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Shannon & Murphy

Twenty-one year old handler from NSW, Shannon Barden, is gearing up for one of the biggest competitions of his career. This Easter, Shannon and his prize Borzoi, Murphy will be competing at the Purina ProPlan Sydney Royal Dog Show. Shannon, from Bishops Bridge in the Hunter Valley, is no stranger to the limelight and has […]

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Make sure to register your pet!

On March 25th, 2015

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Register your pet

Make sure to register your pet!

On March 25th, 2015

Pet Insurance Australia (PIA) is urging all Australians to update their pet’s microchip details and ensure that they register their pet with their local council. This comes after the Noosa council in Qld recently began their house-to-house inspection program to check for unregistered dogs due to a high number of unregistered dogs in the area. The […]

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Dog Lovers Show Melbourne

Calling all dog lovers! Now in its third year, the award winning Melbourne Dog Lovers Show will be held from 1-3 May. 25,000 visitors are expected to flock through the doors of the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton, to cuddle, learn and connect with cute canines from all around the state. There will be a new […]

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WIN! Vitapet Real Meat Tenders

On March 18th, 2015

WIN! Vitapet Real Meat Tenders

On March 18th, 2015

Vitapet has launched a new range of delicious hand-prepared real meat tenders for dogs. Made with premium fresh meat and containing no off-cuts or fillers, these tasty treats are the perfect healthy snack all dogs love to love. Available in four delicious varieties, chicken, duck, beef and kangaroo, they make a great everyday snack and […]

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Jet Cavoodle the therapy dog

On March 16th, 2015

Jet Cavoodle the therapy dog

On March 16th, 2015

Belinda Irvine, creator of MyOodle.com, speaks with Kylie Baracz about how it feels to spread joy through therapy. How long have you been working with dogs and how did you get started? My dog Jet Cavoodle is eight years old, though it wasn’t until recently (a year ago) that we started working voluntarily as a […]

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Help disadvantaged pet owners

On March 13th, 2015

Help disadvantaged pet owners

On March 13th, 2015

Our furry friends are members of our families, so when they are sick we want to do whatever it takes to make them well. Unfortunately, not all of us are in the financial position to do so. Kristie Bradfield investigates a new charity that offers a lifeline to disadvantaged pet lovers. Jennifer Hunt knows what […]

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After her beloved Pomeranian passed away, Susan Short still visited the local Balmain dog park with a friend. She never thought this would lead to the community coming together and providing her with a new furry friend. Susan shares her story: For 17 years prior to 22 December 2012, I shared my life with a […]

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Saving retired Greyhounds

On March 11th, 2015

Saving retired Greyhounds

On March 11th, 2015

Every year thousands of Greyhounds are euthanised. Thankfully, through adoption programs, these retired racers can now find loving homes. Michele Tydd speaks to two couples who count their adopted Greyhounds as a special part of the family. When Harry met the Hacketts Harry the Greyhound earned a few places in his career as a racing […]

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Along with Vegemite, koalas and the great Outback, Australia is renowned globally for its stunning beaches. But while us humans can freely enjoy all that our beaches have to offer, our furry friends aren’t always allowed. Ben Nour discovers the dog-friendly beaches close to you. With a coastline length of over 35,000 kilometres, Australia features […]

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Ben Nour discovers how to stop your dog jumping up on the furniture and digging in the garden. Dogs are the most common pet in the Australian household, and it’s not hard to understand why – as any owner can attest, a dog can bring much joy to a person’s life. Be it a game […]

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