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Foster Boxer Eight cute little piglets Grunting and Squealing today Because a Boxer named Treasure Came bounding their way A stray herself Treasure played her part Taking the eight little piglets Straight into her heart She rounded them up With cuddles and licking Her milk came in With the suckling and kicking On a farm […]

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Sometimes, despite our best efforts, our dogs just don’t want to behave. We investigate what can be done to train a stubborn pooch. These days, Duchess the Groodle is the model of a well-behaved family pet. Seven years ago, however, it was a very different story. Despite owner Pam Brossman’s diligent efforts to train her, […]

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5 brain boosters for your dog

On September 28th, 2017

5 brain boosters for your dog

On September 28th, 2017

Boost your dog’s brain power and prevent boredom with these five stimulating games and activities. Most dog owners know the importance of physical exercise for their furry friend. A long morning walk, a run on the beach, frolicking at the local off-leash park — they’re all great ways to get your dog’s heart rate up […]

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Dogs love socks

Fake food socks We love to wear But our doggy friends Think it’s not fair The pizza socks smell like fluff The bacon socks are really rough The taco socks dripping fake cheese The hamburger socks are another tease The hot dog socks look so yummy The cupcake socks the icings runny But worst of […]

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6 of our favourite dogs caught on camera

With National Dog Day just around the corner, DOGSLife thought we would share just a few of our favourite videos sent to us by Nest. Whether protecting your home or keeping an eye on your pups while you’re at work, the Nest Cam certainly has a knack for capturing the craziest in our four-legged friends. […]

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Dogs NSW marks its annual National Dog Day on August 26, marking all the great qualities held by man’s best friend – as well as the important work our canines do for the community Working dogs play a vital role in our community, guiding the blind or disabled, providing valuable support to those suffering from […]

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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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