Joining forces with other Southern Highlands community members to help feed our wildlife during the bushfire season.

MIND YOUR MANNERS: Cafe society etiquette:

There are obligations dog owners should take onboard before introducing their dogs to the cafe society crowd.

IN-HOME Puppy set-up programs:

Introducing a new puppy or adult dog to the home requires preparation and management.

MRS OLDBUCK’S PANTRY | In Conversation:

Conversation with Carol Brown, the owner of Mrs Oldbucks Pantry talks about her canine companion, George.

DOGS IN PUBLIC| Legislated Rules:

Be aware of a dog's space in public. Always be mindful of his area, stress levels and disposition.

WEIGHING UP THE FACTS: The benefits of a science-based diet:

A nutritious diet is at the cornerstone of your dog's overall wellness.


Dog and Public Safety: The importance of implementing safety measures to prevent dog attacks.

AUTISM AND PETS: The benefits of pet ownership:

Research has shown that autistic children who own a family pet from a young age benefit greatly.

DOGS AND PUBLIC SAFETY: Creating the right environment:

Creating public awareness and implementing safety measures to prevent further dog attacks.

MOVING HOUSE: What all dog owners need to know:

The regulations and recommendations that all dog owners need to know before moving house:

SPECIAL DIETS FOR DOGS: What to feed dogs with allergies:

Diets for dogs with special skin conditions and issues with their immune systems:

PUPPY SCHOOLS: ‘We Know Pets’:

Puppy Pre-School is a fun way to teach your dog good manners and social skills in the home and when you're out and about.

PARASITE SEASON: What to do when there’s an outbreak:

Paralysis ticks and fleas not only affect your dog's well-being but can also become life-threatening.

MANAGEMENT AND WELL-BEING: Establish the right steps:

Dogs love to exert boundless energy and experience new sights and sounds.

CARING FOR DOGS in summer:

With hot months approaching in the Southern Highlands and Southern Tablelands, now is the perfect time to address the risks that summer brings to dogs including heatstroke.


Thinking of giving a puppy or an adopted or foster dog for Christmas? We outline the many responsibilities that come with dog ownership including a lifelong commitment.

DOG GROOMING: The health benefits grooming provides:

Dog grooming should always be part of any dog owner's daily routine:

WALKING THE BEAT: How to remain calm and in control:

Dogs are instinctively territorial. So it's important to socialise your dog right from the beginning.

SIT, DROP, STAY: Top Dogs In The Field:

When walking with your dog, it's important that you take the lead and reward your dog for its good behaviour.

SAFETY TIPS: Travelling In The Car With Dogs:

In 2015, the RSPCA revealed that over 5000 dogs were either injured or killed in moving vehicles during the previous year.

GRIEVING FOR PETS: When is the right time to welcome a new dog into your home and heart?

Recently, my close friend lost her beloved Jack Russell dog. Skip was 15 years old and he died very suddenly.