Find the facts below about dogs and cats and coronavirus COVID-19. Keep checking this page for updates on the situation.
Vets across Australia are open as normal. Walkerville Vet requests that clients:
- Maintain 1.5m from staff and other clients (nurses will hold your pet for examinations)
- Do not pay with cash
- Not attend the clinic if in isolation or even mildly unwell
- Wait on the front lawn if there are 6 or more people in the waiting room
- Come to the clinic alone whenever possible, and without children
Now dive deeper… Continue reading “Your Dog or Cat & Coronavirus COVID-19”
Quick facts (details below):
- Keep the animal calm in a large, dark and quiet box
- Use gloves and a towel for handling if necessary
- If not possible, or for bats, call Fauna Rescue first
- Take them to the nearest open vet for assessment
- There will be no fees or charges
Now dive deeper… Continue reading “Where To Take Wildlife In Adelaide”
Dog owners in Adelaide are incredibly lucky to have so many beaches to visit. It’s even possible to let your dog off the lead if you know when and where to do it.
It all depends on the rules set by each local council. I’ve spoken with each council, and visited all the off leash areas. There’s even a map below. Here’s my review. Continue reading “Leash Free Adelaide Dog Beaches”
“Unfortunately, there are people out there who don’t like cats — hate cats — and too often we see what happens to cats when they are trapped by these sorts of people.” RSPCA South Australia chief executive Paul Stevenson
“A law like this would give the worst elements of society Carte Blanche to abuse their neighbours’ pets” Brian May (guitarist in Queen)
Why are these two so worried?
New cat curfew laws proposed by Marion Council will allow the trapping of any cat found off the property from 9pm to 7am. Not just by council staff either. By anyone at all. Continue reading “Do We Really Want To Live In A Society That Traps Cats?”
Puppy buying scams are everywhere. They prey on the fact that puppies are hard to get, and very expensive. I’ve showed you before my ways to spot a false puppy advertisement. Now I want to lead you through a current example.
Just try this: google “cavoodle puppies for sale” and look at the results. As of 4 Feb, 2020, the top paid ad on my first page is a scam. It’s the screenshot above.
How do I know? Let’s get dirty. You can apply what I’m doing to any site you’re suspicious of. Continue reading “Another Cavoodle Puppy-Selling Scam”
Are you thinking of getting a puppy from a pet shop?
Or do you wonder if it’s OK to buy a puppy from a pet shop.
Or does your pet store puppy have the any of following symptoms?
- Droppings that aren’t 100% solid
- Difficult or slow toilet training
- A fussy or picky appetite
- Poor weight and slow growth
Then you need to read this. Continue reading “Giardia Infections In Pet Shop Puppies”
Last week Fred was found after being missing for 18 months. Without any doubt he’s very lucky ever to see his home and family again. He was stolen right here in suburban Adelaide by people who never wanted him to be found. Continue reading “How Microchipped Dogs Can Still Be Stolen”
We’ve all said it. We hear it in the street, in fact everywhere. This day of remembrance is the perfect time to change how we think about animals. Continue reading ““Stop Acting Like An Animal!””
I provided evidence at the public hearings into the safety of pet food on Tuesday the 28th of August, 2018 in Sydney. Here you can read my oral and written submissions.
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I went there to put forward the demands of ordinary pet owners. You can be sure that industry was well-represented but what about you? We needed the opinions of ordinary consumers and average Australian pet owners. Continue reading “The Senate Pet Food Safety Inquiry & You”
Looking for new dog walk adventures? Here are my family favourites! Most of these you won’t find elsewhere.
There’s a map afterwards or click on a walk for its description. Continue reading “8 Adventurous Adelaide Dog Walks”