Nicky Klugman

Nicky has worked as a content writer at Bow Wow Meow Pet Insurance since mid-2018 and now holds the role of our Marketing Communications and Content Specialist. Nicky holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Diploma of Higher Education and an Honours degree in Psychology. She has previously worked in the field of Human Resource Management and Training.

Nicky is an animal-lover who is particularly interested in animal behaviour and the relationships between humans and their pets. While growing up, dogs were always an integral part of the family. Nicky became a ‘mum’ for the first time at age 21 when she was gifted a Maltese puppy called Nibbles. Nowadays Nicky is mum to three human sons and a rescue pup called Dobby.

In her free time, Nicky enjoys spending time outdoors, exercising, reading and solving cryptic crossword puzzles with her family. Her motivation is to live a long and happy life by keeping physically and mentally active and healthy.

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June 8, 2022

Keeping our pets warm, dry and safe through winter

Pets can suffer during winter's colder conditions. Read our top tips and advice for keeping your dog or cat warm, dry and in good health this winter.

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June 2, 2022

Top winter warmers for cats

Cats love being warm, & their thick fur may not be enough. Here are some useful tips to keep your kitty warm, cosy & content through the cooler months.

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May 12, 2022

Top 10 Dog Breeds For Families

Choosing the best breed for you & your family is important, so we’ve put together a list of those dog breeds best suited to Aussie families with young kids.

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May 10, 2022

The Top 10 Small Dogs in Australia

Here is our list of the top 10 small sized dogs for Australia. These tiny breeds make great companions, are smart & cute, and generally weigh under 10 kg.

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May 4, 2022

Cat play and toys – it’s not just fun & games!

Play is serious business for cats. Discover the best toys for solo and interactive play and top tips for getting the most out of playtime.

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May 3, 2022

Mother’s Day gift guide for cat mums

Spoil the cat mum in your family this Mother’s Day! Choose from our top Mother's Day gifts for Aussie cat mums. There's something for every cat loving mum.

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April 27, 2022

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for dog mums

Spoil the dog mum in your family this Mother’s Day! Choose from our top Mother's Day gifts for Aussie dog mums. There's something for every dog loving mum.

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April 27, 2022

Home-alone boredom busters for dogs

Searching for inspiration to keep your dog occupied while they are alone at home? Read our top tips & stimulating activities to keep them out of trouble.

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March 24, 2022

Best dog breeds for hiking and outdoors

Looking for the perfect dog breed for hiking? Browse our list of best active dog breeds including pictures, breed info, breed history, temperament and more.

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March 23, 2022

Japanese dog breeds – Breed info

Looking for the perfect Japanese dog breed? Browse our list of Japanese dog breeds including pictures, breed info, breed history, temperament and more.

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March 15, 2022

The biggest dog breeds – Giant dog breeds info

Looking for the perfect giant dog breed? Browse our list of the top largest dog breeds including pictures, info breed history, temperament and more.

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March 2, 2022

Easter fun with pets

Need some inspiration for a pet-friendly Easter? We’ve done the research for you… treasure hunts, treats, gifts & games to celebrate with your dog or cat.

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March 1, 2022

The top 10 benefits of having a cat

We’ve analysed some recent studies and found the top ten scientifically backed reasons why cat parents are better off than their pet-less counterparts.

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March 1, 2022

The top 10 benefits of having a dog

We’ve analysed some recent studies and found the top ten scientifically backed reasons why dog parents are better off than their pet-less counterparts.

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February 1, 2022

Dog sports: fun activities for dogs & owners

Taking part in a dog sport such as agility, flyball or dock-diving is a lot of fun for both you and your dog as well as a great physical & mental challenge.

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January 24, 2022

Pets that suffer in summer: how to keep them cool

Many pet breeds are not well-suited to the hot Australian summer. Read our tips and tricks to help them keep cool, safe and healthy in hot, humid weather.

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December 14, 2021

Different diets for dogs

When it comes to choosing a healthy diet for your pet, the choices can seem overwhelming. Learn about dry vs wet diets, homemade, vegetarian and grain-free.

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December 2, 2021

Litter tray aversion in cats

Cats often change their toileting behaviours if they have issues with their litter tray & the problem can become chronic. Learn how to retrain to the tray.

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November 26, 2021

Inappropriate urination in cats

Urinating outside the litter tray can be brought on by an underlying medical condition or it could be a behavioural issue resulting from stress.

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November 24, 2021

Hyperthyroidism in cats and dogs

Hyperthyroidism is a common disease of older cats and a rare but serious condition in dogs. It is caused by an increase in production of thyroid hormones from the thyroid glands.

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November 19, 2021

Hypothyroidism in dogs and cats

Hypothyroidism in dogs is a common condition. Read more about underactive thyroid in dogs and cats, symptoms to look for, causes and treatment options.

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November 16, 2021

Walking with cats: Tips for leash walking, hiking and camping with your cat

Teaching your cat to walk on the leash is essential for outdoor adventures. Read our tips for successful leash walking, hiking and camping with cats.

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November 16, 2021

Moving house with a cat

Moving house can be a challenging and stressful experience for cats. Read our tips to ensure a stress-free moving day and settling in period .

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November 12, 2021

Travelling with cats: Tips for travelling with a cat in a car

Cats can learn to enjoy car travel with time, patience and preparation. Read our top tips so you and your cat can have a successful roadtrip & holiday.

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November 1, 2021

Top boy puppy and dog names

Need ideas for your boy puppy or dog's name? Be inspired by our list of top boy dog names whether you're looking for a cute, unique or cool male dog names.

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November 1, 2021

Top girl puppy and dog names

Need ideas for your girl puppy or dog's name? Be inspired by our list of top girl dog names whether you're looking for a cute, unique or cool female dog names.

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November 1, 2021

Top puppy and dog names

Need ideas for a puppy or dog name for your new best friend? Be inspired by our list of top dog names, whether you're looking for a name that's cute, unique, cool or funny.

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October 29, 2021

How to prepare for your puppy’s first night at home

It's your new puppy's first night at home! Read our guide on how to survive your puppy's first night at home and tips on calming crying pups.

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October 28, 2021

How to prepare for your puppy’s first day at home

It's your new puppy's first day at home! Read our essential guide on how to properly plan your new puppys first day at home for a smooth transition.

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