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Calm? Yes it is possible.

Many times there are certain behaviours in dogs that are driven by a chemical imbalance, this can be caused by diet, genetics, health or just being anxious by type. One known aid for anxiety is a range of Group B vitamins, whilst our pets diet generally includes many B type vitamins, they may not be enough or may not be …

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Keep your dog warm this Winter

When you can feel the weather changing to winter , think of your dog as well as yourself! But not often enough do we think of our dogs. Whilst it is true that dogs have lived in the wild, the same can be said about man and just because they have fur doesn’t mean that their coat is in any …

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Training Gear Bag

If you have a dog you need one of these. All your leashes, lines, toys, balls, tugs, collars etc all in one place where ever you go. It also has a cooler bag on the side where you can keep your lunch and some dog treats too. Essentially we have a built in organiser as well, this is where you …

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Dogs need to Learn how to LEARN

Many times I see dogs that are trained well, they can complete the task on cue and are reasonably reliable, but when you attempt to train them a new exercise, they return a blank look? Many people when training their dogs take on the responsibility of leading the dog through the exercise to reward, this works (clearly), but it doesn’t …

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Rest in Peace Busta, a video in your memory

The Story of Busta Video Tribute On the 25th March 2011, the world was shocked when the news told us of a Golden Retriever that mauled his family. I remember well that I was working in my office and emails started coming through about this family pet who turned on his family. See the News Report here Al mentioned it …

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Measure your dog for a crate

Crate training is one of the best things you can do for your dog, reads our article on “10 reasons to crate train your dog”.   The crate size is important, it cant be too small so your dog is cramped up nor should it be big enough to be a play pen. It is a resting / relaxing / …

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Working through behaviour problems with your dog

The road to recovery can be long and an uphill climb, tiring, de motivating and depressing, so those that you see who have worked wonders with their dog; they really have put in the work! I see people coming to me with their dog, they love this dog and they really want things to work, but maybe their dog is …

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Remote Collars, a different view

Many people fail to grasp the reasons that people choose to use remote training collars on dogs, these people usually fall into two groups. The first being those have had a small number of dogs in their life and have found those dogs trained very easily, they cannot see the need for such a tool. The second group have often …

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K9 Pro Tug and Motivational Toys

Tug toys are not just something to tug on… Tug toys are a tool that is used in motivational training, the motivator can be used to reward any activity from Obedience, Agility, Search and Rescue, practically anything! If you don’t know how to achieve these type of results with a tug toy, take a look at our articles on Training …

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New Dogtra Edge

Dogtra have released a new Remote Collar system, unlike any of their previous models, the Edge system can be user expanded from one through to a four dog system. The new system has some great features and is customisable to the users needs, with a 1600m range, coloured LED’s for night time training, it has the lot! Take a look …

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Hey did you know?

That you can reply in our blog? Yep you sure can, simply look for the comment button at the bottom right hand side of the post, it may say “no comments” if your the first to reply. Click and share your thoughts with us!

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K9 Pro Forum

Notice for anyone who is a member of the K9 Pro forum: we have decided to close the forum and focus our attention on running our Facebook page, blog, YouTube channel and websites. The forum has been attracting a lot of spam despite anti-spam software we’ve installed, and it is taking a lot of time to run for something we …

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New Postal System at K9 Pro

We have long used Australia Post for our deliveries and for the most part, been very happy with them. In the last few months though, their service has been failing us They have been losing packages, late deliveries, delivering damaged packages etc. We know a lot of people choose the standard post as they trust us at K9 Pro, but …

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Our Laws and your dog

I have well known that our laws in Australia regarding dog bites and dog management could really do with an overhaul, when late last year we added a “Breed Type” legislation, it was clear we were taking a turn for the worst. I was sent an article today that shows that Australians aren’t the only ones lost in all of …

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