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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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    February 1, 2024

    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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    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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    January 29, 2024

    Cat Sneezing: What Does It Mean?

    We help you to understand why your cat sneezes, the possible causes of cat’s sneezing, when cat sneezing is serious and when it’s best to see the vet.

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    January 21, 2024

    Understanding your dog’s hip surgery

    Find out more about treatment options for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs & similar conditions, including total hip replacement surgery. Learn about costs & recovery.

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    January 16, 2024

    Hunting dog breeds – Best dogs for hunting

    Discover the top hunting dog breeds, their characteristics, and how to choose the right one. Find the best dogs for hunting in this comprehensive guide.

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    December 5, 2023

    Affordable Pet Insurance for Multiple Pets: A Complete Guide

    Discover the complete guide to finding affordable pet insurance for multiple pets, ensure your pets are covered. Get Pet Insurance for Multiple Pets Today

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    November 30, 2023

    Hero Pet Bronte, the French Bulldog who battled IVDD

    Meet Bow Wow Meow's fourth Hero Pet, Bronte the French Bulldog, who battled bravely through the pain and treatment of Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) | Read the full story here

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    November 25, 2023

    Pet safety tips: Keep your pets safe and happy this Christmas and New Years Eve

    What should you do this Christmas and New Year to keep your pet happy and safe? Get helpful pet safety tips for a great festive season with your cat or dog.

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    November 8, 2023

    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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    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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    November 7, 2023

    A complete guide to dog and puppy vaccination schedules and costs

    Discover the importance of vaccinating your furry friend! How much do puppy vaccinations cost? This guide provides vaccination schedules and costs for dogs

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    November 7, 2023

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

    Learn the warning signs that your cat 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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    November 1, 2023

    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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    November 1, 2023

    A Christmas gift guide for cat lovers

    Choose a gift for 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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    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 26, 2023

    Grace, our Hero Pet who beat two life-threatening conditions!

    Meet Bow Wow Meow's third Hero Pet, Grace the Cavoodle who beat malignant melanoma and Cushing's disease | Read the full story here

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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 5, 2023

    Indoors or outdoors? Which is best for your cat

    Learn the dangers facing outdoor cats that significantly lower their lifespans & find out how to transition your cat to happy, healthy & safe indoor living.

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    September 5, 2023

    Skin allergies in dogs & cats

    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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    August 31, 2023

    The top 5 health problems for cats

    There are some common health conditions that can affect cats. We share what these are, how much they could cost & give advice to prevent them.

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    August 30, 2023

    The top 5 health problems for dogs

    There are some common health conditions that can affect dogs. We share what these are, how much they could cost & share tips & tricks 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 16, 2023

    Can dogs eat corn? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat corn? Find out if dogs can safely eat corn and other common human foods here.

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    August 16, 2023

    Can dogs eat mushrooms? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat mushrooms? Find out if dogs can safely eat mushrooms and other common human foods here.

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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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    August 8, 2023

    The top 5 health problems for puppies

    There are some common health conditions that can affect puppies. We share what these are & share tips & tricks to keep your puppy safe & healthy.

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    August 5, 2023

    Puppy diet, food & schedule

    All puppy owners want the best for their fur baby. Keep your puppy happy with a tasty food plan, a healthy diet & the best nutrition in food for your puppy!

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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

    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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    July 27, 2023

    How to crate train your new puppy

    Learn how to crate train your new puppy easily. Our puppy crate training 101 gives guidance on the how and why of crate training.

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    July 25, 2023

    Tips to avoid and treat separation anxiety in dogs

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

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    July 21, 2023

    Puppy socialisation and its importance

    The puppy socialisation period is a sensitive stage. Learn how to balance their different encounters and experiences without overwhelming your puppy.

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    July 20, 2023

    Hero Pet Noni, the little dog that caused a huge scare

    Meet Bow Wow Meow's second Hero Pet, Noni the Italian Greyhound who contracted meningitis and made a full recovery | Read the full story here

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    July 5, 2023

    How clever is your cat?

