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Dogs and Stick Injuries

Dogs and Stick Injuries

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Many dogs love to chew sticks, carry sticks and chase sticks but did you know that they can be very hazardous to dogs? In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, veterinary expert, Dr Melissa Meehan sits down with ‘Hif’ to discuss the stick injuries that can happen and how we can keep our dogs safe with some friendly alternatives.
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Health Insurance or “Self-Insurance”? What You Need to Know

Health Insurance or “Self-Insurance”? What You Need to Know

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Have you ever heard of the term “self-insurance”? It’s being referred to as an alternative to the traditional process of taking out a health insurance policy as a safety net. But can you really afford to self-insure and is it the safest option? According to finance and insurance expert, Bessie Hassan from finder.com.au, “The answer is probably not. You never really know when a medical issue can pop up and how much it’s going to cost you, the reality is that not everyone can afford to fork out $35,000 when the time comes.” With this in mind, Bessie  discusses the importance of having health insurance and being covered if the worst happened.

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How to Ensure My New Puppy Settles in Well

How to Ensure My New Puppy Settles in Well

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Taking a new puppy home is a very exciting and nerve-wracking time! But did you know that everything your puppy learns in the first 16 weeks they’ll remember for life? In this short clip, we caught up with our friends at Pooches at Play to hear their top tips on how to make your pup feel safe, comfortable and loved in its new home.

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Living with a Deaf Dog

Living with a Deaf Dog

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Did you know you can train a deaf dog just as well as a hearing dog? The only difference is that you use hand signals instead of verbal commands. In this short clip with Pooches at Play, Animal Advocate and Dog Trainer, Lara Shannon shares her top tips for communicating with and training a deaf dog.
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Living with a Blind Dog

Living with a Blind Dog

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Did you know living with a blind dog isn’t as daunting as it sounds? Dogs are very adaptable because of their amazing sense of smell. In this short clip with Pooches at Play, Animal Advocate and Dog Trainer, Lara Shannon shares her top tips for ensuring your dog adjusts to its surroundings.

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