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 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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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

Maintaining your pets’ dental hygiene

Did you know that dental issues are on the rise for pets? 70-80% of dogs and cats develop a dental disease by age 3! Dental issues in pets often remain undiagnosed for a long time.

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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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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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