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Top-five summer dog sports

On April 17th, 2014

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Top-five summer dog sports

Top-five summer dog sports

On April 17th, 2014

Not sure what to do with your dog this summer? Why not check out these exciting dog sports, writes Kylie Baracz. Dog sports have been on the increase these past few years, with new ones gaining popularity just about every season. Here are our top-five dog sports that are perfect for the warmer months. DockDogs […]

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Project Pooch Protect Photobooth

On April 15th, 2014

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Project Pooch Protect Photobooth

On April 15th, 2014

Four fun Project Pooch Protect events were held last month in NSW and QLD by the lovely people at Bayer Animal Health, featuring a Dogs Life Family Pet Photo Studio! Here are our favourite Dogs Life cover stars from the events – can you spot yourself? ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 79

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Ticks, fleas and worms

On April 14th, 2014

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Pests and your pet

Ticks, fleas and worms

On April 14th, 2014

Many dog owners treat their pets for ticks, fleas and worms during the warmer months, but did you know these nasty pests can last all year-round? Kylie Baracz gets the low-down on ticks and other summer pests. Pests such as ticks and worms are harmful to our pets — and to us — and a […]

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Monitor your dog

On April 9th, 2014

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Monitor your pet

Monitor your dog

On April 9th, 2014

Ever wished you could monitor your pet? That your dog could let you know how well he slept last night? Or if he wants more or less exercise? Now he can, discovers Danielle Chenery. Reading your dog’s non-verbal cues is an art every dog owner can now master with a handy new device from the […]

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Should you desex your pet?

On April 8th, 2014

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should you desex your pet

Should you desex your pet?

On April 8th, 2014

That is the question. Laura Greaves examines the arguments for and against whether you should desex your pet. More than 90 per cent of Australia’s registered dogs are desexed, which shows that most owners who are responsible enough to register their four-legged friends are also responsible enough to have them desexed. But, that figure doesn’t take […]

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Toxic Easter treats

On April 4th, 2014

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Dog and Easter Eggs

Toxic Easter treats

On April 4th, 2014

Veterinarians at Sydney’s Animal Referral Hospital are warning pet owners to watch out for toxic Easter treats such as chocolate eggs and hot cross buns. Many family pets end up in veterinary hospitals over Easter due to poisoning, says Dr Sarah Goldsmid, specialist small animal surgeon from ARH, Australia’s leading 24-hour veterinary hospital. “Chocolate poisoning […]

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Pet insurance for your pooch

On March 31st, 2014

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Pet insurance for your pooch

On March 31st, 2014

Tim Falk looks at how pet insurance can ease the stress on your back pocket and could even save your pooch’s life. Murphy’s Law says anything that can go wrong, will go wrong and it’s a law many dog owners are all too familiar with. Take Gail Berry and her miniature Dachshund, Millie, for example. […]

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DIY puppy treats

On March 28th, 2014

DIY puppy treats

On March 28th, 2014

It’s summer time and we have some DIY puppy treats for our little four-legged pals, writes Lily Zeng. Puppylato Three flavours of frozen fun for your Fido! Makes approximately three scoops of Puppylato and may require an icecream maker. STRAWBERRY Ingredients: 1 cup plain organic yoghurt 8 large fresh strawberries 1 teaspoon honey Method: 1. […]

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How to toilet train your puppy

On March 14th, 2014

How to toilet train your puppy

On March 14th, 2014

Toilet training a new puppy can be a messy business. Dogs Life’s handy guide can help you toilet train your pet in just two weeks. Amid all the cuddles, cuteness and goofy antics, there’s one aspect of bringing home a new puppy that few dog owners enjoy: toilet training. Just like human babies, puppies have […]

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Dr Katrina Warren and Riley

Pet food giant, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, held an exclusive wellness retreat at Bondi Beach, NSW yesterday for celebrities and their pups to promote their all-natural Ideal Balance pet food. Dogs Life editor Kylie Baracz and her pampered pooch Rusty were lucky to tag along and enjoy the fun and festivities with the likes of Kerrie-Anne […]

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