Year: 2024

Caring for pet mice

They may be small, but like all animals, mice need an interesting environment, appropriate housing, and your time and attention. If you keep mice as pets, here are some of our tips to help them thrive. You can also read our advice…

Pets and kids

Many companion animals will get along with children. Families with kids have welcomed pets into their homes with success. It takes planning and consideration to ensure that introductions go smoothly, children know how to treat animals, and kids and pets live…

Socialising your puppy

Socialising your puppy, especially if you are a first-time puppy parent is essential. It’s not only about getting your puppy used to other dogs and people, but it is also about ensuring that they get lots of positive experiences which will…

Importance of dental health

Our companion animals, like us humans, need to receive regular dental care. This is not only to prevent disease but to ensure their teeth remain healthy and functional as long as possible. The most common disease affecting animals is dental…

Emergency planning for pets

The last few years have shown many Australians how vital it is to prepare for emergencies or disasters. We must have an emergency plan that includes our pets. We need to prepare for our pets because they are completely dependent on us….

Better welfare in sight for poultry

After seven years of development, Australia’s Poultry Guidelines and Standards have been released. They include some much-welcomed (and long-overdue) suggestions for improving the welfare of hundreds and millions of birds. The Standards have yet to be approved by the state and…

How to exercise your puppy

Exercise is important for your puppy’s health and behavioral development. Exercise is good not only for the health of your puppy but also for its behavioral development. It’s also a wonderful way for your puppy to socialize with friendly dogs, puppies,…

The facts about battery cages

Are you a member of our latest supporter campaign? We launched our campaign to stop the battery cage less than two months ago. Thousands of you have joined us to encourage egg producers to stop using battery cages. Thank you!…