Pets, Pet Care & Native Animals

Proudly brought to you by:

Pets, Pet Care & Native Animals

  • Tennis Ball Dog

    Tennis Ball Dog Monica Wilson wrote to Burke’s Backyard to tell us about Georgia, her black Labrador Retriever. Monica claimed... read more
  • Jack the Corella Update

    Jack the Corella Update We revisited Jack the Corella and his owner and trainer, Ida Gallop. As well as being... read more
  • Timmy the Sheep

    Timmy the Sheep Timmy the Merino sheep was born a runt and his mother abandoned him. Carol and Graham Blaser... read more
  • Jamieson the Trick Horse

    Jamieson the Trick Horse Horse trainer Steve Jefferys wrote to Burke’s Backyard to tell us about his black stallion, Jamieson.... read more
  • Maurie

    Maurie Don introduced a new member of the Burke’s Backyard team Maurie, the Pug puppy. He spent his first night... read more
  • Misty the Rainbow Lorikeet

    This week, by popular demand, we showed Misty the Rainbow Lorikeet doing more amazing tricks. (See last week’s road test... read more
  • Blue Tongue Lizards

    There are six species of blue tongue lizards (Tiliqua sp.) in Australia. They live in a wide variety of habitats... read more
  • Problem Dog

    Problem Dog Roger the Red Setter is a fun-loving dog, who is also headstrong, easily excited and frantic around guests.... read more
  • Budgie Tip

    Don went into an aviary housing exhibition budgerigars. He demonstrated how important it is to move in a way that... read more
  • Ralph Obituary

    Ralph Obituary If you thought that something was missing from this week’s program you were right: it was Ralph, the... read more
  • Cat Behaviour

    Have you ever wondered why cats rub up against people and why they flick their tails? In our segment those... read more
  • Red-back Without Red Back

    Red-back Without Red Back Red-backs (Latrodectus hasseltii) are usually glossy black, with a distinctive red/orange stripe on the abdomen. However,... read more