Before you travel, ask yourself: will my cat or dog be comfortable and happy? Some animals simply prefer to stay at home, so pet sitting or boarding may be the best option. If you do decide to take your pet along, you must take as much care with the preparation of your pet’s trip as your own.
Holiday plans can be more complicated when you have pets. Will you take your pets with you or leave them behind? How will you travel? Where will they stay? You should get organised well before it's time to go on your break.
Puppies can be born deaf (congenital deafness) or deafness can develop later in life (acquired deafness). Congenital deafness can occur due to problems during gestation but is more commonly inherited.
Boredom is a modern-day curse for dogs. KONG Classic dog toys are just what the doctor ordered - an easy and fun way of enriching your dog's lifestyle.
Pet insurance covers your pets in the event of unexpected illnesses and accidents.
Does your pet struggle to get up in the morning, hobble around or do they have trouble with stairs or jumping into the car? Arthritis can be a real pain in the neck (or hip) but there is treatment available to help your creaky pet.
Do you talk to your dog? It’s good for both of you! However, if you’re trying to change your dog’s behaviour or teach them something new, you need to talk in their language.
Most people think it won't happen to them, but losing a pet occurs more often than one might think. Fortunately, many pets are found within a 3km radius of their homes and can return weeks after being reported lost.
Are you living with a pair of feuding Fidos? Conflicts between dogs living in the same household can feel like the San Andreas fault is in the middle of your lounge room - you're just waiting for the next catastrophe to occur.
Chronic kidney disease is a major cause of death in dogs and cats. The kidney cells, or nephrons, cease to function gradually over a period of weeks to years.