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Live it up: 10 steps to a healthier life for your dog

Tim Falk discovers the 10 steps to a healthier life for your dog, from diet and exercise to training and companionship. Vaccinate Giving your pup the right vaccinations is essential to giving him the best start to life. “Puppies and adult dogs should be vaccinated against parvovirus, distemper virus and canine hepatitis, even if they […]

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St Bernard

On February 19th, 2018

St Bernard

On February 19th, 2018

Switzerland’s national dog, the St Bernard, is just as happy trekking through the snowy Alps as he is curling up on the couch with his family. An impressively muscular giant, the St Bernard is descended from alpine mastiffs first brought to Switzerland with the passing Roman army. The Bernadine monks from the Hospice Grand St […]

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Papillon

On February 19th, 2018

Papillon

On February 19th, 2018

With ears reminiscent of butterfly wings, the lovely Papillon has certainly earned its name. Originating in Europe around the 17th century as a companion dog, the Papillon (pronounced ‘pap-e-on’) had many admirers including Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France. These days the Papillon is found in countless homes around the world and with its happy […]

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German Shorthaired Pointer

On February 19th, 2018

German Shorthaired Pointer

On February 19th, 2018

The German Shorthaired Pointer is a stunning dog which is athletic, loyal and loads of fun. If you’re a sporty family looking for a four-legged companion, this breed could be the perfect addition to your household. There is something about sleek, athletic dogs which always commands the attention of passers by, and watching a German […]

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American Staffordshire Terrier

On February 19th, 2018

American Staffordshire Terrier

On February 19th, 2018

The American Staffordshire Terrier, or Amstaff, can be described as enough dog for everyone, but too much dog for some. This breed requires a dedicated owner, however the time and effort invested results in a lifetime of loyalty and laughter. American Staffordshire Terriers are described by their owners as the perfect dogs. Their loyalty, energy […]

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We all spend more time outdoors with our pets at this time of year, and it can get hard to keep on top of bath time with all this outdoor activity! That’s why we love Joseph Lyddy Easy Wash Dry Shampoo, the perfect solution for those times when it’s too cold to bath your pet […]


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Fall in love with your pet pooch all over again while reading Fur-ever Loved: A Letter to my Dog. This book contains a series of love letters from owners to their dogs, each accompanied by a portrait of their fur-babies taken by talented pet photographer Ken Drake from Zoo Studio. Inside are tales of love, […]


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Often by the time a dog shows signs of lameness, it has had the underlying issue for some time. It is estimated that 55 per cent of joint pain goes untreated. 4CYTE Canine is scientifically developed and is safe to take long-term, meaning you can support your dog’s joints no matter what stage of life […]


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Preparing for your puppy’s first summer vacation can require some careful planning. Kerry Martin from Puppy Tales tells us about her dog’s first trip to the Great Ocean Road. Photos: Kerry Martin, Puppy Tales Summer was just four months young when she headed off on her first summer vacation with us and her fur-brother, Keiko, […]

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Your puppy's first vet visit: what to expect

Your puppy’s first vet visit can be all important to setting your dog up for positive associations down the track. We tell you what to expect. Today will be the start of a happy lifelong relationship between your trusted vet and your furry best buddy. Therefore, it’s important to prepare your puppy to ensure it’s […]

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