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

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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

    Top 10 Winter Products for Dogs

    Dog boots, coats, beds & blankets... We have put together a selection of uselful products to make autumn and winter a breeze for you and your dog.

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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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    June 17, 2023

    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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    May 31, 2023

    30 Fluffy Dog Breeds (Big and Small)

    Discover 30 of the fluffiest dog breeds, both big and small, that will melt your heart with their adorable and cuddly appearances.

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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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    May 7, 2023

    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 4, 2023

    Can dogs eat cheese? Everything you need to know

    Find out if dogs can eat cheese, the risks & benefits of feeding cheese to dogs, & alternative treats for lactose intolerant pets. Learn more.

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    April 26, 2023

    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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    April 20, 2023

    Pablo, the tiniest dog with the biggest fight

    Meet Bow Wow Meow's first Hero Pet, Pablo the tiny 3-year-old Chihuahua who battled acute liver failure and won | Read the full story here

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    April 19, 2023

    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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    April 12, 2023

    How much does it cost to own a pet dog or cat in Australia today?

    Pet ownership can be expensive with today's cost-of-living. Before deciding on a pet, take a look at the cost of own a dog or cat in Australia and cost of pet care.

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    April 11, 2023

    Does your dog love you? Take our quiz to find out!

    Can dogs feel love? If so, do dogs love their owners? If you've ever asked "Does my dog love me?" you need to take our quiz to find out!

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    April 11, 2023

    Does your cat love you? Take our quiz to find out!

    Can cats feel love? If so, do cats love their owners? If you've ever asked "Does my cat love me?" you need to take our quiz to find out!

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    April 4, 2023

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

    Our favourite tips on how to plan a great birthday party for your cat to celebrate the big day!. Find out more at Bow Wow Meow Pet Insurance.

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    March 22, 2023

    Can dogs eat tomato? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat tomato? Find out if dogs can safely eat tomato and other common human foods here.

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    March 20, 2023

    How to understand dog body language signals, expressions & behaviour

    Dog body language tips to understand your dog's calm and stress signals. We all know dogs don't speak our language, this is what your dog trying to tell you.

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    March 18, 2023

    How much exercise does my puppy need?

    Most puppies are little balls of energy who love to play and run about, but even so, they need regular exercise to stay physically healthy.

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    March 15, 2023

    Can dogs eat strawberry? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat strawberry? Find out if dogs can safely eat strawberry and other common human foods here.

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    March 8, 2023

    Can dogs eat pineapple? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat pineapple? Find out if dogs can safely eat pineapple and other common human foods here.

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    March 1, 2023

    Easter fun with pets

    Need some inspiration for a pet-friendly Easter? We’ve done the research for you… treasure hunts, treats, gifts & games to celebrate with your dog or cat.

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    February 23, 2023

    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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    February 22, 2023

    Can dogs eat mango? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat mango? Find out if dogs can safely eat mango and other common human foods here.

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    February 9, 2023

    Can dogs eat cucumber? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat cucumber? Find out if dogs can safely eat cucumber and other common human foods here.

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    February 1, 2023

    The secret lives of cats – What kitty gets up to when home alone

    Is your cat an explorer, a hunter or a window watcher? A napper or a hider? Find out what your cat may be getting up to when you are out the house.

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    January 19, 2023

    Can dogs eat watermelon? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat watermelon? Find out if dogs can safely eat watermelon and other common human foods here.

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    January 19, 2023

    Summer exercise & water play – Tips to keep dogs cool & fit

    Summer activities, cool exercise options, water play and top tips for keeping your pooch fit and healthy during the heat of summer.

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    January 5, 2023

    Can dogs eat grapes? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat grapes? Find out if dogs can safely eat grapes and other common human foods here.

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    January 3, 2023

    Can dogs eat blueberries? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat blueberries? Find out if dogs can safely eat blueberries and other common human foods here.

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    December 15, 2022

    Most Colourful Dog Breeds

    Looking for the perfect colourful dog breed? Browse our list of colourful dog breeds including pictures, breed info, breed history, temperament and more.

