from loneliness, or even separation anxiety—where they can act out with some uncharacteristic behaviour. If you’ve noticed that your dog […]

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July 9, 2015

Dog walking 101 for new pooch parents

Get the right leash There are no set rules when it comes to leash selection, as it’s all about what feels most comfortable for you and your dog. Flexi-leads are good for when you’re in a park or reserve and there is plenty of space for your dog to play and have fun. However, avoid […]

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July 7, 2015

Helpful tips for litter training your kitty

Keep it clean Making sure you’re regularly cleaning your cat’s litter box is key if you want to have a cooperative kitty. While a litter box is no sanctuary at the best of times, if it’s too dirty your cat will start looking for other places around the house. Stick to one brand of litter […]

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Reducing pet anxiety in Coffs Harbour

Cats The most popular form of anxiety in cats is due to loud noises such as fireworks or thunderstorms, though they may also be anxious when it comes to meeting new people, or even a change in their daily routine. When cats are scared and anxious, their first reaction is flight. If your cat is […]

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