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Pet sitting equipment

If you plan to become a pet sitter, it will make your job easier to have some basic pet sitting equipment on hand.

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Giving a pet oral medication | tips and tricks

Some pets are more relaxed than others when taking medicine, however, it’s common for pets to hate this experience. Here's what to do if so.

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Boarding your dog | What to take?

What will your pet need during their dog boarding stay? Here are all of the things you should bring along so that your pet has the perfect mini-break.

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Dog dementia | prevention and treatment

Just like us humans, dogs can get dementia in their older years. Here is a guide to diagnosing and preventing dementia in your senior dog.

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Food you shouldn't feed your cat

It might be tempting to feed a cat a treat from the table but think twice. Here are human foods that you shouldn't feel your cat.

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Separation anxiety and how to prevent it

Worried about returning to work and stressing your pet? Learn how to avoid separation anxiety by helping your pet adjust to your new routine.

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Post-pandemic pet sitting revival

Pet sitting is busy right now, with travel, increased pet adoptions and returning to the office the main reasons. Find out more.

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Is chocolate bad for dogs?

Should you worry if your dog has eaten chocolate? Discover why chocolate is dangerous for dogs and what to do if your dog eats chocolate.

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How to socialise an older dog

Can you socialise an older dog? If so, how? Here are some tips to support your older dog to be calm and happy around new people and pets.

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How to build trust as a pet sitter

How do you gain trust with your pet sitting clients when you are starting your business? Here are some tried and true ways that we know work.

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Dog boarding versus dog kennels

Find out what is meant by dog kennels and dog boarding, as well as tips for finding out which pet care arrangement suits your dog best.

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Home visits and dog walks | how long is ideal?

What exactly can you expect from your pet sitter? How long should home visits or and dog walks reasonably take? Find out here!

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Dog breeds for small homes

There are several dog breeds that are adept at living in a compact space, whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard. Here are our top ten!

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Why heatstroke in dogs is dangerous

Heatstroke in dogs can lead to coma and fatality. Here's what you need to do if a dog in your care suffers from heatstroke.

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French Bulldog | Dog Breed Information

The French Bulldog, or 'Frenchy' as they are often known, is a charismatic and loyal dog breed. Here's how to keep yours happy and healthy.

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Pet sitting | what it takes to be a great sitter

So, you love pets and want a fun part-time job? Perhaps pet sitting is right for you! Here's what it takes to be a successful pet sitter.

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What is the right cat litter for my cat or kitten?

It might take some experimenting to find the right cat litter because each cat and owner has unique needs and priorities.

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Chihuahua | Dog Breed Information

Chihuahua's are compact, feisty little dogs with loads of personality and love to give. Discover how to keep them happy and healthy here.

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Is my cat or dog overweight?

Approximately 50% of our cats and dogs are overweight. We tend to regard 'spoiling' our beloved pets with a tasty treat as an act of kindness. Yet, this can result in your pet experiencing a number of health issues. Helping your pet to maintain a healthy weight is key to ensuring that they remain fit and happy. But, how do you go about this?

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Puppy biting - how to stop it?

Train your puppy to stop biting you. 6 methods you can use to reduce puppy biting behaviours and encourage good behaviour.

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Reduce your pet's environmental paw-print

Actions such as purchasing pet food, managing your pet's waste and choosing your pet all have an environmental impact. Here's how to reduce that impact.

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How to clean your dog’s ears

It's important to know how to safely clean your dog's ears and the signs to look out for to spot an infection. Here's what you need to know.

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Pug | Dog Breed Information

Pugs are the original lap dogs. They love cuddles but are also cheeky and fun-loving. Learn how to keep your pug happy and healthy for life.

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Dog digging: How to stop your dog

There are a couple of reasons why your dog might be digging. We will explore them below and share tips to stop your dog's digging habit.

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Greyhound | Dog Breed Information

Greyhounds are athletic, sweet-natured dogs that are often misunderstood. Though they need regular exercise, they also love naps and cuddles.

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Choosing a puppy - 5 questions to consider

Choosing a puppy and bringing it home is a lifelong commitment. Instead of choosing based on looks, here are some factors you should consider.

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Beagle | Dog Breed Information

Beagles are friendly, energetic dogs that make great family pets. Here is everything you need to know to keep your Beagle happy and healthy.

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Best family dog breeds for your home

The best family dog breeds are calm, friendly and trainable. But it also depends on your lifestyle, time and energy levels!

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German Shepherd | Dog Breed Information

German Shepherds are loyal, smart and brave dogs. Discover the history of the breed and what it takes to be a responsible owner.

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The smartest dog breeds in the world

What makes a 'smart' dog breed? Discover 10 of the smartest dog breeds around the world, and what makes them so intelligent.

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