All Natural Solutions for your Pet Spring Clean!

Springtime welcomes warmer weather, longer days and the motivation to give your house a good clean! For pet parents that also means some much-needed cleaning, organisation and decluttering of their pets life too.  Here’s a spring cleaning checklist for every pet parent with some great natural ways to keep your home clean. Removing Pet Odours and Stains Deodorise couches, carpets, and pet spaces with baking soda. Sprinkle baking soda over the carpet and other vacuum-able surfaces to absorb pet odours. Make a ready-to-go mixture using your favourite pet-friendly essential oil. Fill...

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Benefits and Recipes

Are you considering using Apple Cider Vinegar for your furbaby?  Apple Cider Vinegar is made from just apples and water and left to naturally ferment, making it completely safe for them. It is believed to be a wonder food and people have been using it for years to improve their overall health.  So just how does Apple Cider Vinegar benefit our fur friends and how can it be used?   12 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar  How much can apple cider vinegar benefit your dog? If the strong antioxidant and antibacterial qualities of apple cider vinegar aren’t enough reason...

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6 Ways To Get Your Pet Active During Winter

When winter rolls around, it can feel like you and your pet are cooped up inside for days on end. It’s colder and gets dark earlier which can drain your motivation to get out and get active!  But don’t let that be an excuse for you and your fur baby not to get moving.   Check out these 6 creative ways to ensure that your pup remains active and healthy this winter. 1. Indoor Fetch – Fetch might seem like a simple suggestion for an exercise, but playing fetch is an easy way to motivate your dog to participate in fun, cardiovascular activity. Find somewhere with a...

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Why you should be worried about that extra Puppy fat!

Is your dog carrying a little too much puppy fat? Controlling that ever-enlarging waistline is a major health concern facing our modern-day society, and it’s not only humans who are affected. The obesity epidemic is taking its toll on our furry friends too. Obesity and weight issues among dogs and cats in Australia are concerning with some earlier studies showing that almost half of dogs and one-third of cats in Australia are overweight or obese.¹ Although it may be hard to resist giving your pet an extra treat or a little bit more food when they show off their puppy dog eyes, obesity is...

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Proper Petiquette -How to Socialise with Pets!

Do you like to be social, but also like spending time with your pets? It’s safe to say our furry friends play an important role in our lives and while we love and cherish these little creatures like humans, it’s important to remember that they’re animals who need boundaries.  There is also a certain amount of consideration and etiquette required by us as loving, doting pet owners. Etiquette For Dog’s and Owners Dog owners have a responsibility to manage their pets’ behaviour and follow certain rules of etiquette.  This also helps to teach our pets about acceptable...

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Preparing, Welcoming & Caring for your New Puppy!

Those new puppy moments are absolutely priceless.  When you first bring them home it is an exciting time for the whole family. Soon your new puppy will be a member of the family that you can’t remember being without, but in the beginning, it can be a very scary experience for them. Puppies New Home! Coming into a new environment with people that they’ve never met before after being removed from their mother and siblings, it’s no wonder that your new pet will be a little anxious in the beginning.  Here are a few tips on ways in which you can prepare your family and household...

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The Benefits of Bones in your Pet’s Diet

Raw bones are a healthy and safe part of your pet’s balanced raw diet and offer many benefits, some of which we have touched on in previous blogs.  Below we have outlined additional ways in which bones can benefit your pets.  Bone Safety First It is important that bones are always fed raw. Cooked bones can splinter and cause impaction, perforation of the gut and even death.  For a more comprehensive guide on bone safety you can refer to our previous blog on ‘How To Choose and Feed Bones Safely’, contact us directly or speak to your holistic vet if you have serious concerns...

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How Natural Scents can Help Anxiety

COVID-19 has meant a lot of sacrifice for all of us.  Isolation from friends and family, shopping, work and colleagues but in a lot of ways it has given us more time with the ones closest to us at home, including our pets.   So now that our fur babies have gotten used to us being at home,  how will they survive when it comes time to go back to work and send the kids back to school?   Anxiety in Dogs Anxiety in dogs is something most pet parents have experienced. From puppies who have recently left their mothers, moving house or seeing their owners leaving...

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How to Care for our Fur Mum’s To Be!

In honour of all our mother’s and mother’s to be we would like to wish you a Happy Mother’s Day… especially to our soon to be fur mum’s!  Is your dog expecting? We have put together a guide to caring for your pregnant dog through this special time. How Do I Know If My Dog Is Pregnant? Most dogs will show no signs of pregnancy for the first several weeks. It will be difficult to determine if your dog is pregnant early on.  Signs of pregnancy may differ from dog to dog (and even between pregnancies in the same dog). Signs typically appear in the second trimester and throughout...

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Boost your Pet’s Immunity with Bone Broth!

Bone Broth
Bone broth is considered a magical elixir that can cure leaky gut and help with all manners of ailments from arthritis to a weak immune system.  It is thought to be a superfood, has been around for a very long time, is nutrient packed, easy to make, and better yet, it has amazing health benefits for your pets too!  What is Bone Broth? Bone broth is a stock made by boiling the bones and the connective tissue of animals for a long time. The long cooking time is thought to draw gelatine, collagen and minerals, including calcium and phosphorus, out of the bones and into the...

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