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Dog Anxiety - Signs, Causes and Remedies
  Like humans dogs can experience anxiety. It is generally a normal and healthy emotion. Anxiety is a feeling that’s part of a dog's normal stress response, allowing them to be aware and take action. It happens briefly during certain situations...
5 Things To Consider When Buying a Dog Bed
 Looking To Buy? Shop Now It’s hard to find a dog bed that would work great with all dogs. While there are, not all were made equal. That’s because dogs have their own needs and preferences, just like people. Here’s...
Why Are Dogs Scared of Thunder?
Check Out Our Range Of Dog Beds For The Perfect Safe Haven During Thunder Storms  There’s more to thunder than the big loud sound. Experts have found that dogs have a very valid fear of what seems like a simple,...
5 Staffy Facts You May Not Know
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is another kind of dog originally bred for fighting pits but has become a lovable and trusted companion—most surprisingly, one that’s great with kids! Didn’t know that? We’ve got more to tell you. Here’s more about...
Why Do Dogs Dig In Their Bed
  Our dogs are often the most beloved ones in our families but just like other members of our pack, they have strange habits we don’t understand. Digging is one of them. Here are some common reasons behind this doggo...
Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer
  Summer in Australia can be merciless for everyone, dogs included. However, it’s not as easy for dogs to address their problems with the heat, much less communicate them. Dog owners should always be alert to their pet’s needs. Here...
Water Safety Tips Every Dog Owner Should Know
Did you know that many dogs can’t swim? When a dog keeps itself afloat in water by paddling around is called treading. But not even all dogs can tread! To make sure your dog stays safe in water, here are...
The History of Dog Collars
Man’s best friend have been a key part of human civilisation for centuries. Having walked side by side for thousands of years, dogs and humans have long been connected and the dog collar has been an essential part of this...
Are you walking your dog enough?
It can be hard to know whether you’re walking your dog enough or not but there are a few tell-tale signs to look out for. From weight gain, to your dog being agitated and destructive in the home, dogs tend...
How to Clean Dog Toys
  We all know how much our dogs love their toys. From playing with them for hours in the garden to bringing them us as a treat when we walk through the door, toys can quickly become slobbery, slimey and...
Best Dog breeds for your family
It’s a super exciting time when you decide to grow your family and get a member with four paws and a wet wagging tail. While getting a dog brings with it so much love and joy, there are a few...
Best Healthy Dog Treats
With so many different dog treats on the market it can be hard to know which ones are good for your pet. From frozen treats to pigs ears and everything in-between, we’ll cover which healthy dog treats you need to...
How to train your puppy
Fun and rewarding, training your puppy can be a long process but it’s well worth putting in the time and effort. Some breeds learn to follow commands faster than others, so for some dog owners the process might be a...
How to know if your dog is overweight
If your dog is overweight it can have many negative consequences for their daily life. From hindering their mobility, to putting more pressure on their joints and making them more prone to picking up diseases, there are a lot of...
Running with your dog
Going for a run with your dog is a great way to bond and a perfect way for the two of you to get your daily exercise in together. But, while it might be tempting to just get out there...
Introducing your dog to other dogs and people
  Socialising your dog is a huge part of their growth and development. Not only does it ensure you can trust them around a wide range of different people and dogs, it also gives you peace of mind when uninvited strangers...
Most comfortable dog harness
Dog harnesses come in many different shapes and sizes. What works for one dog might not always work as well for another pooch and their owner. Over time the different styles of dog harnesses have evolved on the market, leading...
How to put on a dog harness
Making sure your pooch is safe and securely in their harness is key before you set off on a walk. If you don’t make sure your dog’s harness is on properly, it can lead to a whole range of different...
Where to measure for a dog harness
Knowing where to measure for a dog harness is crucial to making sure you get one that fits your pooch safely and comfortably. A great alternative to a traditional collars and dog leashes, harnesses can be more comfortable for your...
When to use a dog harness
Knowing when to use a dog harness or to use a traditional collar and dog leash can help to make your walkies much more enjoyable – for both you and your pooch. While some dogs walk just fine on the...