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    December 12, 2022

    Can dogs eat avocado? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat avocado? Find out if dogs can safely eat avocado and other common human foods here.

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    December 8, 2022

    Can dogs eat apples? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat apples? Find out if dogs can safely eat apples and other common human foods here.

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    December 1, 2022

    Can dogs eat banana? Everything you need to know

    Can dogs eat banana? Find out if dogs can safely eat banana and other common human foods here.

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    November 29, 2022

    Dog, Cat or Fur Baby? Why we are in love with with our pets

    Are you a Pet Parent or a Pet Owner? Take our quiz to see if your pet is your ‘fur baby’ and a beloved member of the family...

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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 8, 2022

    Are Pet Wellness Plans worth it?

    Every owner wants to protect their pet’s health but is a pet wellness plan the best option? The answer may depend on which type of plan you are considering.

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    November 8, 2022

    Vet Wellness Plan vs Vet Care Plan vs Pet Insurance Comparison

    Every owner wants to protect their pet’s health but which type of cover is best? Find out the difference betwee pet insurance, vet plans & pet care plans.

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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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    October 7, 2022

    Are cheap pet insurance policies worth it?

    People tend to choose a cheap option for most things, but should pet insurance be one too? Read about pros & cons of choosing a cheap pet insurance policy.

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    September 20, 2022

    Pets in the springtime: the joys and hidden hazards

    Spring boosts our pets' energy levels & enthusiasm, literally putting a ‘spring’ in their step. But it's also a time of hidden risks and potential dangers.

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    August 31, 2022

    Dog bowls: choosing the best bowl for your pet

    There's a huge range of pet bowls available, so how do you choose the perfect one for your dog? Read our tips and recommendations for dog bowls.

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    August 28, 2022

    Best Outdoors Enclosures & Runs for Cats in Australia

    Secure outdoor cat enclosures & cat runs to keep your cat safe while they spends time outside. Here are the best outdoor runs and enclosures for cats in Australia!

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    June 2, 2022

    Top winter warmers for cats

    Cats love being warm, & their thick fur may not be enough. Here are some useful tips to keep your kitty warm, cosy & content through the cooler months.

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    May 12, 2022

    Top 10 Dog Breeds For Families

    Choosing the best breed for you & your family is important, so we’ve put together a list of those dog breeds best suited to Aussie families with young kids.

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    May 10, 2022

    The Top 10 Small Dogs in Australia

    Here is our list of the top 10 small sized dogs for Australia. These tiny breeds make great companions, are smart & cute, and generally weigh under 10 kg.

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    May 4, 2022

    Cat play and toys – it’s not just fun & games!

    Play is serious business for cats. Discover the best toys for solo and interactive play and top tips for getting the most out of playtime.

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    May 3, 2022

    Mother’s Day gift guide for cat mums

    Spoil the cat mum in your family this Mother’s Day! Choose from our top Mother's Day gifts for Aussie cat mums. There's something for every cat loving mum.

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    April 27, 2022

    Mother’s Day Gift Guide for dog mums

    Spoil the dog mum in your family this Mother’s Day! Choose from our top Mother's Day gifts for Aussie dog mums. There's something for every dog loving mum.

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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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    March 24, 2022

    Best dog breeds for hiking and outdoors

    Looking for the perfect dog breed for hiking? Browse our list of best active dog breeds including pictures, breed info, breed history, temperament and more.

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    March 23, 2022

    Japanese dog breeds – Breed info

    Looking for the perfect Japanese dog breed? Browse our list of Japanese dog breeds including pictures, breed info, breed history, temperament and more.

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    March 15, 2022

    The biggest dog breeds – Giant dog breeds info

    Looking for the perfect giant dog breed? Browse our list of the top largest dog breeds including pictures, info breed history, temperament and more.

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    March 1, 2022

    The top 10 benefits of having a cat

    We’ve analysed some recent studies and found the top ten scientifically backed reasons why cat parents are better off than their pet-less counterparts.

