We’re dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership and safety around animals in our community, so as part of our outreach activities we offer educational visits to local preschools and kindergartens.

Some of the topics covered in each session include:

  • How to choose, prepare for and care for a pet
  • What animals need to live healthy, happy lives and how to treat them well
  • How to behave safely around animals
  • How to recognise signs that an animal is upset

Every school visit finishes with a Q and A session where students can ask our expert anything they like about animal care and behaviour. Students will gain an awareness of the joys and challenges of being a pet owner as well as a basic understanding of how to be safe around animals.

Pet Care

  • Dog parks are the perfect playground for doggy dates where your pet can socialise and exercise in a safe environment. As an owner, it’s your responsibility to make sure you follow the spoken and unspoken rules of dog parks. In this week’s blog, we’ve put together a handy guide so that your day at the …
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  • Snakes! As we are heading out to enjoy the warmer weather, so are the snakes that we share our parks and river areas with. Snakes seek out warm places to sun themselves as well as an ongoing supply of food and sometimes travel into homes and yards in search for these. During these searches snakes …
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  • There are lots of decisions to make when choosing food for your pet. Do you opt for the tuna or the turkey? The lamb or the beef? The wet or the dry? Like any decision concerning your pet, it’s important to do your research and consider what your breeder and veterinarian recommends. In this week’s …
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