Children Growing Up with Pets Experience Many Benefits

children growing up with pets is a beautiful thing

Most people have a pet at one point in their lives and have fond memories of time spent together. Children growing up with pets is wonderfully common, and is something that comes with a range of benefits to developing young minds. Plus, it is all too adorable to watch and record the beautiful bond they … Read more

Pet Love Helps Us Navigate COVID

pet love like this is what's getting us through COVID

There’s nothing better than turning to someone for a warm hug when you’re feeling down, right? Well, that’s what we’ve been doing with our pets to help us get through the pandemic. Taking on board all the pet love we can. Research PD Insurance completed recently of 1,000+ New Zealand pet owners revealed that around … Read more

Best Pets for Kids of All Ages… And Go!

one of the best pets for kids is a pug dog

Your kids have been pestering you for a pet, and up until now your answer has been, “We’ll think about it.” Finding the best pets for kids can be a daunting task… After all, family life is hectic. And even if you did the due diligence you’re not sure you’ll have time or energy for … Read more

Separation Anxiety in Pets: How to Help Them

separation anxiety in pets can mean torn couches

For many pet parents, our recent social isolation meant more quality time at home with our furry or feathery friends. Now things have changed, it’s no wonder separation anxiety in pets is a hot topic among New Zealanders. In fact, shelters around the country (and the world) saw pet adoptions increase as people looked for … Read more

A Vaccine for Those Allergic to Cats

Woman needs vaccine for being allergic to cats

Having a cat allergy is no matter to be taken lightly – especially if you are an animal lover. Attention sneezing fur victims: don’t despair yet, we’ve got some good ‘meows’ to share with you . Drumroll, please. Scientists have invented a vaccine for cats that can stop humans from being allergic to them. The … Read more