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October 29, 2018

Winter pet care tips

Whether you like it not, it’s that time of year again and if you’re already starting to feel the first chills of winter, then it’s likely your pet has too.

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October 29, 2018

Dog Adoption Guide: Tips on Bringing Your Rescue Dog Home

Congratulations on adopting a new family member! Giving a dog a second chance in life is a wonderful and rewarding experience, and we applaud you for getting a rescue dog.
This article aims to help you make the entry of your newly adopted dog into your life and your home as easy as possible.

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October 29, 2018

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

We all know that dogs are social creatures and what better excuse to plan a canine get together then your best friend’s birthday?

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October 29, 2018

Creating a Dog First Aid Kit and Administering First Aid for Dogs

In a dog first aid situation the number one rule is to stay calm and don’t overreact, even if your beloved fur baby becomes unconscious or cries out in pain. Easier said than done!

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October 29, 2018

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

Pet birthday celebrations are growing in popularity and, in case you are thinking of planning a celebration for your special kitty, we’ve put together our top planning tips to make your cat’s next birthday one to remember.

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October 29, 2018

Symptoms, Causes and Treatment for Hair Loss in Dogs

Is your dog constantly itchy? Does it have bald patches or smelly skin? In this article we help you to understand everything you need to know about dog hair loss and its potential symptoms and causes, how to prevent your dog from losing its hair and dog hair loss treatment options.

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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, as well as being a big source of concern for you as an owner. Luckily, a lot of skin allergies which affect cats and dogs are quite manageable and treatable.

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October 29, 2018

Dog Insurance – Pet Insurance Claims for Dogs in Australia

We know that owning a dog can get expensive. In fact, many of the people we talk to joke that raising kids can be comparable or sometimes turn out cheaper! But in all seriousness, owning a dog is a big responsibility and just like humans, dogs will fall ill at some point in their lives—it’s just inevitable.

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October 29, 2018

Cat Insurance – Pet Insurance Claims For Cats

We understand that owning a pet can get expensive. The cost of toys, food and flea medication aside, however, there will often be unforseen or unexpected costs that will arise, mostly concerning your Cat’s health.

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October 29, 2018

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Whether it is worth getting pet insurance is a topic that many pet owners grapple with. Pet insurance has grown hugely in popularity in the last decade, and is now very common, but even so, many dog and cat owners find it hard to decide whether pet insurance is worth taking out for their pet.

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October 29, 2018

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

Desexing your cat or kitten is a standard routine operation where the vet removes your cat’s reproductive organs to prevent breeding and to help ensure a more stress free co-habitation between humans and their cats. Learn about cat desexing benefits, when the best time is to desex your cat and the cost implications of spaying/neutering your cat.

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October 29, 2018

Pet Adoption: What You Need To Know

Adopting a new family member and welcoming them into the home can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life.

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October 29, 2018

Obedience Training for Dogs

Okay, so our brand new puppy is home. All the important stuff like vaccinations, micro chipping, flea and worm medications have been sorted (for now). That’s everything we’ll have to worry about for the next few years, right? Not even close.

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October 29, 2018

Most Popular & Interesting Pet Names of 2016

What do Zac Efron, Uggboot and Princess Marshmallow have in common? 

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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.

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October 29, 2018

Cat and Kitten Vaccination Schedule & Cat Vaccination Costs

There are number of serious infections your cat or kitten can be affected by which are preventable by getting your cat vaccinated. If you don’t vaccinate, you cat’s wellbeing could be at risk. Cat vaccinations are not only a cost effective way to protect your beloved family member, they can also help you avoid the stress of having an ill pet and the high cost of vet treatment.

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October 29, 2018

Little Harry’s battle with a rare killer

Kym Chiesa knows all too well the importance of getting pet insurance sorted early. Kym and her husband are the proud owners of two little Shih Tzu-Maltese named Tom and Harry and when Harry became ill with a chronic disease, the pet insurance became a ‘life saver’ for them. 

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October 29, 2018

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

The Holiday Season is upon us and it is important to ensure that Christmas and New Year are a happy and festive time for everyone, including your pets.

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October 29, 2018

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

Australians love their pets. We bet this news doesn’t come as a surprise to you, right? We know you’re as crazy about animals as we are. After all, that’s why you’re here. According to the RSPCA, there are more pets than people in Australia—that means more than 24 million pets country wide. 38% of households own dogs and 29% own a cat.

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October 29, 2018

How to wash your dog

Similarly to the kids, bath time for dogs can either be a heavenly experience or a nightmare. Washing your dog needn’t be a difficult task with the right advice and, once all is said and done, it’s not exactly rocket science, right?

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October 29, 2018

Hero dog stories of 2015 that moved us to tears

Trapped in the woods – Loyal dog stays at the side of her best friend for a week

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October 29, 2018

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

We humans are no strangers to wearable tech – chances are, you or someone you know has some sort of fitness tracker or smartwatch In fact, according to Business Insider, the wearable tech market is expected to exceed $12 billion in 2018.

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