Cavoodle | Dog Breed Information
Discover all you need to know about the health, appearance and temperament of the popular Cavoodle dog breed.Read more
What are the rules for renting with pets?
Renting with a pet really does depend on which Australian state you live in. Here are the rules in your state and what you need to know.Read more
What is the right cat litter for my cat or kitten?
It might take some experimenting to find the right cat litter because each cat and owner has unique needs and priorities.Read more
How has 2020 impacted pets and owners?
It's been a big year, but has your pet noticed? According to a new study from Pawshake, pets do sense when things are up.Read more
What is Raw Feeding?
We caught up this week with our friends at Raw & Fresh Pet Food to talk about their healthy fresh pet food range and the benefits of feeding Raw & Fresh diets.
Bee stings - what to do if your pet gets one
Pets use their noses to explore the world, so bee stings can happen occasionally. Here's what you need to do if your pet gets stung by a bee.Read more
Reduce your pet's environmental paw-print
Actions such as purchasing pet food, managing your pet's waste and choosing your pet all have an environmental impact. Here's how to reduce that impact.Read more
Dog digging: How to stop your dog
There are a couple of reasons why your dog might be digging. We will explore them below and share tips to stop your dog's digging habit.Read more
Choosing a puppy - 5 questions to consider
Choosing a puppy and bringing it home is a life long commitment. Instead of choosing based on looks, here are some factors you should consider.Read more
Introducing dog to baby - a practical guide
When introducing your dog to the baby, greet your dog first and then place them in a crate or another room before bringing the baby in.Read more
How to prepare for a house sitter after coronavirus
Coronavirus has made things tricky, but we're seeing good results around most of Australia. Is now a good time to hire a house sitter?Read more
Puppy biting - how to stop it?
Train your puppy to stop biting you. 6 methods you can use to reduce puppy biting behaviours and encourage good behaviour.Read more
Puppy toilet training guide
Toilet training a puppy is about showing them appropriate places to eliminate. A puppy can hold their bladder one hour for every month of age.Read more
How to stop your cat from eating too fast
Cat's shouldn't eat their food too quickly. Here's why, and how you can help your cat slow down their eating at dinnertime.Read more
Loose leash walking - stop your dog from pulling
Stop your dog from pulling. Teach them how to walk on a loose leash with our training checklist and step by step loose leash walking guide.Read more
Protect your profile from scammers
The coronavirus pandemic has led to an unfortunate surge in scam activity targeting online businesses worldwide. But don’t worry: we are here to help protect you and prevent this on Pawshake.Read more
How to avoid puppy and kitten scams
Here's how to stay safe from online puppy and kitten scams, which are taking advantage of rising pet adoption since coronavirus took grip on Australia.Read more
7 tips for a safe holiday after lockdown lifts
Coronavirus lockdown restrictions continue to lift in Australia, and soon enough many people will be planning a weekend break. Here's how to stay safe.
How does parvovirus work?
Parvo, or parvovirus, is a contagious and deadly viral disease in both cats and dogs. Here's what you need to know about it.Read more
Preparing your pet for your return to work
As lockdown restrictions slowly lift around Australia, it’s a matter of time before some of us will have to return to work. This can be confusing for a family dog or cat, and we owe it to our beloved pets to help them adjust smoothly.
10 fun dog tricks for beginners
Trick training improves the bond between you and your dog. Here are instructions for 10 fun tricks you can teach your dog.Read more
Dog Enrichment Food Puzzles
Discover 10 quick and simple dog enrichment food puzzles you can put together that will challenge and stimulate their brains.Read more
Why is pet sitting so quiet at the moment?
Life has turned upside down since the arrival of coronavirus (COVID-19), and a lot of these changes can explain what is happening to the pet sitting industry. Find out what it means for you as a pet sitter.
Should I adopt a pet?
Adopting a pet seems like a great idea: pets bring us joy, and it feels great rehoming an animal in need. But before you adopt a pet, consider if you are in it for the longterm.
Why do pets make us happy?
Domestic pets can bring us a lot of laughter, joy and comfort, especially during difficult times. Here’s the science behind why pets make us happy, and why spending time with your pet can help you maintain good mental health.Read more
How to walk a dog during lockdown
Both you and your dog still need exercise during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, and are still allowed to do so as long as you follow the rules.
How to cope as a pet sitter during the COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has turned life upside down, but here’s how pet sitters can survive, thrive and come out stronger when things settle.
Can I pet sit during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?
Yes, you can continue to pet sit if your services are essential to the health and welfare of your client’s pet. Here's what you need to know.
Can domestic pets spread coronavirus (COVID-19)?
The new coronavirus intervenes deeply in our daily lives. What does the virus actually mean for our pets? And what does this exceptional situation mean for bookings made on Pawshake?Read more