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Keeping fleas away from your dog

The last thing you want is a blood-sucking flea irritating your beloved Fido. However, fleas are clever little critters tha...

Bringing a new baby home to your dog

Bringing a new baby into the household is a very exciting time, however many new parents worry about whether or not the...

The benefits of office pets

Whether you're a boss or an employee, it might be adding 'Office pet' to the next meeting agenda......

A pet is fur-ever, not just for Christmas

If you're thinking of added a pet to your family this Christmas, it’s crucial to remember that it’s a commitment t...

Cleaning up after your dog

Ok, before we get into this, let's all say it together. Poo. Poop. POOOOO. There, now that we have that out of our system, let's ...

Boost your health—get a pet

Forget supplements, a puss or a pooch could be just what you need for better health!...

What to feed your adult dog

Now that Rover’s reached adulthood you’ll want to make certain that his diet is nutritious enough to keep his body in peak condi...

How to massage your dog

Don’t let their sweet faces and boundless energy fool you – dogs get stressed! And just like people, one way to de-stress your pooch...

Getting your dog used to its name

You’ve found the pawfect name for your new pooch—now you just need to teach your dog its name, which isn’t always as easy ...

Stopping your dog from barking

When your dog just won’t stop barking it’s the worst, huh? That’s why Zookie has gathered some tips, tricks and gadget goss t...

How to put your dog on a diet

If your pup is looking a bit porky, it might be time to put them on a diet!...

10 tips for taking better photos of your dog

Who better than a pro photographer to give us some tips on how to take a pawsome shot of our four-legged pal....

10 reasons you absolutely need a dog in your life

There’s an old saying that dog is man’s best friend. Turns out it’s not just an old mutt-lover’s opinion, ...

When to get a new pet

Wondering when to get a new pet? Ultimately, there is no definite date. The time to get a new pet depends on you as an individual, you...

Vaccinating your dog

Vaccinations, no body likes them and neither will your dog. However, dog vaccines are important in ensuring your pet is health througho...

Best pet-friendly holidays

It can be hard to leave your fur children at home when you're on holidays, so we've put together a list of dog and cat-friendly h...

Burying or cremating your pet

When considering burying or cremating your pet, it is important to know your options and what’s involved....

The cost of owning a dog

Okay, so you want a dog but can you afford a dog? Often prospective pooch owners forget to consider all the associated costs of own...

Walking and running your dog

No matter how big or small Fido is, he’ll need daily exercise and while walking and running your dog might seem like child’s pl...

SuperDogs: saving the world one cute picture at a time

Super pups to the rescue! Faster than a speeding bullet (when food is on the floor), these canine cut...

Co-sleeping with pets: good or bad?

Who hasn’t allowed their pooch or kitty to jump into their bed at night? Is it really that bad? Well, it seems researche...

A dog is a horse, of course!

These dogs could easily be mistaken for a small pony....

Socialising your puppy

Being a responsible puppy parent should involve teaching your new bundle of fur social skills. After all, a sociable puppy is a happy...

Celebrating your dog's birthday

You like to celebrate your birthday, right? So why not pull out the cake and candles for your dog’s birthday. After all, it ...

The decision to have your pet put down

If you have an ageing or ailing pet-or your pet gets severely injured-you might be faced with the difficult decision ...

Finding accommodation for you and your pet

It’s always fun to travel with your best friend, but when your best friend is of the feline or canine variety, it...

10 games for your dog, you and your kids

Get your four-legged pal and your kids together for an hour of game playing. It's a great way to tire out energetic...

Ticks and tick control for dogs

Given what we know about wretched ticks, the obvious action is to avoid them all together but that’s easier said than done—s...

What to feed your new puppy

Puppies are cute and fun—but they’re also hungry little critters, so you need to be prepared, which means knowing what to feed y...

How to clip your dog's nails

If Rover’s nails are clickety-clacking on the floorboards or getting snagged in the carpet then they’re in need of trimming...

When your dog bites

What would you do if you dog decided to bite another dog or human? Even a placid pooch can get snappy, so it pays to know what to do in ...

