Dog Stories

On June 28th, 2008

On June 28th, 2008

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Travelling With Pets

On June 17th, 2008

Travelling With Pets

On June 17th, 2008

Have you thought about holidaying/travelling with pets overseas, or scored that dream job in the United Kingdom but can’t bear to leave your pooch behind? Mei Yen Chua investigates the quarantine and travel procedures that need to be followed before you can skip town with your dog. People planning to travel to England with their […]

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Rescuing Bali Street Dogs

On June 17th, 2008

Rescuing Bali Street Dogs

On June 17th, 2008

Indonesia is home to hundreds of stray dogs that are struggling to stay alive. David Verrall follows rescue groups on a relentless mission to end the suffering and the rescuing Bali street dogs. Linda Buller, Aussie artist, doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and animal lover, makes her home in a valley at the back of […]

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For most of us, our pets are integral members of our family and we simply could not imagine our lives without them. Why is it then, that so many pets are surrendered each year? Millie Chandler reports on abandoned animals. Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, with over […]

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Online dating with dogs

On June 13th, 2008

Online dating with dogs

On June 13th, 2008

We all know dogs give unconditional love, but did you know they can help us find love too? If you’re looking for a little romance, you may discover there is a dating service right there at the end of your leash! Hsin-Yi Cohen reports on online dating with dogs. Deborah Wood, author of The Dog […]

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The Purina Bark in the Park is on again for 2012, with five fun-filled stops scheduled for several capital cities throughout Australia from September through to November. This fantastic series of events offers dog owners the opportunity to come along for a fun-filled day of entertainment, with activities including free dog and cat samples, competitions, […]

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Dogs in Africa, Part 1

On May 29th, 2008

Dogs in Africa, Part 1

On May 29th, 2008

The relationship many African tribes have with their dogs is different to that of the Western world. Lorraine Chittock tells of the dogs and owners she has come across in her journey through Kenya. In the dry desert village of Maikona in Northern Kenya, dogs don’t wear collars or walk around on the end of […]

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Dogs in Africa, Part 3

On April 30th, 2008

Dogs in Africa, Part 3

On April 30th, 2008

The Wild Painted Dogs of Africa are in danger of extinction after 12 million years of existence. Dogs Life speaks to conservationists who are fighting to save this predator, which is adored by animal lovers and hated by hunters. By Lorraine Chittock. Painted? You paint a house or the town red, not a wonderful creature […]

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Homeless and hungry, hiding in the shadows. That’s life for thousands of dogs on the streets of India, it’s an International stray dog crisis. Jilea Carney, a board member of Vets Beyond Borders reports exclusively for Dogs Life on the organisations life-saving work and healing of broken hearts and spirits. It’s five o’clock on a […]

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Dog prisoner of War

On March 17th, 2008

Dog prisoner of War

On March 17th, 2008

Heard the one about the dog that was OFFICIALLY made a dog prisoner of war? Ray Hearn discovers some of the amazing stories about dogs involved in conflict. She was a pedigree Pointer called “Judy” and she is one of a number of distinguished dogs recognised for duty during major wars and urban conflicts. The […]

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