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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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A Refreshing Summer Treat For Your Dog

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A Refreshing Summer Treat For Your Dog

Can Dogs Eat Watermelon? They certainly can. Most dogs love watermelon, and it's a great thirst quenching treat for them on a hot summers day. Watermelon is actually a really healthy treat to give to your dog, but don't let them eat the seeds or the rind, just in case it causes a blockage. Not only does it help stop them from becoming dehydrated - watermelon is 92% water - it also contains amino acids, antioxidants and vitamiins, and is a good source of lycopene (good for heart and bone health). Source https://www.livescience.com/46019-watermelon-nutrition.html Watermelon Dog Treats You can feed the watermelon...

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Loyalty Wins Every Time

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Loyalty Wins Every Time

There is a strange compulsion to follow the US. Think Hallowe'en - trick or treat didn't exist in my childhood, Hallowe'en was just an excuse for stories about witches and ghosts.But in the past few years it has really taken off, and people found ingenious ways to celebrate this year to stay Covid safe. BFCM is another such phenomenon. Black Friday started in US as a one day instore sale to celebrate Thanksgiving. Cyber Monday was then added as ecommerce became more popular. Fast forward to today, and BFCM can be at least a week long, in some cases more. It...

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Dog Talk With.....Kim White - Black Pepper Dogwear

Dog Talk With........

Dog Talk With.....Kim White - Black Pepper Dogwear

We had a chat with Kim from Black Pepper Dogwear to find out about her and the business.   Why did you start your business? I lost my job during Covid-19 and also due to personal reasons I had to move from the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane's Bayside and there were very limited job positions available at the time. While I was looking for work during lockdown, I found myself with too much spare time on my hands, so I decided to buy a sewing machine and have a go at making my puppy Pepper a jacket for winter. I have...

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Dog Talk With.....Hayley Jepson - By Hayley

Dog Talk With........

Dog Talk With.....Hayley Jepson - By Hayley

We had a chat with Hayley from By Hayley to find out about her and the business.   Why did you start your business? I first started my business as I was trying to purchase some matching scrunchies for my sports team one day and I found that there were no affordable ones. So I started to create these scrunchies myself and which eventually led to creating other products such as dog bandanas, tote bags and headbands.   How long ago and how? I started my business in February 2019 mainly using Instagram to sell my products, which has now progressed...

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