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Stress Management for dogs

On April 11th, 2008

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Stress Management for dogs

On April 11th, 2008

Devoting time to training and following a correct diet and exercise plan helps to raise a well-adjusted and healthy pet. However, dogs and their owners do not always encounter the perfect world. Many owners find themselves faced with a dog suffering some form of stress or ill-health. Sue Moses discovers various natural therapies and training […]

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The process of importing and exporting pets under Australian animal quarantine laws can take several weeks and even months to follow through. Hence, careful planning must be undertaken to avoid stressing yourself and your pet. Dogs Life spoke to AQIS senior vet officer Dr Geoff Parker about general export procedures for importing and exporting from […]

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Teach an old dog new tricks!

On April 6th, 2008

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Teach an old dog new tricks!

On April 6th, 2008

Can you teach an old dog new tricks? The answer is yes. Just like people, dogs are never too old to learn. Carrol Baker reports. Training an older dog has enormous benefits. A dog that is physically and mentally active will age more gracefully than one that has led a sedentary life. If you train […]

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Deadly Worms in dogs

On April 5th, 2008

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Deadly Worms in dogs

On April 5th, 2008

Keeping your dog free of worms is an important part of dog ownership. There are, however, many different types of deadly worms in dogs that needs to be protected from, and the choice of treatments is varied. Rachel Belshaw investigates the parasites that can attack your dog and what you can do to prevent infection. […]

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Diet For Sensitive Dogs

On April 4th, 2008

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Diet For Sensitive Dogs

On April 4th, 2008

Does your canine companion have a sensitive tummy? Perhaps its recovering from illness, a skin allergy, or has bowel problems? When a dog has a health issue, special care often needs to be given to its diet. Carrol Baker investigates the diet for sensitive dogs: what to feed your pooch if hes a fussy eater, […]

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The Psychic Bond

On April 3rd, 2008

The Psychic Bond

On April 3rd, 2008

Spoon bending to communicating with animals, world-famous paranormalist Uri Geller tells Dogs Life  why he loves dogs so much. A man known around the world for bending spoons, fixing broken watches and reading minds, Israeli-born paranormalist Uri Geller also has a strong connection to animals, especially dogs. Besides sharing his psychic powers with millions of […]

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Walking with your dog

On April 2nd, 2008

Walking with your dog

On April 2nd, 2008

Delta Behavioural Trainer Karin Larsen Bridge, from Get S.M.A.R.T (Successful Motivation And Reward Trained) Dogs, explains the different styles of walking with your dog. Heel is the term most often associated with walking a dog in a controlled fashion. The term was first used by field hunters as they took their dogs out with them […]

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Drooling dogs

On March 29th, 2008

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Drooling dogs

On March 29th, 2008

We all love our pooches, but there are some parts of doggy parenting we’d probably all love a Super Nanny for scooping up poo, holding your dog steady for its annual jab and wiping icky, drippy drool from around its mouth. Katie Cincotta reports on the irksome subject of saliva, of our beloved drooling dogs. […]

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Dog diet for each stage

On March 26th, 2008

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Dog diet for each stage

On March 26th, 2008

With so many opinions and advice on dog nutrition, Dogs Life spoke to experts to get the facts on what your dog needs in its diet to maintain optimal health. Michelle Minehan reports on dog diet for each stage. As there are three prominent phases or stages in a dogs life, in relation to nutrition […]

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Settling Winter Worries

On March 24th, 2008

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Settling Winter Worries

On March 24th, 2008

Winter is the season with the shortest days and the lowest temperatures. Caroline Zambrano speaks to pet experts about some winter worries. When the winds change and temperature begins to drop, dog owners come to Dogs Life resident veterinarian Dr Michael Archinal with questions about winter care. One has a new puppy and is not […]

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