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Electronic dog doors for the modern canine

08/15/2014 20:26:00 PM

Electronic dog doors for the modern canine - Just about everyone has seen the standard dog door or dog flap in use at one time or another. However as with many other canine products, dog doors are starting to turn hi-tech with the release of ...

Dog suites the latest trend in luxury homes

08/12/2014 20:08:21 PM

Dog suites the latest trend in luxury homes - In the latest canine trend to come out of America, customised dog suites are becoming an increasingly common addition to luxury homes in Australia too. It is not only new homes that are being built ...

Owners of savage dogs on Sunshine Coast now subject to massive fines

08/10/2014 20:33:13 PM

Owners of savage dogs on Sunshine Coast now subject to massive fines - The Daily Dog has long called for large fines to be imposed on irresponsible dog owners in this nation who allow their dogs to attack either people or other dogs. Therefore ...

Australian Puppy Scams Hall of Shame update July 2014

07/31/2014 21:25:42 PM

Australian Puppy Scams Hall of Shame update July 2014 - Every month we encounter further Australian classified sites that allow puppy scams to be run on their pages. In July 2014 the Daily Dog added Omnia Classifieds Australia to the Australian ...

RSPCA joins with Delta Society to open dog behavioural schools

07/30/2014 21:20:55 PM

RSPCA joins with Delta Society to open dog behavioural schools - In a welcome move towards increasing the uptake of dog behavioural training, the world renowned Delta Society has teamed up with the RSPCA in Queensland to open a number of training ...

Dogs can get jealous – scientific study

07/27/2014 21:30:07 PM

Dogs can get jealous – scientific study - Did you know that if you have more than one dog, or a dog and another pet such as a cat, your dog can become jealous when you show attention to the other animal? Or did you know that … Continued ...

Would you risk your life to protect your dog?

07/17/2014 20:54:31 PM

Would you risk your life to protect your dog? - A Gold Coast woman has literally put her own life on the line in order to save the life of her English Springer Spaniel during an unprovoked dog attack in a public park. Patricia (last name withheld) ...

Savour Life – a dog food company that supports shelters

07/15/2014 21:28:24 PM

Savour Life – a dog food company that supports shelters - At pups4sale we love to promote fellow businesses that support dog shelters. In today’s edition of the Daily Dog we would like to draw your attention to a dog food company that d ...

Anti-BSL rallies in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne this weekend

07/13/2014 21:40:22 PM

Anti-BSL rallies in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne this weekend - As many readers of the Daily Dog will know, the pups4sale team are strong supporters of the anti Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) movement. BSL legislation has been shown time and ...

Dog portraits in pastel – simply stunning

07/03/2014 20:22:36 PM

Dog portraits in pastel – simply stunning - At the Daily Dog we have noticed an increasing trend for people to have their dogs immortalised on canvas – particularly in the form of pastel portraits. As you’ll see by clicking on the i

Missing dog found after 20 months lost in forest

07/01/2014 19:38:11 PM

Missing dog found after 20 months lost in forest - In an amazing tale of canine endurance and survival, as well as perseverance by two very dedicated owners, Murphy the Golden Retriever has been reunited with his family after being lost in a ...

Hacked puppy ads – the latest trick of the scammers

06/30/2014 19:21:10 PM

Hacked puppy ads – the latest trick of the scammers - This is an important security alert for anyone currently advertising puppies for sale, or who intend to do so in future. Puppy scammers are targeting mobile devices with malware in order ...

Australian puppy scams Hall of Shame Update June 2014

06/19/2014 19:50:23 PM

Australian puppy scams Hall of Shame Update June 2014 - Due to the sheer number of sites now hosting fake puppy ads in Australia, pups4sale regularly needs to update its puppy scams Hall of Shame, which lists and exposes such sites. Because ...

Puppy farm petition for dog lovers to sign

06/17/2014 21:35:53 PM

Puppy farm petition for dog lovers to sign - Pups4sale would like to encourage all our members and visitors to sign the petition we feature in today’s Daily Dog. This petition is aimed at sending a message to the Victorian Shire Council of ...

