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Nugget from Animal Extra TV
October 8, 2014 at 1:54 pm

Life as a TV dog

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By Nugget the Beagle, furry son of Walt Collins “That’s great guys, but can we do it one more time please, this time Nugget can you make sure you look at the camera” they said. I keep trying to tell them I’m a dog.. I’ve only got little brains and […]

Golden retriever
October 2, 2014 at 5:20 pm

Heatstroke – how heat can kill

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We are starting to get into some warmer weather in Australia and unfortunately this is the time of year that vets start to see overheated dogs. When it occurs it is devastating and often fatal and it all happens so quickly. No one sets out to cause their dog harm, […]

The emotional bond
September 22, 2014 at 11:22 am

The Emotional Bond

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These days having a pet is more like having a child. We work our schedules around our dogs and if it’s not working, there are dog walkers and of course doggy day care. It’s become the norm in our life to make sure our pets in the family have the […]

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September 12, 2014 at 10:51 am

How to train the ‘perfect’ dog

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I have to level with you … I’m not entirely sure what the word ‘perfect’ even means! Perfection is subjective and what it is to one person, it may be the opposite to another. Dog training is no different. To some trainers a perfect dog is compliant 24 hours a […]

September 11, 2014 at 10:46 am

Coprophagia. A Dirty Word?

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Although dogs and humans are classified as omnivores (both plant and meat eaters), there is no mammal on earth born with the enzymes to digest plant material.  The enzyme cellulase is found in gut bacteria that breaks down plant cell walls. To contain this bacteria, many animals will ingest it […]

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September 11, 2014 at 10:41 am

Dog Tails – Hannah and Junior

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Welcome to Dog Tails. When clients visit us for studio pet portraits, they often recount the stories of their dogs lives. With each dog being different, so is each story. Some are happy tales, some inspiring, some sad, but each one ends with love as their dog subjects find a […]

Angus, Meg and Billy by Houndstooth Studio
July 29, 2014 at 12:08 am

Dog Tails – Angus, Meg and Billy

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Welcome to Dog Tails. When clients visit us for studio pet portraits, they often recount the stories of their dogs lives. With each dog being different, so is each story. Some are happy tales, some inspiring, some sad, but each one ends with love as their dog subjects find a […]

Doggy in the window
July 28, 2014 at 4:00 am

How much is that doggy in the window?

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Getting a DOG can be one of the most EXCITING moments to experience. An addition to the family whether you live on your own or already have a whole clan, there’s no denying the enthusiasm in the air. Have you ever thought about why you choose that particular dog? Is […]

Laura is currently fostering a deaf dog called Kayla. Laura fondly refers to her as Lady as she is such a well mannered and polite family member.
July 28, 2014 at 12:48 am

Is Rescue for You?

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With hundreds of thousands of dogs surrendered in shelters and pounds each year, it seems logical to assume that there are too many dogs and not enough people able to commit to their care. Why then do we continue to buy puppies when there are already thousands of dogs in […]

Owner and dog in the water
July 15, 2014 at 6:23 am

The Power Of Touch

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We have probably all felt we need a reassuring hug or even just the touch of a caring hand when we are having a tough time. To help us soothe our fears, anxieties and just to remind us we are not alone. For some of us just to be close […]