Dog Training 101

This video explains how to teach a hyper-dog to obey commands by using treats. The dogs he uses in his video are quite large and they look very unsettled. He goes on to explain that as soon as the dog completes the command it gets a treat immediately. He also explains that he uses a clicker to let the dog know it has completed the command.

Million Paws Walk

Million Paws Walk is Australia’s biggest dog-walking event and holds a special place in the hearts of many people and their pooches. While it is a great day where we all come together and celebrate our love for dogs, the safety and well-being of our supporters, volunteers, staff and animals has always been our priority.

Weird Things Cats Do & Why We Love Them

The unpredictability of funny cat behaviour livens up any household, but what you see as silly and entertaining is just them following their instincts. They tolerate and incorporate people into their daily routine, winning them over with one hilarious act after another.”

5 Great Pet Lizards

They are the closest reptile that looks like a dinosaur and they don’t carry the innate fear that snakes bring to certain people. Lizards can make great display animals and depending on the species, can be regularly handled. Here we present to you five great friendly lizards in no particular order.

How to help your mini pig in the summer heat

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are real and they can kill pigs. Your pig should have plenty of opportunities to cool off or be in an area that is shaded or cooler for them. Remember, they can’t sweat to cool their bodies off as people can.

8 Facts About Teacup Pigs That Aren’t So Cute

You’ve probably seen the super cute videos of tiny piglets cuddling with puppies or drinking from equally tiny bottles. But do teacup pigs actually stay that small forever? And do they really make good pets?

Australian Parrots

In Australia we have dozens of native species, among them cockatoos, cockatiels and budgies, which, because of their individual popularity, we treat separately on this website.