Dog friendly cafes – a growing trend

06/15/2014 21:53:36 PM

Dog friendly cafes – a growing trend - Dog friendly cafes seem to be springing up in cities all over Australia these days, given the reports we have been receiving at the Daily Dog. Of course the reason such cafes are opening (or existing ...

Dog used as prop to help man secure work

06/05/2014 21:28:11 PM

Dog used as prop to help man secure work - Using an unusual tactic, an unemployed man from Townsville has successfully used his dog as a prop to help the man obtain work. Jamie Petersen (pictured here with his dog “Sprocket”), parked hi ...

A dog in the workplace – what a great idea

06/04/2014 18:33:28 PM

A dog in the workplace – what a great idea - A number of workplaces across the world are now allowing – and in fact encouraging – dogs into the workplace. We’re talking about urban workplaces too – not just the rural or

Disease Watchdog – a great tool for Australian dog owners

06/02/2014 22:33:11 PM

Disease Watchdog – a great tool for Australian dog owners - The Daily Dog has discovered a great resource for Australian dog owners, which shows you what outbreaks of specified canine diseases are occurring or have recently occurred in your ...

Who else is using your puppy photos – TinEye helps you find out

05/29/2014 21:37:32 PM

Who else is using your puppy photos – TinEye helps you find out - Have you ever encountered one of your puppy photos being used on a website without your permission? Many people have and of course have wondered how their photos ended up there. ...

Personhood for dogs – a worldwide trend that is biting dog owners

05/27/2014 19:23:18 PM

Personhood for dogs – a worldwide trend that is biting dog owners - Personhood for dogs and other animals is a concept many of our readers may not be aware of. This is understandable, given it is a recent term, coined by the Politically C ...

New Facebook alert page for dog thefts

05/25/2014 19:54:39 PM

New Facebook alert page for dog thefts - The Daily Dog has come across a new Facebook Page, set up to alert local residents when dog stealing rings are active in the area. The particular page in question focuses on South East Queensland, but ...

Trading Post puppy scams continuing – warning

05/15/2014 21:08:13 PM

Trading Post puppy scams continuing – warning - Readers of the Daily Dog may remember how we recently warned of the puppy scams being run on the Trading Post. Well it seems our blog post got some attention the Trading Post didn’t like. ...

Chow Chow dogs for sale in China groomed to look like Pandas

05/14/2014 21:48:53 PM

Chow Chow dogs for sale in China groomed to look like Pandas - The latest canine craze to come out of China involves pet shops grooming Chow Chow puppies to make them resemble Pandas, then selling the dogs for a large profit. To the Daily Dog, ...

Vet fakes euthanasia of Leonberger then steals dog for blood transfusions

05/13/2014 18:14:45 PM

Vet fakes euthanasia of Leonberger then steals dog for blood transfusions - A bizarre tale of a greedy Vet and a not so dead Leonberger dog is perhaps one of the most unusual canine happenings the Daily Dog has yet encountered. Stranger than ...

Help prevent attacks on guide dogs – support the Take The Lead Campaign

05/01/2014 21:01:43 PM

Help prevent attacks on guide dogs – support the Take The Lead Campaign - Do you know how prevalent attacks on guide dogs and other assistance dogs in Australia are? At the Daily Dog we have recently learned over half of Australia’s gui ...

Locanto puppies for sale scams – warning

04/29/2014 20:43:56 PM

Locanto puppies for sale scams – warning - At pups4sale we have had our day well and truly made by saving a Sydney family who were about to be ripped off in a puppy scam on Locanto. The family in question contacted us, having seen the inf ...

The latest tricks used by puppies for sale scammers

04/28/2014 21:37:04 PM

The latest tricks used by puppies for sale scammers - Of course it’s no surprise to the pups4sale team, and indeed many of our members, that the puppy scammers are always trying new tricks. The latest twist in their never ending quest to ...

Chocolate Easter eggs are poison to your dogs

04/17/2014 19:58:30 PM

Chocolate Easter eggs are poison to your dogs - The Daily Dog would like to remind all our readers this Easter of the danger chocolate represents to dogs. Essentially,chocolate is a poison to dogs, with not very much at all required to make ...

Rescue dogs become stunt dogs with intensive training

04/15/2014 18:01:00 PM

Rescue dogs become stunt dogs with intensive training - If in Sydney during the Royal Easter Show this year, check out the performances by the Australian Canine Sports & Training Centre. In just six weeks they have turned rescue dogs that were ...

