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Dog scratching - dog skin conditions, allergies and itchy skin

Dog skin conditions can cause itching and pain for our beloved pals. The DOGSLife Team investigates some of these problems, their treatment and how they can be prevented Dogs can suffer from a range of skin conditions. They can be genetic, hormonal, infectious, allergic, parasitic or even cancerous. Dr Ian Murdoch, veterinary surgeon at Pennant […]

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RSPCA Animal Health Products have expanded their range - and it's amazing!

We love all the work the RSPCA does in helping to rescue, re-home and look after dogs in need – and it’s even easier for owners to support the great work they do with their expanded range of RSPCA Animal Health Products The new products in the RSPCA Animal Health Products range, also manufactured by […]

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To celebrate the launch of their new range, RSPCA Animal Health Products are giving away 2 amazing prize packs; each with one medicated shampoo and one ear cleaner for dogs Since introducing their range of products, dog owners can now be “twice the pet hero” – protecting their dog with a great range of care […]

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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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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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Breeding designer dogs

On January 3rd, 2018

Breeding designer dogs

On January 3rd, 2018

Designer dogs or just plain old mixed breeds? Nadia Crighton digs up some interesting information about the influx of new breeds appearing on our shores. It seems no matter where you turn, the term designer dogs is being used. Whether you’re watching TV or strolling in your hottest off-leash zone, designer dogs are becoming the […]

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Fighting bush ticks on dogs

On November 8th, 2017

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Fighting bush ticks on dogs

On November 8th, 2017

Thousands of dogs in Australia are affected each year by tick poisoning. With a bit of common sense and a lot of vigilance, your four-legged friend need never become a tick statistic. We find out the symptoms and show you some clever ways to fight bush ticks on dogs It happened so quickly. One day […]

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Deadly food for dogs

On October 8th, 2017

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Deadly food for dogs

Deadly food for dogs

On October 8th, 2017

Danielle Chenery investigates the deadly food for dogs and suggests what to do if the worst happens. In winter, it’s common for people to hibernate with their favourite treats, such as chocolate — but such things can be disastrous for dogs. Some of our favourite foods are hazardous for dogs, with the worst offenders being […]

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5 brain boosters for your dog

On September 28th, 2017

5 brain boosters for your dog

On September 28th, 2017

Boost your dog’s brain power and prevent boredom with these five stimulating games and activities. Most dog owners know the importance of physical exercise for their furry friend. A long morning walk, a run on the beach, frolicking at the local off-leash park — they’re all great ways to get your dog’s heart rate up […]

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Dog diabetes

For some dogs, diabetes is a part of everyday life that must be managed with care. Danielle Chenery explains why some dogs get diabetes, outlines the symptoms and describes how it is treated For Sarah’s 12-year-old Border Collie, Merlot, treatment for her diabetes has been a part of everyday life for the past two years. […]

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