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Pooches at Play

Pooches at Play is a new lifestyle programme covering everything about dogs. Thanks Melbourne for holding off the wild weather so we could start filming the Aussie Dog products segments on Pooches at Play. Two days of non stop doggies doing what they should and should...

Playtime safety for dogs

How do you buy toys and chews for your dog that keep them happy and safe? If you want to know which chew toys are good for dog amusement and training, ask a dog trainer, behaviourist or a good salesperson. However if you want to know which dog chews and toys are...

Why your dog is digging

Before considering corrective action, we need to first establish why your dog is digging. Strategies will vary in suitability depending on this fact. Burying Bones – excellent cold storage. Dogs will bury their bones where there is a surplus food supply; instinctively...

Training tips for the new puppy

This social animal needs to feel confident in your ability to provide and protect. He will become more relaxed and confident through his relationship and bonding with you and other people. When the puppy is confident in your abilities and trusts your intentions, he...

Puppy nipping and biting

Why? Why? Why? The games puppies play with litter-mates consist mainly of tussles involving biting one another around the head and neck. Of course, when they leave their litter and we become their playmates, they attempt to play in the same way! Puppy needs to learn...

Why is my dog destructive?

It’s normal for puppies and dogs to chew on objects as they explore the world. Chewing accomplishes a number of things for a dog. For young dogs, it’s a way to relieve pain that might be caused by incoming teeth. For older dogs, it’s nature’s way of keeping jaws...

Toilet training your dog

Instincts At birth a newborn puppy is unable to eliminate its own waste – Mum licks the puppies to stimulate elimination and in doing so, cleans up as she goes (the equivalent of nappies on our babies). Around three weeks of age the puppies begin to soil for...
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