Australian Shepherd Pup Can’t Help Falling In Love With Orphaned Kittens

Nathan, a dog dad from Canada, originally created the Tik Tok account “Tales of Arlo” (@TalesOfArlo) to share videos of his Australian Shepherd puppy Arlo. While Arlo’s still the main focus, the account also features some of the kittens Nathan fosters. Several litters of foster kittens have come through this household at various times, but … Read more

Australian almond harvest in jeopardy as ‘Covid for bees’ strikes apiaries | Bees

The discovery of a deadly parasite being described as “Covid for bees” has had an immediate impact on apiaries, with a ban on movement across New South Wales, but is also likely to affect other agricultural industries, including the upcoming almond blossom season. Every August, the almond industry requires 300,000 beehives to pollinate the national … Read more

Top 9 Pet Insurance Plans For Australian Cattle Dogs (2022)

iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. Whether you know them as Australian Cattle Dogs or Blue Heelers, these intelligent dogs are an impressive breed. Not only bright, but Heelers are also loyal and loving dogs that will help … Read more

Australian Woman Travels For Free By Pet-Sitting “One Cat At A Time”

Madolline Gourley is a writer, traveler, and self-described cat lover. She has managed to fund her worldwide travels in the most unique and innovative way: pet-sitting cats. In a blog dedicated to her amazing travel adventures, Gourley explains that she finds pet-sitting jobs in her goal destinations through popular housesitting sites such as Trusted Housesitters … Read more

Strange bee-haviour: social life of Australian species offers insights on evolution, scientists say | Bees

The unusual social life of a native species of Australian bee has shed light on how cooperative behaviors in bees evolved, new research suggests. Flinders University scientists have analyzed the behavior of Amphylaeus morosus, a forest-dwelling bee that lives in small nests of rarely more than two females. The researchers believe the bee only made … Read more

Frog hotels: scientists build creative urban shelters to draw species back to Australian cities | Australia news

Tadpoling is a thing of the past in many suburban creeks, as humans encroach on frogs’ territory. But there is a way to lure them back – frog hotels. Herpetologist Dr Jodi Rowley, from the Australian Museum, says frogs are the “canary in the coalmine” that suffer first when the environment is toxic. “Most frog … Read more

Top 9 Pet Insurance Plans For Australian Shepherds (2022)

iHeartDogs is reader-supported. When you buy via links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. Once an Australian Shepherd lover, always an Australian Shepherd lover. This athletic, energetic, and intelligent dog breed gives its people countless reasons to adore them. Though they have herding in their genes, … Read more

Safety Claims At Australian Veterinary School

Safety Claims At Australian Veterinary School The Australian authorities are investigating claims that Murdoch University, one of the country’s seven veterinary schools, has unsafe working conditions. The allegations, raised by the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) on behalf of various employees at the University, suggest that unnecessary suffering to both staff and animals may be … Read more

‘No excuses’: limited conservation efforts could save at least 47 Australian animals from extinction | Endangered species

More than 40 Australian animals at the highest risk of extinction in the next two decades could be saved – and it would only take a small amount of extra conservation effort to achieve this, according to new research. A team of Australian scientists has identified the 63 vertebrates they believe are most likely to … Read more