Fun 5 minute Games to Play with Your Dog

Working from home? Or take your dog to the office? Want to improve your dog’s focus, engagement and connection? Here are some quick fun games […] Read More

About Anne Hardacre

Anne is a guest contributor to vet-n-pet DIRECT. She is a Director of Pawsitive Connection, a Brisbane based animal training, health and wellness company. Anne has over 14 years of experience in canine behaviour and dog sports and specialises in canine nutrition and wellbeing. Her unique holistic approach ensures lifelong physical, mental and emotional wellness for her client's pets. Qualifications and Memberships: Assoc. Dip Applied Science (Animal Science) CPDT-KA (CCPDT) Certificate in Small Animal Nutrition (NCTM) Fear Free Certified Professional Pet Professional Guild Australia - Dog Training Professional Member IAABC Supporting Member

A dog that eats chocolate may suffer chocolate poisoning, feel very unwell and possibly die.

Chocolate: Deadly For Dogs!

With Easter just around the corner I thought now was a good time to remind you all about how dangerous chocolate is for dog’s. Chances […] Read More

About Bec

From a very young age Bec has always had a great love and appreciation for all animals. Bec is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also has a Bachelor in Applied Science Animal Studies with special interest in Wildlife and Recreational Animals. Her studies have been put to good use working in various animal industries including small and large animal veterinary clinics, horse studs and the family cattle property. Horses have played an important part in her life, living on a horse stud and caring for horses throughout breeding, foaling, spelling, racing and retirement. Bec is the proud mum of two gorgeous girls, a beautiful Cocker Spaniel, chickens and many horses including a cheeky little pony.

How to Help Your Dog Cope with Slippery Flooring

How to help your dog cope with slippery floors; how to prevent injuries from slippery flooring.

About Belinda

"Pet Hair Don't Care" is the family motto in Belinda's household! With her menagerie consisting of 3 dogs, 2 cats, 20 horses, 4 cows, 2 fish tanks and some chickens there is never a dull moment. And there is certainly plenty of pet hair (and muddy footprints) to contend with. ? Belinda is a graduate from the University of Queensland with a degree in Agricultural Science, majoring in Animal Production. She founded online pet supplies store vet-n-pet DIRECT in 2005.

7 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your Pet! 💕

February 14th is Valentine’s Day, an annual celebration of love. Everyday our pets show us unconditional love. So this Valentine’s Day why not show them […] Read More

About Bec

From a very young age Bec has always had a great love and appreciation for all animals. Bec is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also has a Bachelor in Applied Science Animal Studies with special interest in Wildlife and Recreational Animals. Her studies have been put to good use working in various animal industries including small and large animal veterinary clinics, horse studs and the family cattle property. Horses have played an important part in her life, living on a horse stud and caring for horses throughout breeding, foaling, spelling, racing and retirement. Bec is the proud mum of two gorgeous girls, a beautiful Cocker Spaniel, chickens and many horses including a cheeky little pony.

Lady teaching her dog to swim in a pool

How To Teach A Dog To Swim

On a hot day there is no better way to cool down than going for a swim, even for your dog. It is important to […] Read More

About Bec

From a very young age Bec has always had a great love and appreciation for all animals. Bec is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also has a Bachelor in Applied Science Animal Studies with special interest in Wildlife and Recreational Animals. Her studies have been put to good use working in various animal industries including small and large animal veterinary clinics, horse studs and the family cattle property. Horses have played an important part in her life, living on a horse stud and caring for horses throughout breeding, foaling, spelling, racing and retirement. Bec is the proud mum of two gorgeous girls, a beautiful Cocker Spaniel, chickens and many horses including a cheeky little pony.

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Becoming a Tripawd Parent

Lots of people ask similar questions upon finding out their dog or cat has to have an amputation so I thought it might be handy […] Read More

About Aria

Aria is an experienced Veterinary Nurse and an undergraduate Environmental Scientist. So far Aria's career has included small animal general practice, equine reproduction, horse starting and training, maintaining freshwater aquariums and much more. Horses have been an integral part of Aria's life since she was very young. She now has a sassy but sweet Palomino Paint mare, a three legged working dog rescue, a merino wether who thinks he is a horse and two budgies. Aria's areas of interest are animal behaviour and nutrition as well as sustainable land management so equine sports and Australia's unique wildlife can be enjoyed by many future generations!

Summer Pet Care

The beautiful hot and humid Australian Summer weather has well and truly arrived! Here are a few things to remember to keep your pet happy, […] Read More

About Bec

From a very young age Bec has always had a great love and appreciation for all animals. Bec is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also has a Bachelor in Applied Science Animal Studies with special interest in Wildlife and Recreational Animals. Her studies have been put to good use working in various animal industries including small and large animal veterinary clinics, horse studs and the family cattle property. Horses have played an important part in her life, living on a horse stud and caring for horses throughout breeding, foaling, spelling, racing and retirement. Bec is the proud mum of two gorgeous girls, a beautiful Cocker Spaniel, chickens and many horses including a cheeky little pony.

Why are cane toads dangerous to dogs. Know the signs of cane toad poisoning.

Cane Toad Poisoning In Dogs

It seems like there are always can toads in our yard! Here in Queensland cane toads a seen almost year round, except for maybe two […] Read More

About Bec

From a very young age Bec has always had a great love and appreciation for all animals. Bec is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also has a Bachelor in Applied Science Animal Studies with special interest in Wildlife and Recreational Animals. Her studies have been put to good use working in various animal industries including small and large animal veterinary clinics, horse studs and the family cattle property. Horses have played an important part in her life, living on a horse stud and caring for horses throughout breeding, foaling, spelling, racing and retirement. Bec is the proud mum of two gorgeous girls, a beautiful Cocker Spaniel, chickens and many horses including a cheeky little pony.

Can Your Pet Make You Sick?

I was recently reading a news article about a man who devastatingly lost his arms and legs after contracting a rare bacteria from his dog’s […] Read More

About Bec

From a very young age Bec has always had a great love and appreciation for all animals. Bec is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also has a Bachelor in Applied Science Animal Studies with special interest in Wildlife and Recreational Animals. Her studies have been put to good use working in various animal industries including small and large animal veterinary clinics, horse studs and the family cattle property. Horses have played an important part in her life, living on a horse stud and caring for horses throughout breeding, foaling, spelling, racing and retirement. Bec is the proud mum of two gorgeous girls, a beautiful Cocker Spaniel, chickens and many horses including a cheeky little pony.

A Cocker Of A Week

On the 20th of April, it is Beaus 11th Birthday and after the week he has had it will be amazing to see him making […] Read More

About Bec

From a very young age Bec has always had a great love and appreciation for all animals. Bec is a qualified Veterinary Nurse and also has a Bachelor in Applied Science Animal Studies with special interest in Wildlife and Recreational Animals. Her studies have been put to good use working in various animal industries including small and large animal veterinary clinics, horse studs and the family cattle property. Horses have played an important part in her life, living on a horse stud and caring for horses throughout breeding, foaling, spelling, racing and retirement. Bec is the proud mum of two gorgeous girls, a beautiful Cocker Spaniel, chickens and many horses including a cheeky little pony.