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Winter Exercise for Dogs

On May 26th, 2017

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Winter exercises for dogs

Winter Exercise for Dogs

On May 26th, 2017

Need some fun ideas to keep your dog fit over the winter months? Kristie Bradfield finds out what to do if weather forces exercise time inside.

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Pet-Mat heating pad

On May 25th, 2017

Pet-Mat heating pad

On May 25th, 2017

Designed in Australia, Pet-Mats use the latest in heating technology to provide one of the safest heating pads on the market Using Positive Temperature Coefficient technology, which provides a more controlled and safer heat, the Pet-Mat only transfers heat when there is contact with the mat. The Pet-Mat also self-regulates temperature and is waterproof. The […]

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Anastasia Casey speaks to Carey Edwards, CEO and co-founder of Australian Working Dogs Rescue International, to find out about the amazing work this organisation does. DL: How did your organisation start? CE: Australian Working Dog Rescue International (AWDRI) actually started as a result of another venture not gathering enough support to begin. A group of […]

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Keep your four-legged friends warm, dry and cosy this winter with the range from WeatherBeeta. The WeatherBeeta Parka 1200 Denier coat features a waterproof and breathable super-strong triple-weave outer with durable nylon lining and a warm 220g of polyfill. It also includes easy-to-use touch-tape closures at the chest and belly to ensure a secure fit. […]

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Kristie Bradfield looks back at the origin of pack theory and the role of the alpha dog. There was a time in recent history when becoming the alpha in your own familial pack was what a lot of dog owners aspired to. There were television shows about it, websites and YouTube channels devoted to it, […]

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Pet Insurance: What to consider

Wondering if pet insurance is a life saver or a bank account drainer? Mel Hearse investigates When pet insurance first came out (and I’m about to show my age here), it was a solid no from my husband and me — there was pretty much one option on the table and a list of exclusions […]

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Keep your dog’s teeth and breath clean and fresh with the Oral Care Dental Sticks, available now from Joseph Lyddy. With a firm, chewy texture designed to massage your dog’s gums, these sticks aid in eliminating plaque build-up. For more information, visit josephlyddypetindulgence.com.au. DOGSLife​ has three Joseph Lyddy Oral Care Dental Stick packets to give away.  […]

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Down near the Pier On a sunny Semaphore Day Ed the kelpie Is enjoying the bay He loves to wander Ed used to be wild But it’s now a meander A walk that is mild Ed runs in the sea The shallows and weed Sniffing the sand An ingrained need His best friend is Jessie […]

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Dog diabetes

For some dogs, diabetes is a part of everyday life that must be managed with care. Danielle Chenery explains why some dogs get diabetes, outlines the symptoms and describes how it is treated For Sarah’s 12-year-old Border Collie, Merlot, treatment for her diabetes has been a part of everyday life for the past two years. […]

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Heartworm: keep your dog safe

On April 12th, 2017

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heartworm prevention for dogs

Heartworm: keep your dog safe

On April 12th, 2017

Mel Hearse talks to Dr Kate Adams, veterinarian and part owner of Bondi Veterinary Hospital, about all things heartworm and how to prevent it Most dog owners have heard of heartworm. It’s one of the many routine treatments your vet will recommend and if you’ve had your pooch for more than a year and opted […]

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