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The Physical Effects of Harmful Training Devices

The Physical Effects of Harmful Training Devices

By Niki Tudge and Susan Nilson*

In addition to the potential psychological effects of using training devices that cause pain or evoke fear, there is also the issue of possible physical damage to consider. We ...

Grab the Positives and Keep Going!

Grab the Positives and Keep Going!

I don't know what it is lately… Maybe it is something to do with the pandemic and all the associated stress, but recently I have met a lot of pet owners who are really struggling. I don't know how much of a thing this is generally, but I am ...
Is Love Enough?

Is Love Enough?

By June Pennell I would love to be able to say that love is enough to help a troubled dog. Indeed, perhaps it is enough for a dog without any behavior issues or a troubled background. Perhaps. But although the idea ...
A Life without Pets

A Life without Pets

By Fiona De Rosa and Fiona Warton  As the aging population of the western world increases, more people are finding themselves moving from their own homes and into aged care accommodations. This can mean that ...
Stimulation for Psittacines

Stimulation for Psittacines

By Amy Martin Physical and mental stimulation is vital to every species on the planet. Squid, poison dart frogs, pigs, rats, cats, tortoises, spiders, jaguars, sheep, dogs, ferrets, parrots, you name it, they all ...
Meet Geek Week 2021 – The Sequel

Meet Geek Week 2021 – The Sequel

By the Pet Professional Guild

We’re Back – and Better than Ever! Geek Week: November 13-17, 2021  Early Bird Discount till July 31!

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