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Latest news: Pets

Cuddle buddy, should you let pets sleep in the bed?

How close is too close when it comes to how we share our lives with the furriest members of the family? Lets find out.

National Pet Day in Canberra

Today is National Pet Day, celebrating the joy that pets bring to their owners. But some animals need adoption, the RSPCA and DAS say.

On show with the Capital Country Cavy Club

You may have seen a cat show or a dog show, perhaps even an alpaca show, but have you ever been to a guinea pig show?

RSPCA ACT: No hot cross buns or chocy eggs for pets this Easter

Easter treats while delicious can be extremely detrimental to our pets, RSPCA ACT tells us how to celebrate with our pets this weekend.

AIHW: Hospitalisations from animals increase

The number of hospitalisations caused by animals has increased over the last decade, according to an AIHW report published today.

What are Canberra’s top pet names for 2023?

Canberrans show a dogged determination to stick to the same pet names and breeds; anything else would be mildly catastrophic.

Ten tips to keep your pets safe this summer

As the sun heats things up across Canberra, pet owners are being reminded to ensure the whole family remains cool in the summer months.

Santa paws is coming, how to keep pets happy and safe this Christmas

When making a list and checking it twice, our fluffy, scaly, and feathered family members usually end up being nice. Unsure of what to give your pet this Christmas or whether they...

Canberra’s tiniest vet clinic helping owners when they need it most

ACT Pet Crisis Support helps struggling owners pay their veterinary bills. Taking it one step further, founder Dr Eloise Bright has launched the Tiny Veterinary Clinic

Cat lovers rejoice, Canberra Cat Fest returns this weekend

Canberra Cat Fest prowls its way back to the Old Bus Depot in Kingston this Saturday providing the purrfect winter haven for cat lovers.

Pet Perfection Special Feature

Turn to the paw-some advertisers in this special feature to help your pet live their best life.

Canberra twins forego gifts to help pets in need

Canberra twins Asher and Ellie Barclay have dedicated their last couple of birthdays to help those in need. Instead of clothes, toys and goodies, the girls asked their friends and families for pet supplies to help animals and pet owners in the ACT region.

Pets and vets walk Lake Burley Griffin for suicide awareness

In a bid to raise awareness around the mental strain our vets are under, Flynn’s Walk comes to Commonwealth Place in Canberra on Sunday 21 May.

Canberra’s best dog walkers and pet sitters

Here is a list of Canberra's best dog walkers and pet sitters. Click if you're looking for professionals in the ACT region.

PAWS Network ACT connecting pet parents with the best resources

PAWS Network ACT is an online pet aid and well-being resource that would see all chosen family members receive the best care.

How to find your pawfect match this Valentine’s Day

With the celebration of love just around the corner some people may be thinking a furry, feathered or scaled companion might be a better choice than human company. CW has spoken with an animal expert to get advice on how to find your newest love.