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Explore our tips and advice for every aspect of your dog’s care and enjoy the benefits of a canine companion who is happy, healthy and content.

Why Does My Dog Eat Cat Poo?

The technical term for eating feces is ‘Coprophagia’ which sounds about as unpleasant as the act itself can be. This rather undesirable behavior can be normal in puppies.
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How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Everyday?

An average of somewhere around 1 to 2 hours per day of exercise is right for the majority of dogs, but this varies between dogs. Variables such as breed, age, and overall health make it necessary to tailor an exercise program to your dog's specific needs.

Do Dogs and Cats Enjoy TV?

With the recent changes to television and the switch to digital TV, pets are now able to ‘see’ TV much better. But do they actually enjoy it?
Dog with a kong toy

Kong Toys and the Benefits of Chewing for Dogs

Did you know that chewing has a number of benefits for your dog’s health and wellbeing? We cover what they are and how we can encourage this natural behavior.
Australian shepherd running

Australian Shepherd Facts Every Owner Should Know

Australian Shepards are trainable, active working dogs who need a job to do and lots of exercise. They are obedient, intelligent and make great partners for agility, flyball or various working roles in farm life.
dog on grass

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Finding out your dog has hip dysplasia raises many questions. How is it treated? Will your dog spend their life in pain? Here is what you need to know.

10 Foods You Should Never Give to Your Dog

Our loyal canine companions often have way of being totally irresistible when it comes to food and it is difficult to ignore them....
Cat with ringworm

Ringworm in Cats – Learn the Signs and How to Treat

Ringworm is not a worm at all and is not just for cats either. Learn the signs of Ringworm and how to treat this fungal organism.
Female black ferret

Is a Ferret the Right Pet For You?

Ferrets are cute, playful and inquisitive pets but they do have highly specialized needs. We explore the key considerations you take into account before bringing a ferret into your family.
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How to Teach Your Dog to Shake

Teaching your dog to shake is a great party trick and one that is easily taught. You can even get the kids involved. Most children over the age of 7 years can be taught basic training techniques and in fact many children are more persistent than adults when it comes to training the family pet!

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