Pages tagged: Dogs

Articles, posts and resources tagged with the key word “Dogs”.

Identify your Companion Animal

Identify your Companion Animal - a dog getting a hug from a child

If your companion animal went missing how could you be sure they would be returned to you? Learn how to make it is as easy as possible to find your pet.

Desexing Your Pet

Desexing Your Pet - a short haired cat on a bed

There are far too many unwanted kittens and to a lesser extent puppies. Regretfully, many thousands of cats in particular are euthanased each year in Australia. Desexing can help prevent and reduce this.

Zoonoses or Zoonotic Diseases

Zoonoses - Photo of a dog and a cat

Zoonoses and zoonotic disease are diseases or parasitic infections that can be transmitted between animals and humans. These disease agents include bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and parasites.

Euthanasing Your Pet

Euthanasing Your Pet - Illustration of a heart

It’s sad, but true, that when we take a pet into our lives it’s likely that we may have to go through the painful procedure of having that beloved pet put to sleep.

Bones – Give Your Dog One

Bones - A dog chewing a bone in the grass

Dogs love bones and generally speaking, bones are good for dogs. However, there are a few very important things to keep in mind about bones and dogs.

Bathing Your Dog

Bathing Your Dog - Illustration of a dog in a soapy bath

Dogs are bathed for a variety of different reasons and different dogs need different treatment. Learn about bathing large or small dogs, reasons for bathing, shampoos, etc.

Entertaining Your Dog

Entertaining Your Dog - Illustration of a dog playing with a ball

Most people are aware of how to care for their dog’s physical health needs; however their mental well being is often not given quite the same amount of attention.

Toilet Training Puppies & Dogs

Toilet Training Puppies & Dogs - Photo of a cattle dog puppy

Toilet training can be a new puppies most frustrating exercise…and yours. Just when you think the puppy has got the right idea, you find another puddle. What do you do?

Getting Dogs Used to the Car

Getting Dogs Used to the Car - three dogs sticking their heads out the window of a parked car

It is important that dogs learn to enjoy a car trip with us. Learn how to set your dog up to succeed at being at ease with driving in a car.

Why We Don’t Punish Dogs

Why We Don't Punish Dogs - a black pug in the grass

Dogs only make associations with things that have immediate consequences for them. As such, when using punishment, you must catch them in the act.