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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February 7, 2024

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your furry friend

Show your dog or cat how much you love them this Valentine's Day with these top ideas: hang out together, date night, snuggle time, special treats and more

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January 30, 2024

How long can you leave a dog or puppy alone?

Find out the safe duration to leave your furry friend alone. Learn tips and tricks to keep your dog happy and entertained while you're away.

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November 7, 2023

How to tell if your dog is sick? Know the signs

Learn the warning signs that your dog may be sick. Discover when to take them to the vet, common health problems, and preventative measures to keep them healthy.

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September 29, 2023

Dog dental care – what you need to know

Dog’s dental care is essential. Learn the best ways to prevent tooth and gum problems in your dog with regular cleanings, brushing and other options.

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September 14, 2023

Toxic plants for dogs: Protect your canine companions

Discover the hazards of toxic plants for dogs in our guide. Safeguard your beloved companion from potential dangers. Stay informed and keep them safe

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September 4, 2023

What are the different types of intestinal worms in dogs?

Worms can not only make your dog sick, but some of them can also infect humans too. Here are the things you need to know about worms in dogs and tip how to prevent them.

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August 16, 2023

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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August 14, 2023

Maintaining your pets’ dental hygiene

70-80% of dogs and cats develop a dental disease by age 3, but dental issues often remain undiagnosed. Learn how to identify these & tips to prevent them.

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August 12, 2023

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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July 29, 2023

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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July 29, 2023

Symptoms, causes and treatment for hair loss in dogs

Some hair loss in dogs is common but large amounts of dog hair loss may be a concern. Read more on common causes of hair loss in dogs, symptoms & treatment.

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July 5, 2023

How smart is your dog?

Are you wondering "How smart is my dog?".Read our top tips and tricks for testing your dog's intelligence & how your can help them become even cleverer!

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June 26, 2023

Winter pet care and grooming tips

Find out how to keep you pets well cared for through winter. Learn tips and tricks to keep your dog or cat warm & healthy.

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May 8, 2023

Keeping our pets warm, dry and safe through winter

Pets can suffer during winter's colder conditions. Read our top tips and advice for keeping your dog or cat warm, dry and in good health this winter.

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March 22, 2023

Signs & symptoms of ear mites in dogs

Dogs with ear mites may scratch their ears, head, and neck, get skin rashes, and even shake their heads. Here are signs and symptoms when your dog suffers an itchy ear mites.

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November 9, 2022

Christmas presents for your cat – The gifts our kitties really want!

With Christmas approaching you may be looking for the perfect present for your furry feline. We've put a list together of gifts your kitty would love to find under the tree!

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November 9, 2022

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

With Christmas approaching you may be looking for the perfect present for your pooch. We've put a list together of gifts your dog would love to find under the tree!

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November 2, 2022

Leptospirosis in dogs

Leptospirosis in dogs is a bacterial infection that can have fatal consequences. Here’s everything you need to know and how to prevent this from happening.

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October 11, 2022

Best dog toys available in Australia

Choosing the best dog toys for your dog can provide comfort and keep them entertained. Here are a few top toy picks from us perfect for every type of dog."

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April 27, 2022

Home-alone boredom busters for dogs

Searching for inspiration to keep your dog occupied while they are alone at home? Read our top tips & stimulating activities to keep them out of trouble.

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February 1, 2022

Dog sports: fun activities for dogs & owners

Taking part in a dog sport such as agility, flyball or dock-diving is a lot of fun for both you and your dog as well as a great physical & mental challenge.

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October 29, 2021

Controlling & protecting against fleas

What pets and their owners both hate about summer are fleas! This post will help you understand fleas, the right tools and tips to control and treat fleas.

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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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August 12, 2021

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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