Pet Advice Blog

5 pet gadgets you need right now

From tracking our sleep and steps, to watching videos compiled from footage from our brand new drone, we all love a little technology in our lives. But what about our pets?

Sit back as we fill you in on some of the latest and greatest gadgets on the market, designed to improve the life of you and your pet. We think you'll agree, you need them in your life... now!

 

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Lizzy Fowler

Is your dog bored?

6/04/2018 10:32 am

Is your dog bored?

These days, our lives are anything but boring. Most of us are online 24/7, and our FOMO ensures we're always on the go. There are constant distractions in the form of the latest reality TV show, social media and online shopping ... but what about our four legged best friends, who rely on us for entertainment and mental stimulation. Is your pet bored? And how do we guard against boredom in pets?

 

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Rachel O'Loughlin

When you leave your pets with us here at Hanrob Pet Hotels, you want to know they're in the very best hands. So who is it who ensures you're kept up to date with your pet's progress while you're away. Introducing our customer service representatives - or one of them, at least!

Sofia has only been with us for a short period of time but is already a part of our Sydney Airport family. We sat down with Sofia for a minute to find out more about the great work she does and about her favourite Lab, Athena.

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Posted in Hanrob News By Rachel O'Loughlin

Top 5 Aussie Dog Cafes!

29/03/2018 10:32 am

Top 5 aussie dog cafesThere's no denying we're a nation of coffee lovers. And research shows we're also a nation of dog lovers! But sadly, the two don't always go hand in hand, with many cafes simply refusing to allow entry to our four-legged friends.

But never fear - this Easter long weekend we’ve got your brunch spot sorted for you and your pooch. You won't have to choose between your brekko and your best friend – you can have both! Here's our run down of our top dog-friendly cafes in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra!.

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Rachel O'Loughlin

She has has an infectious smile that all animals love - especially her two adorable Jack Russells, who enjoy the beach as much as she does - Sabrina Amling is our facility manager at Duffys Forest. No one day is ever the same and she wouldn't have it any other way.

We asked Sabrina what she loves most about working at Hanrob; her greatest achievments; and found out more about her adorable dogs, Chester and Lilly!

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Posted in Hanrob News By Rachel O'Loughlin

3 Reasons To Book A Puppy Lesson

23/03/2018 10:32 am

3 reasons to book a puppy lesson for your new pup

Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting experience for your family and your new four-legged friend. But just like the arrival of any new family member, it brings with it a responsibility to provide and care for your pup. 

At Hanrob Pet Hotels we regularly tell our customers that a happy dog is a well trained, social dog. Why? Because they require fewer restrictions in life and are allowed more freedom when it comes to interacting with other dogs, humans, and environments.

It's never too early to introduce training to your new puppy, so read on and find out more about the benefits of puppy lessons. 

 

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Posted in Dog Training By Rachel O'Loughlin

Easter Treats your dog will enjoy

We all know the joy and happiness our four-legged friends bring us each and every day. As pet owners, we also have the responsibility to ensure our pets are happy and safe.

International Day of Happiness is a great time to remind ourselves what we can do as pet owners to ensure the health and happiness of our four legged friends. 

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Posted in Hanrob News By Rachel O'Loughlin

Easter Treats your dog will enjoy

School's nearly out and your holidays are booked... but wait a minute, who's going to care for your pet?

As school holidays approach, we've taken the stress out of researching where to take your pet when you can't take them with you. From leaving your pet with family members to booking them holiday accommodation at your chosen boarding kennels, we've put together some handy advice on how to prepare, questions to ask your pet care provider, and what to expect when you're away. 

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Posted in Hanrob News By Rachel O'Loughlin

Easter Treats your dog will enjoy

As responsible pet owners, we all know (or at least we should!), that feeding our pets chocolate this Easter is a definite no! But why should our four-legged friends miss out on all the fun? Here, we provide some fun ideas for you to create and fill their Easter Basket, without the worry!

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Posted in Hanrob News By Rachel O'Loughlin

is your dog smarter than a fifth grader?

We've always known dogs are pretty smart, but now we have the evidence we need to prove it!

A researcher at University of British Columbia, Stanley Coren, has found dogs can learn and understand many of the words we say to them. 

In this blog we discover just how intelligent our dogs are, the smartest (and less savvy!) dog breeds, and how to teach an old dog new tricks! 

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Posted in Dog Training By Rachel O'Loughlin