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Does your dog suffer from "Small dog syndrome"?

They’re pint-sized and pretty darn cute, but sometimes our small dogs come with a pocketful of attitude. Caroline Zambrano tells us more about small dog syndrome. Ruby, a 15-month-old Poodle cross, is well-behaved — well, at least most of the time. But the moment she sees a big dog, she charges up to it (whether […]

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Dog nail trimming: is it vital to their health?

Is dog nail trimming purely vanity or is it important for their health? Danielle Chenery explores the ins and outs of doggy manicures Do you really need to ensure your dog’s nails are kept trim? The short answer is yes — especially if your pampered pooch is used to carpets and couches rather than hard […]

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The dogs of Mumbai are out at night The song of India clear and bright Shades of brown wander the streets Kings in the dark each has their beat The dogs of Mumbai friends to the poor In the cold they give warmth on the slums earthen floor Street smart and clever but not without […]

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The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service’s detector dogs perform a vital role keeping our country safe. Tim Falk finds out what it takes to become one of these clever canines.

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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 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 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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