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How two dog food companies control the global market and sell you what they want
April 15, 2018 at 10:40 am

How two dog food companies control the global market and sell you what they want

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You hear it all the time from people and economists that want true competition, that you can’t have a monopoly in any industry if you want competition. There are many definitions of a monopoly, but in simple terms, its a concentration of power (money, advertising, distribution etc) that makes one […]

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April 1, 2018 at 10:03 am

Why huskies and big dogs kill cats and what you can do about it

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Recently I had a friend who’s cat was killed by one or two huskies in her street. There are scant details in the social post, but from the comments thread it appears that several different people take these dogs for walks, and that they have ‘difficulty controlling them’. One person […]

Why Sydney buys the most dog treats per person, but WA is the biggest dog treat state
November 7, 2017 at 6:52 am

Why Sydney buys the most dog treats per person, but WA is the biggest dog treat state

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Did you ever wonder what kind of people buy dog treats and why they might want to in the first place? As Google is the dominant search engine in Australia its free data can tell you a lot about any market and today we look at the last year of […]

Why a pro dog walker is NOT the same as a friend of a friend.
October 27, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Why a pro dog walker is NOT the same as a friend of a friend.

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If you walk your dog daily, and are confident in dog parks, and join other packs of dogs so your dog gets fully socialised, then yes you are close to what a pro dog walker can provide. But for many people, they either don’t appreciate these points, or don’t have […]

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October 10, 2017 at 4:46 pm

Always trust low fat meat dog treats, never trust low fat veggie treats

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In an effort to garner more support for inappropriate dog food and dog treats, some companies are jumping on the low fat bandwagon to promote vegetable and grain treats. This is particularly prevalent in the homemade treat sector where many vegetables are low fat, but of course the wrong type […]

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September 26, 2017 at 3:01 pm

Three More Tips for making your dogs walks the safest possible

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In the first article we looked at the wonderful world of dog collars and restraining devices. In this article we review basic dog training, and the condition of gates and yard enclosures to ensuring your dog stays safe. 1 Basic dog training. Many people rescue or buy a dog and […]

Did you know that the dog food you use may have a lot to do with pancreatitis ?
September 12, 2017 at 9:16 am

Did you know that the dog food you use may have a lot to do with pancreatitis ?

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After having received a LOT of enquiries from dog owners with dogs diagnosed with pancreatitis I thought I would research this terrible disease to provide the best healthy dog treat options they could find. It turns out that while all breeds, and dogs of all ages can get it, there […]

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August 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Two vital tips for making your dogs walks the safest possible

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These tips are given after 7 years of pro dog walking experience, and relate to individual owners too. It should be a very simple task to pick up a dog safely from a clients house, but amazingly many dog owners don’t understand the basics of providing an easy pick up […]

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August 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Do you know the difference between healthy dog treats, natural dog treats and best dog treats?

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Don’t worry, chances are that Google doesn’t either. You see this is one thing that you won’t get from our current search engines, a moral compass or even one that really applies AI to the level most people think that it can or should. Then of course would you freely […]

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August 1, 2017 at 11:10 am

LITERALLY, How far are you willing to go for your dog, DAILY?

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If it seems like a loaded question, it sure is. Even though I am a Pro Dog walker, I will find that many of my weekend excursions are typically much closer to home. Not sure if that is an age thing, or having a small child to care for, but […]