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Beat the heat – Keeping pets safe during the hot summer months
During the hot summer months, it is important to remember that this season can present some challenges and problems to your animals. Here are our tips on helping your pet stay happy, healthy and cool during summer.
Is a dog the right companion animal for you?
Dogs can make delightful pets, but before you decide to take on this new responsibility, please look into and consider carefully the needs of dogs and remember that these animals will rely on you to meet their needs every day of the year.
Exercise and enrichment for dogs
Dogs need a secure and comfortable living environment with lots of enrichment; this may be indoors, indoors and outdoors, or outdoors (but we believe that dogs would be allowed inside as they are part of the family).
What to feed your dog or puppy
Dogs need a premium food for energy and health, and access to water at all times.
Keeping your dog healthy
Desexing, vaccinations, parasite treatment and regular vet visits all play their part in keeping your dog or puppy healthy.
The truth behind brachycephalic breeds - appearance over welfare?
The squishy face, the short and cuddly body, the big adoring eyes – these are some of the many features that attract people to breeds such as pugs, French bulldogs, British bulldogs, Persian cats and Scottish fold cats.
Desexing your companion animals saves lives
Every year, thousands of companion animals are euthanised across New Zealand because there are simply not enough homes for the huge numbers of animals bred around the country.
Advantages of desexing your companion animal
There are lots of advantages to desexing your pets, apart from preventing the birth of unwanted animals.
Common questions about desexing your companion animal
There are lots of advantages to desexing your pets - here we answer some of the most common questions about desexing and dispel some of the myths around getting your pet spayed or neutered.
Dog behaviour and training
Understanding dog behaviour and making an effort to work with your dog to teach him/her about acceptable behaviours will strengthen your relationship and make life better for you both.