Thursday, February 26, 2009

Raising green pets ...

and reducing their carbon footprints.

So what exactly is a Green Dog?

According to this site, you can minimise waste and make your pets more green by:

- making and using more natural food products
- using biodegradable packaging
- making recycled toys
- you can even make pet shampoos

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Free dog obedience classes

City of Sydney offers free dog obedience classes in certain parks throughout the year.

The next group of classes start on the 28 February and they are run by Hanrob.

It sounds like a brilliant idea!

Friday, February 20, 2009

Off leash dog parks in Eastern suburbs and city

Click on this link to find some off leash dog parks in Sydney's Eastern suburbs and city.

It's great that dogs get to have a nice run.

Monday, February 16, 2009


I was lucky enough to watch an episode on DogTown on National Geographic.

The episode was all about saving the Michael Vick's dogs - they were pit bulls who were brought up to fight for each other. Some were raped for breeding and had their teeth removed, some were used as bait. DogTown took in 22 of them and rehabilitated them so one day they could become pets again and loved again.

After watching this episode, I am incredibly grateful that DogTown loves dogs so much and put so much work into getting these dogs rehabilitated. The people who helped these dogs truly loved them and helped them find their worth.

Here is the Michael Vick's story - I am appalled by what this man did to his animals.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Dating service for pet lovers

If you love pets and want to find a significant other in your life ... why not try a dating service where you can find someone who loves pets as much as you do?

Must Love Pets
is an American based dating site, where you can find someone who loves your cat and bird, or 12 rabbits or crazy dog as much as he/she loves you.

Here is one place where you can go on and on and on about your pet (within reason) . If you're looking for a friend or contact to chat about your pets with ... this is a great site for you.

And I am looking for something closer to home, so I can start making friends with people who I can talk about Hemingway and Molly Blue to.

If you have a pet site or pet blog, please send me the url so I can add links to this blog. I'd love to hear from you.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Have you got a pet blog?

I'd love to read yours and link it to this one.

I love reading stories about pets and I'd love you to come share your pet pictures and stories with me. I've always loved pets having owned finches, Maltese poodles, an iguana, a mouse called Khaya, several rabbits, silk worms ... and now have a cat and a bird (I'm thinking of adding a dog but am still deciding which) ... I think I preferred pets to people as a child and was always finding cats to cuddle ...

If you'd like to read Thea Welsh's memoir about her cats, their personalities and living with them ... you will really love reading this book. It's still one of my favourite books about having cats and falling completely in love with who they are.

Please send those pet sites and blog urls to me.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Bondi Vet ...

This Thursday at 8pm, I can't wait.

Dr Chris Brown is a gorgeous bachelor who lives in Sydney and works with pets all over Bondi, he seems so natural with animals and so at ease ... it will make loads of boys want to be vets.