Inexpensive dog bed suggestions

04/13/2014 20:23:17 PM

Inexpensive dog bed suggestions - With Winter coming on quickly across much of Australia, the Daily Dog has several suggestions we hope will inspire our readers to think of inexpensive dog bedding options for their four-legged friends. Recently ...

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks – Study

04/03/2014 20:02:23 PM

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks – Study - A new study into the ability of dogs to learn when they are old has concluded that senior dogs can indeed learn new tricks – when they could be bothered, that is! A long term study by Vienna’s

Puppies For Sale Scams Update

04/02/2014 18:36:43 PM

Puppies For Sale Scams Update - It’s been several months since pups4sale updated our puppy scams hall of shame, where we identified classified websites in Australia that were deliberately allowing fake puppy classified ads to be run on their ...

Including Your Dogs In Your Will

03/31/2014 19:39:47 PM

Including Your Dogs In Your Will - The issue of providing for dogs in our Wills is something many dog owners often do not give a second thought to. Yet it is becoming increasingly common for Lawyers to raise this topic with people when preparing ...

Dog Sells For Record Two Million Dollars

03/20/2014 23:13:21 PM

Dog Sells For Record Two Million Dollars - A Tibetan Mastiff puppy has been sold for a new world record price at a recent luxury pet fair in China. The previous record had also been held by a Tibetan Mastiff, which is a highly prized breed among ...

Hi Tech Car Water Bowl For Dogs On The Move

03/19/2014 21:30:08 PM

Hi Tech Car Water Bowl For Dogs On The Move - If you’re like many Australians who enjoy holidaying or just travelling with your dog, on today’s Daily Dog we profile a very handy water bowl, designed specifically for this purpose. As you ...

Snakes Vs Dogs – A New Twist In The Tail

03/17/2014 19:10:55 PM

Snakes Vs Dogs – A New Twist In The Tail - At pups4sale we have spoken with a number of members across Australia this summer who have reported unusually high levels of snake sightings around their homes. Of course together with the increased ...

Extremists Campaign For Farm Animals To Be Treated Like Pet Dogs

03/13/2014 19:15:35 PM

Extremists Campaign For Farm Animals To Be Treated Like Pet Dogs - The Daily Dog has highlighted in the past the ongoing push by various extreme animal rights groups to equate animals rights with  human rights. Always looking for a new angle, ...

Dog With Deformed Legs Controversially Fitted With Wheelchair

03/11/2014 19:08:32 PM

Dog With Deformed Legs Controversially Fitted With Wheelchair - The topic of fitting disabled dogs with customised wheelchair-type devices is always a controversial one. Such devices have been in use for over twenty years now, and are usually ...

Designer Pet Beds – Designed To Waste Your Money

03/09/2014 21:06:42 PM

Designer Pet Beds – Designed To Waste Your Money- If you’re thinking of buying a designer pet bed to give your house that extra dose of chic´, perhaps you had better think twice before shelling out large amounts of hard-earned currency. ...

Dogs With Tattoos – A New Trend Perhaps

03/06/2014 17:50:45 PM

Dogs With Tattoos – A New Trend Perhaps- Tattooing the inside of a female dog’s ear during a de-sexing operation is a procedure that has been common for many years in Australia and overseas. Of course it’s only required in female do

Dog Off Leash Park Has Residents Barking Mad

03/04/2014 17:55:42 PM

Dog Off Leash Park Has Residents Barking Mad- In another case of ‘not in my backyard’, residents of the Brisbane suburb of Rocklea are up in arms over a proposed dog off-leash park in their suburb. For those not familiar with the subjec ...

Council Balls-Up – Neutered Dog Sent Cheque For Testicles

03/02/2014 19:24:55 PM

Council Balls-Up – Neutered Dog Sent Cheque For Testicles- In what can best be described as a ‘balls up’ by Darwin City Council, Bruce the Great Dane has personally received a cheque as a discount on his registration fees, now his c

Prisoners Rehabilitating Shelter Dogs Works Both Ways

02/21/2014 00:11:21 AM

Prisoners Rehabilitating Shelter Dogs Works Both Ways- In a good news story to come out of Queensland, prisoners in one of the State’s largest Prisons are being used to help rehabilitate shelter dogs who have issues that are preventing their ...

