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October 17, 2019

Puppy Care & Health – How to Care for Your New Puppy

Taking care of your puppy's health is a big responsibility. Be sure you know about general puppy health essentials, like vaccines, worming, fleas & more.

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October 17, 2019

How to Train a Puppy: Puppy Training Tips & Advice

Establishing puppy house rules is an important part of puppy transition. Read about our puppy training tips and how to make this process smooth as possible!

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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 22, 2019

26 August is National Dog Day!

On National Dog Day we take a moment to appreciate our beloved dogs who give so much to us, and the wonderful impact they have on our daily lives.

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August 14, 2019

August is Dental Hygiene Month for Pets!

Did you know that dental issues are on the rise for pets? According to the Australian and American Veterinary Dental Societies, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats develop a dental disease by the age of three!

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July 16, 2019

Road trip 101: Driving with pets

All you need to know when driving with your dog. Restraint options, road rules by state and what you need for longer trips.

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May 7, 2019

Puppy arrival equipment checklist

Make sure you are fully equipped and ready for your new puppy's arrival home. We have put together a chicklist of all the supplies you will need.

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May 7, 2019

Bringing your new puppy home

Tips and advice for getting your new puppy off to the best start, including puppy's first night, choosing a puppy name ande puppy-proofing your home.

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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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January 7, 2019

Toilet Training Kittens

Get tips and tricks on how to toilet train your kitten for relaxed times in the future. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance

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December 10, 2018

How to help your dog to lose weight

Get tips and tricks on how to help your dog lose weight. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance

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December 10, 2018

Guide to caring for a new kitten

Get tips and tricks on how to help caring for a new kitten. 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

Top 10 Most Common Health Problems For Cats

Top 10 most common Health problems for cats. Get More articles like this from Bow Wow Insurance

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Medium-sized Dogs In Australia

Here is our list of the top 10 medium sized dogs for Australia. Get More articles like this from Bow Wow Insurance

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Large Dogs In Australia

Australians love big dogs and there are some fantastic large breeds that make great companions for the family. Here's a list of the top 10 big dog breeds!

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Most Common Health Problems For Dogs

There are many illnesses and conditions dogs can suffer from in life which can be surprisingly common. Here we list some of the most common health problems.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Indoor Cat Breeds

While all cat breeds do fine indoors, there are a number of breed types that will do very well in an indoor environment. Here's the top 10 best house cats.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Hypoallergenic Cats

While there’s no such thing as a 100% hypoallergenic cat, we've put together a number of breeds that are less likely to cause sneezing and other allergies.

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October 29, 2018

The Top 10 Small Dogs in Australia

Here is our list of the top 10 small sized dogs for Australia. Get More articles like this from Bow Wow Insurance

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Smartest Dog Breeds

Here is a list of the top 10 smartest dog breeds in Australia including the most trainable dogs, bred to be loyal, brilliant hunters, herders or guard dogs.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Things To Do With Your Dog During The Holidays

These days there are plenty of dog friendly cafés and restaurants, hotels and babysitting services and attractions available for you and your pet to enjoy.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Winter Products for Dogs

Dog boots, coats, heated kennel + more: We have put together a selection of must-have accessories to make autumn and winter a breeze for you and your dog.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Guard Dog Breeds

Here is our list of the top 10 guard dog breeds for Australia. Get More articles like this from Bow Wow Insurance

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Dog Breeds For Families

Here is our list of the top 10 dog breeds for families. Get more articles like this from Bow Wow Insurance

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October 29, 2018

Travelling with your Pets – Tips from Dr Katrina

Invite your four-legged friends along to family holidays! Keep them safe and happy with these useful travelling tips from celebrity Vet Dr Katrina Warren.

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October 29, 2018

Top 10 Apps for Dog Lovers

It just so happens that there are already a lot of apps out there for dogs & owners alike. We’ve compiled a list of the best 10 dog apps on the market now.

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October 29, 2018

How To Toilet Train A Puppy

Toilet training a puppy is difficult and messy but it’s an essential to get right. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to toilet train your pup efficiently.

