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Easy home made dog treats - mini peanut butter sandwiches

With just two everyday ingredients - peanut butter and sliced bread - quickly prepare some tasty treats for your dog. No cooking is required!

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Pets of the Homeless (Australia) - a charity helping pets on the street

Pets of the Homeless is an outstanding Australian charity, founded in 2015 in Melbourne by Yvonne Wong.

Yvonne started out small - she bought the pet supplies and then set out on the street by herself to hand the items out. After sharing stories of her experiences on social media, she saw that people resonated with her work; an online community started to grow around it and the donations came flooding in.

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Online chocolate toxicity calculator for dogs

New dog owners are sometimes surprised to find that chocolate is highly toxic to dogs. The reason is due to an ingredient in chocolate called theobromine, which cannot be metabolised properly by dogs.

Dr Alex Avery from the Our Pets Health blog has created an easy to use chocolate (theobromide) poisoning calculator for dogs. You enter your dog's weight in kg and it calculates the level of chocolate ingestion at which mild and severe poisoning will occur.

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Popular pet tracking devices bring with them privacy issues for the owner

Pet tracking devices (also known as pet wearables) are small devices used to track the physical activity and health of dogs and cats.

University researchers have conducted a survey on 19 market leading pet trackers and concluded that they all gather far more data about the owner than the pet. Its generally unclear what happens to your private data after its been collected. The data can in all cases be used to personally identify the pet owner.

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Thunderstorm phobia in your dog and ways to relieve it

Many dogs show signs of fear and anxiety during a thunderstorm. Some dogs with storm phobia are also frightened of other loud noises, such as fireworks or gunshots.

There are a number of actions you can take to help relieve your pet's anxiety and fear.

Read on to find out more ...

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