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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Dog owners are much less likely to die in the 12 months following a heart attack than non-dog owners.

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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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DoggieSpot Best Buys – 21 Sept 2011

Woolworths Select 700gm canned food is a great buy this week at just 14c per 100gm. Can anybody let us know if it’s decent quality?     And here are the rest of this week’s Best Buys:   WET FOOD MyDog varieties 400gm: 4 for $7.00 (44c/100gm) (Franklins) Pedigree varieties 700gm: 4 for $7.00 (25c/100gm) [...]

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DoggieSpot Best Buys – 14 Sept 2011

Coles continues the Schmacko’s and DentStix discounts for another week and Pedigree is on special at both Woolies and Franklins, however if you can purchase the bigger 8kg bag, Coles does a better price on Supercoat than either of these. And here are the rest of this week’s Best Buys:   WET FOOD MyDog varieties [...]

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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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DoggieSpot Best Buys – 7 Sept 2011

Schmacko’s are on special at all the major retailers, with the large 500gm Stix and Strapz available from Coles the best buy this week. And here are the rest of this week’s Best Buys:   WET FOOD MyDog Select menu varieties 100gm: 99c (Woolies) VIP Gourmet Roll chicken 3kg: $5.69 (19c/100gm) (Coles) VIP Pet Food [...]

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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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