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talking pets

Welcome to the Pawtal pet community talking all things pets and travel.

The Pawtal pet community is where you can connect with the Pawtal family, make friends, share your pet travel experiences, advice and tips. 

Add a topic, learn new destinations and follow each others journeys with your furry friends nearby.

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  • receive your FREE Pet Travel Guide
  • monthly pet partner specials
  • recommended pet-friendly destinations
  • community pet forum
  • pet request listed FREE on Travel Board
  • add your own pet story or destination
  • own a pet business? match with pets travelling to your region

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Test your knowledge and see how much you really know about out furry companions.

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paw stories

Discover new pet-friendly destinations for your pets and learn some tips from Murray, our cheeky Golden Retriever


Do you have a favourite location you take your pets to or a funny story you would like to share?

Add your stories so you can share the love of pet travel.

read our latest stories and tips...

Murray's tips

Golden Retriever shedding

Hair, Hair and more hair! Murray share’s his tips on how we cope with his Golden Retriever shedding all year round to stay hair free!

pet posts

The Pawtal Story

A story as to how Pawtal began, the steps leading to why I started a business involving pets, travel but mostly love.

pet posts

Are dog parks good for dogs?

Dog parks are a popular and safe way to provide exercise and socialise your dog but how do you know if dog parks are good for dogs?

pet posts

Golden Retriever Puppy, when to adopt?

A broken heart as said no to adopting a Golden Retriever puppy. What led to this decision and the 10 reasons why you should not get a puppy?

pet partner specials

Pawtal’s picks of the week!

Pawtal has been busy behind the scenes pairing with some of Australia’s trusted and recognised pet brands. 

These brands have been carefully selected to assist you with all your pets travel needs including;

  • pet experiences
  • pet merchandise
  • pet food
  • pet training
  • vet supplies including medical  

Each month, Pawtal will feature our partner’s advertised sales and promotions to give your furry companions the best care at affordable prices.

Subscribe to Pawtal and receive a FREE pet travel guide.  Stay updated with our latest pet stories, pet-friendly destinations and monthly pet partner specials.

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Follow Pawtal on our social pages;

  • receive updates from our pet partner’s including monthly specials
  • read Pawtal’s pet stories, Murray’s tips and recommended pet-friendly destinations
  • inspiring and fun pet stories

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Paw Stories

Pawtal Pet Stories

Do you have a story to tell about a previous pet travel adventure or a favourite destination you take your pet(s) to that you’d love to share?

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Tell us about your favourite parks, restaurants, beaches, walking trails, camp sites.. anything other pet lovers would love to know! 


Note: all new stories will need to be approved by Pawtal before being published, each gaining access to Pawtal’s prize wheel to spin and win!