Toilet training your dog

Toilet training your dog is an essential part of being a dog owner-unless, of course, you don’t mind waking up to find your canine ...

Tips for talking to your landlord about getting a pet

Finding a landlord who will allow pets can be a challenge, so we've put together some tips to help you...

You’re invited! Cutest doggie birthdays

Everybody loves a birthday even these adorable pooches!...

It's back: Australia Day 'Every Man & His Dog' stand up paddle event

While Australia Day fireworks are a no-go for pets, there are a whole heap of cool ways...

What happens if you put dogs in a photo booth?

On the count of three. 1... 2......

Why pet insurance is important

Many of us see the value of insurance when it comes to our health or our families. So why should our pets be any different?...

Fostering a dog

Fostering a dog is very much like becoming a foster parent. You will have to provide temporary shelter for a homeless dog, care for it, and ...

Duffy the blind Terrier sees owners for the first time

Witness Duffy the Irish Terrier’s excitement as he sees his owners for the first time in months after...

Deaf dog learns sign language

When she first arrived at the animal shelter, Rose the Pit Bull wasn’t responding to commands. The volunteers soon realized sh...

Sydney's first Dog Lovers Show

On a sunny day in early November 2014, Sydney saw its first official Dog Lovers Show. We sent Eleanor Langley to check it all...

10 reasons why dogs are overrated

Sure, dogs may be cute and always happy to see you… But besides giving us heart-melting puppy dog eyes, they’re totally ov...

Sydney Dog Lovers Show - celebrating our four-legged friends

With a whole bunch of cute canines all under one “wroof”, it’s a dog lovers’ paradise!...

Could you be a potential puppy parent?

What do you say to becoming a pet parent to a beautiful Labrador puppy—who you would train and educate while someone ...

Yay for Take Your Dog To work Day!

Hurray, a national day that allows you to take your beloved pooch to meet the boss…...

YOU SHALL NOT PASS! Dogs terrified of cats.

Check out this strange compilation of dogs that just can’t bring themselves to go near the family cat. One does ...

Dogs in bandanas break World Record

More than 22,000 pet owners and their pooches turned out to join the RSPCA’s 2015 Million Paws Walk…...

WTFur? Poodle exercises

A new fitness regime that will blow your mind......

9 geekiest dogs on the interwebs

The nerd is strong in this pup. These are 9 of the nerdiest canines this side of Middle Earth....

9 dogs who look like they’re laughing

These cheerful canines are bound to crack you up!...

Barkour. This pooch has mad skills.

Watch professional parkour athlete, Alex Duong, and the amazing Jumpy hit up their local park to show off some wicked-co...

Bath time: dog edition

Scrub-a-dub-dub! These pooches like a bubble bath as much as the rest of us. Don’t forget behind the ears!...

Dogs that think they're human

You’ve heard of dogs looking like their owners? Well, this takes it to a whole new level....

Becoming a dog owner

Before you get carried away thinking that owning a dog is a sunny walk in the park… Stop. Owning a dog is a 10-year commitment (at leas...

Why do I need to register my pet?

Got a new pet? Wondering if registering it is essential…well yes it is!...

Top 10 names for dogs

You’ve chosen a new furry best friend but it doesn’t have a name yet. Perhaps if you look at the top 10 names for dogs it’ll inspire y...

Being a responsible pet owner

Bringing a new pet into your home can make a wonderful addition to your family, but there is more to pet ownership than feedin...

Springer Spaniel gets caught short at Crufts

When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go—even if you’re in the middle of the Crufts arena!...

10 things to consider before getting a dog

Getting a dog is a big decision. Big. HUGE. And before making the commitment there are a few things you should co...

Choosing a dog breed

There are over 400 dog breeds in the world, each with their own specific physical characteristics and temperaments. If you're a little ...

Pose a Pet camera app

The festive season wouldn’t be half as much fun without a whole bunch of silly snaps to show how un-cool you look in a Christmas hat, ...

Pet smart pet technologies

There are more and more animal apps and high-tech pet products coming on to the market, take these two snazzy pet technologies fo...