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Off-Leash Stress Free

On February 25th, 2008

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Off-Leash Stress Free

On February 25th, 2008

Most owners love taking their dogs to off-leash areas. However for some, off-leash time can be the most terrifying experience. If you are concerned about unclipping the lead to let your dog roam free, Dogs Life has some great tips on how your dog can be off leash while you remain in control and stress […]

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Benefits Of Walking Your Dog

On February 24th, 2008

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Benefits Of Walking Your Dog

Benefits Of Walking Your Dog

On February 24th, 2008

Walking keeps dogs fit physically and mentally, allowing them to interact with people and animals and explore their environment. Caroline Zambrano spoke to experts about the epidemic of under-exercise in Australian dogs and why we need to get our dogs out and about every day. Dogs tell us they love walks its the highlight of […]

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Scrapbooking for your dog

On February 21st, 2008

Scrapbooking for your dog

On February 21st, 2008

In memory of her beloved childhood dog, Gracie, Allyson Corbett creates fun projects that would make great Christmas gifts for dogs and owners alike. SHARE your scrapbook creation with us Check out our GALLERY of other readers creations Growing up in my family, our dog Gracie was never neglected at Christmas. She probably understood and […]

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Dingo Extinction

On February 19th, 2008

Dingo Extinction

On February 19th, 2008

Australia’s native dog, the Dingo, could be heading in the same direction as the Tasmanian Tiger, one of this country’s most unfortunate and avoidable animal extinctions The Dingo, sometimes referred to as the Canis Familiaris Dingo, hasn’t had the best reputation in the past. But when you understand the nature of the dog, it becomes […]

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Animal Cruelty

On February 16th, 2008

Animal Cruelty

On February 16th, 2008

Each year, the RSPCA prosecutes people who are cruel to animals – all animals – whether they are dogs, cats, cows, goats, sheep or rabbits. Animal cruelty crosses all species, but the laws in each state and territory are different. Jilea Carney finds that getting these laws enforced is the problem. Warning: Parts of this […]

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Caring for old dogs: geriatric dog care tips for your senior pet

Your dog’s golden years are special years. It’s a time for togetherness, a time for gentle understanding, and a time to show your lifelong companion just how much you care about them. We find out important information about geriatric dog care. We’d all love our dogs to live as long as we do, but of […]

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Crate Training for dogs

On February 14th, 2008

Crate Training for dogs

On February 14th, 2008

Dog trainer Karin Larsen Bridge explains the advantages and disadvantages of crate training for dogs. A dog crate is a container designed to safely confine dogs on a short-term basis. Once used only for competitions, travel or convalescence, the crate has increasingly found its way into the average pet home. Introduced correctly and used appropriately, […]

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Family Ties

On February 12th, 2008

Family Ties

On February 12th, 2008

Nadia Crighton sits down with well-known celebrity Amanda Keller to chat about life with her four-legged family member, Ripley. On a sunny afternoon in Sydney, Dogs Life sat down with well-known celebrity, Amanda Keller, and her adorable family to chat about their furry family member, Ripley. Amanda currently fires up the airwaves with her hilarious […]

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Say no to “no”!

On February 10th, 2008

Say no to “no”!

On February 10th, 2008

Delta behavioural trainer Karin Larsen Bridge from Get S.M.A.R.T (Successful Motivation And Reward Trained) Dogs explains how ineffective saying NO! can be and offers some great tips on positive training. We’ve all done it. Our dogs do something annoying and our first reaction is to shout NO! That’s because were human words come easy to […]

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