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Kaboom went the dog bed, a poem by Jeanie Axton

Kaboom! went the dog bed During the night Roma the Labrador Woke up with a fright Green foam everywhere All over the floor Under the table Stuck to the door Roma was dumbstruck How could this be? Her dog bed exploding For all to see She pondered awhile As Labradors do To find an answer […]

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Help your pup join the Squishy Face Crew for a good cause

If your best friend happens to be a brachycephalic (Wrinkly, squishy-faced) dog, you might be able to make a big difference to the lives of similar dogs – in the most adorable way! Following the success of Ruth O’Leary’s Tails of Sydney coffee table book (which has raised over $8,000 for charity to date), her […]

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7 common winter dog care myths busted

Do you know how to give your dog the best possible care in the chilly winter months? DOGSLife look at and bust seven common winter dog care myths. If you regularly enjoy an early-morning walk with your dog, you’ll probably be aware that winter is well and truly here. Unless you live in certain tropical […]

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When it comes to quality dog coats designed to protect your best friend from the elements, one name springs to mind: WeatherBeeta. DOGSLife loves this brand’s fabulous coats for our canine companions, designed to keep them warm and dry this season. Take a look at the WeatherBeeta Parka 1200D dog coat, which features a strong, […]

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King Leo

King Leo looked down from heaven He had a first rate view A nice warm blanket on cloud nine And a doggy bone to chew He could see his family sad And that they missed him around His kingly basket left empty With his old plastic regal crown King Leo strolled through his memories A […]

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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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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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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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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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