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Ever wondered why your dog pants, or worried that it’s sounding a little … odd? Mel Hearse finds out all the things there are to know about dogs and their pants (not of the tracksuit variety!).   All dogs pant. Some do it often; some do it a little. They may be loud or quiet […]

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Is the food we feed our furry friends really what it claims to be? Kristie Bradfield shines a light on the labels. We all live busy, busy lives. We have jobs to think about, bills to worry about, families to raise. We are living in fast forward and sometimes that means we get a little […]

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Chinese medicine has been used to restore health for thousands of years. Sophia Auld explores how it might be just what the vet ordered.   Pam and Allen Crampton were distressed to discover that the black cyst on their beloved Malamute’s hind leg was a cancerous mast cell tumour. While surgery successfully removed Maddison’s tumour […]

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Forget toys and clothes; here are the five presents your dog really wants this festive season. Tim Falk reports. Are you unsure what to get your dog this Christmas? Have you already sorted gifts for everyone else but are still tossing up whether to get your pooch a new toy, a stylish new outfit or […]

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Check out some fun beach games you can your furry friend can enjoy this season. By Carrol Baker. If your dog could talk, they’d probably tell you their absolute favourite place to be in summer is chilling by the beach. What’s not to love about plenty of warm sunshine, sand and surf, as well as […]

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It’s never easy leaving your beloved pooch behind, but holidays are a wonderful part of life and when your dog can’t come with you, it’s good to know your options, writes Danielle Chenery. It’s a dilemma dog parents know all too well. Who will look after my pet when I’m away? Thankfully there are lots […]

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handedness within dogs

Here’s one for the “well, I never” files: did you know dogs can be left- or right-handed, and that it may affect their personality and aptitude for certain tasks? Mel Hearse investigates. Handedness is not only a “thing” with canines, it’s also been the subject of some pretty serious study. In fact, research suggests that […]

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Hugging Can Make Your Dog Annoyed?

On October 5th, 2018

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Hugging Can Make Your Dog Annoyed?

On October 5th, 2018

Could some of the things you do every day be a source of constant annoyance for your dog? Tim Falk finds out. Do you ever get the feeling that your dog sometimes finds you a bit annoying? Does your pet ever roll his eyes at you or seem impatient when you’re slow to grasp whatever […]

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Boarding School for Dogs

On October 5th, 2018

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Boarding School for Dogs

On October 5th, 2018

Too busy to train your dog? Why not try canine boarding school. Kristie Bradfield finds out more about this new trend. The world has changed a lot in the past decade. Society moves so quickly these days that we barely have time to catch our breath, let alone keep up. To make the most of […]

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Dog Training Tools

Here are some of our favourite dog training tools to ensure that your special pet receives the mental and physical enrichment it needs Starmark Pro Training Deluxe Clicker Ensure your dog knows when it’s performing the desired behaviour with the Starmark Pro Training Deluxe Clicker. Used and loved by the many professional trainers at the […]

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