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December 10, 2018

How to help your dog to lose weight

You can beat canine obesity. Obesity is one of the greatest causes of serious long-term illness in dogs and needs to be beaten.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Most Common Health Problems For Cats

As a caring pet insurance company, we know a thing or two about cats and what conditions they’re most likely to develop.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Medium-sized Dogs In Australia

Australia has some of the best parks and backyard spaces in the world and we celebrate this by showing our love for all kinds of medium-sized dogs. The medium-sized dog is Australia’s favourite companion animal; energetic, fun-loving, gentle and loyal.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Large Dogs In Australia

Australia is a big land; vast, full of natural beauty and endless adventure. We Australians have a great love for our big dogs, just as we love our big island. There are some fantastic large breeds out there that make great companions for the family.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Most Common Health Problems For Dogs

Health related problems are a part of life. Although it’s something we’d all rather avoid thinking about, it’s important to educate ourselves about what conditions, illnesses or diseases are out there.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Indoor Cat Breeds

We already know what you’re thinking – can’t all cats live indoors? While all cat breeds will do fine indoors, there are a number of pedigree types that will do particularly well in an enclosed environment.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Hypoallergenic Cats

Have you always wanted a cat but can’t stand the allergies they cause? We understand that sneezing and itching can make the biggest of cat lovers throw their arms up in despair. While there’s no such thing as a 100% hypoallergenic cat, there are a number of breeds that are far less likely to cause sneezing and other irritations.

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October 29, 2018

The Top 10 Small Dogs in Australia

There are some fantastic small dog breeds out there and most of them make fantastic companion animals. Whether you’re not as mobile as you used to be, you have young and fragile children, or you haven’t quite got the space needed for a Great Dane or Border Collie, there’s a small breed out there that’s perfectly suited to you.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds

The smartest dogs in the world tend to be amongst Australia’s favourites – we even have one of our very own in the top ten.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Things To Do With Your Dog During The Holidays

It’s time to escape from the daily grind and take that well-earned break away. You’ve worked hard for this trip away and the kids are keen for some quality family time, but what about the dog? Luckily for you and pet lovers everywhere, dog friendly accommodation is more available than ever.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Winter Products for Dogs

With the Southern Hemisphere winter looming, temperatures are beginning to drop and it’s time to prepare for the cooler weather to come. While some parts of our land enjoy mild weather all year round, in many places winter temperatures can get down to a uncomfortable level for our furry friends.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Guard Dog Breeds

It’s only been within the last one to two hundred years that we’ve viewed dogs more as companions rather than workers. While there are still large numbers of dogs working hard in a vast number of roles all over the world, our canine friends were once only bred to fight, hunt, herd or guard the home.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Dog Breeds For Families

We know we’ll never forget the dog we grew up with. Could you? The way they would never fail to greet us after school, follow us on grand adventures and defend us from swooping magpies is something we could never forget.

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October 29, 2018

Travelling with your Pets – Tips from Dr Katrina

Your pets are part of your family and family holidays can definitely be more fun when your four-legged friends are invited along too!

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Apps for Dog Lovers

We’ve done some research and compiled a list of the best 10 dog apps on the market. Did we miss you favourite? Be sure to let us know. Let’s begin.

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October 29, 2018

How To Toilet Train A Puppy

Toilet training puppies can be frustrating, difficult and more than a little messy, but it’s an essential part of a dog’s development. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to toilet train your pup efficiently.

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October 29, 2018

Summer Dog Grooming Guide

Grooming is as important for our dogs and cats as it is for us. The New Year has come and gone, yet some of this summer’s hottest weather is still ahead of us.

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October 29, 2018

Puppy and dog vaccination schedules and vaccination costs

Many of the most serious canine diseases – including Canine Hepatitis, Canine Distemper, Canine Parainfluenza and Canine Parvovirus – are preventable with simple dog vaccinations, Some of these conditions can cause very serious health problems, discomfort or pain for your dog.

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October 29, 2018

Puppy Buyer’s Guide on Where to Get a New Puppy From

Planning on getting a puppy? If you have already settled on a breed, the next big decision is where you should get your puppy from. There are a few options available and some are recommended more highly than others. This article aims to help guide you to make the best decision – for you and your new fur baby!

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October 29, 2018

What Not To Feed Your Pet

We’ve put together a useful guide for what your pets can and can’t eat. Some foods can poison your pets and others can even rupture their organs. If you’ve ever wondered what foods are dangerous, then you’ve come to the right place.

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October 29, 2018

Product Review: Dog Beds

Just like us, puppies need a comfortable and supportive place to sleep – preferably one they won’t be able to rip to shreds! So, we’ve done the research and found the five best dog beds on the market at the moment.

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October 29, 2018

Product Guide: Dog Coats

Summer has passed and the nights are getting cooler – it won’t be long before winter is in full swing, and if you can feel the cold, so can your dog.  So, here are our picks for the most comfortable, functional and stylish dog coats & jumpers.

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October 29, 2018

Why Is Chocolate Bad For Dogs?

It’s the age old question and one that many people still don’t know the answer to. Why is it that chocolate is just so bad for dogs?

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October 29, 2018

Preparing To Travel By Air With Your Pets

Airline travel with your pet, whether it’s a dog or a cat, will require a great deal of planning and organisation if it’s going to be a positive experience.

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