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Guide dog puppies receive 3,600 new toys!

Guide Dogs Australia has received a donation of more than 3,500 new toys so puppies in training can enjoy some well-earned puppy play in their downtime. The donation drive run by PETstock’s charity arm, PETstock Assist, saw a KONG donated for every KONG purchased in- store during the month of April. PETstock Charity Coordinator, Jessica […]

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Dog waits in and out of shadows. Dog dives around chairs and feet. Dog looks for the spill of hands. Dog sings the Ballad of Less and More. Dog sleeps with one eye open. Dog’s life isn’t negotiable. Dog circles moons of language. Dog barks for homecomings. Dog is a name away. Remember you can’t […]

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Winning Selfie A Poem By Jeanie Axton

Jeanie Axton lives with her husband Nick, her dog and cat and three chickens in the beautiful South East of South Australian Mt Gambier, famously known for its Blue Lake. A secondary teacher at a local Lutheran College, Jeanie has been dabbling in the area of children nonsense poems for many years. She expresses the […]

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Tilly’s dog Jet has a strange ambition, He wants to sing opera in the French tradition. When other dogs lift their heads and bay, Jet lifts his and sings Bizet. While other dogs prefer to bark, Jet performs his Offenbach. He loves to howl into the sky And wants to give La Scala a try. […]

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Mr Opportunist Poem Jeanie Axton

Mr Opportunist His eyes sharp and steady Doesn’t miss a single beat Always on the ready Laying on the front lawn Pretending he’s asleep But ones eyes slightly open He has a little peep A garage door left open A cat will lose her food Up the street she chases him Hey Mr “Your very […]

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Dog scratching - dog skin conditions, allergies and itchy skin

Dog skin conditions can cause itching and pain for our beloved pals. The DOGSLife Team investigates some of these problems, their treatment and how they can be prevented Dogs can suffer from a range of skin conditions. They can be genetic, hormonal, infectious, allergic, parasitic or even cancerous. Dr Ian Murdoch, veterinary surgeon at Pennant […]

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When Roma Met Daisy   When Roma met Daisy she spun around with joy Is this the new puppy or the latest doggy toy?   When Roma met Daisy The little black mutt She licked her face Then sniffed her butt   When Roma met Daisy Daisy said ”It’s now all about me” Right there […]

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We speak to V8 Supercar driver Chaz Mostert about his gorgeous dogs, Bangers and Mash.   I remember the first time I saw my pet… It was at a well-known pet shop recommended to me on the Gold Coast. I had intended to just get one Daschie but when I first saw them they just […]

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Must Have Latest Doggy Products

On October 5th, 2018

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Must Have Latest Doggy Products

On October 5th, 2018

Here are the latest doggy products the DOGSLife team has gone barking mad for. Emmi-pet It’s a fact: by the age of about two years, 80 per cent of dogs show their first symptoms of dental disorders. Keep your pet’s chompers in the very best shape you can using Emmi-pet. This fabulous product offers motion- […]

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german spitz

The remarkable German Spitz has a smile worth a million dollars and the personality to match. By Dr Rob Zammit. Like the Poodle, Schnauzer and Dachshund, the German Spitz comes in more than one size. There is the Klein, between 23-29cm, and the Mittel, 30-38cm. It’s believed the German Spitz descended from Samoyed-type dogs which […]

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