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Train Your Puppy and Keep Him Fit For Life

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Train Your Puppy and Keep Him Fit For Life

When you bring your puppy home at 8 weeks old, he is the most adorable little fluff ball. But just like bringing home a baby, it can also be slightly overwhelming. How will you house train him? Will he ever sleep through the night? Why does he want to eat thongs? So many questions!! There are a couple of important things to keep in mind with your new puppy. Firstly, puppy doesn't just 'know' how to do things. Just like 2 legged terrorists, puppies need to be gently shown how to become model citizens. Try to schedule very small (1...

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Dog Talk With.....Monique Juniper - Capable K9s Assistance Dogs

Dog Talk With........

Dog Talk With.....Monique Juniper - Capable K9s Assistance Dogs

We had a chat with Monique at Capable K9s Assistance Dogs about her business.   Why did you start your business? In 2015 Capable K9s Dog Training was founded. It started out as just a small business training pet dogs here and there, but the need for trainers with specific assistance dog training skills and genuine compassion for people with a disability became apparent and I added assistance dog training, assessment and accreditation to the business. I decided to take my experiences of having been with 2 other assistance dog orgs as a client and design my policies and procedures...

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Why Dogs Eat Grass

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Why Dogs Eat  Grass

Dog seem to do it a lot, but why? There are a few theories as to why dogs eat grass. Dogs Like The Taste Of Grass Dogs eat grass beacuse they enjoy it. They like the taste. Mine do, especially the tender fresh shoots - they love it, and chomp happily for ages.  To Supplement Their Diet Some dogs will eat grass to supplement their diet. Grass is an excellent source of fibre, which is beneficial in supporting a healthy digestive tract. Did you know you can buy pet grass? It is packed with nutrients - vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants....

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7 ways to keep your puppy safe this Christmas.

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7 ways to keep your puppy safe this Christmas.

Christmas is a magical time - we bring out lots of cute decorations, trim the tree, and eat far too much.We have Christmas lights, presents and things are moved around to make space for the tree and nativity setting. And don't forget the advent calendars, chocolate and lollies. Maybe an Elf on the Shelf too.Whilst we are all rushing around, trying to take care of our usual work, plus all the extra that Christmas entails - shopping, carols, school events etc, puppy is maybe not getting quite so much attention. Left to his own devices, there are a lot of...

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Dog Talk With.....Paul Tadday - Paul Tadday Photography

Dog Talk With........

Dog Talk With.....Paul Tadday - Paul Tadday Photography

We had a chat with Paul at Paul Tadday Photography about his business.   Why did you start your business? In my previous life I was a WorkSafe inspector! What a contrast huh! I think that over a period of time my love for photographing dogs and pets overtook my passion for OH&S. The idea of starting my own business always appealed to me, particularly the work/life balance aspect (and being able to cuddle pupsters all day!). Also, it’s great to have a job where people are actually happy to see me!   How long ago, and how? I started...

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