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    March 1, 2022

    The top 10 benefits of having a dog

    We’ve analysed some recent studies and found the top ten scientifically backed reasons why dog parents are better off than their pet-less counterparts.

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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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    January 24, 2022

    Pets that suffer in summer: how to keep them cool

    Many pet breeds are not well-suited to the hot Australian summer. Read our tips and tricks to help them keep cool, safe and healthy in hot, humid weather.

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    December 14, 2021

    Different diets for dogs

    When it comes to choosing a healthy diet for your pet, the choices can seem overwhelming. Learn about dry vs wet diets, homemade, vegetarian and grain-free.

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    December 2, 2021

    Litter tray aversion in cats

    Cats often change their toileting behaviours if they have issues with their litter tray & the problem can become chronic. Learn how to retrain to the tray.

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    November 26, 2021

    Inappropriate urination in cats

    Urinating outside the litter tray can be brought on by an underlying medical condition or it could be a behavioural issue resulting from stress.

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    November 16, 2021

    Walking with cats: Tips for leash walking, hiking and camping with your cat

    Teaching your cat to walk on the leash is essential for outdoor adventures. Read our tips for successful leash walking, hiking and camping with cats.

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    November 16, 2021

    Moving house with a cat

    Moving house can be a challenging and stressful experience for cats. Read our tips to ensure a stress-free moving day and settling in period .

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    November 12, 2021

    Travelling with cats: Tips for travelling with a cat in a car

    Cats can learn to enjoy car travel with time, patience and preparation. Read our top tips so you and your cat can have a successful roadtrip & holiday.

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    November 9, 2021

    Dietary requirements of adolescent dogs

    As puppies grow into adolescents, their metabolism decreases, their growth rate slows down and they are very likely to become overweight. Learn more about the dietary requirements of adolescent dogs.

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    November 1, 2021

    Top boy puppy and dog names

    Need ideas for your boy puppy or dog's name? Be inspired by our list of top boy dog names whether you're looking for a cute, unique or cool male dog names.

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    November 1, 2021

    Top girl puppy and dog names

    Need ideas for your girl puppy or dog's name? Be inspired by our list of top girl dog names whether you're looking for a cute, unique or cool female dog names.

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    November 1, 2021

    Top puppy and dog names

    Need ideas for a puppy or dog name for your new best friend? Be inspired by our list of top dog names, whether you're looking for a name that's cute, unique, cool or funny.

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    October 29, 2021

    Summer Dog Grooming Guide

    Get tips and tricks on how best to groom your pet's ears, skin, nails and coat to keep them comfortable during the hot Australian summer.

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    October 29, 2021

    Puppy buyer’s guide – Where to get a new puppy

    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, 2021

    How to prepare for your puppy’s first night at home

    It's your new puppy's first night at home! Read our guide on how to survive your puppy's first night at home and tips on calming crying pups.

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    October 29, 2021

    Crate training your puppy – practical uses and tips

    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, 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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    October 29, 2021

    Puppy development stages: newborn milestones & growth charts

    Read our guide for puppy development & know what to expect from your growing newborn. Be prepared from birth to adolescence & every puppy stage in between!

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    October 28, 2021

    How to prepare for your puppy’s first day at home

    It's your new puppy's first day at home! Read our essential guide on how to properly plan your new puppys first day at home for a smooth transition.

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    October 20, 2021

    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 17, 2021

    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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    September 29, 2021

    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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    September 29, 2021

    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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    September 10, 2021

    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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    September 2, 2021

    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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    September 1, 2021

    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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    September 1, 2021

    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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    August 29, 2021

    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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    August 26, 2021

    Father’s Day Gift Guide for dog dads

    Spoil the dog dad in your family this Father’s Day! Choose from our top 5 Father's Day gifts for dog dads.

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    August 20, 2021

    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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    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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    July 29, 2021

    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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    July 28, 2021

    How to brush your dog’s teeth

    The key to maintaining good oral health - for us and our pets - is prevention. Without regular brushing, plaque and tartar will build up in our dog’s mouths the same way that they do in our own.

