Life with Dogs

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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Love barks

On August 27th, 2013

Love barks

On August 27th, 2013

We all know dogs are faithful companions, but your four-legged friend could even help you find your soul mate since love barks when you least expect it, writes Laura Greaves. Who would have thought the humble pooch could be the ultimate “wingman”? According to research, dogs are a great ice-breaker: people with dogs meet more […]

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Passion for dog fashion

On August 26th, 2013

Passion for dog fashion

On August 26th, 2013

Supermodel Kristy Hinze chats to Mamta Bhatt about her snazzy four-legged family and the launch of her dog fashion range, LEGITIMUTT. Genetically gifted, Kristy Hinze has had a career spanning 15 years in the fashion industry. From her title as the youngest model to sign a contract with Australian Vogue to her hosting days on […]

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Action hero dogs

On August 23rd, 2013

Action hero dogs

On August 23rd, 2013

Human beings aren’t the only species with action-packed jobs. Tim Falk finds out what it’s like to be a real-life action hero dog. Police dogs Meet Edge, a four-and-a-half year old pooch who has a job with a difference. While most dogs Edge’s age spend their days chasing balls, going for walks and lazing in […]

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