Back to School

Back to School As children and students of all ages are going back to school, help your dog or cat feel like a part of the commotion. Ensure your animals are ready for the school year with our tips & ideas. Back to School Schedules Animals and children both feel the effect of the changing schedule when school starts. The transition from summer to school can be a tough one but there are some simple tips from Animal League’s Animal Behavior specialists to help animals (especially young ones) handle the new back to school schedule. Have a daily schedule. Having...[Read More]

4 Ways to Cat-Proof Your Home

4 Ways to Cat-Proof Your Home Keep a DIY spray on hand Create a DIY spray that includes lemon, rosemary and cinnamon. Cats will keep off of the surfaces that you spray, and your home will smell great! Clear Your Shelves Cats love to be up high, and this can include open shelves, bookshelves, and mantels. Try to keep valuables and breakables free from these surfaces. Baby-proof your kitchen If your cat has the habit of getting in your cupboards or climbing on your counters, put up gates to prevent your cat from having access to the kitchen or put...[Read More]

The Story Behind Shedding

The Story Behind Shedding It’s that time of year again.  Pet hair is flying everywhere and the shedding just never seems to slow down.  The good news is that Aussie Pet Mobile can really help you solve this problem.  First, let’s take a quick look at why shedding is such a pervasive problem with our four legged friends. Believe it or not, once you see hair, it’s already dead.  Hair is produced by living cells in your pet's body but once it appears, the part you see is already dead.  The body’s living cells keep pushing out more hair.  The...[Read More]

Doggie Birthday Cupcake

Recipe: 1/2 cup oatmeal 1 cup flour 1/4 applesauce 1/4 cup honey 1/4 peanut butter 1 tsp baking soda 1 egg Topping: Peanut butter Dog food or treats Mix ingredients. Set oven to 350 degrees. Spray cupcake pan with nonstick spray. Pour into cupcake pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Let cool. Spread peanut butter on top. Add treats on top of peanut butter. Let your pup enjoy and celebrate another great year with them!

Running with Your Dog: How to Get Started

Are you considering running with your dog? Running with your pup is a great way to get yourself and your dog in shape but there are a few things to consider before you start: Consider age and breed: many dogs may love the outdoors but not all dogs are built for long distance running. Running with your dog should not begin until your dog is full grown. Consult with your veterinarian before running with your pup to ensure they will be safe with long distance running. Use a leash: even if your dog is well trained, you should always run...[Read More]

How to be a Good Cat

When your human is wrapping gifts, it is important for you to help them by sitting on the gift wrap. They like this. Always try to pack yourself into the vacation suitcase. Sleep on the computer keyboard so your human must stop working and pet you. It’s very important to wake your human up in the middle of the night to let them know you’re okay. Sleep, sleep and then sleep some more. The more you sleep, the more cat you are. Refuse cuddles at a reasonable time. Demand cuddles at 3am. Find clothes to sit on, even if the...[Read More]

Aussie’s Summer Pet Safety Reminders

August 6 is National Friendship Day and a great time to think about your very best friends, the wonderful pets that make up your extended family. With the heat of Summer upon us, here are some reminders to help keep your four-legged buddies safe and happy. Never, ever leave your dog in a hot car. We all love to take our pets with us, but on hot days, do what is best for them and leave them home. It only takes minutes for a pet to die in a car parked in the sun. Make sure your pet always has...[Read More]

Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine's Day Cards Click on the images below to view the full image and print.

Prevent Dog Barking

Prevent Dog Barking With cold weather upon us, your dogs are more likely to be indoors. With being inside, your dogs may become anxious and start barking. Here are some simple tips from Aussie Pet Mobile on how to help prevent unwarranted barking: Keep them active. Go for a walk or play around the house to help tire out your pup. A tired dog is likely to be less anxious about noises or commotion and less likely to bark. Provide some entertainment while you are gone. Find a fun, safe toy that is likely to keep them busy for a...[Read More]

Holiday Family Photos With Your Pets!

Holiday Family Photos With Your Pets! This is the time of year when everybody wants to take family photos.  Your pet is an important part of the family.  Here are some tips for creating memorable family photos with your beloved pets. If you are going to use a professional photographer, make sure they are pet-friendly! You can judge this from their studio or website. If you are going to take your own photos, know your equipment. Many modern cameras can work remotely, or even work with a smart phone so you can be in the photos and control the timing....[Read More]

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