Pet Problems Solved is an online resource for pet parents that provides practical tips on how to solve common pet behaviour problems. Dr Jo Righetti, the Australian animal behaviourist behind the website, is passionate about helping pet owners enjoy harmonious relationships with their four-legged companions. Stay tuned to her website for enlightening articles about living… Continue reading Animal Talk with Dr Jo Righetti
We’re usually spoilt for choice in the summer. Sydney’s many stunning parks, beaches, coastal walks and reserves make for exciting weekends! But when it comes to dog-friendly walks and parks, we run to the same on-leash stretches across Bondi, Coogee, Blackwattle Bay, Iron Cove and Callan park. The no-dogs-allowed rule makes looking for a good… Continue reading 8 Dog-Friendly Walks and Parks in Sydney
Escape the heat of the city with your pooch this summer and enjoy some salty fun at the beach. New South Wales is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia and tonnes of them are dog friendly! Your furry friend will appreciate the chance to stretch their legs, meet some other pups… Continue reading Sydney’s Best Dog-Friendly Beaches
Soft collars, faux leather collars, embroidered or patchwork collars – no matter what your pooch’s preferred style is, a dog collar is the top must-have in every puppy parent’s new dog kit. It’s an essential accessory that completes your dog’s look (who doesn’t love a little swag!), as well as a legal requirement in most… Continue reading Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose the Right Collar for Your Brand New Puppy
The short answer: Yes, but with caution. The long answer: Your dog can enjoy the fleshy part of the peach when peaches are in season, but be wary of the hard pit as it can cause choking and intestinal blockage. Not only that, the pit, stems, and leaves contain cyanide—a component that’s toxic to dogs. … Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Peaches?
The short answer: Yes, but in limited quantities. The long answer: A good source of vitamins and minerals, cantaloupe is a refreshing fruit that can be consumed by your dog as a sweet snack. But because of its high sugar content, you shouldn’t allow him to eat too much of it. How to feed cantaloupe… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Cantaloupe?
The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Unripe white potatoes are not safe for dogs because of the solanine content that can blur vision, slow heart rate, and affect digestive and/or nervous systems. However, if the potatoes are ripe, cooked properly, and served moderately, they should provide the necessary vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants for… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Potatoes?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Whether they’re raw, cooked, or in powder form, onions should never be eaten by your dog because they contain large quantities of sulfoxides and disulfides that are known to be poisonous to dogs. If accidentally consumed by your canine pet, onions may cause gastrointestinal irritation or may damage… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Onions?
The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Corn contains vitamins, potassium, and folic acid that are all good for your best friend. Dogs can enjoy grilled or boiled corn kernels, but not when they’re slathered with butter, salt, oil, or any other artificial seasoning. Dogs shouldn’t be allowed to munch on the cob,… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Corn?
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Pears are packed with vitamins (A, C, and K) and minerals (potassium, calcium, and iron). The good news is that your dog can enjoy occasional servings of chopped pieces of ripe pear! Thanks to its high water content, this crunchy and juicy fruit is also a hydrating treat.… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pears?
Desiree Llanos Dee is the Climate Justice Campaigner of Greenpeace Southeast Asia – Philippines. She seeks compelling stories from all around the world and uses them to humanise climate justice. This is her inspiring story. Waldo’s Friends (WF): How did you first get involved in climate change-related pursuits? Desiree Llanos Dee (DLD): I first dove… Continue reading Climate Talks with Desiree Llanos Dee
If you’re a true believer in the “Adopt don’t shop” mantra, then don’t stop at adopting your little bundle of joy. Continue showing your support for the great work done by animal rescue shelters by purchasing these adorable rescue parent products from shelter online shops. Take your pick from these 10 bark-tastic products that will… Continue reading 10 Dog-Themed Products to Show Your Support for Animal Shelters