• Improve your dog walk by playing fun games during walk
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    5 Fun Games That Will Improve Your Dog Walk

    Walking (with) your dog can be a fun and engaging physical and mental exercise. It’s also the time for you and your dog to bond. Yes it means take a break from your phone and just talk to your dog – by talk I mean engage with – though I do often converse with my…

  • Selective hearing in dogs - is it a real thing?
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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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    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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    Coronavirus and Dogs: What You Need to Know

    According to World Health Organization (at time of print), it’s good news for our furry friends in terms of COVID-19. Below we break down what we’ve known so far about pets and COVID-19, and advice for caring for your dog during the COVID-19 crisis. As we learn more about this illness, recommended procedures can change…

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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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    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…

  • Courtesy of Alex Cearns, Houndstooth Studio from her book Perfect Imperfection: Dog Portraits of Resilience and Love
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    Perfect Imperfection

    Celebrating Love & Resilience in Every Little Perfect Imperfection I can’t think of anything better to conclude Master Bowie’s ‘Look Beyond My Disability’ series other than celebrating these beautiful dogs’ all little perfect imperfections – and no one is more perfect to do that than Alex Cearns OAM. Alex is an Australian decorated, award-winning Perth…

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    Look Beyond My Disability: Meet Diesel

    Diesel is one hell of a superdog. He’s been on TV, pet and animal expos, a mascot for a vet clinic, and he even appeared on his very own dog food label at one stage. When Diesel was 6 years old, he was diagnosed with an illness known as Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA). PRA is…

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    Look Beyond My Disability: Meet Alma

    Like humans, dogs don’t choose to come into this world with disabilities. However some dogs were born with it, some inherited it then became disabled later on in their life, and some sadly had it due to accident, neglect or mistreatment. Sometimes you can see the disability, but other times you can’t. These dogs adapt…