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Dave Rabbit & Fish

On June 15th, 2008

Dave Rabbit & Fish

On June 15th, 2008

Dave Rabbit speaks to Nadia Crighton about his four-legged best friend, Fish It is always refreshing to meet celebrities who love their dogs. Its even more refreshing to learn the dog is a much-loved member of the family. For Dave Rabbit, the popular host on hip radio station NOVA 96.9FM Drive Show both of these […]

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For most of us, our pets are integral members of our family and we simply could not imagine our lives without them. Why is it then, that so many pets are surrendered each year? Millie Chandler reports on abandoned animals. Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world, with over […]

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Online dating with dogs

On June 13th, 2008

Online dating with dogs

On June 13th, 2008

We all know dogs give unconditional love, but did you know they can help us find love too? If you’re looking for a little romance, you may discover there is a dating service right there at the end of your leash! Hsin-Yi Cohen reports on online dating with dogs. Deborah Wood, author of The Dog […]

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Acupuncture for dogs

On June 11th, 2008

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Acupuncture for dogs

On June 11th, 2008

Acupuncture for dogs is an age-old treatment capable of helping with many of their common ailments. Rachel Belshaw takes a closer look at this holistic therapy. The history of veterinary acupuncture dates back more than 4000 years, with its roots China. Australia adopted this alternative treatment decades ago for use in both domestic and exotic […]

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Collie

On June 9th, 2008

Collie

On June 9th, 2008

Facts Personality: Active, alert, friendly and intelligent breed. Both Rough and Smooth Collies need regular physical and mental stimulation to ensure they grow into happy and healthy adult dogs. Suitablity: People who accept them as part of the household and have the time to train their dog. Collies enjoy spending time with their family and […]

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The Purina Bark in the Park is on again for 2012, with five fun-filled stops scheduled for several capital cities throughout Australia from September through to November. This fantastic series of events offers dog owners the opportunity to come along for a fun-filled day of entertainment, with activities including free dog and cat samples, competitions, […]

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Careers In Natural Therapy

On June 7th, 2008

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Careers In Natural Therapy

On June 7th, 2008

A growing number of animal lovers are opting for a career in natural therapies as an alternative to traditional veterinary medicine. Hayley Stansell takes a closer look at the benefits of choosing a holistic profession and how it can improve the life of your animal. Educator and author Christine Scully was shocked when her mare, […]

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Eye care for dogs

On June 4th, 2008

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Eye care for dogs

On June 4th, 2008

Keeping your dogs eyes clean and healthy appears to be easy but dogs, just like humans, can suffer from various eye diseases. Michelle Minehan finds out the importance of recognising the signs of eye disease and gives you the know how to eye care for dogs. Veterinary ophthalmologist Dr Mark Billson from the Veterinary Specialist […]

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Avoiding A Christmas Crisis

On June 3rd, 2008

Avoiding A Christmas Crisis

On June 3rd, 2008

It’s not just us that are celebrating Christmas day, dogs are also taking part and ending up at vet hospitals around Australia. Alexandra Lazcano investigates what the most common reasons are for pooches ending up in Doggy ER. The weather Fortunately for us, we don’t have to huddle into our homes for a white Christmas; […]

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Natural Products

On May 31st, 2008

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Natural Products

On May 31st, 2008

This article first appeared in the May/June 2007 issue of Dogs Life.Whether you have a pooch with sensitive skin, a fussy eating habit or arthritic joints, an amazing array of natural products are available to help keep your canine happy and healthy. Dogs Life editor Caroline Zambrano finds out how these products can make a […]

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