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Are Dog Kennels Right For My Dog?

Dog kennels can be great for some dogs, but not so much for others. Here are some factors to take into account, and some other care options.

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Kelpie | Dog Breed Information

The Australian Kelpie is a hard-working and intelligent dog breed. They are known for their herding instincts and incredible athletic ability.

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What to do if you see a dog in a locked car

A dog locked in a hot car can die in less time than it takes to pop into the shops. Here is what to do if you see a dog trapped in a car.

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Spoodle | Dog Breed Information

The Spoodle is a friendly, sociable dog breed. Discover all you need to know about caring for this family-friendly furbaby.

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Why heatstroke in dogs is dangerous

Heatstroke in dogs can lead to coma and fatality. Here's what you need to do if a dog in your care suffers from heatstroke.

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6 tips for working from home with a dog

Working remotely and creating a pet-friendly home office is possible, it just takes a little preparation and planning. Here's how!

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Golden Retriever | Dog Breed Information

Gentle, calm and clever: the Golden Retriever is a great family dog. Here is everything you need to know about these gentle pets.

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Cattery or cat sitter: which is best?

Every cat is unique. Some cats suit catteries whilst others suit cat sitting. Here are some factors to consider before choosing for your cat.

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier | Dog Breed Information

Staffordshire bull terriers, or 'staffies' are a popular family-friendly dog. Here is everything you need to know about this beloved breed.

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Spring Clean Your Profile

Summer is just around the corner, state borders are lifting and Christmas plans are underway. Here’s how to pimp your profile and stand out!

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Border Collie | Dog Breed Information

Border Collies are an iconic working breed, known to be highly intelligent and energetic. Here's all you need to know about Border Collies.

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Labrador Retriever | Dog Breed Information

Labrador Retrievers are the world's most popular dog, and it's easy to see why. Here is everything you need to know about this sunny, funny breed.

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How Doggy Daycare can improve your dog's life

Doggy daycare has grown massively in popularity in recent years, largely because of modern challenges in balancing work with pet ownership. Here's how it can improve your dog's life.

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Cavoodle | Dog Breed Information

Discover all you need to know about the health, appearance and temperament of the popular Cavoodle dog breed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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