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Essential Feeding Advice: How To Keep Your Dog Happy

Essential Feeding Advice: How To Keep Your Dog Happy

Courtesy of http://www.gapnsw.com.au/dog-foster-care/ When it comes to our four legged friends, we all want to keep them happy. And one of the best ways to any dogs’ heart is through their tummies! What we feed our dogs may not seem...

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Holidaying with your pet

Holidaying with your pet

It happens every summer just before the holidays… “What shall we do about our pets?” When deciding on a holiday destination – should you take him or leave him? As a member of the family, your pet is entitled to share the...

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Lucky Dog Health: What you need to know about worms

Lucky Dog Health: What you need to know about worms

Until a very recent period, dog worms were thought to be of a spontaneous origin, brought about by the influence of heat upon decaying vegetable matter, and it was and still is freely asserted that puppies are born with dog...

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How to be a responsible Dog Owner

How to be a responsible Dog Owner

Before making the decision about buying a new dog, here are some points you should consider :- 1. Is someone at home for most of the day ? A dog, especially a puppy, should not be left on its own...

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The German Shepherd Dog

The German Shepherd Dog

Also known as the Alsatian, the German Shepherd is a ‘young’ breed, having only been recognized as a distinct breed in the last 90 years. The German Shepard can trace its roots back to a range of shepherding dogs in...

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Lucky Dog How To…stop your dog’s possessiveness with food

Lucky Dog How To…stop your dog’s possessiveness with food

Some dogs are never possessive with their food, but you may find if your dog came from a large litter, the only way he could obtain his share of the food was to threaten his brothers and sisters. Finding that...

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Review: Vlooi’s first LUCKY DOG box

Review: Vlooi’s first LUCKY DOG box

We would just like to share the pictures with LuckyDogBox and we want to thank your team for the very special 1st box, Vlooi enjoyed the box, she absolutely LOVES the sausages, when I gave her the box she actually...

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Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas

  Tiny and energetic, the Chihuahua typically weighs under 3 kilograms and is no taller than 25 centimeters  in height. They are one of the longest living dog breeds, sometimes living up to 20 years. The Chihuahua has two coat types. One...

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Dealing with fleas

Dealing with fleas

At some stage of your pet’s lifespan every pet owner will have to deal with the problem of fleas, ticks and mites. If left untreated they can take over your pet’s skin and coat so it is really important to...

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Show a little love with homemade dog treats

Show a little love with homemade dog treats

Dogs aren’t just pets anymore; they’re part of the family! And what better way to show that you love them by baking up a batch of homemade dog treats? It’s time to put on your dog-themed oven mitts, pre-heat your...

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Surviving summer – a dog owners guide to Heat Stroke

Surviving summer – a dog owners guide to Heat Stroke

  What is heat stroke? Too much time exposed to the dangerous combination of increased temperature and humidity can lead to a heat stroke. A mammal’s body (and that includes humans, too) can only tolerate temperatures up to a maxium...

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Every dog has his (Itchy) day

Every dog has his (Itchy) day

No one likes to see their canine friends suffer, and having an itchy skin is most uncomfortable for dogs. Unfortunately, itchy skin is a problem that most dogs are faced with quite regularly, whether it’s due to skin allergies, chronic...

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Vaccination & your dog’s health

Vaccination & your dog’s health

The first rule in taking care of your dog is: When your dog is sick, take him to your vet! While a veterinarian is qualified to diagnose trouble and prescribe treatment – it is your job to keep your dog from...

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Doggie diet tips

Doggie diet tips

Although it was once common practice to feed dogs whatever scrapes came from the dinner table, today we realize that there is much more to feeding an animal than we thought. It is important to give them foods that will...

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Your Dog’s Shedding and Bald Spots

Your Dog’s Shedding and Bald Spots

If your dog sheds a lot it does not necessarily denote ill health and at certain times of the year it’s occurs naturally in specific breeds. However, profuse shedding may have other causes like an unbalanced diet, a kidney or...

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Your dog’s intelligence

Your dog’s intelligence

The intelligence of the dog is among the highest of all the animals, maybe higher than we give him credit for. Although his brain is proportionately only half as large as ours, he is certainly the most intelligent of domestic...

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Keeping your dog hydrated

Keeping your dog hydrated

A constant supply of fresh water is essential to your dog’s good health and comfort. Water is very important, representing an estimated 70 percent of the dog’s weight. Like man, a dog can go without food for a surprisingly long...

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Nick-Nack Paddy Wack – Give your dog a bone…or not?

Nick-Nack Paddy Wack – Give your dog a bone…or not?

There is a difference of opinion among canine experts as to whether bones should be given to a dog raw, cooked, hard, or soft, and even whether they should be given at all. On one point, however, there is total...

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