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Kong recipe – chicken or canned Kong

Raw chicken wings fit well into the larger Kongs and when frozen take ages for your dog to defrost them to get them out. Alternatively, spoon your dog’s canned food into a Kong and freeze overnight. Serve frozen in the morning.

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You Can Keep Dogs in the City

Across Australia, over 53% of households own a dog and/or a cat – which means more than half of all Australian homes include a furry, four-legged companion. Traditionally, the typical Australian dog owner would have been married with children and living in the suburbs. So we weren’t surprised when  research revealed that people living in [...]

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Kong recipe – soup Kong

As the weather warms up… Ingredients: Peanut butter Soup, broth or vegemite/ bonox water Directions: Seal small end of Kong with peanut butter or similar. Pour any type of soup, broth or vegemite flavoured water into Kong and then seal big end with peanut butter. Freeze

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Magpie Swoop Eyes

It’s Magpie Swooping season again and it can be a frightening (and occasionally painful) experience. Magpies are less likely to swoop if you look at them, so draw or sew a pair of eyes onto the back of a hat, and wear it when walking through the area. Download your pair of ‘swoop eyes’ here… [...]

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Kong recipe – Fruit salad

Ingredients: Rockmelon, apple and carrot chunks 1/4 of a banana Directions: Place the fruit in the Kong, Mush the banana and place into the hole to stick the fruit together. Alternatives: Other fruits and veggies such as: orange slices, peach, nectarine, celery sticks, broccoli, cauliflower, tomato. Do NOT use: grapes, cabbage or onion

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Training your dog to toilet outside

Not having much success in getting your dog to toilet outside? To fix this problem you have to pinpoint the reason why your dog is not succeeding. Then, you can manage the situation accordingly. Below are some examples: Have you recently moved? A new environment can be stressful on your dog. Try and simulate an [...]

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Kong recipe – cheesy dental kong delight

Ingredients: 3 slices of your dog’s favourite cheese Dental Kong toy (or any Kong really) Directions: Just place the cheese directly into the Kong and melt in the microwave for 20-30 seconds.  let it cool and then give it to your dog.

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Kong recipe – Tricky Kong

If your pooch is getting bored rolling their Kong around the ground, or is just too good at unstuffing their Kong, try this fun trick! Stuff Kong with any type of stuffing you like except the frozen ones. Hang the stuffed Kong with the big end facing the ground. Photos and videos of dogs attempting [...]

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Cafe rules for city dogs

A New South Wales State-wide ban on all dogs at cafés and restaurants caused a tremendous outcry and has been overturned. This has not been well publicised, however. So, to cut through any lingering confusion, here’s the skinny on the current laws, and what to look out for when taking you pooch out to play [...]

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Kong recipe – honeyed Kong

Ingredients: Dry kibble Honey Directions: Mix the dry kibble with the honey. Microwave for 5-10 seconds. Stuff into Kong and refridgerate. Honey will set into a lovely licky mess.

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