Pet Advice Blog

Top-5-stylish-outfits-to-keep-your-pet-warm-this-winterWinter is starting to really settle in now and whilst there are some dogs that have coats that are biologically made to keep them warm, there are some dogs that do need an extra layer for warmth.

But why choose any old jacket for your dog when there are so many stylish outfits available! We're trawled our fave shops and come up with our top 5 this winter!

So, before you hit the shops, here's our top 5 winter warmer style picks for your pups!

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Posted in Pet Health By Sonia Goss

7-Ways-to-pick-the-perfect-name-for-your-petSo, you’re about to have a new furry friend join your family and, other than ensuring your home is ready, you have another very important job to do – pick the perfect name of course!!!

This task can be as daunting as it is fun. After all, this is the name your pet will carry for life, so it’s vital to get it right.

Here, we look at seven ways you can pick the perfect pet name.

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Sonia Goss

picture-pur-fect-how-to-take-professional-photos-of-your-petWho doesn’t love taking (a million) photos of their pets? And these days it’s so quick and easy with smart phones having the same, if not similar features as hi-tech cameras. It can be so frustrating though, when those photos don’t turn out how you imagined they would. Here are a few tips on how to get the perfect picture of your pet in a flash.

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Sonia Goss

Not that we need another reason to love our dogs but did you know that owning a dog will make you fitter? The mental and physical benefits of owning a pup can be instrumental to living a healthy and fit lifestyle. Here’s why.

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Sonia Goss

You'll know them when you see them - they're cute, well accessorised and pretty perfect at posing for pup-pics... that's right, they're the pupfluencers made famous on instagram. Or, more accurately, by their social-media savvy owners, posting their pics to their thousands of followers each and every day. Here, we take a look at five of our favourite instafamous accounts for pet lovers. 

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Lizzy Fowler

Heartworm Prevention Month

20/04/2018 10:32 am

April is Heartworm prevention month around the world

Around the world, April marks Heartworm Prevention Month and, while the often fatal disease is far less prevalent in Australia than it was 10 years ago, there is still a significant need to raise awareness of heartworm, and how we, as pet owners can prevent the disease from infecting our dogs.

 

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Posted in Pet Care Tips By Lizzy Fowler

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