Pet Advice Blog

Doggy Daycare and Hanrob Pet Hotels

It's official - daycare isn't just for toddlers these days. We've all walked past the windows and watched as dogs play in ball pits and are pampered by pet professionals.

But what exactly are the benefits of doggy daycare, and why should you be opting to enrol your pooch, instead of leaving them home alone?  

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Lizzy Fowler

Telstra Business Awards

Hanrob Pet Hotels have been announced as finalists in the 2017 Telstra New South Wales Business Awards.

Celebrating 25 years in 2017, the Telstra Business Awards are the longest running program honouring the achievements of Australia’s best small and medium businesses (SMBs) and, more recently, charities as well. 

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Posted in Hanrob News By Lizzy Fowler

Million Paws Walk

On 21 May this year, dog lovers around Australia united to walk together and make a stand against animal cruelty as part of RSPCA's biggest fund raiser, Million Paws Walk.

Hanrob Pet Hotels Canberra joined hundreds of ACT residents as they gathered at the idyllic Rond Terraces, walking 5km and helping to raise essential funds for the RSPCA. 

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Posted in Hanrob News By Lizzy Fowler

Biggest Morning Tea

The sun shone in Sydney's South this year for Cancer Council’s official Biggest Morning Tea, which was held at locations around the country on May 25th.

Supporting the event for the very first time, Hanrob Pet Hotels opened their Morning Tea not only to the public, but to their pets as well, with members of the local community and their dogs, as well as staff attending the event.  

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Posted in Hanrob News By Lizzy Fowler

Five reasons to own a dog, according to science

Cyclone Debbie may be on its way out, but the aftermath is bringing hazardous weather conditions to Queensland and Northern NSW.

RSPCA Queensland has released some timely advice to help ensure your four-legged friends stay safe during this week's wild weather. 

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Posted in Hanrob News By Lizzy Fowler

Five reasons to own a dog, according to science

Not all boarding facilities are created equal. As Australia’s largest and most long-standing pet accommodation and dog training service, we recommend taking a few simple precautions to ensure peace of mind during your Easter holidays this year.

“By running through a simple check list when choosing a pet hotel, pet owners can rest assured their pet is in the best hands whilst they’re away,” says Andrew Biggs, CEO of Hanrob Pet Hotels. 

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Posted in Hanrob News By Lizzy Fowler

Five reasons to own a dog, according to science

If you’re yet to make the leap from dog lover to dog owner, or even know someone who is anti-dog ownership, then listen up. Because, according to science, dog ownership is not only advantageous, but downright recommended. After all, we have 18,000 years of domestication to look back on.

Here in Australia, two in five of us already own dogs, which means three in five are missing out. But don’t take our word for it – after all, here at Hanrob we’re all dog lovers – listen to what the experts have to say.

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Posted in Hanrob News By Lizzy Fowler

An estimated 39 per cent of Australian households own a pet dog* – that’s a lot of sit, stay, roll-overs! The second step after bringing your new pet home is to set time aside for dog training.

While it’s wonderful fun for the family when dogs are able to perform on command, fundamental obedience training ensures your pup behaves well in social situations, is welcome and safe in public venues, and leaves everyone they meet with a smile on their face.

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Posted in Hanrob News By Hanrob Pet Hotels

Everyone benefits from a housetrained puppy, but the process needn’t be a chore. Follow these easy steps so your puppy can quickly learn how, and when, to go to the toilet. Keep your puppy in a confined space, whether in a crate, on a leash or in a room during early stages of housetraining. This helps to keep mess to a minimum and allows your puppy to get used to their new surroundings.

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Children and puppies are lovely, but it’s important to teach them how to properly interact with each other to ensure the safety and happiness for all. Bringing home a puppy to your family for the first time is such a delightful experience, signifying the first of many years of fun, laughter and love together.

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Posted in Pet Health By Hanrob Pet Hotels