It is never too late to teach man's best friend new tricks. Dr Katrina Warren says though it is easier to teach your dog tricks while they are younger, if you are patient and willing you can still teach your older dogs new tricks. However, it's important to take the breed of your dog into account. For example, a Husky is harder to train than a Border Collie because they are … [Read more...] about Can you teach an old dog new tricks?
In this series, Balance talks to Dr Katrina Warren about our furry little friends. Dr Katrina is a veterinarian, author, event MC and dog trainer who has appeared on many television shows including the Today Show and Harry's Practice. Watch as Dr Katrina talks about pets; how they can help maintain your balance and deal with grief. And of course no discussion about pets … [Read more...] about What are the benefits of owning a pet?
By Noni Boon One of the things I am most grateful for is my horse, Suave. As some of you may already know, he had a close encounter recently when he fell into our well and had to be rescued with the wonderful assistance of New South Wales Fire and Rescue. I sat quietly with him, all alone for forty-five minutes until the rescue crew arrived. I felt so helpless as I … [Read more...] about One of the things I’m most grateful for
A University of Queensland trial of a new injectable treatment for canine cancer has shown early results in slowing down and ultimately reversing the growth of a tumour. UQ PhD candidate and veterinarian Moira Brennan said the vaccine was in the early stages of testing and had apparently worked for its first patient, a dog with an inoperable terminal mast cell … [Read more...] about New cancer treatment for dogs
In this video award winning journalist Jennifer Skiff talks about how she gave up her career at CNN for a dog and an Australian accent. … [Read more...] about Careers, dogs and relationships