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Dogs & New Years Eve Fireworks

Dogs & New Years Eve Fireworks

New Years’ Eve and fireworks can be a problem

If you are not going to be home be certain that your dog is safe and secure. If you are going to be at home put your dog on lead and take outside to see what all the noise is about, if your dog displays fear ‘do not reassure him or her’ instead buzz your dog up with happy excitable play and be certain to do this on lead. Enjoy the fireworks and Happy New Year ! John Harkin – Written by professional dog-trainer, John Harkin AUSDOG Copyright

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Dogs & New Years Eve Fireworks

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The Dangers of Chicken Necks

I have been warning dog owners for many years now regarding the dangers of chicken necks, however many Breeders and Veterinarians keep advising owners to give them to dogs. The University of Melbourne study warns against feeding dogs raw chicken meat especially chicken necks. It is not hard for a pup to choke. Read more about the dangers of feeding your pup chicken necks here.

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Dog Bites and Children

All too often we hear of another child bitten by a family dog. So many people clearly do not understand about the importance of managing family pets around young children. More children are hospitalised in Australia each year resulting from dog bites than car accidents. You may be surprised to know that most dog bite incidents occur within the family home with small children by their family dog.

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