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October 29, 2018

Summer Dog Grooming Guide

Get tips and tricks on how to Groom your pet and keep them comfy during summer. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance

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October 29, 2018

Puppy and dog vaccination schedules and vaccination costs

Dog & puppy vaccinations are key to protecting your puppy or dog from harmful diseases. More on puppy vaccination schedules & average dog vaccination costs.

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October 29, 2018

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

Thinking of buying a puppy? The next big decision is choosing where you should get your puppy from. Here are the common options you can choose from.

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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

Product Review: Dog Beds

Just like us, puppies and dogs need a comfortable place to sleep. 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

Cover up your dog with one of these comfortable, functional & stylish dog coats & jumpers. If you can feel the cold, your dog can too so keep them warm.

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October 29, 2018

Why Is Chocolate Bad For Dogs?

Many dog owners don't know how seriously chocolate can damage their dog’s health. Read on why you should never you should never feed chocolate to a dog.

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October 29, 2018

Preparing To Travel By Air With Your Pets

Airline travel with your pet will require a deal of planning and organisation. We’ve put together a guide on what you’ll need to get your pet ready to fly.

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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

Dog Adoption Guide: Tips on Bringing Your Rescue Dog Home

Congratulations on giving a rescue dog a second chance in life! Our rescue dog guide will help make bringing home your adopted rescue as easy as possible.

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October 29, 2018

Planning the perfect birthday for your dog – let’s celebrate!

We have put together our top planning tips to make your dog’s birthday one to remember! Find fun tips on party locations, games, gifts, treats and more.

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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

Planning the perfect birthday for your cat – let’s party!

Get tips and tricks on how to plan a great birthday party for your cat and celebrate. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance.

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October 29, 2018

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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October 29, 2018

Pet Skin Allergies

Looking after a pet with a skin allergy can require a lot of time, effort and money. Find the common types of skin allergies in pets & what can cause them.

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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

Cat Insurance – Pet Insurance claims for cats

The cost of a cat's health can outweigh the cost of cat insurance. This pet insurance cost guide breaks down the common claims for cat insurance policies.

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October 29, 2018

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Every owner wants to protect their pet’s health but is pet insurance worth it? Find out pros & cons, benefits of pet insurance over paying out of pocket.

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October 29, 2018

Desexing Cats & Kittens: Benefits and costs of neutering or spaying your cat

Desexing your cat will not only prevent unwanted pregnancies but also keep your cat happy and healthy. Learn about kitten and cat desexing costs and benefits.

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October 29, 2018

Pet Adoption: What You Need To Know

Get tips and tricks on how to adopt a pet with less stress and effort. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance.

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October 29, 2018

Obedience Training for Dogs

Beginning obedience training sooner than later is important for your puppy to start to develop good habits. Read more on tips on how you can train your dog.

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October 29, 2018

Most Popular & Interesting Pet Names of 2016

Get tips and ideas on how to find the best name for your cat or dog. Find out more at Bow Wow Insurance.

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October 29, 2018

How to Exercise Your Puppy

Exercising your puppy is important and undoubtedly has many health benefits for both you and your puppy. What is less obvious to many new puppy parents is the amount of exercise and activity that is necessary and considered to be healthy for your new fur baby.

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October 29, 2018

Meet Bow Wow’s Assistance Dog ‘Kora’

The Bow Wow Meow team is very excited to be sponsoring a beautiful Labrador named Kora to become an Assistance Dog.

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October 29, 2018

Win passes to the Brisbane Dog Lovers Show!

The Dog Lovers Show is coming to Brisbane from 3-4 November 2018 and the Bow Wow Meow team is excited to once again be sponsoring the ‘Perfect Match’ feature. Win free tickets to the show now!

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October 29, 2018

Cat and Kitten Vaccination Schedule & Cat Vaccination Costs

Cat & kitten vaccinations are essential to protect cat health & prevent avoidable problems from arising. Learn about cat vaccination costs and schedules.

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October 29, 2018

Little Harry’s battle with a rare killer

Harry, one of two little Shih Tzu-Maltese brothers, was diagnosed with Addison’s disease. This condition is very serious because the hormones normally produced by the adrenal glands near the kidneys cease to be produced in the amounts needed. Read how Bow Wow Meow helped covering costs for the treatment.

