Author: FurBaby Groom Daycare

Dogs, storms and phobias

The relationship between dogs and humans is unique in the animal kingdom. Dogs can  sense human emotions, read facial expressions, follow instructions and have a special skill for knowing exactly how you feel. Like humans, dogs can also suffer from conditions like anxiety, depression and a range of phobias, including a fear of storms. In […]

Keep your dog or puppy winter warm

Dogs are like people and if you’re feeling cold and uncomfortable inside or outdoors on windy, wet and cold winter days there’s every chance your furry companion will feel the same way. In Australia dogs are generally happy staying outdoors unless the temperature drops to below 10-15 degrees or the dog is a puppy, senior, […]

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Dogs can improve your physical and mental health

A recent survey of 191 dog owning adults, 455 non-dog owning adults and 46 children, living in 385 households concluded that dog owning families are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than non-dog owning families. Previous research indicated that dog owners are only slightly more active than non-dog owners, however the research was restricted [...]

Healthy Snacks give Dogs Energy

PROTEIN BOWL FOR ENERGY & GOOD HEALTH Depending on the breed, size and appetite of your dog, this recipe can be served as a snack of a meal. 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 cooked chicken breast, chopped 12-ounce steamer bag of unsalted corn, green beans and carrots (use canned or fresh veggies) Prepare each […]

Quick, Easy & Tasty Home-made Dog Treats

TASTY, HEALTHY, HOME-MADE DOG TREATS 2/3 of a cup of pumpkin puree (use a blender) 1/4 cup peanut butter (low fat) 2 large eggs 3 cups whole wheat flour Mix pumpkin puree, peanut butter and eggs until well combined. Gradually add flour until the dough is no longer sticky. Working on a lightly floured surface, […]