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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March 23, 2020

French Bulldog: The Frenchie an ideal work from home companion

As our working lives are being tipped upside down, many of us now find ourselves working from home, who knows how long this new norm will last, but for now its reality and no matter your job you need to stay in reality. Working from home is a discipline, for those who have done it […]

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March 19, 2020

COVID-19 What does it mean for our pets?

COVID-19 you all know its effects and what it’s doing to the health and movements of the human population.  Aside from the unfortunate illness and deaths we are seeing around the globe, it is also creating panic. Social media is awash with saddening images and videos of our fellowman behaving in unprecedented, and one must […]

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March 18, 2020

The dog whisperer part six: Is your dog pulling on the lead?

Learn all about dog education and dog behaviour. Subject Matter Expert Brydie Charlesworth; Director DOG EDUCATION CENTRE In life there is a thing called opposition reflex. It’s a natural reflex to resist pressure. If I push you, you will automatically lean into this pressure to steady yourself. If I pull on your arm, you will pull […]

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