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  • How Does A Dog's Nose Work?
    How Does A Dog's Nose Work?
    April 18 2018
    You know your dog can smell its treats before they've even reached the bowl, but just how does a dog's nose work? Simply put, dog noses are way more powerful than our human ones. They also use a lot more brain power to sniff out things that we can't smell. Here's a look at how your dog's nose is perfectly designed for Man's Best Friend. ...read more
  • Muzzle Training Your Dog
    Muzzle Training Your Dog
    April 04 2018
    There was a time when muzzles were considered the sign of a dangerous dog. Fitting a muzzle was a last resort for owners who could not trust their dog not to attack other dogs and/or people. Although muzzles are much more widely used these days for many and various reasons other than aggression, owners are often reluctant to use a muzzle as they feel that it will stigmatise them and their dog. However, muzzles can be useful in many ways and their use shouldn't be discounted. ...read more
  • Easter Holidays
    Easter Holidays
    March 21 2018
    It's that time of year again. The shops are full of chocolate eggs and hot cross buns in preparation for Easter weekend, many of us are looking to have a nice long weekend away from work, spending time with family, friends and our dogs. ...read more
  • Prepare Your Dog For A Visit To The Veterinarian
    Prepare Your Dog For A Visit To The Veterinarian
    March 08 2018
    Visiting your veterinarian is essential to keeping your dog healthy and happy, and it is an important part of being a responsible pet owner. However, a routine checkup can sometimes be distressing to our canine companions. ...read more
  • Why Retractable Leads Can Be Dangerous?
    Why Retractable Leads Can Be Dangerous?
    March 01 2018
    Many of us enjoy taking our dogs for a daily walk....what you may not realise is the lead you use can dramatically affect how your dog walks on a lead. Retractable leads can be quite hazardous for both you and the dog! ...read more
  • Why Breed Matters?
    Why Breed Matters?
    February 22 2018
    As dog trainers, we are often asked by pet parents what breed of dog they should get. Which is the hardest to raise? The most intelligent? The answer is always the same: it depends. It depends on what type of dog is best for you, your family and your lifestyle.  ...read more
  • The Difference Between Loving and Spoiling Your Dog
    The Difference Between Loving and Spoiling Your Dog
    February 14 2018
    Do you love your dog? Of course, you do! If you're a Responsible Dog Owner, developing a loving relationship with your dog based on trust and respect is essential for its emotional and psychological health. ...read more
  • Is Your Dog Aggressive?
    Is Your Dog Aggressive?
    February 09 2018
    As Bark Busters trainers, we are often called upon to help dog owners overcome aggression. In fact, we are one of the few training companies able to deal with this behaviour. Many dog owners are frightened that their dog's aggression cannot be curbed. However, with patience and the Bark Busters training methods, we can make behavioural changes no matter how severe the aggression is. ...read more
  • Tips For Keeping Your Dog Healthy For Life
    Tips For Keeping Your Dog Healthy For Life
    January 22 2018
    Are you doing everything possible to keep your dog healthy and happy? Spending time with your dog and providing a healthy lifestyle are key to your dog's longevity. Here are some great tips from Bark Busters to ensure your dog stays in tip top shape. ...read more
  • A Back To School Quiz About Dogs
    A Back To School Quiz About Dogs
    January 15 2018
    Are your kids walking or riding their bikes to school? Do they play in the neighbourhood and encounter dogs? With around 13,000 people each year attending hospital emergency departments in Australia for dog bite injuries, it's important that your children know what to do when they encounter unfamiliar dogs. Give them this quiz to prevent them from dog bites and keep them safe. ...read more