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Getting To The Bottom Of Anal Gland Issues
Getting To The Bottom Of Anal Gland Issues

Ok… not the most appetizing topic. I hear you! But I have to admit  I’d like to know more about it – without having to ask. And you clicked on the link too! So let’s get educated about how these anal glands are impacting our dogs. Better to know what’s going on down there than not. Canine Naturopath […]

Varied Diet : Healthy For You + Your Dog
Varied Diet : Healthy For You + Your Dog

I’ve known Luciana from Sassy Treats for a good number of years. Her passion for canine nutrition is legendary! She’s also quite handy if your steel marquee is windmilling off in a windstorm by the ocean, but that’s another story. Proper canine nutrition is an area that is far too often misunderstood by people. Here’s some tips from an […]

6 Ways To Make Running With Your Dog Effortless!
6 Ways To Make Running With Your Dog Effortless!

My list of what makes dogs great grows every day. Their enthusiasm for activity is gobsmacking. So just get MOVING with your dog. Let nothing hold you back. Need a push? I’ll take you through some great gear to make running with your mate smoother and more joyful. Run Effortlessly With Your Dog Ok, running effortlessly…  well that’s a […]

5 Canine Personas & The Toys that Make Them Tick
5 Canine Personas & The Toys that Make Them Tick

Is your dog is peering wistfully under that tree dreaming of a new toy? Toys make dogs happy, but even better, the right toy can improve your dog’s behaviour + mental health. There can be real $$$$ to be saved if your dog prefers the toy to say… tearing up the sofa. What does your […]

Fight Back Against Summer Paw Injuries
Fight Back Against Summer Paw Injuries

At this time of year we get SOS calls each day from people needing to prevent painful & expensive paw injuries in their dogs. Usually the paws are already damaged. The Vet’s been paid. The dog is resting & recovering. Walks are at a standstill. People are desperately seeking to escape a repeating cycle of paw issues. We […]

10 Ways To Take Better Care of Your Furry Best Mate
10 Ways To Take Better Care of Your Furry Best Mate

We’re cruising toward that fresh start of a new year. And it’s a busy life! So we thought we’d energise you with some quick tips on making your dog’s life even better.  So here you go.. some great tips in a nutshell from Both Ends Of The Lead.  As dog owners and carers, we all share something in […]

4 People, 9 Camels & 1 Dog Walk From Alice Springs To Adelaide
4 People, 9 Camels & 1 Dog Walk From Alice Springs To Adelaide

Good luck to Angela Parr & the other crusaders in Compassion Camel Caravan, a courageous group of adventurers walking across the continent with an aim to raise money for Swags for the Homeless. Swags for the Homeless is a not-for-profit charity working to provide emergency relief Backpack Beds to every homeless person turned away from a shelter. Angela […]

Solve Your Dog’s Digestive Issues With 8 Inexpensive Herbs
Solve Your Dog's Digestive Issues With 8 Inexpensive Herbs

Poor digestion is the pits. We’ve all been there. A lot of dogs are suffering from it these days. Your life will be considerably less messy & fragrant, shall we say, if your dog is processing foods well. And digestive weakness can be a key factor in all sorts of canine health issues so it’s best […]

6 Safe Alternatives To Toxic Flea & Tick Treatments
6 Safe Alternatives To Toxic Flea & Tick Treatments

Has your dog ever give you feedback when you put a spot of flea & tick treatment on the back of his neck? The feedback I’ve received is pretty clear. This is not a comfortable experience! I can only imagine that putting a chemical strong enough to deter these parasites for a MONTH on my […]

FUN FACT FRIDAY: 8 more interesting dog facts
FUN FACT FRIDAY: 8 more interesting dog facts

Hey there Wagglers! Thanks for another great game of FUN FACT FRIDAY last week. I see that I will have to make my questions a bit trickier next time. Everyone who answered two of them got them correct. Yipes! You guys are clever. Thanks so much to all who participated. Here are all the correct […]

Why you should never throw a stick for your dog
Why you should never throw a stick for your dog

Do you think that dog education classes should be mandatory? I do! And I don’t mean classes for canines. What we really need are classes to educate people aboutdogs. How is it that even people who love dogs with all their hearts, like myself, don’t have the facts straight? Here’s my confession. I was a […]

Get The Skinny on Dog Life Vests
Get The Skinny on Dog Life Vests

Raise your hand if you reckon dogs can swim. Hand up? Well… you would be right! And… well… wrong. Take my dog Pluto. Not only does she swim beautifully, but she took to the water like a pro the very first time we were near a creek. Splash!! In and swimming without a single lesson. […]

Treat your dog’s auto-immune disease naturally
Treat your dog's auto-immune disease naturally

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES ARE BECOMING MORE AND MORE COMMON IN DOGS Just like humans, more and more dogs are getting sick due to auto-immune disorders. What sets these health issues apart is that they are disorders where the body attacks itself. I’m sure you’ve heard of some of them. They include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, a variety […]

Could your dog’s food be making him sick?
Could your dog’s food be making him sick?

