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Dog Walking Safety

On October 13th, 2016

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Dog Walking Safety

On October 13th, 2016

As if spending time with your pooch isn’t reward enough in itself, walking your dog could have many more benefits that we’re only just recently beginning to uncover.

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5 car safety tips for road trips with your dog

While walks in the neighbourhood are much-loved elements of your dog’s schedule, sometimes a road trip is called for.

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Water safety for dogs

On February 4th, 2014

Water safety for dogs

On February 4th, 2014

Pet drowning incidents are on the rise, which may surprise you as many owners believe all dogs can naturally swim. Kylie Baracz examines how to provide water safety for dogs. We all love to sit back near the water in the summer months, be it the backyard pool or the beach. However, how safe are […]

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Dog safety at home

On November 15th, 2013

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Dog safety at home

On November 15th, 2013

Just like human children, most injuries, accidents and illnesses that affect our four-legged furkids happen in the home. Laura Greaves reveals tips on dog safety at home. Someone clever once quipped that “home is where the dog is”. But while it’s true that a home with a four-legged family member (or two) is a happy […]

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Ensuring Safety in Animal Products

On September 19th, 2008

Ensuring Safety in Animal Products

On September 19th, 2008

This article first appeared in the July/August 2006 issue of Dogs Life.With hundreds of veterinary and natural pet products on the market, pet owners rely on labels to decide which product is suitable for their pet. Dogs Life editor Caroline Zambrano investigates how the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) works to ensure pet […]

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What is the best method for training my puppy?

Training your new dog is an important stage in every owners’ journey and can be a great bonding experience. But training isn’t always a simple task, especially as a first-timer. We spoke to Royal Canin for some helpful advice on how to train a puppy and some of the most common questions owners ask. Why is it important to train […]

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Forget toys and clothes; here are the five presents your dog really wants this festive season. Tim Falk reports. Are you unsure what to get your dog this Christmas? Have you already sorted gifts for everyone else but are still tossing up whether to get your pooch a new toy, a stylish new outfit or […]

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Check out some fun beach games you can your furry friend can enjoy this season. By Carrol Baker. If your dog could talk, they’d probably tell you their absolute favourite place to be in summer is chilling by the beach. What’s not to love about plenty of warm sunshine, sand and surf, as well as […]

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It’s never easy leaving your beloved pooch behind, but holidays are a wonderful part of life and when your dog can’t come with you, it’s good to know your options, writes Danielle Chenery. It’s a dilemma dog parents know all too well. Who will look after my pet when I’m away? Thankfully there are lots […]

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handedness within dogs

Here’s one for the “well, I never” files: did you know dogs can be left- or right-handed, and that it may affect their personality and aptitude for certain tasks? Mel Hearse investigates. Handedness is not only a “thing” with canines, it’s also been the subject of some pretty serious study. In fact, research suggests that […]

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