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    July 21, 2021

    Bringing a new kitten home for the first time: Tips & advice

    Bringing a new kitten home or a new cat? Don't fret! Our guide is full of useful tips to introduce your kitten into your home & what to do for the first night.

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    July 17, 2021

    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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    July 16, 2021

    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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    June 17, 2021

    How to stop a dog from barking

    Learn how to stop your dog from barking at night, at neighbours, when left alone & at other dogs. Stop excessive dog barking with our training tips & tricks.

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    June 8, 2021

    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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    May 29, 2021

    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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    May 6, 2021

    Cat tail signs (What your cat’s tail tells you)

    Do you have any idea what your cat is communicating with their tail? Learn to understand your cat's complex communication system.

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    May 4, 2021

    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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    April 29, 2021

    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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    April 10, 2021

    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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    March 24, 2021

    Indoor workouts for dogs

    Drawing inspiration from simple children's games to dog sports like scent work and agility, there are many great options for exercising and stimulating your dog indoors.

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    March 23, 2021

    Brain workout – Mental exercise for dogs

    Keeping your dog in good physical shape and feeding her a good diet ensure overall good health, which contributes to mental well-being. However, dogs need specific mental exercise, too.

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    March 18, 2021

    Exercising your senior dog

    Although she might not be moving as fast or as far as she used to, your senior dog can still partake in many safe and beneficial forms of exercise. Learn more about how to best exercise your senior dog.

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    March 17, 2021

    Adopting a stray cat – do’s and don’ts

    Taking in a stray cat with an unknown history may very well turn out to be very rewarding in the long run, but is likely to require some adjustments. Learn more about adopting a stray cat, the do’s and don’ts.

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    December 29, 2020

    The Best Apps for Pets in 2021

    Being a fur parent & pet lover can be tricky business. We’ve found the best apps for pets to make sure you’recovered for training, dog walking & much more.

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    October 21, 2020

    The importance of exercise for adult dogs

    Exercising your dog every day is a very important part of ensuring her ongoing health and well-being throughout her adult life. Unfortunately, the need for dogs to exercise daily is often taken too lightly and many dogs are under-exercised.

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    October 21, 2020

    How much exercise does my dog need?

    Regular physical exercise is essential for the ongoing good health of your dog ! A very broad guideline is that the average adult dog requires at least thirty to sixty minutes of exercise per day. Learn more about how much exercise a dog needs.

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    September 16, 2020

    Allergies in cats – What you need to know

    Learn more about allergies in cats, symptoms, causes and treatment options.

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    September 12, 2020

    Lessons to teach your children about dogs

    Kids & dogs belong together, but it's important to teach your kids some dog safety lessons to get these interactions right. Learn ways to keep everyone safe.

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    August 13, 2020

    Health concerns facing older dogs

    What are the signs of ageing in dogs? Learn more about the health issues commonly faced by older dogs at Bow Wow Insurance.

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    May 7, 2020

    How long are dogs pregnant? Labour, symptoms & development

    Find out what to expect when your dog is expecting. Learn more about how long dogs are pregnant for, stages of pregnancy & how to know your dog is pregnant.

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    May 6, 2020

    Puppy grooming tips

    Check out our puppy grooming tips & advice for keeping your pooch squeaky clean all year round! From head to paw read all about puppy baths & dog grooming.

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    April 29, 2020

    Emergency cat food: The human foods cats can eat

    There are many human foods cats can eat if you’ve run out of cat food. Read our list of safe cat food substitutes to give your cat or kitten.

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    April 7, 2020

    Coronavirus COVID-19 and taking care of your pet

    The novel Coronavirus COVID-19 raises concerns for pet owners like ‘Can my dog get coronavirus?’. Read our guide on how to care for your pet during this time.

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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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    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

    When toilet training kittens, the most important thing to have is lots of patience. Get tips and tricks on how to toilet train your kitten or cat.

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    December 10, 2018

    How to help your dog lose weight

    Get tips and advice on how to help your dog lose weight and beat canine obesity

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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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    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 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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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