How Long Do Cats Live? Find Out Here!

This pet parent is researching how long do cats live?

How long do cats live? 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. Knowing your furry friend’s potential lifespan provides a great insight into your financial planning needs … Read more

Maltese Dog Personality, History and Facts

Maltese are devoted and loving dogs.

The Maltese dog may be on the small side, but it sure packs a punch when it comes to a big heart. Extremely devoted and loving, these perky pups love to be at your side every minute of the day, or better still on your lap. Maltese may look like characters straight out of a … Read more

How to Prove Your Dog is Purebred – Part One

Find out how to prove your dog is purebred in New Zealand.

How to prove your dog is purebred is probably the first thing you’ll ask yourself before forking out thousands of dollars for a pedigree pup. This has become a hot topic worldwide, though especially in New Zealand due to the rise of puppy mills and resulting puppy scams. Both puppy farms and smaller breeders have … Read more

How to Tell if a Dog is Purebred – Part Two

Find out how to tell if a dog is purebred.

How to tell if a dog is purebred is a question we’re seeing often. It’s not just something pet parents are asking one another, it’s also become a regular feature in the news, on dog forums and across social media. And it’s no wonder there’s so much hype around the topic – people are paying … Read more

German Shepherd: Personality, History and Health

Read about the German Shepherd personality and more in this article.

The German Shepherd is a superhero dog. That’s because they’re big, strong, brave and most of all extremely loyal. These dogs are highly adaptable, intelligent and love to have a purpose in life. For this reason, they make great companion dogs for loving and attentive families. And because they learn and listen so well, they … Read more

Purebred Dog Pros and Cons Explored

This is a purebred dog, a prized English bulldog.

Purebred dog breeds, from Maltese to Shih Tzu, have come a long way from their wolf ancestor. Selective breeding has yielded some of the finest dog breeds we love and know today. It allows us to produce unique looks, temperament, and physical traits in dog breeds. But the outcomes of selective breeding can have benefits and … Read more

Friendliest Cat Breeds to Welcome to Your Household

Friendliest cat breeds to welcome to your household

Are you prepping to welcome a new kitten into your heart and home for the first time? Or you want to get an affectionate purr-ball for your kids as the newest addition to your family? For a match made in heaven, look no further. Get to know the friendliest cat breeds by stepping right this … Read more