10 Common Dog Breed Health Problems

dog breed health problems are more common in certain breeds

If you’re looking for dog breeds without health problems you might be in a bit of a pickle. This is because dog breed health problems can happen to all dogs, whether they’re pedigreed or mongrel. Having said this, you can help buffer your beloved pup from medical issues it’s prone to – especially when you … Read more

Halloween Pet Fun and Safety

Halloween and pet fun can include tasty treats

Halloween pet fun is all about tail-oring celebrations for your furkid. Trick-or-treats can for instance, include teaching your dog a new trick (like playing dead since Halloween is all about that kind of thing) and making spooky pumpkin-based treats for your cat. In this Halloween pet guide we’ll show you how to have fun with … Read more

3 “Ugly Cat Breeds” That Make Lovely Pets

sphynx is often considered an ugly cat breed

Ugly cat breeds. Is there such a thing? Ultimately, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. However, we’ve seen people searching online and actively looking for ugly cat breeds – so either it’s a case of “cute to me, ugly to you” or people are just loving the idea of having a stereotypically “ugly” … Read more

Google 3D Animals Makes Choosing a Pet Easier

view of Pomeranian on Google 3D animals

Have you heard about Google 3D animals? It’s augmented reality (AR) that you can experience anywhere – even the comfort of your own home. You don’t need special 3D or AR goggles either. All you need is your smartphone. Imagine choosing your pet using Google 3D animals… You won’t have to imagine if a Labrador … Read more

Pets and Breakups: How To Navigate Them

man and woman arguing with dog lying between them. Breakups are hard on pets

When a relationship goes south, it isn’t just the humans who are affected. It’s hard on the furkids too. The logistics involved with pets and breakups can be difficult to navigate for everyone. Who gets to keep the dogs and cats? Will they move out with one partner? What about their new living space? How … Read more

Rottweiler: Gentle Giant and Guard Dog Supreme

blonde woman sitting with her Rottweiler face to face

The Rottweiler is probably one of the most recognisable dogs worldwide because they have quite the reputation. Though their sheer size can sometimes seem intimidating, these working dogs are incredibly loving and intelligent. However, they do need to be matched with the right pet parents for the happiness and safety of everyone. Read more about … Read more

National Pet Obesity Day in NZ

obese black and white cat on grass as head image for national pet obesity day

National Pet Obesity Day is on 13 October and here’s the thing: it’s not about celebrating obese pets. Instead, it’s about raising awareness around the risks involved with pet obesity. National Pet Obesity Day is a great excuse to take a good honest look at your pet’s weight and condition, then come up with a … Read more