Five Tips for Crate Training Your Dog

Ever wondered what crate training is, why people do crate training, and when to do it, then THIS is the article for YOU. Read on... What is crate training?  It is a training method that teaches a dog where a safe space is. Why is crate training good for your dog? 1. For supervi...

Quarantine for Dogs and Cats in Australia

What does it mean to quarantine a pet? If you want to bring a pet into Australia, you need to follow the step by step guide offered by the Department of Agriculture.  This means a process of vaccinations and testing and segregated accommodation at a government centre for a specified time per...

How to Get Your Dog into Acting or Modeling

Everyone's heard of parents signing up their cute kids up to pursue acting or modeling opportunities, but what about the family dog? With a little inspiration and a good bit of training, pets can find their way to stardom as well. Imagine seeing your furry pal on a dog treat package, TV Commerci...

How to Stop my Dog from Jumping on People

It is great when a dog is friendly. When meeting a new dog for the first time, most people would rather be greeted by a wagging tail than a frightening snarl. But there is such a thing as too much canine friendliness, and having a dog jump up and say hello can be intimidating or even annoying. If...

Are retractable leads safe?

Do you rely on a retractable leash when you walk your dog?  You'll probably notice several in use almost anywhere you go. They normally feature plastic casing that contains a skinny, flexible cord. This cord can extend to various lengths, letting canines ramble multiple feet in any directio...

How to Make a First-Aid Kit for Your Dog

Having a first-aid kit available for your dog is important, as you never know when your pet may become sick or injured and require first-aid treatment. Administering first aid to your dog, regardless of how serious the condition appears to be, can help to calm the animal down and alleviate some o...

How To Tell if Your Dog Has a Tick and What To Do

Ticks are disease-carrying, blood-sucking arachnid parasites that happily attach themselves to any animal, including pets. They're usually found in long grass and while preventable, many dogs pick one up at some point. It's important to remove ticks quickly since they can cause diseases such...

Is the Australian Bulldog the Right Dog Breed for You?

When the British bulldog traveled to the outback, it developed into the Australian bulldog, an aussiefied dog breed that's big on charm and intelligence. This breed is loyal, companionable, and eager to please its human companions. Learn about this beloved dog breed here.   Breed Snap...

Breed Profile: The American Bulldog

American Bulldogs are fun-loving, gorgeous dogs. Keep reading to find out all that is required to give this adorable breed a loving and nurturing home.   Breed Snapshot •   Size: They can weigh up to 59 kgs and once they have fully matured, they can reach up to 71 cm tal...