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The Secret to Your Cat’s Purr

The Secret to Your Cat’s Purr

Laura V

There is no doubt we love to hear our cats purr. But have you ever wondered why they do it? According to Animal behaviourist Laura V, “Purring is most likely an emotional expression. Depending on the circumstances, a cat may be experiencing a range of emotions from happiness and relaxation, to hunger, distress, or sometimes even pain.”  In her latest article Laura V shares her knowledge on how and why cats purr.

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Living with a Deaf Dog

Living with a Deaf Dog

HIF Australia
Did you know you can train a deaf dog just as well as a hearing dog? The only difference is that you use hand signals instead of verbal commands. In this short clip with Pooches at Play, Animal Advocate and Dog Trainer, Lara Shannon shares her top tips for communicating with and training a deaf dog.
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Exercising with your Puppy - What you Need to Know

Exercising with your Puppy - What you Need to Know

Laura V

We all know there's more to fur babies than just those adorable puppy eyes. In fact, according to Animal Behaviourist Laura V, “One of the most important parts of a puppy’s routine is to establish an exercise schedule”. In her latest article for HIF Laura shares her top tops to ensure you expose your puppy to new experiences through physical and mental exercise, without risking their health and wellbeing.

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Living with a Blind Dog

Living with a Blind Dog

HIF Australia

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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How to Balance Your Pet with Your Lifestyle

How to Balance Your Pet with Your Lifestyle

Laura V

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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How to Clip Your Dog's Nails

How to Clip Your Dog's Nails

HIF Australia
With many of our dogs living mostly indoors and only walking short distances, our dog’s nails are not naturally being worn away. Many dog owners are nervous at the idea of trimming their dog’s nails, but according to Veterinary surgeon, Dr Melissa Meehan, all it takes is a little preparation and patience. In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, Melissa shares her tops tips on the best way to trim your dog’s nails in between grooming. 
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How to Stop your Dog from Jumping Up

How to Stop your Dog from Jumping Up

Laura V

Did you know that jumping up is the most common behaviour problem for dogs? According to animal behaviourist, Laura V, “the pushing, the knocking over and just the outright annoyance, jumping up is a behaviour that only gets worse, and generally never disappears unless it is managed consistently.” In her latest article for HIF, Laura shares her expert advice to curb this behaviour.

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