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Food you shouldn't feed your dog

Dogs love food, but it's important to know what is and isn't harmful to them. Read our guide on human foods you should never feed a dog.

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Food you shouldn't feed your cat

It might be tempting to feed a cat a treat from the table but think twice. Here are human foods that you shouldn't feel your cat.

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Post-pandemic pet sitting revival

Pet sitting is busy right now, with travel, increased pet adoptions and returning to the office the main reasons. Find out more.

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How to socialise a puppy | tips and tricks

So you have a new puppy: where do you begin when it comes to socialisation? Read our guide for tips and tricks for pup socialisation success!

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How to socialise an older dog

Can you socialise an older dog? If so, how? Here are some tips to support your older dog to be calm and happy around new people and pets.

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Dog boarding versus dog kennels

Find out what is meant by dog kennels and dog boarding, as well as tips for finding out which pet care arrangement suits your dog best.

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Is it ok to leave a dog home alone?

The length of time you can leave a dog alone depends on the age, personality and needs of your dog. Here is a guide to help you plan ahead.

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How do pets escape | Prevention and safety

Is your pet an escape artist? Here is why a pet might run away, and some ways to prevent this from happening in the first place.

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Pets as Christmas gifts | why this isn't a good idea

Puppies and kittens are super cute, but should you give one as a Christmas gift? Here is why you should rethink this and why.

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Essential oils and pets | is this safe?

Essential oils are super common and can be very dangerous for dogs and cats. Find out why, and what you can do to prevent poisoning.

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How to build trust as a pet sitter

How do you gain trust with your pet sitting clients when you are starting your business? Here are some tried and true ways that we know work.

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Is dog walking safe when it's hot?

How hot is TOO hot when it comes to dog walking? Is it dangerous to walk your dog in the heat? Here are some tips for safe summer walks.

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Why does my dog eat grass?

Does your dog eat grass? Why on earth do they do it, and is it a problem that you need to worry about? Find out more here.

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Pet hay fever and how to help relieve it

Both dogs and cats can experience hay fever in spring. Here are the symptoms to look out for and how to relieve your pet's itching.

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Is my dog too dependent?

Worried that your dog is too dependent on you? Every dog can benefit from more independence! Here's how to train your dog to be less needy.

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Dog dementia | prevention and treatment

Just like us humans, dogs can get dementia in their older years. Here is a guide to diagnosing and preventing dementia in your senior dog.

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Choosing the right dog sitter

What can you expect from a dog sitter? How do you know you've found a good match? Here's how to make the right choice the first time.

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Home dog boarding tips for success

Need someone to look after your dog? Here is everything you need to know about boarding your dog with a pet sitter.

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Indoor activities for dogs in winter

Your dog needn't miss out on playtime this winter! Here are some ideas for indoor activities for dogs when the weather is miserable.

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Dog depression | why is my dog sad?

Dog depression describes when a dog displays altered behaviour because of a low mood. Here are the signs to look out for and what you can do.

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Vegetables dogs can eat safely

Can dogs eat vegetables, and if so, which ones? Here is everything you need to know about feeding your dog veggies in a safe and healthy way.

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Home visits: what to expect from a pet sitter

Home visits are is a great pet sitting service to keep your pet company during the day. Find out more about what they include here.

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Apartment dogs | daily life enrichment

An apartment dog needs as much enrichment as any other dog. Here are so tips to keep your apartment dog happy and healthy in a small space.

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Home visits and dog walks | how long is ideal?

What exactly can you expect from your pet sitter? How long should home visits or and dog walks reasonably take? Find out here!

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Pet sitting | what it takes to be a great sitter

So, you love pets and want a fun part-time job? Perhaps pet sitting is right for you! Here's what it takes to be a successful pet sitter.

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How to keep your pet warm in the winter

Learn how to keep your pet warm in winter. This is especially important for older pets, young pets, short-fur breeds and smaller animals.

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Dog shedding | how to manage extra fur loss

Dog shedding can be messy business. What can you do to make things as comfortable as possible for your dog or cat, and what should you avoid?

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Does my dog really love me?

Do you sometimes wonder 'does my dog really love me?' Scientific evidence says yes! Here's how you can tell from your dog's behaviour.

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Staycation holidays in Australia with your pet

What are staycations and why are they so popular? Here is what you need to know about staycation holidays and how to enjoy one with your pet!

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Dog breeds for small homes

There are several dog breeds that are adept at living in a compact space, whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard. Here are our top ten!

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