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Do dogs enjoy listening to music?

Do dogs enjoy listening to music?

Who else loves watching videos of dogs howling to music? Many studies have been conducted highlighting the positive effects music has on our brain & body: classical music can help lower our heart rate and improve our focus while jazz has been shown to increase the growth rate of plants. Can the same phenomena be observed in pets?  Can dogs hear music? It is not fully understood if dogs can hear music, but they can certainly hear sound frequencies (except for some very low ones).  In fact, dogs have a much broader audible range than us humans. That would be...

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Does my dog have a UTI?

Does my dog have a UTI?

A few weeks ago, I noticed our female lab Betty was taking longer to wee. She would squat for longer period and we initially thought: “maybe we need to increase her potty breaks and give her more chances to go outside”. We didn’t think much of it until we spotted bright blood in her urine and then, it hit us: Betty had a UTI. This was the first time it happened in the 8 years having her and prompted us to quickly book an appointment at the vet. You’ve probably dealt with UTIs yourself and know they are extremely uncomfortable....

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Dog friendly hamburger recipe

Dog friendly hamburger recipe

Today is Hamburger day! The best way to celebrate this delicious invention is (you guessed it) by eating burgers! You know we would never leave your fur friends out, so we have come up with a great recipe for them to join in the celebrations and whoof down their own woopers. Because the cheeseburger is our personal favourite, this is what we have chosen to replicate in a dog friendly version! Cheeseburger recipe for dogs For 2 burgers Ingredients: 650g mince beef (kangaroo, chicken or turkey mince can also be used.) 1/2 tsp Oregano 1/2 tsp Parsley 2 thin slices of...

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How to puppy proof your home

How to puppy proof your home

Bringing a new puppy home is such an exciting time, but is your house ready for it? Puppy proofing your home is not just about saving your cushions and your favourite pair of heels. It's also about protecting your puppy from dangerous hazards, inside and outside the home, and setting them up for success in their training journey. Puppy proofing tip 1: Tidy up your space If it's on the floor, chances are it will end up in your pup's mouth. So now is the time to do a big tidy up of your home! Sure, you can fence off parts...

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