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Brainiest Dog Breeds: facts and myths

September 14th, 2016|My Dog Care|

There are hundreds and hundreds of dog breeds in the world, each with its own merits. If you’re having trouble choosing which breed is best for you, read on! We’ve put together a list containing eight of the most popular dog breeds to choose from. 1. Labrador A long-time, worldwide favourite, the Labrador retriever stands [...]

Do dogs catch colds and how do you treat it?

September 11th, 2016|My Dog Care|

You may have heard somebody use the phrase “sick as a dog” to describe someone being unwell. This might prompt us to ask whether, like us humans, dogs can catch common colds. The answer is yes. Dogs do get colds, and they have very similar symptoms to the common human cold. These usually include: Sneezing [...]

The ultimate guide to hunger in dogs

September 11th, 2016|My Dog Care|

The ultimate guide to hunger in dogs   There’s no denying it: all dogs love to eat – and a lot of the time they’re not fussy about what goes into their mouths. There’s nothing like seeing your dog’s tail wag excitedly when dinnertime rolls around, or the way he digs into a plate of [...]

Are treats good for dogs?

September 1st, 2016|My Dog Care|

It’s undeniable: whether they’re big, small, young or old, all dogs love treats. They love them so much that they’re happy to do whatever we say in order to get one – from sitting, to staying to rolling over or shaking our hand. That’s why they make such good training tools. And, seeing a dog’s [...]

5 benefits of walking your dog every day

August 22nd, 2016|My Dog Care|

There’s nothing that compares to the way a dog’s tail wags when they hear “walkies!” or they way they whine in excitement when they see you pick up the leash to go walking.Dogs certainly don’t keep it a secret that they love going out for a stroll, having a sniff around and spending some time [...]

How to adjust to apartment life with a dog

August 20th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Dogs adapting to apartment life Apartment living is becoming more and more popular, especially in big cities. It’s predicted that the number of people living in units will hit fifty per cent in Australia’s major cities over the next few years. So what does this mean for our furry family members? Adapting to a grassless [...]

Dogs show aggression when feeling scared, anxious and threatened

August 14th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Aggression in dogs can be scary.It can be overwhelming when a dog starts to bark, growl or even tries to bite someone. We often take this behaviour to heart and assume dogs are malicious and attack for no reason, but the truth is that hostility doesn’t happen out of nowhere. Aggression is a biological reaction [...]

Three ways you may be damaging your dog’s health

August 14th, 2016|My Dog Care|

We love our dogs and will do as much as we can to make sure they stay happy, healthy and energetic. Here are some small and common mistakes pet owners are making that cause serious health problems: Not looking after their teeth Dogs use their teeth more than we do. A lot of the time [...]

Dog Breeds That Suffer From Genetic Health Problems

August 6th, 2016|My Dog Care|

Like humans, dogs can suffer from genetic health problems. Due to selective breeding, some dog breeds are more susceptible to health conditions, diseases and complications inherited through their genetic line. It’s a sad reality, but one that any potential dog owner must face when choosing the type of dog they’re going to buy. To make [...]

How To Communicate With Your Dog

August 3rd, 2016|My Dog Care, Pet Behaviour, Pet Health|

Even if you fancy yourself a bit of a dog whisperer, there will be instances where you find it hard to communicate with your pet. Dogs communicate almost entirely through body language, so it’s important for dog owners to understand their pet’s behaviour to be able to communicate and interact successfully. Whether it’s learning what [...]

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