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Mar 2018
“Don’t Fret Pet!” 101’s: Snake Bites

Snake bites are always a worry with pets that spend time outdoors. How can this not be a worry with Australia being home to more than 25 venomous snakes? Any pet that spends time outside is at risk of a snake bite and most of our pets do spend time outside. Especially our pups. The most common time for snake bites are in the warmer summer months and they are all too common. The severity of symptoms, and how quickly they occur, depends on how many times a pet is bitten and......

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17
Oct 2017
Don't Fret Pet! 101's: Doggie Diet

We know our four-legged companions love snacks and treats. Who doesn’t love snacks? It’s hard sometimes to not give in to your pooch and it’s near impossible to resist those puppy dog eyes, watching you as you eat your snacks. The problem is, your dog shouldn’t be eating a lot of the foods that we eat. Their tummies can be easily upset. Good training can ensure they do not beg. Ideally, your pooch should be able to sit near you when you are eating without obviously begging but it’s not always an......

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06
Sep 2017
Dog Boarding Woes: How Do I Avoid Them? | Dog Boarding Sunshine Coast

There will be times when you need to travel without your pooch. The idea of not being there with him or her can be nail-bitingly worrisome—and that’s why pup mums and dads rely on professional dog boarding accommodation. The Sunshine Coast has a long list of available types of temporary dog housing services but, of course, you need the best fit for Fido. Research is key—and while the stories of drama and woe from other unfortunate owners you are out there, these can definitely be learnt from and avoided. Know the worst,......

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21
Aug 2017
Behaviour Changes That Should NOT Happen After Dog Boarding | Dog Boarding Canberra

Whether you have a spritely bundle of furry energy or a chill, relaxed four-legged buddy, your dog will always react to a change in environment. Socialisation is key to preventing skittishness and lessening anxiety when they are faced with other humans but it’s also definitely understandable if there are minor changes in their behaviour when they’re in dog boarding. Canberra-based services advertise a home away from home for your pooch but why do some have negative effects on them? Drawing the line—what’s normal? Being away from their beloved humans can be nerve-wracking......

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14
Aug 2017
Why Is There a Need for Compassionate Pet Sitting? | Pet Sitting in Canberra

No doubt about it—we love our pets. This is why the pet industry has boomed over the past few years. Australians spend $12 billion annually for animal care and maintenance, $500 million of which goes to accommodations—and why not? Responsible furparents will have no qualms about giving quality of life to their pets and, when we’re not around, it’s only right to find equally quality pet sitting. Canberra’s home care and pet sitting businesses flourished right along with the other sectors of the pet-driven market. But how do you know that you’re......

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14
Aug 2017
How to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding | Dog Boarding Adelaide

Let’s face it—leaving your dog behind is torture. But when circumstances like work travel or no-dog holidays cannot be avoided, we turn to our trusted minders. Dog Boarding in Adelaide can be easily arranged for any time of the year. It can, however, still be stressful for your pooch, especially when it’s his or her first time. Don’t fret. There are ways to lessen the anxiety (for both you and your furred buddy) and ensure a pleasant stay for Fido while you’re away. From before you even plan your trip, until you......

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14
Aug 2017
Kennelling vs. Dog Minding: The Pros and Cons |Dog Minding Adelaide

When planning your pet’s accommodation when you travel or deal with emergencies you either see ads for kennels or for dog minding. Adelaide has enough of both services to choose from but it ultimately boils down to one thing: your pooch’s well-being. There’s much to be discussed when it comes to which option is best for dogs. If you’re unsure about what to expect with either one, a comparative look at these choices will help you make an informed decision.   Facilities There’s a big difference between a kennel and dog minding......

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26
Jul 2017
10 Dog Minding Essentials

As dog parents, leaving for a holiday or work trip without our four-legged buddies can be stressful—for both human and fur kid. With their high-stimulation environment and inability to provide one-on-one care kennels have proven to be not an ideal option for all dogs.—and that makes it all the more important to find reliable services for dog minding. Brisbane-based minders are easy enough to find online but how do you find the best one to trust your pooch with? These are some of the most essential factors to ponder on before making......

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26
Jul 2017
5 Things That Should NOT Happen in Dog Boarding

There are a lot of services that offer dog boarding in Brisbane. But as pet parents, choosing the best environment for our pooches when we’re not there to take care of them is the biggest concern. Advertisements always look good when you check websites and posts online but it’s just all too easy to fall prey to bad business practice—and it’s not just about not getting value for money. When you entrust your dog to a minder, it pays to be assured of compassionate, knowledgeable and dedicated treatment for your furbaby. Fido......

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27
Nov 2016

Most of us are glad to hibernate indoors during winter – a good book, a hot chocolate and a few cakes to keep us cosy and comfortable and, of course, our dog right there by our side! Exercise   Then along comes spring. We have to face the great outdoors again, shedding those extra winter layers and kilos! Many pet owners decide to get out and about more, walking or perhaps taking up a new activity with our four-legged friends. A New Hobby   Many people enjoy taking up a new hobby......

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