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    Is Selective Hearing In Dogs Real?

    My dog listens well at home but not away from home. My dog comes running when I whisper the F-O-O-D word but completely ignores me when I shout his name at the top of my lungs. Can you relate to this? You may think that our dogs have selective hearing but they simply just do…

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    Sniffing Games for Your Dog’s Mental Exercise

    Sniffing is such an important and natural behaviour for our dogs. That’s how they gather information, interact with their environment and communicate. Allowing our dogs to sniff and explore is one of the best mental exercises we can do to keep their brain sharp, prevent boredom, decrease hyper-activity and lower stress level. A mentally stimulated…

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    Teach Your Dog To Be A Sniffer Dog

    Did you know that dogs have up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses, compared to about six million in humans. And the part of a dog’s brain that is devoted to analysing smells is, proportionally speaking, 40 times greater than ours. To put it plainly, they can smell 10,000 to 100,000 times better…

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    Safely Feed Your Dog Bones

    Dogs and bones, they seem like a perfect pair. If you’re keen to feed your pup bones, this post will help you choose the best and safest bones for your pup. But before we dig deeper into various bone types and which ones are suitable for your pup, let’s start by answering commonly asked bone…

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    Pet Emergency Kit

    Let’s plan ahead and be prepared before an emergency happens so that you can act quickly to ensure the safety and wellbeing of yourself and your fur-mate/s. We’ve compiled a list of essentials to pack in emergency situations: ✓ Non-refrigerated food for at least one week (and treats if necessary)✓ Feeding bowl✓ Bottled water with…

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    Bowie’s Essentials In A Box

    Including first aid, grooming, health and beauty kit. With a New Year comes the desire to clean up and organise my stuff… well at least my dog’s (Bowie) stuff. I put all his essentials (minus his food, treats and toys) in a ‘dedicated’ box and stored the box in the laundry, in an easy-to-reach place…

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    The Rainbow Bridge

    The Rainbow Bridge is that meadow in front of the pearly gates where our deceased animals wait for us, so they can escort us into heaven when we die. Whether you believe in Rainbow Bridge or not, it does help pet owners to cope with the loss of their beloved fur-mates. There’s no easy way…

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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…