Pet Advice Blog

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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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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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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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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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Hanrob Pet Hotels

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

There are a few things that are essential to ensuring your puppy grows up to be a happy and healthy dog – love, food, clean water and plenty of exercise. Puppy training to ensure your dog like going for walks on a lead is essential.

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How to teach your dog to stay

1/12/2016 2:40 pm

Image BlogTeaching your dog to stay is one of the most valuable lessons they will learn in the training process by professional trainers. This command is typically used for your dog’s safety and comfort in many situations. It is not a simple command for your dog to learn so patience and persistence will be key. There are four simple steps to follow to teach your dog to stay on command.

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How to teach your dog to sit

1/12/2016 2:40 pm

When it comes to dog training, it’s important to start with the basics and get professional puppy training advice if you feel you are out of your depth. Teaching your dog the ‘sit’ command will form the foundation for most of the obedience training your dog will learn. There are three easy steps you can follow to teach your dog to sit on command. This exercise will require repetition, patience and lots of reward.

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