COULD YOUR DOG’S FOOD BE MAKING HIM SICK? The answer is YES! The wrong foods could be making your dog sick with anything from allergies to diabetes to autoimmune disorders to obesity.  Lucky for dogs people are becoming more and more educated about what constitutes a healthy diet for dogs. Find out more in this […]

5 Tips To Promote A Healthy K9 Immune System
5 Tips To Promote A Healthy K9 Immune System

Want less trips to the vet? This is usually something both your dog & you can definitely agree on! My Pluto defies convention and loves nothing more than visits to the vet, but that’s another story. A rock solid immune system is a surefire key to maintaining excellent health. Here are 4 tips from canine […]

How Do You Choose The Right Dog Treats?
How Do You Choose The Right Dog Treats?

What treats should you give your dog? There certainly are a LOT of choices out there. Here’s some more canine dietary insight from small animal nutritionist Alla Keogh. With so so many treats available on the pet food market, sometimes it can be difficult to know which one is right for your pet. Taste, cost, ingredients, […]

Is Kibble The Ideal Food For Your Dog? Think Again.
Is Kibble The Ideal Food For Your Dog? Think Again.

It seems crazy to me now, but I was brought up with the idea that feeding dogs was a simple matter requiring a bag of kibble and a bowl.  They really have us fooled. I mean how could I believe it made sense that people require such a wide variety of foods & nutrients while […]

Mini Foxie Makes 800 km Pilgrimage Across Europe
Mini Foxie Makes 800 km Pilgrimage Across Europe

Meet Indy, a brave Mini Foxie who’s off on a BIG ADVENTURE. She’s headed to the Camino de Santiago which runs 800 km from France to Spain. This is the famous pilgrimage which features in Paulo Coelho’s book The Pilgrimage. The book is pure magic and I’m sure Indy’s trip will be no less than […]

The Skinny On Dog Toys From Dog Training Experts
The Skinny On Dog Toys From Dog Training Experts

Have you ever said…’my dog’s got a million toys, and yet he still prefers to dig up the garden!’? Often, when we buy toys for our dogs we don’t really think about how the dog is going to play with the toy. Or, in fact, if the dog is even interested in that particular type […]

5 Safe Herbs To Turn Around Your Dog’s Health
5 Safe Herbs To Turn Around Your Dog's Health

Many of us regularly turn to herbal medicine to help treat a wide variety of health issues from minor to more chronic and serious conditions. But  what about our canine friends?  Are herbs a safe and effective option for treating their health issues? The simple answer is…. ABSOLUTELY! All animals will instinctively gravitate to plants […]

What does gut health mean for your dog?
What does gut health mean for your dog?

When I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder two years ago I became super aware of just how much our overall health relies on our gut. From a naturopathic standpoint this condition is directly linked to poor gut health which is likely to be triggered by food allergies. As dogs are commonly fed diets filled […]

Healthy Liver….Healthy Dog!!
Healthy Liver….Healthy Dog!!

Livers play a giant role in keeping our bodies healthy and efficient. Have you every considered the health of your dog’s liver? Well, now’s a good a moment to do so! Here’s an informative article from our guest writer canine naturopath Lyndall Pinchen to bring you up to speed on how to keep your canine […]

The Sport of Skijor!
The Sport of Skijor!

Got a dog who loves to pull? Perfect! We’re talking joring today. Joring is a great sport for your energetic dogs who love nothing more than to pull. Let them pull you and you can have a great ride while your dogs get their thrills & their exercise.  Look fun? It is!  And you can […]

Is your dog trying to tell you something?
Is your dog trying to tell you something?

We LOVE our dogs! I do. And I know you do. But, do we listen enough to what they’re trying to tell us? Much of the time we do, but I reckon we all miss at times. If you’re like, me you want to bring your dog everywhere with you. My Pluto is a pretty […]