Dog Park Health Dangers: Tips to protect you and your dog

We are often warned of the risks involved in taking your dog for a visit to the dog park. This usually centres around canine behavioural issues and potential problems with other dogs. However, we rarely stop to think about the health dangers a fun visit to the dog park may expose you to.

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Aug 8, 2016

Lessons From The Oldest Dog In The World

The Internet was abuzz recently with talk of “The Oldest Dog In The World”, Maggie, a 30-year-old Kelpie living on a dairy farm in Victoria, Australia (yeah Straya!!!)

After Maggie’s passing everybody was eager to know how on earth Maggie lived to 30, when tragically the average life expectancy for most dogs these days is 10 years of age.

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Jul 30, 2016

3 Dog Books You Should Have On Your Must Read List

I woke up early to a cold and rainy morning today and thought… Ahhhh the rain, perfect for enjoying a hot coffee and snuggling up with a good book before the day begins.

This got me thinking about books inspired by dogs, and what were some of my favourites I have read over the years.

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May 28, 2016

6 Ways To Use Lavender In The Car To Calm Your Dog

Not all dogs love a doggie road trip, and many dogs become quite distressed, anxious or over excited when travelling in the car. Lavender has a lovely calming scent and can be used very effectively to soothe an anxious dog.

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DOG RECIPE: Stomach Soothing Herbal Broth

This stomach soothing herbal broth has come to the rescue on numerous occasions in our household.

Dogs will be dogs… and unfortunately that sometimes means eating things that they most certainly wind up regretting. Read more…

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