13Feb/20

Facts about Mini Australian Shepherd

If you are planning to buy a dog while in Australia, you may want to consider a Mini Australian Shepherd. Despite it being small, it’s a furry friend you can count on. Before buying one, there are several interesting facts that you should learn about this puppy-like dog.

  •  They are great as Family Pets

This is an excellent family dog since apart from their fun loving, being playful in nature, loyal, intelligent, they are also social. This makes them suitable as pets especially in a family that has small children and other playful pets. With this, you should not expect conflict with other pets.

  • No Much Grooming is required

The only time that your dog will require daily brushing is when its shedding its undercoat which is twice a year. The rest of the year, you do not have to worry much about their grooming. You can do it once a week and they will be okay while bathing should be done when they are dirty. 

  • They should Exercise Daily

Mini Australian Shepherds are active and they hate being bored. For this reason and to help them maintain their playful nature, they should engage in brain games and other dog … Read More

18Oct/19

How to Level-Up Your Pet Store Security

Business security is one of the fundamental requirements of a sustainable business organization. Be that for a pet store or any other business.

More often than not a business is subjected to several risks posed by outsiders as well as from the people working within. In this modern world of advancing business trends, care should be taken not only while undertaking business tasks but also whilst considering all else.

Both employers and their employees want to work in a safe environment which ensures their personal and professional security. As an owner of a pet store, you need to keep it safe and here are some ways by which you can enhance your plan. 

Secure The Business Access Points

There are two times that theft can take place in a business. During business hours or outside of them.

Most burglars prefer to not be seen so they will try to commit robbery outside business hours when no-one is in the store. Talk with your local locksmith and security expert to ensure your property is properly secured.

The team at Locksmiths Near You gave us this next tip. Ensure you secure your premises with up to date locks and locking devices. Most … Read More

11Oct/19

Things to Keep into Account When Choosing an Aussie Python for a Pet

For those that are brave enough to keep pythons as their pets in Australia, there are several things that they should keep in mind. Aussie pythons can grow up to 2.1 meters. It’s vital that the owner learns how to keep and maintain them.

Varieties to Choose from

Aussie pythons are available in varieties depending on preferences. Do not make an impulse decision in buying these pets. First, consider that there are different species and it’s vital that you understand the characteristics of a specific species before taking it home.  They range from yellow, tan to black or basically in various color patterns. You will also find that some are more aggressive than others.

The Foods They Feed on

Tree snakes as these pythons are also known as feed on various animals. They can feed on mice, mammals, lizards, rats, frogs, and birds. Due to the fact that it can be a challenge finding some of these foods and they can be quite expensive, it’s good to research good food options that are readily available and healthy.

The Most Common Health Issues

Just like any other pet, Aussie pets face various health challenges. Overweight issues that include obesity is a … Read More

05Jul/19

Some of the Most Dangerous Animals in Australia

Australia is famous for many things not forgetting that it is home to some of the most dangerous animals. The land and water animals are considered dangerous based on the threat they pose when they attack whether it’s biting or stinging. Some of these animals can be seen at the Australian Museum, Sydney.

  • The Sydney Funnel Web Spider

Most spiders are known to be dangerous and the funnel spider web is no exception.  Found in logs and bricks, the bite is quite painful and deadly. The neurotoxin in their venom is what causes death.

  • Eastern Brown Snake

Australia is known to have plenty of snakes. Although there are many species, eastern brown snakes are known to be quite dangerous. The problem with this snake is that they are found across the country and they bite fast. Actually, due to the fact that they are widely found, they have been responsible for most deaths from snake bites in the country. About 3.2 feet, the eastern brown snake bite can be fatal or lead to paralysis.

  • The Blue-Ringed Octopus

The blue-ringed octopus might be small but it is quite dangerous especially when it is disturbed. What causes death, when bitten by this … Read More

02Apr/19

Some of the Unique Animals that are found in Australia

Australian is a place of wonders. From the beaches, the attraction sites to unique animals, there is so much that is fascinating about this continent. While Africa celebrates ostrich as its largest bird, Australia on the other hand celebrates Emu. If you are an animal lover, the country has unique species.

  • Kangaroo

When unique animals in Australia are mentioned, kangaroos come into mind. Kangaroos are famous for carrying their babies in pouches on their stomach and despite the possibility of running at a speed of up to 35miles per hour, the baby never fall off the pouch. The baby stays in the pouch for about two months before they can start walking on their one after birth. With the millions of these animals found in forests, you can be assured that during your time in Australia you will see a mob of kangaroos.