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October 29, 2018

Pet Safety Tips: Keep pets safe and happy this Christmas and New Years

This guide will help you get through the festive season of Christmas and New Years as stress-free as possible. What are the things to look out for and get helpful pet safety tips for a happy and safe festive season with your cat or dog.

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October 29, 2018

How much does it cost to own a pet in Australia?

Australians love their pets but have do you know how much owning a pet really costs? We’ve put together interesting figures on the cost of pet expenses.

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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

Hero dog stories of 2015 that moved us to tears

Let them dogs be heros! Learn which hero dog stories of 2015 moved us to tears and which dogs made a big impact in peoples lives. Read more here.

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October 29, 2018

GPS Dog Trackers: what are they and where can I get one?

GPS trackers are becoming very popular among owners. They are a great option to reduce your stress in the case that your pet wanders off or gets lost.

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October 29, 2018

Getting dogs and cats to live together

This article gives you ticks and tricks on how to get dogs and cats to live together in harmony. Find out what to do to create a friendship between your pets.

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October 29, 2018

Finding the right vet

Get tips and tricks on how to find the right vet for you and your pet. 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

Expert Tips and Advice – How to take better photos of your pet

Take your pet photography to the next level! These professional pet photographers show us what it takes to get that perfect shot of your beloved pet.

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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 Kennels Product Guide

Choosing the right sized kennel made out the best material for your dog is important. We’ve compiled a guide to help you buy your dog’s new home.

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October 29, 2018

Resources & information on dog health, nutrition & grooming

Keep your dog healthy & well groomed. Here's a list of resources on how to keeping your dog healthy, feeding your dog nutritious food & tips on grooming.

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October 29, 2018

Doggie Doors Product Guide

We’ve put together a list of what we think are the best doggy doors available. Taking in account the perfect dog door size, material, security & automation.

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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

Guide on Selecting a Dog Breeder: Are they Responsible Dog Breeders?

Not all puppy & dog breeders are responsible or ethical. Test your dog breeder with these questions before you buy to see if they are responsible breeders.

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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

Dealing with the Death of a Beloved Pet

We know how difficult it is to deal with the passing of a dear pet. Find out some tips to ease this feeling at Bow Wow Insurance.

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October 29, 2018

Crate Training Your Puppy

Crate training your puppy can have many advantages. It can help with toilet training, assist with managing the dog in your house, providing a chill out zone for your pup, help with travelling and also make stays at the vet hospital a little less stressful. Read these easy tricks and tips on how to crate train your puppy.

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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

A Christmas Gift Guide for Dog Lovers

Giving a gift to a dog lover for Christmas this year? Choose from our Christmas gift guide. Dog Lovers will love these cute & useful gift ideas.

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October 29, 2018

Cat Sneezing: What Does It Mean?

We’ve put a brief guide together so that you can better understand the possible causes of cat’s sneezing, their impact and when it’s best to see the vet.

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October 29, 2018

Resources for new puppy owners

Bringing home & looking after a puppy can be a lot for owners. Here's some resources with tips & advice on what you will need to know for your new puppy.

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October 29, 2018

Best Dog Collars & Leads

There are lots of different types of collars, leads and harnesses. We've put together a list of the best collars, leads and harnesses for your dog or puppy.

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October 29, 2018

A Christmas Gift Guide for Cat Lovers

Choose a gift to a cat lover for Christmas this year from our Christmas gift guide for Cat lovers. They will adore these cute & useful feline gift ideas.

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October 29, 2018

5 Tips To Avoid Separation Anxiety In Dogs

Dogs are especially prone to separation anxiety because of their pack mentality. Here are 5 useful tips to avoid & help with separation anxiety in your dog.

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October 29, 2018

10 Unlikely Celebrity Pets

Celebrities are a bit quirky why is why they've had and have some of the most strange, bold and eccentric pets. See 10 most unlikely celebrity pets here.

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October 29, 2018

Tips and advice on how to introduce your pet to your new partner

Introducing a new partner to your pet on Valentine's Day? Here are 13 great tips with expert advice to help you, your special someone & your pets get along.

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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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