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Published on 10/06/2014 12:32 PM by Jeremy Maitland

Using a place command for your dog.

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This command is just as important as training your dog to sit, drop & stay.

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Published on 2/06/2014 11:52 AM by Jeremy Maitland

Home alone, how to help your pet overcome separation anxiety.

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It is estimated that 14% of dogs suffer from separation anxiety.

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Published on 8/04/2014 8:19 AM by Jeremy Maitland

Ever Considered keeping a reptile as a pet?

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When you think of pets, common images involve fur, feathers and fins. There is however, a group of pets that do not fit this mould and they are reptiles and amphibians. This group of pets are the fastest growing part of the pet industry world wide and are increasing in popularity every year. Many people are turning to these types of pets because they make little noise, can be housed in fairly small enclosures and require limited maintenance.

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Published on 4/03/2014 9:22 AM by Jeremy Maitland

Aging & our pets

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Everybody has to get old sometime, even dogs and cats, and just like us there are certain health issues that your pet will face as it ages.

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Published on 28/02/2014 11:31 AM by Jeremy Maitland

Ever heard of a zoonotic disease?

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Zoonoses are diseases of animals that can spread to and affect humans.

They are caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites & are most commonly transmitted by direct contact, contaminated food or water & insects.

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Published on 5/02/2014 11:12 AM by Jeremy Maitland

Hens! The most productive pet.

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Chooks make fantastic pets & are relatively easy to care for. Best of all, a couple of hens will supply you with a daily supply of fresh eggs!

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Published on 21/01/2014 3:57 PM by Jeremy Maitland

Maintaining a healthy pond the natural way

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Ponds are certainly lovely features in any garden, but just like an aquarium, they need to be in balance to be at their very best.

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Published on 12/01/2014 12:44 PM by Jeremy Maitland

Summer heat & your pet

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Aussies love summer & spending time outdoors with their pets. We know that the mercury can be unforgiving in the middle of summer with scorching temperatures. So what does this mean for our pets?   By following a few summer pet safety tips, you can keep your animal friends healthy and enjoy the months of sun and fun.

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Published on 8/01/2014 11:49 AM by Jeremy Maitland

Does size really matter? A look into the relationship of size & a dogs behaviour

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Well when it comes to our canine companions apparently it does! A Sydney University study has recently examined the morphology (the study of the size, shape, & structure of animals, plants, & microorganisms & of the relationships of the parts comprising them) among dog breeds & indicates that particular canine morphotypes tend to be reliably associated with particular behavioural profiles.

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Published on 15/11/2013 8:27 AM by Jeremy Maitland

What's new in natural pet food diets

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A customer and I were talking the other day about how the role of pets in our lives and the way that we care for them has changed. She remembers when pets lived outdoors, slept on an old hessian sack and ate the table scraps!

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