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Category Archives: Dog Health

Introducing Dig-in Digestive Gravy Powder

By | Food | 5 Comments

What happens when you bring two scientists who are mad about dogs together? Well a new superfood for dogs of course by the name of Dig-in Digestive Gravy Powder! Dig-in Digestive Gravy Powder is an all-natural, human-grade, health food supplement that fights against common food allergies and improves a dog’s digestive health and overall well-being. In simple terms it fights the bad bacteria in the digestive system and builds up…

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Snakebite in Dogs by Dr Joanna Paul

By | Vet Spot | 2 Comments

The When, Where and Why of Snakebites in Dogs There are more than 25 different venomous snakes in Australia. The mere thought of encountering one makes me break out in a cold sweat. I should definitely consider moving to a nice, snake-free country like New Zealand. More than three quarters of snake bites across the country are from brown snakes, but here in Victoria around fifty percent are from Tiger…

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Sun Safety Around Water

By | Dog Health | 2 Comments

Keeping your dog safe from the sun’s damaging UV rays around the water is essential when adventuring. Did you know that water can reflect up to 100% of UV rays? If you are out in the water, that can mean you are getting hit twice by the sun – and that also means your dog could be too! Here are some tips to keep your dog safe in the sun…

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Sun Safety for Dogs

By | Dog Health | One Comment

Now that we are heading into the warmer months, we need to think about how we can protect our canine friends from that harsh (but lovely) Australian sun. Those of us that grew up with the Slip, Slop, Slap sun safety message, may not know that Sid the Seagull has also added in Seek and Slide. Seek shade and slide on some sunglasses is the new addition to the sun…

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Ivory Coat Australian Natural Health Dog Food

By | Food | 6 Comments

One of the things I love about Dog Adventures is how it has allowed me to immerse myself in what I love the most – all things dog related! There have been a few perks that come along with sharing our adventures with the world, one of which is the added bonus of getting to try out brand new dog products that arrive on the market (which you can read…

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Oli’s ‘4 Paws 2 Feet’ 21 Day Stretch Together Challenge

By | Both Ends of the Lead | 5 Comments

For the past few weeks Kate and I have been participating in Both Ends of the Lead’s new health initiative ‘Oli’s ‘4 Paws 2 Feet’ 21 Day Stretch Together Challenge’. The challenge has been broken up into three weeks worth of stretches each covering different muscle groups in both people and dogs. The aim is to increase flexibility, circulation, range of motion, reduce stress, ease lower back pain in both…

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How to Stretch Your Dog Safely – Shoulders | Both Ends of the Lead

By | Both Ends of the Lead, Dog Health | 2 Comments

How to Stretch Your Dog Safely Here is the second video in our series on “How to stretch your dog safely”. This time we focus on stretching the shoulders and upper back of your dog which are key stretches in helping your dog move and function at their optimal level. As always, we would welcome your comments and any feedback you have on how you have found the stretches. Happy…

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Win a Heyrex for your dog

By | Dog Health | 3 Comments

Win one of TWO Heyrex Activity Monitors for your dog! I recently got the opportunity to review Heyrex Activity Monitor. The Heyrex is an integrated system consisting of a monitor, receiver and website. The monitor (RRP $199.95) fits to your dog’s collar and collects information to build a behaviour profile – the longer you have it the more comprehensive and reliable data it collects. You plug the receiver into your…

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How to Stretch Your Dog Safely | Both Ends of the Lead

By | Both Ends of the Lead, Dog Health | 13 Comments

How to Stretch Your Dog Safely Following our article on ‘How to prevent injuries to your active dog’, here is the first video in our series on ‘How to stretch your dog safely’. We hope you enjoy the video and find it a useful resource for your dog’s wellbeing. We would welcome your comments on the video and any feedback you have on how you have found the stretches. [two_third_last]…

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