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4 Tips for Dog Obedience Training

Many new pet owners are not prepared for their new puppies or dogs’ behaviours. Owners want to start obedience training right away to have a perfectly behaved dog. However, it is important to realise that there is a lot of…

10 Perfect Gift Ideas for Dog Parents

Being a passionate pet owner is a lifestyle; this includes being a dog mom or dad. The fun (and struggle) doesn’t seem to stop. This gives people all the more reasons to shop, as today’s market is full of good…

What Dog Treats Should I Feed My Dog

It was often a hotly contested subject when I used to own my own dog boutique (Ziggy Chews back in the day) as to what dog treats should you feed your dog? Each dog is different and if they’re anything…

Petplan Pethood Stories: Why I Love Jack Russel Terriers

The year is 2009, it’s a cold and snowy December morning. Feeling slightly jetlagged from an overnight flight home from the USA, we hop in the car and drive the short distance from Penrith to Appleby. Turning off the main…

How to Treat Your Dog After Surgery

The prospect of your dog undergoing surgery is scary enough, but getting through the operation is only the beginning. The recovery period after surgery is critical, which is why your vet will send you home with a list of detailed…

Ensure a Parasite Free Pooch by Taking These 5 Precautions

Your dog can get very sick from parasite infestations. There are both internal and external parasites that you need to be cautious of. Internal parasites  include: •    Roundworm •    Hookworm •    Whipworm •    Different kinds of tapeworms •    Heartworms External…

5 Reasons Why Getting A Dog May Not Be Right For You

Dogs need a loving home, with an owner willing to care for their every need. It may be that you are the right person to look after a canine friend, in which case we completely recommend it. You and your…

How To Help Your Nervous Dog

Having a nervous dog can be tough. Even though you try to be the best pet owner you can be, it seems like they’re always in a state of distress from the smallest of things. Although you should really go…

Tips for Keeping Your Fine Canine Healthy

From the moment you bring your dog home, you develop an emotional connection that lasts with you forever. You want to enjoy as many happy years as possible together, and making sure that your dog remains healthy will be right…

8 Top Pros & Cons You Need To Know About Owning A Dog

As a dog owner, I find it impossible to imagine a life without my little best friend. Having a dog enables you to create so many amazing memories and have lots of fun. There are so many things to love…