Life with Dogs

Dog friendly holidays

On October 1st, 2013

Dog friendly holidays

On October 1st, 2013

From the mountains to the beach, whether you’re seeking to embrace the winter chill or escape to the sunshine, Danielle Chenery explores Australia’s best options for a dog friendly holiday for two- and four-legged family members. Taking holidays can be tough when you have dogs. The thought of leaving your furry friends behind is just […]

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App for dog lovers

On September 26th, 2013

App for dog lovers

On September 26th, 2013

TV presenter Livinia Nixon chats with Kylie Baracz about her love for Labs, the bond her young son has with their dog, Sam, and her work as an ambassador for the “Choose Tap” campaign, an app for dog lovers. Well-loved presenter and new mum Livinia Nixon has been gracing the small screen for over 16 […]

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Dogs help fight Autism

On September 23rd, 2013

Dogs help fight Autism

On September 23rd, 2013

Dogs are playing an integral role in unlocking the wider world for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as Laura Greaves discovers. We Australians like to think of ourselves as a sociable lot. We take pride in our spirit of “mateship”, in always taking the time to offer a kind word or a friendly “G’day”. Imagine, […]

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Unbreakable bond with dogs

On September 20th, 2013

Unbreakable bond with dogs

On September 20th, 2013

Katie Cincotta explores the divine and unbreakable bond between humans and dogs. Ask anyone who shares their life with a dog to explain the intense connection they have to that animal and you get the familiar wide-eyed awe of a parent, a rush of superlatives, and an almost desperate need to capture the fierce, intangible […]

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Reading with dogs

On September 19th, 2013

Reading with dogs

On September 19th, 2013

A unique and inspiring Australian program that help kids develop a love of reading with dogs, writes Laura Greaves. Janine Sigley never that imagined that helping her daughter find volunteer work would change the lives of hundreds of other children. When her daughter announced that she wanted to volunteer with animals, Sigley took to the […]

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Mamta Bhatt chats to Peta Clarke, the woman behind the two pooches (Sparrow and Quinn) stealing the limelight in Legally Blonde the Musical – Australia, about her life as a dog trainer and their life together on the musical stage. If any dog lover has ever seen the movie Legally Blonde – the tale of […]

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How to be an eco-friendly dog owner

On September 17th, 2013

How to be an eco-friendly dog owner

On September 17th, 2013

Yatu Widders Hunt finds out how to be an eco-friendly dog owner and reduce your carbon paw print. In a society that is increasingly becoming more eco-friendly, environmentally conscious and all-round sustainable, there are a million tips, tricks and trends out there to reduce your carbon footprint. One area that is often overlooked in the […]

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DIY dog grooming

On September 16th, 2013

DIY dog grooming

On September 16th, 2013

It doesn’t matter if your pooch is long-haired, short-haired or hairless, every dog needs to be groomed. Krissy Bradfield finds out what you can do, safely, at home – your very own DIY dog grooming guide. Gordon the Groodle and Stanley the Toy Poodle don’t have to travel far for their weekly grooming sessions. Their […]

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Working for dogs

On August 29th, 2013

Working for dogs

On August 29th, 2013

Dog groomer, animal intuitive communicator, holistic healer and Whippet mum — Mariana Davis is the juggler of many hats. She chats to Mamta Bhatt about her healing hands and heroic heart working for dogs. How long have you been working with dogs and how did you get started? My family has always had dogs – […]

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Dog breed under threat

On August 28th, 2013

Dog breed under threat

On August 28th, 2013

A dog breed is now under threat with Victoria’s controversial breed-specific legislation constantly in the headlines. Laura Greaves explains what it means for dog owners. Breanna Chapman’s dog, Lilla, is not just a companion — she’s her lifeline. Melbourne-based Chapman is seriously ill, and says her six-year-old American Staffy cross American Bulldog has saved her […]

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