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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May 30, 2024

Homemade dog food made easy with bonus recipe

Explore the reasons why dogs will thrive on a homemade diet. Understand your pet's nutritional needs for optimal health with this guide for pet owners

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May 29, 2024

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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May 29, 2024

Paralysis tick in dogs and cats

The paralysis tick is a tick species in Australia that targets wildlife & domesticated pets. Find out symptoms, treatments & ways to prevent paralysis tick.

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April 30, 2024

Why does my dog lick me? Understanding canine affection

Explore the reasons why dogs lick their owners and how it relates to canine affection. Understand your pet's behaviour better with this guide for pet owners

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April 10, 2024

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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April 8, 2024

Dog desexing cost: Understanding neutering and spaying expenses

The cost of dog desexing can vary depending on various factors. Find out more about the expenses involved in dog desexing and how much you can expect to pay.

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March 19, 2024

Calming songs for anxious dogs: 50,000+ Spotify songs analysed

Find top Spotify playlists soothing anxious dogs during storms, fireworks & noisy events. Analysis of 53K+ songs & 295 playlists for calming your furry friend.

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March 14, 2024

Understanding Pet Insurance: Does it cover desexing?

Learn about pet insurance coverage for desexing procedures. Discover if your furry friend's spaying or neutering costs can be included in your pet insurance plan

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February 29, 2024

IVDD Pet Insurance in Australia: Comprehensive Coverage

Looking for pet insurance in Australia that covers IVDD? Protect your furry friend with comprehensive coverage, ensuring peace of mind & financial security.

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February 27, 2024

Asbestos and pets – what you need to know

Learn how to keep your pet safe during the Sydney asbestos mulch crisis. Everything you need to know about the risk of asbestos exposure to your dog or cat.

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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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