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  • The Ultimate Vacation Resort for Dogs

    Good pet-parents want to do the best for their fur babies, and that includes finding the perfect pet-sitter when boarding is a necessity...

  • Which Pet Food Does Your Kennel Serve?

    Pet-mum to kitty Smokey and his canine sister Pixy, Barbara was concerned about leaving her fur babies for a full week at the

  • Do Your Pets Have Official Pet Guardians?

    It's not something we like to think about, but what would happen to your beloved pets if, God forbid, something happened to you...

  • Should Your Pets Vacation or Staycation?

    Oh the decisions we pet-parents have to make! Planning a vacation should be a fun experience...

  • Buy one cat (or dog), get one flea

    One of the best things about being human is that we don’t “get” fleas!  Oh, they’ll stop by for a quick visit and a nibble on your ankle, but they don’t move in and invite all their relatives!..

  • 6 Animals you didn't know could smile

    Having a bad day? I have a suggestion that just might make you crack a smile and maybe even chuckle. Do an internet search for “smiling dogs”..

  • Can you love your dog too much?

    Can you love your dog too much? I don’t think so. But then I am totally and absolutely besotted with my two fur babies. Holiday’s become a chore, and I get separation anxiety that by the end of five days I am ready to cut my holiday short..

  • Holidaying with your Pet - Are you covered?

    How exciting! You have decided to hit the road and take your furry kids with you. Wind in your hair, freedom, your best friend by your side. However, what would you do if the unthinkable happened?

  • The Secrets of the Modern Cat Boarding Retreat

    It’s always difficult to leave pets behind when travel cannot be avoided. Separation anxiety can be a major issue for both the feline and owner!..

  • A Pet Boarding Story You Don't Want to Hear

    We had an unhappy review on our website last week, which made me feel so sad for the pet owner in question. As it turns out, the pet sitting service they had chosen had lost their dog...

  • Pet Boarding Pain Points – What every business and client should know

    We are going overseas to visit the relatives next week and the truth is, I am feeling very upset about that.  Why am I upset you may ask? She is lucky enough to be going overseas!  But the truth is that I am upset because we didn’t take our own advice. We didn’t confirm with...

  • The Truth about Cats and Dogs Emotions

    I was stood at the checkout purchasing cat food when the lady checking my items scanned the bag of cat food and she glanced at it. On the back of the bag it read, “Tending to the Emotional Life of Your Cat.”  She repeated the heading, rolled her eyes, and said, “Cats with e...

  • 7 Things You Should Do Post Pet Boarding

    Now that you’ve returned home from your holidays with grandma or that cruise to New Zealand, your first stop upon leaving the airport should be to pick up your pet from the boarding service..

  • Australian Public Holidays in August

    Are you ready for your public holidays in August NT and QLD?

  • Review System FAQ's

    Benefits of online customer reviews for business ...

  • Can your cat tell what time it is?

    When he lets you know with persistent meowing that you’ve forgotten to fill his food dish at the regular time, it poses the question, doesn’t it?  Cats, to some extent, seem to have a built-in clock....

  • Cat vs Dogs: Venus and Mars?

    Have you ever wished you could read your pet’s minds? ....

  • Missing Mario - The Pet Sitting Adventure

    One morning last week, I was headed out to my car to do a quick shopping run when I encountered an unexpected guest on the side porch. The tiniest dog I’d ever seen was sitting by my cement planter and he came running over to me, not the least bit shy. I looked around for an owner, but...

  • The Furry Flyer - June 2015 Newsletter

    The furry flyer is out! Check out our featured business The Catz Pyjamas, and our three top "shout outs":

  • Pet Professional - Business Owner or Manager

    Claim your business listing for only $49.95* and see how we bring more furry guests your way...

  • How to Board Exotic Pets

    Locating the right boarding business for your cat or dog can be quite a process. Finding a place for any exotic pets you might have could prove downright difficult. Where to leave your parrot or your bearded dragon will be a challenging task, more than likely, because finding someone with enough...