Dogs Vs Thunderstorms – Tips To Help Calm Your Dog

02/19/2014 20:53:21 PM

Dogs Vs Thunderstorms – Tips To Help Calm Your Dog- Readers of the Daily Dog may recall our recent post on the Thundershirt dog calming vest that helps dogs stay calm during thunderstorms. In today’s Post we follow up with a list of hel ...

Dog Catchers Now Entering A Private Property Near You

02/17/2014 18:18:38 PM

Dog Catchers Now Entering A Private Property Near You- In what seems to be a clearly emerging trend across Australia, Local Council Dog Catchers are being given unprecedented powers to enter private properties, looking for unregistered or dangerous ...

Heyrex Dog Monitoring Device Review

02/13/2014 22:07:57 PM

Heyrex Dog Monitoring Device Review- Permanently worried about your dog’s health or what he gets up to when you’re not looking? Then the latest high tech, gee-whiz gadget for paranoid dog owners may be just for you! Introducing “Hey

Puppies For Sale Phishing Scam Alert

02/11/2014 21:11:18 PM

Puppies For Sale Phishing Scam Alert- The team at pups4sale would like to alert all our members to a phishing scam that is again going around, three months after it first arose. The scammers are using a free template site (yolasite.com) to set ...

Monty The Chinese Crested Dog – How Liver And Kidneys Nearly Killed Him

02/09/2014 20:29:51 PM

Monty The Chinese Crested Dog – How Liver And Kidneys Nearly Killed Him- In today’s edition of the Daily Dog, we bring a warning to all dog owners regarding the danger of feeding offal to your dog – especially Liver and Kidneys. Jul

Dog Treat Calorie Translator – To Be Taken With A Grain Of Salt

02/06/2014 01:00:27 AM

Dog Treat Calorie Translator – To Be Taken With A Grain Of Salt- Have you ever heard of a Dog Treat Calorie Translator? At the #DailyDog we are of course aware of the need to monitor the calorie intake of our dogs as much as ourselves. Given ...

Rottweiler Romp Results In Record Litter

02/04/2014 18:50:31 PM

Rottweiler Romp Results In Record Litter- When Stacey Wheeler’s Rottweiler Koda came on heat, little did she know what the outcome would be once she decided to let Koda have a litter of puppies. Fifteen little Rottweiler bundles of joy! Yes ...

Budweiser Superbowl Puppy Ad – Teaching How Not To Adopt Puppies

02/02/2014 20:13:06 PM

Budweiser Superbowl Puppy Ad – Teaching How Not To Adopt Puppies- Have you seen the Budweiser Beer Superbowl ad featuring a puppy and a horse? At the Daily Dog we have seen a preview of the ad, which is a classic example of how not to adopt ...

RSPCA Killing Half The Dogs Through Their Door – Report

01/30/2014 19:27:49 PM

RSPCA Killing Half The Dogs Through Their Door – Report- Once again the RSPCA have been caught out by their own figures. This time they admit to killing almost fifty percent of the dogs that came into their care in NSW in the last year alone. ...

Friendly Dog Collars – What A Great Idea

01/29/2014 18:39:41 PM

Friendly Dog Collars – What A Great Idea- The #DailyDog has come across a range of dog collars we think are a brilliant addition to the tool kit of anyone who regularly walks their dog in public. Known as “Friendly collars”, the bri

Pet Insurance Comparison In Australia

01/26/2014 19:12:05 PM

Pet Insurance Comparison In Australia- Pet insurance certainly seems to be a major growth industry these days, given the amount of ads the team at #pups4sale has seen recently. On television, the internet and even roadside billboards, there ...

Cancer In Dogs – Information And Support Groups

01/23/2014 18:57:42 PM

Cancer In Dogs – Information And Support Groups- At the #DailyDog we have been surprised to learn how common cancer in dogs actually is. In fact one in three dogs in Australia will be affected by cancer at some stage in their lives – one ...

