Living with a Blind Dog

Living with a Blind Dog

Did you know living with a blind dog isn’t as daunting as it sounds? Dogs are very adaptable because of their amazing sense of smell. In this short clip with Pooches at Play, Animal Advocate and Dog Trainer, Lara Shannon shares her top tips for ensuring your dog adjusts to its surroundings.

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The Nuts and Bolts of Diabetes

The Nuts and Bolts of Diabetes

Did you know that 280 Australians develop diabetes every day? That’s one person every five minutes. According to medical health professional, Dr. Nikki Stamp, “Currently, around 1.7 million Australians have diabetes, with current predictions telling us that this number is set to grow even more.” With these alarming statistics in mind, Nikki delves into the two types of diabetes, what it means and how it can be prevented or managed.

Tips to manage stress for new dads

Tips to manage stress for new dads

Are you about to become a dad for the first time? There’s no doubt that change can be exciting as well as daunting. According to mental health professional, Dr. Happy, “Rarely in life are we so quickly thrown new demands and expected to master them so fast. Parenting, it could be said, is the ultimate oxymoron! At the same time, however, it’s important to remember that like almost everything else in life, this challenge can be met.” With this is mind, Dr. Happy shares his top 10 tips for managing stress as a new father.

How to Balance Your Pet with Your Lifestyle

How to Balance Your Pet with Your Lifestyle

Choosing the right type of pet is imperative, as is ensuring your lifestyle accommodates for it.  According to animal behaviourist, Laura V, “One of the main reasons why many people decide against having a pet is not because they don’t want one, but because they believe their lifestyle is too hectic”. In her latest article for HIF, Laura shares her expert advice on how to ensure the right pet fits perfectly into your lifestyle.

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