  • If music be the food of love, Pet on

    Remember the old story about the Pied Piper of Hamlin?  The beautiful melodies he played on his flute entranced the rodents that had been troubling the village of Hamlin and led them out of town.  The rats loved the music so much that they couldn’t help blindly following the song....

  • Do Dogs Understand Time?

    Wayyyyy back in 2014…we reached out to dog behaviourist gurus via social media to ask them whether 'dogs understand time?’ Unfortunately, we didn’t get the answers we were looking for....well actually we didn’t get any answers at all. So we thought that we would have a sn...

  • 4 activities that make your cat tick?

    Here at PetStayAdvisor, we are all about helping you find that happy and relaxing haven for your pets, to rest their weary heads. So, with adult domestic cats sleeping between 16-20 hours a day, and kittens and the elderly kitty sleeping even longer, we thought we would find out the reasons why,...

  • Is fish doing your cat or dog more harm than good?

    We were surprised to find that not only can chocolate be toxic to your pet but so also can Fish! So we thought it timely to share some informative information about the topic with you in time for Easter....

  • 3 reasons for the rise in doggy day care

    Now with over 100 doggy day care providers listed within our directory we thought it timely to investigate the rise of doggy day care services and why they have become so popular for pet owners, not just here in Australia, but all over the world...

  • 3 Reasons why Dogs Yawn

    Ah, yawning! Us human beings demonstrate this art well. In fact, it's so highly practiced that we can feel the irresistible urge to yawn after meeting a yawning stranger on the street. 

    So you might have noticed that if you have a dog as a pet that your dog also yawns? And they...

  • How we help Pet Owners

    We are a review site for pet boarding...And?

  • Why do Cats Yawn?

    Have you ever wondered why your cat yawns? ...

  • Prepared for Boarding? - 14 must do steps

    1. What dates do you need to check your pet in, and out of their lodgings? You should always confirm with your facility of choice, what time they accept drop offs and pickups at the beginning and end of your pets stay. Some facilities...

  • Happy Valentines Day!

    "I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name...

  • For the Love of Dogs and Cats

    In honour of Pet Adoption Day, it seems like a good time to think about the responsibilities that come with dog or cat ownership and how it may influence your lifestyle and your budget? If you take time in your decision to acknowlede the type of pet that would be more suitable to your living arra...

  • Cat boarding and the delicate nature of cats

    When it comes to pets, cats are a very, very specific companion to have. I think that every cat owner reading this article will nod in agreement when I say this. Purring, meowing and hissing, cats are by far the most demanding pet of all the traditional pets I've looked after. A close friend of m...

  • A short guide to Doggie Day Care

    Dogs need a bit of a socialisation to feel good – in that they are not so far removed from our own social needs as humans. I don't know about your pets, but both my dachshund and golden retriever were very energetic and loved interacting with other dogs. That's why I occasionally took them...

  • Dog boarding: Social & fun...if you choose the right facility

    I have already shared my thoughts on doggie day care and pet sitting, but there's a third, very popular way to ensure your dog will be taken care of while you're out of town. Dog boarding facilities are perpetually high in demand due to their “all-in-one” nature combining professional...

  • The whys and hows of pet sitting

    Pet boarding facilities are not always an option. If your fluffy friend, be it a dog or a cat, is rather shy and has problems with socialisation, it's better to consider pet sitting. There's no need to traumatise your pet by introducing them to an environment that they view as hostile or stressfu...

  • 10 important questions to ask before boarding your pet

    Going away on holiday can be an exciting time for us pet owners, yet how can you be sure that your companions stay will be as happy and relaxing as your own, whilst you are away? Leaving your pet with knowledgeable and experienced pet boarding operators can be achieved by knowing the right questi...

  • The benefits of claiming your listing

    Drive more traffic to your business page on PetStayAdvisor by claiming your business listing today for just $49.95 per annum (exclusive of GST). That’s just...

  • We are in Training

    PetStayAdvisor is still pretty new and as fragile as that new kitten or puppy, fun and demanding to have around. Every step forward, every feature successfully added and every bit of feedback received gets us all excited!

    So excited in fact, that if we were to have a tail, we would wag it...

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