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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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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