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 […]
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 […]
Barking is a normal, natural response for dogs but it can be a noisy problem for your neighbours. Kristie Bradfield discovers how to get a little peace and quiet. Barking is just like talking: it’s how dogs communicate with their owners, neighbours and other dogs. While some barking is normal, it becomes a problem when […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bushwalking is a favourite Australian pastime of the nature-oriented and those looking to improve their fitness.