Dogs: An Aussie Icon

Dogs helped to build and defend Australia. The Blue Heeler or Kelpie working sheep or cattle is an Aussie icon: we could not have done it without them. The armed services and police have large dog units to this day, making use of the Belgian Malinois, German Shepherd,...

Best Friends for Thousands of Years

It seems that people and dogs have co-evolved through history to live together for mutual gain. They hunt together, and both human and dog eat based on their mutual successes. Humans and dogs form a unique inter-species social circle with all of the complex emotional...

Domestic Bliss

The composition of your family (including the 4-legged family) can lead to constant fights and the ensuing veterinary bills, or peace, happiness and harmony, and a resultant blissful existence. Which would you prefer? Some forethought when selecting pets helps. The...

ET Come Home

Many dogs bark when their owner is not home, and we can only speculate why. One good explanation is that they miss their significant human and are calling them home. Your dog’s barking is rewarded every time, eventually, because you do come home. Your dog does not...

Happiness

The body’s primary directive is to be happy, and that means many different things to different people and their pets. But there is a common thread, and that is a connection to nature that runs deep. Contact with our pets (or others’), walks amongst natural...