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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August 16, 2021

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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June 17, 2021

How to stop a dog from barking

Learn how to stop your dog from barking at night, at neighbours, when left alone & at other dogs. Stop excessive dog barking with our training tips & tricks.

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June 8, 2021

Desexing Dogs & Puppies: Benefits and costs of neutering or spaying your dog

Desexing of dogs & puppies is important to prevent overpopulation in shelters. Read more on the reasons, benefits & general costs of neutering/spaying dogs.

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March 24, 2021

Indoor workouts for dogs

Drawing inspiration from simple children's games to dog sports like scent work and agility, there are many great options for exercising and stimulating your dog indoors.

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March 23, 2021

Brain workout – Mental exercise for dogs

Keeping your dog in good physical shape and feeding her a good diet ensure overall good health, which contributes to mental well-being. However, dogs need specific mental exercise, too.

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March 18, 2021

Exercising your senior dog

Although she might not be moving as fast or as far as she used to, your senior dog can still partake in many safe and beneficial forms of exercise. Learn more about how to best exercise your senior dog.

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August 13, 2020

Health concerns facing older dogs

What are the signs of ageing in dogs? Learn more about the health issues commonly faced by older dogs at Bow Wow Insurance.

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August 12, 2020

Good and bad human foods – What to feed and what to not feed your dog

Reduce health risks & prevent serious accidents with our dog food guide. Learn what foods can be harmful to dogs and what you can & can't feed your dog.

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August 12, 2020

Tips on how to care for older dogs

Caring for older dogs can be both challenging and rewarding. Learn more about how to best care for your dogs when they are ageing.

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July 28, 2020

How to brush your dog’s teeth

The key to maintaining good oral health - for us and our pets - is prevention. Without regular brushing, plaque and tartar will build up in our dog’s mouths the same way that they do in our own.

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April 29, 2020

Emergency dog food: Safe foods for dogs to eat

There are many foods dogs can eat if you’ve run out of your regular dog food. Check out our list of safe dog food alternatives to give your dog or puppy.

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December 11, 2019

Christmas presents for your dog – The gifts our pooches really want!

With Christmas fast approaching you may still be looking for the perfect present for your furry canine friend. There are lots of things out there that make our heart beat faster but we put a list together of things your dog would really want.

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