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Transport Crates - What You Need To Know About Transport Crates

July 16th, 2019 |      0 comments

Who doesn’t love going on long trips? And what’s better than going on a long trip than being with family or friends? What about pets? Pets love going on trips too you know, especially if it’s a trip with their favourite hoomans.

 

  But pets, unlike humans, need to be handled differently when going on trips. Their anatomical structure isn’t the same as ours, so their safety on long trips are compromised when not properly buckled in. 

 

  The best thing to do is to secure them inside a proper transport crate. Transport crates are usually made of high-grade plastic that can withstand impacts. These are also designed to keep your pet safe within its confines without making it feel claustrophobic.

 

 

Caring For Senior Pets

July 16th, 2019 |      0 comments


One sad reality in life is that everyone, everything gets old. Yes, our pets will grow old and they age faster than us. In comparison, a year in a dog’s life is equivalent to 7 of ours. They reach maturity faster and therefore become senior animals earlier than us human beings.

 

 The best we can do is make sure that we care for our pets from a young age to their twilight years. 

 

 Like us, as our pets get older, they also show signs of becoming vulnerable to injuries, diseases and the effects of fatigue. 

 

  Cats & dogs are usually considered geriatric at the age of 7. The breed, genetics, nutrition and environmental influences will play a part in the ageing process so it isn’t exactly the same for all types of pets.

 

 

Clean Your Fish Tank Before It Becomes Too Rank

July 16th, 2019 |      0 comments

Fish are great pets to keep if you want some peace and tranquillity in your home. Watching them flit about or just lazily drift around has been proven to lower the anxiety, blood pressure and stress of fish pet owners all over the world.

 

  The list of benefits these underwater pets give us might prove to be longer than the average person’s arm. But, what benefit do these fishes get from being our pets?
 

Is My Cat too fat? The Journey From Fat Cat to Model Thin Kitten

July 16th, 2019 |      0 comments

It’s pretty clear that we love our cats. After all, cats are the most popular companion animals in NZ! And if you visit any pet store, you’ll find more products for cats than any other pet in the NZ area. There are cat bowls, food, scratching posts, climbing posts, bells, swatters, you name it if a cat owner thinks their cat’s gonna love it, it’s most probably going to be there. 

And maybe we are guilty of loving our cats too much.


It can’t be helped, anything a cat does is cute. There are hundreds, if not thousands of Youtube videos devoted to the cats. And these channels are watched by millions of cat lovers world wide! 

 

I Too Got A Cockatoo, How About You?

June 24th, 2019 |      0 comments

One of the more popular bird species serving as pets today is the Cockatoo. And who can blame these pet owners for owning such a magnificent looking bird?

A properly taken care of cockatoo is a very affectionate pet that loves being the centre of everyone’s attention. Everyone who has had the luck to be with or around a cockatoo know just how fun it can be with this bird. So, let’s make sure your fine feathered pet becomes one of those perfect pet companion cockatoos everyone loves.
 

Live Longer, Get A Pet Fish

June 24th, 2019 |      0 comments

Watching fish swimming for an hour a day saves lives.

Keeping an aquarium full of fish and spending an hour or two just watching them swim can lower the risk of heart attacks. Most fish owners swear that they feel calmer, more tranquil after sitting in front of their aquarium to watch their pets go about their lives underwater.
 

They Lied, Here’s The Truth About Guinea Pigs

June 24th, 2019 |      0 comments

This Guinea Pig Went To Market, This Guinea Pig Went To Sea… How My Love For Guinea Pigs Started With A Lie

“Someone lied to me”

These were the first thoughts that came into my mind when I first got a pair of Guinea Pigs.
 
 

What’s So Great About Great Danes?

May 16th, 2019 |      0 comments

The Apollo of dogs. Gentle Giants. The Biggest Canine Clowns. Oversized Lapdogs. These are just a few of the endearing names attached to these magnificent dogs.

Great Danes are very friendly and even-tempered. They weren’t so back in the day when they were used as Guard Dogs in large estates and tracts of land. 

You’d think that a dog as large as a Great Dane would require humongous amounts of care, right? Not so. 
 
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