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How To Safely Prepare Raw Food For Your Dog

The dangers of raw feeding your dog and the potential for bacterial contamination from raw food has become a hot topic after the BBC recently aired episode 1 of the series “Trust Me I’m A Vet”. Read more…

Dog Friendly Beach Trip – The Do’s and Don’ts

Phew! Today is the first day in what feels like forever that the temperature at our place hasn’t soared well above 40 degrees celsius, and let me tell you it’s pure bliss.

Today is also my first day back from a weekend getaway to Nelson Bay in the gorgeous Port Stephens area of NSW. The area is known for stunning beaches, dolphin/whale watching, fishing and water activities, but what I didn’t know was just how dog friendly it is. We discovered several dog beaches and off-leash areas and came across people everywhere that were out and about with their pups, especially on the beach. Read more…

What To Do If Your Dog Is Bitten By A Snake

This morning I went on a little trip to heart attack city. Population – ME.

I was enjoying my morning coffee and heard the dogs barking at something outside. I initially ignored it because caffeine is the most important meal of the day, but they continued on and something about the way they were barking struck me as strange. Read more…

Deer Antler Chews – Are They Safe For Your Dog?

A sad, sore and miserable dog with a broken tooth, a nice big vet bill and much colourful language later, I learnt the hard way that perhaps deer antler chews are not the safe and natural chew toy alternative I had initially thought.

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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
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