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Why heatstroke in dogs is dangerous

Jessica
Heatstroke in dogs can lead to coma and fatality. Here's what you need to do if a dog in your care suffers from heatstroke.
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Why heatstroke in dogs is dangerous

6 tips for working from home with a dog

Jessica
Working remotely and creating a pet-friendly home office is possible, it just takes a little preparation and planning. Here's how!
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6 tips for working from home with a dog

Golden Retriever | Dog Breed Information

Jessica
Gentle, calm and clever: the Golden Retriever is a great family dog. Here is everything you need to know about these gentle pets.
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Golden Retriever | Dog Breed Information

Cattery or cat sitter: which is best?

Jessica
Every cat is unique. Some cats suit catteries whilst others suit cat sitting. Here are some factors to consider before choosing for your cat.
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Cattery or cat sitter: which is best?

Spring Clean Your Profile

Jessica
Christmas plans are underway and pet sitting is getting very busy. Here’s how to pimp your profile and stand out!
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Spring Clean Your Profile

Border Collie | Dog Breed Information

Jessica
Border Collies are an iconic working breed, known to be highly intelligent and energetic. Here's all you need to know about Border Collies.
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Border Collie | Dog Breed Information

Labrador Retriever | Dog Breed Information

Jessica
Labrador Retrievers are the world's most popular dog, and it's easy to see why. Here is everything you need to know about this sunny, funny breed.
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Labrador Retriever | Dog Breed Information

How Doggy Daycare can improve your dog's life

Jessica
Doggy daycare has grown massively in popularity in recent years, largely because of modern challenges in balancing work with pet ownership. Here's how it can improve your dog's life.
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How Doggy Daycare can improve your dog's life

Cavoodle | Dog Breed Information

Jessica
Discover all you need to know about the health, appearance and temperament of the popular Cavoodle dog breed.
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Cavoodle | Dog Breed Information

What are the rules for renting with pets?

Jessica
Renting with a pet really does depend on which Australian state you live in. Here are the rules in your state and what you need to know.
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What are the rules for renting with pets?

How has 2020 impacted pets and owners?

Jessica
It's been a big year, but has your pet noticed? According to a new study from Pawshake, pets do sense when things are up.
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How has 2020 impacted pets and owners?

What is Raw Feeding?

Jessica
We caught up this week with our friends at Raw & Fresh Pet Food to talk about their healthy fresh pet food range and the benefits of feeding Raw & Fresh diets.
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What is Raw Feeding?

Bee stings - what to do if your pet gets one

Jessica
Pets use their noses to explore the world, so bee stings can happen occasionally. Here's what you need to do if your pet gets stung by a bee.
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Bee stings - what to do if your pet gets one

Reduce your pet's environmental paw-print

Jessica
Actions such as purchasing pet food, managing your pet's waste and choosing your pet all have an environmental impact. Here's how to reduce that impact.
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Reduce your pet's environmental paw-print

Dog digging: How to stop your dog

Jessica
There are a couple of reasons why your dog might be digging. We will explore them below and share tips to stop your dog's digging habit.
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Dog digging: How to stop your dog

Choosing a puppy - 5 questions to consider

Sharon
Choosing a puppy and bringing it home is a life long commitment. Instead of choosing based on looks, here are some factors you should consider.
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Choosing a puppy - 5 questions to consider

Introducing dog to baby - a practical guide

Sharon
When introducing your dog to the baby, greet your dog first and then place them in a crate or another room before bringing the baby in.
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Introducing dog to baby - a practical guide

Puppy biting - how to stop it?

Sharon
Train your puppy to stop biting you. 6 methods you can use to reduce puppy biting behaviours and encourage good behaviour.
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Puppy biting - how to stop it?

Puppy toilet training guide

Sharon
Toilet training a puppy is about showing them appropriate places to eliminate. A puppy can hold their bladder one hour for every month of age.
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Puppy toilet training guide

Protect your profile from scammers

Jessica
The coronavirus pandemic has led to an unfortunate surge in scam activity targeting online businesses worldwide. But don’t worry: we are here to help protect you and prevent this on Pawshake.
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Protect your profile from scammers

How to avoid puppy and kitten scams

Jessica
Here's how to stay safe from online puppy and kitten scams, which are taking advantage of rising pet adoption since coronavirus took grip on Australia.
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How to avoid puppy and kitten scams

7 tips for a safe holiday after lockdown lifts

Jessica
Coronavirus lockdown restrictions continue to lift in Australia, and soon enough many people will be planning a weekend break. Here's how to stay safe.
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7 tips for a safe holiday after lockdown lifts

How does parvovirus work?

Jessica
Parvo, or parvovirus, is a contagious and deadly viral disease in both cats and dogs. Here's what you need to know about it.
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How does parvovirus work?

Preparing your pet for your return to work

Jessica
As lockdown restrictions slowly lift around Australia, it’s a matter of time before some of us will have to return to work. This can be confusing for a family dog or cat, and we owe it to our beloved pets to help them adjust smoothly.
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Preparing your pet for your return to work

10 fun dog tricks for beginners

Sharon
Trick training improves the bond between you and your dog. Here are instructions for 10 fun tricks you can teach your dog.
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10 fun dog tricks for beginners