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Protection From Possums
Possums love munching on vegetable and fruit plants in the garden. We showed one way of protecting the vegies. Don...
Whether they’re called ISAbrown, Hy-line, Hisex or Lohmann, the red plumaged commercial hybrids are fantastic layers that adapt well...
Pet Road Test: Spoodle Crossbreed: Spoodle (Cocker Spaniel x Poodle) Temperament: intelligent, active Cost: $360+ Lifespan: 10-12 years Recommended for:...
Chooks as Pets
Dr Chris Brown has a pet chicken. Her name is Juliet, and she is an ISA Brown. If you have...
Siamese Fighting Fish
Siamese Fighting Fish Breed: Siamese Fighting Fish Temperament: placid when alone, aggressive towards other males Cost: $4-$18 Lifespan: average 2 years Maintenance: low Recommended for: anyone,...
Phantom Pregnancy in Pets
Dr Chris Brown talked about phantom or false pregnancies, when a non-pregnant animal acts and looks as if it’s...
Breed: Cavy (Guinea Pig) Temperament: quiet and manageable Cost: $5-$45 Lifespan: up to 11 years, average 4-5 years Maintenance:...
Breed: Standardbred Horse Temperament: calm, resilient Cost: often free, although average $300 Lifespan: 25 years Maintenance: high Recommended for:...
Cat Scratching Post
No matter how cute and how cuddly your cat might seem, there’s always a little tiger lurking inside, waiting to...
‘Burke’s Backyard’, in conjunction with the RSPCA, completed an Australia-wide (all mainland states but not Tasmania) research project to compare...
Flatulence in dogs is a common problem. Burke’s Backyard vet, Dr Chris Brown, said it’s often caused by cheap diets...
Dr Chris Brown discussed some little known facts about washing dogs. He also had some tips to make bath time...