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Your dog has no waist!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​An hourglass figure is a quick indicator of a healthy dog. But your dog has no tucked-in area between their rib cage and hip's, they probably over weight. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimated that 54% of dogs in are overweight and like humans, this makes animals vulnerable to other medical complications, like cancer, diabetes and kidney disease. It can even decrease life expectancy by 2.5 years. ... See MoreSee Less
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19 things your dog wants from you.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Think your dog lives for nose smooches and belly rubs? Not even close. Here's what your dogs really, really enjoy (and what they hate)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​1. Pats, rubs and butt scratches (and skip the hugs)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2. Your dirtiest, stinkiest, sweatiest clothes​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​3. Toys of their own​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​4. A challenging puzzle to solve.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​5. No outfits, please​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​6. Chest rubs, not belly rubs​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​7. A nice peaceful nap in a quiet spot​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​8. To check their "pee-mail"​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​9. For you to be their fearless leader​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​10. A consistent, predictable routine.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​11. No human kisses​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​12. Soothing, positive (sounding) words.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​13.The same tasty, nutritious dog kibble.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​14. To be left alone by strangers.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​15. Consistent praise and correction from you.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​16. Gentle petting (just not the head)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​17. A loving glance.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​18. New friends - from a distance​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​19. For you to be happy.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Readers digest ... See MoreSee Less
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Car

Why Is My Car Insurance Going Up?

Does your car insurance go up every year? Australians often wonder the reason for their car insurance premiums increasing. And with costs from many insurance and other service providers getting higher, it’s no wonder that we want to save wherever possible. If you’ve noticed your

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Pet

Could Your Pup Need Braces?

We’re pretty sure you’re looking at the dog braces in this picture and thinking “humans really have gone too far this time!” Luckily, it’s not some kind of new fad or fashion statement for dog teeth. Veterinary dentists have used dog braces for around 40

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Aussie pet owner plans for vet bills with a pet plan
Pet

How to Budget for Vet Bills & Other Pet Care Costs

Australia’s economy is moving on from pandemic pressures into rising inflation and, along with it, surging interest rates, rents, food costs, utilities bills and more. For households who feel the pressures the most, it’s sometimes pets that take the fall. Unexpected vet bills and other

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Pet

6 Cat Facts for International Cat Day

International Cat Day is upon us, and we’re sharing some cat facts to show our love. Australians are gaga over cats, with approximately three felines in every 10 homes. That’s around 30 cats for every 100 people! We know you spoil your cat every day,

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Pet

Can Dogs Sleep Outside or is Inside Best?

If you have a new dog or puppy or are plotting to get one soon you may be wondering if dogs can sleep outside? Or whether inside is better? It’s a great question for existing, new and prospective pet parents. Many pet parents prefer having

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Pet

Online Vet Consultations: Are They Worth It?

Online vet appointments and consultations are on the rise. It’s a welcome sign that veterinary medicine is adapting to a rapidly shifting landscape. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of new technology to make remote working models more accessible to people across all sorts of

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Car

The Best LEGO Cars for Kids (Big and Little)

There’s something special about spending an afternoon building LEGO cars with your kids. Or on your own for that matter. Building your own miniature version of your favourite vehicle can be very satisfying. When it comes to LEGO cars, the options are endless. So, in

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