Nuts are known to provide us with various health benefits. They are packed with nutrients such as Omega-3 fatty acids, iron and calcium, and can help reduce inflammation, lower cholesterol and promote heart health. The fiber found in nuts is also great to help us feel fuller for longer. But you may be wondering –…

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Can dogs eat oranges? It is currently orange season (yum!). It is the perfect fruit during winter – sweet, juicy and packed with Vitamin C. When it comes to our fur-kids, we are usually confused as to whether dogs can eat oranges. Good news – it is completely safe for our fur-kids to eat the…

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Benefits of adding herbs for your dog Many herbs that you use to cook in your kitchen can have tremendous impacts on your furbaby’s health and wellbeing when given in small amounts. Here are 5 herbs for your dog that can be included into their diet. These herbs are safe and can provide benefits like breath…

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We always want the best for our furbabies, especially when it comes to their health and well-being. We tend to look on the internet to determine whether what we are feeding our pet is healthy, often to find conflicting recommendations on what ingredients are beneficial for our fur-besties. This sometimes leaves us with uncertainty and…

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Puppy

Puppy’s First Vet Visit Having a pet coming into your life could be one of the greatest experiences ever. We want to make sure that your new puppy visits a veterinarian once they’ve come into your home to ensure your puppy’s health and wellbeing is being taken care of. The veterinarian of your choosing will…

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First aid symbols

As a pet owner, nothing is scarier than the thought of potentially losing your furry friend. But when you find yourself in a sticky situation, even the most basic knowledge of pet first aid can make the difference. Here are some of the necessary things you need to know in case of an emergency. First…

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Dog smiling teeth

Are you neglecting your dog’s oral hygiene? It’s safe to say we all take good care of our teeth. Brushing them morning and night is simply second nature. We all take pride in our pearly whites and desire to have a beautiful, fresh smile. And let’s be honest, no one likes bad breath! We are…

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Dog biting on doughnut-shaped toy

Common food toxicity in pets You would be surprised how often our furry friends go to the vet because of eating something that is toxic to them. As some of you may know, there are many food products out there that we can eat, but can cause food toxicity in pets.  This includes: chocolate, caffeine,…

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We all love spicing up our homes with plants, but we need to be aware of plants that could cause harmful effects to our pets. Here are 7 poisonous plants to dogs that could pose serious health risks. Poisonous plant #1: Nightshade Even though this plant looks great in your garden, it can cause serious…

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Is your dog constantly scratching away? Or does it suffer from chronic dandruff? Or maybe your dog is losing fur and you can’t figure out why. Well, it is highly likely that your dog is suffering from environmental allergies. These allergies are caused by your dog’s immune system reacting adversely to substances found in its…

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Is our desire to treat our dogs what we treat ourselves getting out of control? You come home from a long day at work and you’re greeted by a happy face and energetically wagging tail. But first, to curb those afternoon cravings you head to the kitchen and grab yourself a handful of potato chips.…

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Mangoes

King of fruits Spring is finally here which means ripe, sweet & juicy mangoes are coming soon! Called the ‘king of fruits’, mangoes are full of vitamins and are great in boosting our immune system. Did you know that one cup of sliced mangoes contains 25% of your daily requirement of vitamin A? With a…

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Around 40% of dogs are overweight in Australia. If your dog is overweight, it can lead to negative effects on their cardiovascular system, joints, ligaments and various internal organs, especially the liver and kidneys in the animals. The main cause of dog obesity lies in their diet. As pet owners, we are responsible in choosing…

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