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Hormone Disorders in dogs

On May 24th, 2008

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Hormone Disorders in dogs

On May 24th, 2008

Sue Moses takes a look at the most common hormone disorders in dogs  and finds out how they can be treated. Any suggestion of a hormone disorder is enough to send most dog owners into a panic. But on average, of the 1000 sick dogs that are treated at clinics, less than 10 of these […]

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Acne on dogs

On May 19th, 2008

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Acne on dogs

On May 19th, 2008

Sonia Hickey looks at what to do when you find acne on dogs. It’s not likely you’ll find mans best friend turning down the offer of an off-lead romp because hes feeling self-conscious about a few spots on his chin, but dogs can get pimples, and it is often a sign of something more serious […]

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Border Collie

On May 15th, 2008

Border Collie

On May 15th, 2008

Find out some interesting Border Collie facts and the origin of this working dog breed. Facts Personality: Border Collies are highly intelligent, learn quickly and thrive on activity and attention. Their working genes make them hardy and energetic, and they are always up for a game or two, or three! They may be standoffish with […]

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Fussy eaters

On May 12th, 2008

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Fussy eaters

Fussy eaters

On May 12th, 2008

Many dogs have a genetic drive to accumulate food. So why are they such fussy eaters? Caroline Zambrano discovers the reasons behind fussy eating and gets advice from experts for ways to encourage a healthy appetite. From home-cooked meals to the most expensive dog food on the market, many owners go all out to provide […]

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Minerals for dogs

On May 12th, 2008

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Minerals for dogs

On May 12th, 2008

Although only four per cent of an animals total body weight comprises mineral matter, the presence of these elements is essential for life. Caroline Zambrano discovers the benefits of minerals for dogs. Minerals play an important role in canine nutrition and need to be balanced with each other in the diet to work well. Dogs […]

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Dog-Gone Doggie!

On May 10th, 2008

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Dog-Gone Doggie!

On May 10th, 2008

Thousands of dogs go missing across Australia annually. Last year alone the RSPCA took in more than 66,344 dogs some were surrendered voluntarily, while others were discovered wandering the streets. The good news is, 33 per cent of these dogs were reclaimed by their owners. To find out what to do if your dog goes […]

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Obedience dog trials

On May 8th, 2008

Obedience dog trials

On May 8th, 2008

Dog trainer Karin Larsen Bridge delves into the competitive world of obedience dog trials. While most dog owners are happy with a pet that will come when called, sit when asked and go for a walk without pulling their arms off, obedience competitors strive for nothing short of perfection from their canine partners. Developed after […]

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Preservatives in dog food

On May 7th, 2008

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Preservatives in dog food

On May 7th, 2008

Pet food manufacturers insist the preservatives added to pet food “ensure product integrity and stability”. Veterinary experts argue they are harmful to pets. Caroline Zambrano investigates the controversy over preservatives in dog food. Dogs Life decide to take a sneak peek into the controversy surrounding preservatives in dog food. We interviewed veterinary professionals, dog owners […]

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Grausturm Weimaraners

On May 6th, 2008

Grausturm Weimaraners

On May 6th, 2008

 Grausturm Weimaraners – 30 years experience and breeders of :12 litters including weimaraner longhairs.Tasmania’s first Weimaraner Grand champion Tracking dog championsField trial championsInternational championsWinner of national, Royal and specialty Best of Breeds7 dogs placed at Weimaraner National 2005 including 1st Open bitch and 3rd Open dog WeimaranersReserve challenge Weimaraner Longhairs13 dogs have won royal challenges […]

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Natural therapies for dogs

On May 4th, 2008

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Natural therapies for dogs

On May 4th, 2008

To discover the secrets behind natural therapies for dogs, Dogs Life consulted some of Australias most qualified natural therapists to explain how these amazing treatments work. Pet owners are increasingly looking beyond the world of conventional veterinary medicine by seeking natural therapies to improve the health of their canines. Eliza Tickle explores how some of […]

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