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Mars Petcare Australia’s dry pet food bags and flexible pouches to be recycled into a range of outdoor products, thanks to their partnership agreement with REDcycle. The agreement represents an opportunity for millions of tonnes of plastic to be recycled helping to stop the progression to landfill and contamination of our environment. Mars Petcare Australia’s […]

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My name is sgt_bulldog Some call me an internet star Know all over Australia And on shores further afar Ive been on Channel 9 news My name across the TV set Over 10 000 followers joined me And more to follow yet When you see me smile And it looks a downward grin Im really […]

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Live it up: 10 steps to a healthier life for your dog

Tim Falk discovers the 10 steps to a healthier life for your dog, from diet and exercise to training and companionship. Vaccinate Giving your pup the right vaccinations is essential to giving him the best start to life. “Puppies and adult dogs should be vaccinated against parvovirus, distemper virus and canine hepatitis, even if they […]

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Choosing your pet

On February 23rd, 2018

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Choosing your pet

Choosing your pet

On February 23rd, 2018

It’s a decision that will stay with you for a lifetime. Lauren McKellar looks at some helpful tips when it comes to choosing your pet. Choosing your pet is one of the biggest decisions you will make in your life. The new addition to your family is one which will hopefully be with you for […]

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Preparing for your puppy’s first summer vacation can require some careful planning. Kerry Martin from Puppy Tales tells us about her dog’s first trip to the Great Ocean Road. Photos: Kerry Martin, Puppy Tales Summer was just four months young when she headed off on her first summer vacation with us and her fur-brother, Keiko, […]

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Your puppy's first vet visit: what to expect

Your puppy’s first vet visit can be all important to setting your dog up for positive associations down the track. We tell you what to expect. Today will be the start of a happy lifelong relationship between your trusted vet and your furry best buddy. Therefore, it’s important to prepare your puppy to ensure it’s […]

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Summer is famous for storms, and along with storm season comes reason to fear for some of our four-legged friends. By Sophia Auld. Shortly after I met my husband, he took me out for a beachside picnic. But our romantic evening was interrupted by a phone call around 9pm. “We’ve got your dog,” the stranger […]

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What are the most common dog injuries?

What are the most common dog injuries and how can you stop them happening to your pet? For small-animal vets, every day is different from the last. Treating all sorts of pets for all manner of illnesses, injuries and ailments means that you can never quite be sure what each day will hold. However, there […]

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5 essential puppy training milestones

On February 14th, 2018

5 essential puppy training milestones

On February 14th, 2018

We look at the five essential training milestones every puppy must reach Everyone knows that puppies need training, but where do you start? When you bring your new puppy home, what are the most important skills and behaviours you need to start teaching him? Let’s take a look at five key puppy training milestones you […]

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Purebred vs rescue: choosing the right dog for you

Whether to adopt a rescue dog or purchase a purebred is an emotive issue that provokes strong opinions. The DOGSLife team talks to those on both sides of the fence. So you’ve made the decision to add a four-legged member to your family. Congratulations! But where to from here? There are many benefits to both […]

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