  • Tasmanian Devil

This animal has an interesting name and this is not the only thing that makes it interesting and unique. Although it is commonly found in the island state of Tasmania, it was originally native to mainland Australia. The devils do not choose what kind of meat, they eat any kind of meat and are said … Read More

01Jan/19

Having a Pygmy Goat as Your Pet

Different people will have different pets depending on their preferences. It could be a dog, a cat, parrot or even a pygmy goat among others. If you are looking for an exciting pet to own, you may consider a pygmy goat if this is allowed in your area. There are several reasons you should consider this miniature animal as your pet.

Create an Ideal Environment for the Pet

Pygmy goats are playful in nature and as a pet owner; you do not want to see your pet sad. Considering their playful nature, you should create the right environment for them. Having an open area such as a backyard and having small items for them to play with would be of significant help.

Reasons to Have a Pygmy Goat

  • One of the reasons pygmy goats make good pets is that they are exceptionally sociable. They love being around people and playing to keep them busy. Actually, most of pet owners who have raised them can attest that they almost behave like the canines. This makes them a great option for pet lovers looking for companionship.
  • These are beautiful pets that come in different colors. Thus if you are looking for an
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29Sep/18

How to take good care of your pets

Basically, your pets are your constant companion and potentially your best friend. In life, not everyone will listen to you, but your pet is not among these ones. They always listen to what you say no matter what. They will always obey your command. Of course, many people claim to love their pet, but only a handful of these ones actually take action to show that they love their pets. In this article, we are going to be looking at some things you can do to show that you love your pet.

  1.    Diet

One of the best ways you can show that you love your pet is by feeding it regularly. It might interest you to know that it is not every food that offers nutritional benefits to your pet. So, before you purchase a food for your pet, you have to ensure that it has all the nutrients as well as the minerals your pet needs to grow. One way you can get to know more about the best diet for your pet is by asking your local vet. Or better still you can go online and do some research.

  1.    Walking

Another way you can show that you love

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21Jun/18

Can pets improve the quality of our lives?

Can getting a pet to have a positive impact on your life? Many pet owners enjoy the value of having a loyal companion in their life. A couple of studies explored ways pets can improve the quality of our lives.  Reports from these studies show that pet can improve our well being and health.

In this article, we are going to be looking at how having a cat or a dog can improve the quality of your life.

Mood support

Pets can help to reduce anxiety, depression and other mood problems. The simple act of petting your dog or brushing your cat makes you feel better. Some hardcore criminals have changed for the better after interacting with a pet. Many psychiatrists bring their pet to the office (dog and cat) to make their patient feel more at ease and relaxed.

Stress management

Mood support is not the only benefit you are going to enjoy when you have a pet. Even the slightest contact with a pet can have a calming effect. Cat and dogs can tell when you are stressed out. They are able to determine our stress level because they have the ability to sense chemical changes in our

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13Mar/18

Ways to help your cat lose weight

It is currently estimated that more than forty-eight percent of house cats are fat or overweight. If your cat is fat it should be at the top of your priority to help it lose weight. You see, weight loss will not only make your cat look better, but will also make it more healthy.

Many fat cat owners often wonder how their cat got fat in the first place. The answer to that question is quite straightforward. When you feed your cat on a regular basis and also give it regular treats. The chances of it becoming fat will be very high. The activity level of your cat also plays a very important role in the overall development and fat level of your cat.

In this article, we are going to be looking at some easy things you could do to help your cat lose weight.

Calories and fat

This is by far the best way you can help your cat lose weight from a dietary point of view. What you should do here is to feed a diet that only provides seventy percent of the calories your cat needs to maintain its current body weight. … Read More

06Mar/18

How to stay away from dangerous animals in Australia

Australia is a very beautiful country with wonderful wildlife and nice people. During your visit to Australia, you need to be very careful especially if you will be going to the outdoors to see the wildlife or just to relax with your friends in the outdoors.

Australia has a hand full of very dangerous animals that you will not want to have an encounter with. Some these animals are as follows –Snakes, Venomous spiders, crocodiles and many more. If you run into any of the dangerous animals in Australia, the risk of you getting injured or even killed is very high.

In this article, we are going to be looking at some things you can do to reduce the chance of you having an encounter with these animals.

Basically, there are three major groups of dangerous animals in Australia. We are going to be starting with the first one.

Topping the list of the most dangerous animal in Australia is the saltwater crocodile. Their freshwater cousins which are the freshwater crocodile are quite harmless. The saltwater croc has been flagged by wildlife specialist as very aggressive. They can measure up to 7meters in length and … Read More