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Why we should look after dogs
Opinion
Opinion

Why we should look after dogs

For all their unconditional love for humans, some of us see dogs as disposable, yukky irritations.

  • by Greg Callaghan

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English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins ugliest dog contest
USA

English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins ugliest dog contest

Having what is judged to be the world's ugliest dog isn't all bad - you get to take home $2000, although you do have to keep the dog.

Directorate apologises to owner after blind dog euthanised
Canberra

Directorate apologises to owner after blind dog euthanised

Less than 24 hours after going missing, Drago Gvozdanovic's dog, Izzy, was dead.

  • by Han Nguyen
Animal services order vet to euthanise dog a day after it went missing
Canberra

Animal services order vet to euthanise dog a day after it went missing

Drago Gvozdanovic was distraught when his maltese Izzy went missing earlier this month. A phone call from a vet would prove to be more distressing.

  • by Andrew Brown
Dogs get their day out in Canberra at A Pooch Affair
Canberra life

Dogs get their day out in Canberra at A Pooch Affair

This Canberra high tea has gone to the dogs. Literally.

  • by Andrew Brown
'Ears up, tails wagging': How volunteers are helping re-home stray dogs
Canberra

'Ears up, tails wagging': How volunteers are helping re-home stray dogs

In the past year, the Domestic Animal Services dog walking program has gone from around 30 volunteers, to more than 200.

  • by Andrew Brown
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Pete Evans wants to turn your pet paleo too
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My Kitchen Rules

Pete Evans wants to turn your pet paleo too

The MKR favourite swears his pet food is so good, he's eaten it himself.

  • by Amy Croffey
Who says you can't keep a Great Dane in a city apartment?
City life

Who says you can't keep a Great Dane in a city apartment?

Wild about Wallace: The Great Dane revelling in riverside city pad

  • by Carolyn Webb
Perth vets report rare condition with suspected link to dog food brand
Health

Perth vets report rare condition with suspected link to dog food brand

Investigations by the University of Melbourne found 65 family pets and nine police and correction dogs nationwide were diagnosed with megaesophagus.

  • by Hannah Barry
Minister scraps controversial pet owner draft plan after outcry
Animals

Minister scraps controversial pet owner draft plan after outcry

Niall Blair has asked his department to start again on draft welfare standards for pet owners and breeders, saying the proposals had “missed the mark”.

  • by Julie Power
Dress as a dog and get yourself into the record books
Animals

Dress as a dog and get yourself into the record books

The RSPCA has already set two world records. Their next attempt is a bit barking mad.

  • by Jil Hogan