Dog Care

The Bow Wow team has compiled a library of useful articles about the various diseases and conditions that commonly affect dogs and cats in Australia.

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October 16, 2019

Hair coat and skin conditions in dogs

The skin is the largest and most extensive organ of the body, comprising 12 to 24% of a dog’s weight, depending on its species, size and age. The state of health of the animal, as well as the presence of illness, can be indicated by the skin.

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August 14, 2019

August is Dental Hygiene Month for Pets!

Did you know that dental issues are on the rise for pets? According to the Australian and American Veterinary Dental Societies, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats develop a dental disease by the age of three!

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January 7, 2019

Understanding your dog’s behaviour

Get tips and tricks on how to understand and respond to your dog's behaviour. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance

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December 10, 2018

Caring for your elderly dog

Just like humans, our dogs age and will require different and specific care. We’ve put together a few tips for taking care of your elderly dog.

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October 29, 2018

What Not To Feed Your Pet

Pets always beg for a bite of your human food but remember there are many foods that they can’t eat. Here's a list of foods that your pets shouldn't eat.

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October 29, 2018

Winter pet care tips

Get tips and tricks on how to keep your pets well cared for and Healthy during winter. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance.

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October 29, 2018

Dew Claws On Dogs: Clipping Dew Claws vs Keeping Them

Clipping of dew claws, also known as a dog’s thumb, is often debated as they lack function & can cause painful injuries. Learn more about dew claw clipping.

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October 29, 2018

Creating a Dog First Aid Kit and Administering First Aid for Dogs

Knowing first aid for your dog and what to do in an emergency could save your pet's life. Find out what you need in your dog first aid kit, plus extra tips!

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October 29, 2018

Dog Insurance – Pet Insurance Claims for Dogs in Australia

The cost of a dog's health can outweigh the cost of dog insurance. This pet insurance cost guide breaks down the common claims for dog insurance policies.

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October 29, 2018

How to wash your dog

Get tips and tricks on how to wash your dog with less stress and effort. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance

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October 29, 2018

Best Pet Boarding: Finding the right boarding for your pet

Choose the best pet boarding for your dog or cat with these tips on identifying a good cat or dog boarding service. Tips on facilities, costs & services.

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October 29, 2018

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Have you ever wondered why dogs do eat grass? This article from Bow Wow Meow Pet Insurance explains why dogs eat grass and what it does to their nutrition.

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