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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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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October 29, 2018

Dog dental care – what you need to know

Dog’s dental care overlooked by owners. This post will give you info about common dental problems, symptoms and best ways to avoid tooth or gum problems.

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October 29, 2018

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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October 29, 2018

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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October 29, 2018

Cleaning dogs’ ears

Dogs can easily get wax and dirt build-up in their ears which can result in infection. Here's a useful guide to help you clean your dogs ears properly.

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October 29, 2018

How Much Should I feed My Dog?

There's endless debate on dry or wet food, portion size and frequency. What we can say for sure if that feeding your dog food too much or often is bad news.

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