Dog Teeth Cleaning and Dental Hygiene

dog teeth need regular cleaning like this collie's teeth which look healthy close up

We humans learn from an early age that brushing our teeth twice a day is non-negotiable. But when it comes to dog teeth cleaning, many pet parents are clueless. In fact, we’d guess many (most?) dog owners never brush their dog’s teeth. If you’re guilty of neglecting the doggy toothbrush, you’re not alone. But dogs … Read more

How Do Cat Microchips Work? We Explain

Cat microchips only take a few seconds to implant.

Cat microchips are fast becoming the new normal, catching up with their dog microchip cousin. However, while microchipping is mandatory for all dogs in New Zealand, in a lot of our regions microchips aren’t a legal must-have for cats. That said, you’ll probably find almost every cat and his neighbour has, or will soon have, … Read more

How Long Do Cats Live For? Find Out Here!

This pet parent is researching how long do cats live?

How long do cats live for? It’s a significant question for many Kiwis when planning to become a first time pet owner. For instance, a puss with a five-year lifespan requires vastly different spending to one likely to live for 20 years. For example, knowing your furry friend’s potential lifespan gives insight into your financial planning … Read more

Want a Bring Your Dog to Work Day? It’s on 25 June!

These colleagues celebrate Bring Your Dog to Work Day, 25 June.

It’s international Take Your Dog to Work Day on 25th June! Hooray for perky pooches visiting the workplace across New Zealand. The daily toil is never more fun than when you can bring your dog to work, right… And our furry friends couldn’t agree more, because their favourite thing is staying close to their human. … Read more