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    Get to Know Your Fur-Mate

    Like humans, every dog is different, even though they’re from the same breed or parents. They may have similar characteristics or behaviour, but I’d like to think that each dog has his/her own unique personality. Their personality may be influenced by their environment, training and their owner’s personality. I’m sure, you know your dog’s best,…

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    How to Introduce a Rescue Dog to Your Family

    You have a cat or dog already, and you’d like to foster or adopt a rescue dog, but not sure how to go about or to introduce them to the family? Master Bowie asked Dr Jo Righetti A renowned animal behaviourist and Rescue Awards ambassador, who also adopted her 10 year-old dog Chilli. Cathy Beer…

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    Does your dog ‘always’ prefer you over anyone else?

    It’s generally believed and accepted that dogs are the most loyal animals on earth, so they won’t ‘cheat on’ their owners over anyone else, right?! Right?! Well, it’s more complicated than that… As much as Bowie likes to hang out and spend time with me, he does ‘cheat on me’ from time to time. For…

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    Pets and Their Impact on Mental Health

    Jennifer Hunt, Founder & CEO of Pet Medical Crisis knows the bond you share with a pet can do a lot to support your mental health. Pets are more and more appreciated for creating that unique bond which provides mutual benefits to both pet and owner – from alleviating loneliness and improving social interactions, to…

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    Talking to Your Dog Means You’re Smart, Not Crazy!

    Psst… It’s now official… Chatting with your dog is a sign of intelligence, not craziness   Do you often talk to your dog? I do, a lot! My conversation with Bowie (my Lab) can range from talking about our day to asking his opinion about everything – food, outfit, where we should go for a…

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    What Does Your Dog Horoscope Say About Them?

    Of course, your dog’s breed, training, the way that they’re being brought up and treated play a major role in their behaviour, but does their astrological sign also have a part in their personality? It might be. Just like people, the sign that your dog was born under may create an imprint on how they…

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    Dog Blood Donations – What, Why & How

    Dog (and cat) blood donations are needed now more than ever. In this article, we break down the facts about dog blood donations – What, Why & How – with Isobella McGrath from BLOOD Hound Australia. Why donating blood? For the paw-parents, it’s up there with the worst of nightmares. Your beloved dog is struck…

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    Take Your Dog to Work

    Did you know that this Friday 21st of June is a worldwide, officially recognised ‘Take Your Dog to Work’ day? Brief History TYDTWDay® was first celebrated in the United States on Friday, 24th June 1999. It was created by Pet Sitters International (PSI) to celebrate the great companions dogs make and to encourage employers to…

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    Boredom Busters for Tough Chewers & Food Lovers

    Bowie’s reviews on dog toys and some ideas to keep those four-legged beauties (and the beasts) entertained and out of mischief. PS: This is not a paid or sponsored post, just our 3 years+ experience and research to find the most indestructible toys for our powerful chewer. In the three years plus we’ve had Bowie,…