Dog Stories

Food journalist Sofia Levin talks about Jinkee, her 18-month-old Instagram-famous Toy Poodle I remember the first time I saw my pet. Jinkee and her brother were in their bed, two tiny sausages just four weeks old. I had asked the breeder if I could visit before choosing my puppy as I didn’t like the idea […]

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This issue, we spoke to Annie, owner of Paddington, the gorgeous Shar Pei who’s taken Instagram by storm.   I remember the first time I saw my pet. He was the smallest little piglet I’d ever seen, so small he hadn’t even one wrinkle yet. He had smooth little feet and a very adorable black […]

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When Grandma comes to stay When Grandma comes to stay Bringing dog biscuits in her car Parking in the driveway I bark a hearty Hoorah   When Grandma comes to stay I get to sit on her chair While she does her knitting She’s not fussed about the hair   When Grandma comes to stay […]

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Planet of the Dogs Reverse our worlds and you will see That you dear human can learn from me   A few simple commands will have it down pat Human Obedience class get it right get a pat   Here’s our training my faithful friend Planned by me from start to end   Command 1: […]

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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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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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