Dogs Life Updates

Thailand is renowned for craftsmanship, and there are many Thai pet brands now offering a range of products to suit any dog owner. Here are just four of our favourites. Barketek Barketek Pet lifestyle products are specifically designed with sophistication and interior aesthetics in mind. Built to the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship, a […]

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dog vaccinations

We vaccinate our kids, so should we be vaccinating our dogs too? Carrol Baker discovers just how important these life-savers are for our pets.   Vaccinations aren’t much fun, but they’re part of life for your dog. Just as humans benefit from vaccinations to prevent diseases like mumps or the flu, your dog should be […]

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dog pain

Do you recognise the behaviour and body language that could indicate your pet is in pain? Tim Falk reports. No dog lover likes to see their pet in any sort of pain. Whether it’s the aching joints of arthritis or simply a visit to the vet that requires them to endure some brief discomfort, we […]

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Dog on the nose? Caroline Zambrano explains the reasons for canine flatulence and just what you can do about it. It’s invisible, usually silent and smells something awful. We’re not talking about a ghost zombie crawling out of the sewer in a horror movie. It is Fido’s flatulence — the excessive formation of gases in […]

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dog in the cold

Keeping your dog warm in winter should be a priority for all pet owners. Carrol Baker explains how. From cool coats to boots with bling and thermos-cushioned beds, keeping your dog warm, cosy and comfortable this winter couldn’t be easier (or more stylish). Rugging up In winter, larger breeds of dogs with long coats such […]

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Choosing the Right Shelter Dog

On June 21st, 2021

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Choosing the Right Shelter Dog

On June 21st, 2021

Want to adopt but don’t know where to start? Lauren Clarke finds out more.   With thousands of dogs across Australia and New Zealand sent to shelters every year, the rescue market is sadly booming. Giving a new forever home to an animal is one of the best things you can do, both for the […]

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Deafness: The Sound of Silence

On June 14th, 2021

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dog deafness

Deafness: The Sound of Silence

On June 14th, 2021

Deafness is common in dogs and in many cases cannot be reversed. Caroline Zambrano finds out which breeds are prone to hearing loss and how to live with a deaf dog.   Ivy is a special dog for many reasons. A mix of enchanting beauty and loving personality, the two-year-old blue-eyed Great Dane cross is […]

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It’s far easier to teach your pooch good habits from the start than to retrain your dog later. Danielle Chenery asks the experts for their top tips on stopping dogs from jumping up. Nothing says “I love you” like the full-bodied greeting of an excited pooch jumping on its master after any absence, long or […]

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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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dog panting

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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