Pettrader.com.au Puppies For Sale Scams

01/21/2014 18:20:06 PM

Pettrader.com.au Puppies For Sale Scams- Once again the #DailyDog exposes yet another puppy classified site in Australia hosting puppies for sale scams. This one is known as  pettrader.com.au, with examples of the scam ads it is hosting shown ...

Snake Repellers – Do They Protect Dogs

01/19/2014 18:29:54 PM

Snake Repellers – Do They Protect Dogs- We’ve all seen them – the snake repellers that seem to be popping up like mushrooms after rain in yards all over Australia. But do they work? Do they protect your dogs? This is a question we h

Victor & Victoria’s Pet Town – Interactive Game Teaching Dog Safety

01/16/2014 21:06:00 PM

Victor & Victoria’s Pet Town – Interactive Game Teaching Dog Safety- At the #DailyDog we’ve come across a great free learning tool for teaching young children how to interact with dogs safely. Produced by the NSW Government, “

Cheap And Easy Tip To Keep Your Dog Cool

01/14/2014 19:43:04 PM

Cheap And Easy Tip To Keep Your Dog Cool- With heatwave conditions continuing in many parts of Australia, keeping our dogs cool has never been more important. At the #DailyDog we have written about cooling vests as one way to combat the heat, ...

PETA Kills Dogs – Lots Of Dogs

01/12/2014 20:06:23 PM

PETA Kills Dogs – Lots Of Dogs- PETA – the so-called “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” has once again been caught out – killing over 90% of the total number of cats and dogs in its shelter. PETA was forced to

Renting With Dogs and Other Pets – Handy Online Tools

01/08/2014 19:11:45 PM

Renting With Dogs and Other Pets – Handy Online Tools- The #DailyDog has just discovered a handy website and some other online tools to assist in the search for dog and pet friendly rental accommodation. Perhaps we’re a bit slow on the ...

Dog – Human Translator In Development

01/07/2014 19:04:36 PM

Dog – Human Translator In Development- A Dog to Human Translator is under development in Europe – the latest in a long line of attempts to enable humans to “talk with the animals” – or should that be “listen to the

Trading Post Puppies For Sale Scams

01/05/2014 19:36:28 PM

Trading Post Puppies For Sale Scams- Trading Post allowing puppies for sale scams to be run on their site? Unfortunately the answer is yes indeed. Today the team at the #DailyDog is sending out an urgent warning to all those considering buying ...

Jetpets and Virgin Airlines Sued Over Preventable Death of Pet Dog

12/19/2013 21:12:04 PM

Jetpets and Virgin Airlines Sued Over Preventable Death of Pet Dog- In one of the most troubling cases the #DailyDog has encountered in recent times, a Queensland man’s dog died earlier this year on a Virgin Airlines flight – due to what ...

Small Dog Syndrome – Fact Or Fiction

12/17/2013 17:28:57 PM

Small Dog Syndrome – Fact Or Fiction- Interesting research has just been published on the subject of so-called Small Dog Syndrome. The team at the #DailyDog is aware of the controversy over this topic, so thought we would check out the latest ...

Dogs Licking Cane Toads To Get High

12/15/2013 18:30:26 PM

Dogs Licking Cane Toads To Get High- Dogs deliberately licking Cane Toads? Yes indeed it is happening, and far more frequently than many people think. At #pups4sale one of our team members has personally interacted with a red Australian Cattle ...

Hairy Maclary in Australia

12/11/2013 21:44:30 PM

Hairy Maclary in Australia- To all the young and young at heart readers of the #DailyDog, we are pleased to advise there are two Hairy Maclary extravaganzas happening in Australia over the next few months. (For everyone who doesn’t know who ...

Responsive Web Design (RWD) Is Here @ Pups4sale.com.au

12/10/2013 22:59:49 PM

Responsive Web Design (RWD) Is Here @ Pups4sale.com.au- The team at #pups4sale is excited to announce the launch of our new-look site, using Responsive Web Design (RWD). What does RWD mean? It means no matter what device you’re using – ...

Thundershirt Dog Calming Vest For Thunderstorms

12/05/2013 18:35:04 PM

Thundershirt Dog Calming Vest For Thunderstorms- The #DailyDog has uncovered a product known as Thundershirt, which is designed to calm dogs during thunderstorms. We had been unaware of this product previously, so thought we would investigate ...