Dog Stories

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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Remembering Jazz (Our Golden Cocker Spaniel 2005-2017) Remembering The puppy in our son’s lap Golden soft coat Wagging tail Bright eyes Remembering Dog obedience lessons Walks round the block Runs in the pines Swims in the pool Remembering Escaping out of the gate Tail wagging when returning home Climbing through kid’s windows Snoozing in her […]

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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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Anastasia Casey speaks to Carey Edwards, CEO and co-founder of Australian Working Dogs Rescue International, to find out about the amazing work this organisation does. DL: How did your organisation start? CE: Australian Working Dog Rescue International (AWDRI) actually started as a result of another venture not gathering enough support to begin. A group of […]

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Buying dogs online

On February 24th, 2017

Buying dogs online

On February 24th, 2017

Buying pets online can be a dubious activity. Caroline Zambrano shares some information on the organisation working to make a difference.

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The world of military working dogs

On February 3rd, 2017

The world of military working dogs

On February 3rd, 2017

They protect us but they have four feet instead of two. As we approach Remembrance Day, Danielle Chenery explores the world of military working dogs.

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Dog Foster Fails

On December 9th, 2016

Dog Foster Fails

On December 9th, 2016

Fostering a dog is only meant to be a temporary arrangement, but sometimes a dog’s short-term stopover can end up being its forever home. Tim Falk reports.

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Our Cocker Spaniel Jazz was hanging around the kitchen one night and I found her with her head in the dishwasher. She likes food a lot.

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Australia’s Working Dogs

On November 10th, 2016

Australia’s Working Dogs

On November 10th, 2016

If Australia was built on the sheep’s back, it was only made possible by the resilience and hard work of our herding breeds. While these dogs may be urbanised, their herding spirit lives on, as Kristie Bradfield discovers.

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Merlin’s KIDS found a way of saving two lives in one grand swoop. And they have been able to do so free of charge to the families in need.

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