April 14, 2020

Potential separation anxiety risk. Post COVID-19

On the back of the wonderful articles and ideas from dog training expert Brydie Charlesworth from the Dog Education Centre; We’re excited to introduce Mr. John Harkin; director of AUSDOG considered one of Australia’s leading canine behaviour specialist.  John has over 30 years experience in dog behaviour working across a broad spectrum of the canine […]

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January 12, 2021

3 frozen dog treat recipes for summer

We are halfway through summer but there’s still plenty of hot days ahead. It’s important to remember that your dog doesn’t cope with heat the same way you do though. While you can take off layers and sweat it off, your dog is stuck in a fur coat and reliant on panting to help cool […]

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April 14, 2020

Jack Russell – Energy, fun & affection

We’ve all seen the Jack, running through our parks, walking down our streets, on TV and in movies.  The Jack may well be one of the most well-known dog breeds; at least in western society.  English to a fault and bred by a man of the cloth; the Jack was a hunting dog used primarily […]

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April 8, 2020

Can I take my dog for walk during COVID-19 restrictions?

Yes, you can; and yes, you should. In abnormal times it is important to retain a level normal wherever we can. Exercise is essential for our wellbeing both physically and mentally and the same applies for our best friends. The difference now is we must keep our distance when on the trail.  Keeping distance and […]

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April 6, 2020

Irish Wolfhound – big, calm and loyal

The biggest of the biggest, but don’t let their awesome size fool you; the Irish Wolfhound is a gentle soul who loves to get along with everybody; especially good with children and a friend to other dogs. There is conjecture in the current breeds originality. Most agree that the architype was an Irish sighthound bred […]

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March 30, 2020

Great Dane – The heartbreak kid

When you want a big dog, with a big heart, an affectionate personality and a friendliness that keeps you smiling even on those bad days, the Great Dane is that dog.  Origins date back a long time, some evidence suggests as far back as 3000BC however over the millennia and century’s, in particular the 1800’s […]

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March 25, 2020

At home with the kids, work and pets.

We don’t have the answers only the empathy.  What we do know is you must stay at home and mitigate the risk of spreading or indeed becoming infected with COVID-19. For many people including a large portion of the balanced LiFE team, working from home is the new norm. The office kitchenette once considered the […]

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