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5 Common Cocker Spaniel Health Problems

Tuesday 08 May, 2018

  With their expressive eyes and ever-wagging tail, the Cocker Spaniel has become a familar and loved breed throughout many Australian homes. Ever willing to please, energetic and more than a little sensitive, American and English Cocker Spaniels are among the best companion breeds. But, like any breed of dog, they have some susceptibilities and…read more


8 Signs Your Dog Is Happy

Thursday 29 March, 2018

At Dig-In we stand by our motto ‘happiness is healthy’. Being around a happy dog is infectious and despite whatever kind of day you’ve had your troubles melt away. There are few joys in life that match being greeted by your best friend tail wagging, excited panting and even smiling. But what about after they’ve…read more



Can Dig-In Help with Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome?

Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Like their human counterparts, Dogs are living longer lives. Access to better nutrition, quality veterinary care and… dare we say it, an easier life, has ensured that our faithful furry friends will be around for longer. But, it can come with a tragic twist. Similarly, to us when dogs grow older they become more susceptible…read more


Five Minutes With The Robust Jack Russel

Monday 18 December, 2017

The Jack Russel is a hardy breed, very enthusiastic with a tonne of energy – originally bred to hunt foxes this little guy is driven, tenacious and rarely ill. If you’re looking for a hardy active breed with a strong sense of loyalty the Jack Russel is hard to overlook. Personality and Temperance Stubborn, fearless, loyal,…read more


Are You Ready to Get a Dog?

Monday 06 November, 2017

The human and dog relationship spans back millennia. In return for shelter and provision, they helped us hunt, watched us whilst we slept and gave up the call of the wild. It’s no wonder that the old adage goes “Dog is man’s best friend.” With Christmas fast approaching, a puppy or family dog may be…read more


Keep Your Dog Cool this Summer

Monday 16 October, 2017

It seems that every month is in competition with the former month to be the hottest on record. Whilst this can certainly be uncomfortable for us it can be worse for your dog, so, with summer fast approaching we thought it a good time to offer you our tips to keeping Fido cool this summer.…read more


Where to Find Good Advice for Your Dog

Thursday 21 September, 2017

It seems in recent memory that dog care has grown infinitely more complex. In previous decades, more than a few us wouldn’t think twice before feeding their dog a cooked bone. In this day and age, we wouldn’t dream of it. Likewise, remember dog chocolates? These days you have a choice between carob or yoghurts…read more


Does Your Dog Need Supplements?

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

We live in an age where we are actively encouraged to pursue optimal health by efficient means. At some stage in this journey, we started the compromise of balanced diets for vitamin and mineral rich supplements – and now we’re starting along this path with our dogs. So, the question is, do our loyal four-legged friends…read more



Dig in gravy powder winter dogs

What does winter do to your dog?

Friday 24 March, 2017

It’s almost time for those winter coats and warm night-time snuggles! Looking at your pooch and the cool months ahead, here’s some advice from our experts at Dig In about caring for your dog all winter long. Sunbake, don’t hibernate Melatonin is a vital hormone for your dog’s sleep regulation and is produced in the pineal…read more


5 Common Pug Health Problems

Sunday 05 February, 2017

With their expressive eyes, adorable wrinkles and wide smiles, it’s easy to see why Pugs are such a popular dog breed. Fitting a whole lot of personality into a small, stocky package – Pugs are fun-loving, affectionate, and cheekily wilful. Well known for their lack of impulse control when it comes to food, Pugs require…read more


Dig In Dachshunds

5 Common Dachshund Health Problems

Thursday 05 January, 2017

As anyone who owns one knows, Dachshunds are energetic, fun-loving dogs with an independent (and sometimes stubborn) streak. Seeming to possess almost limitless supplies of energy, it can be hard to tell when your dog is feeling a bit off. So that you’ve got a better idea of what to look out for, here are…read more


How much exercise does my dog need?

Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Regular exercise not only helps your dog maintain a healthy weight, it also provides mental stimulation and burns up excess energy. But there’s no need to buy your dog a gym membership, invest in a doggy treadmill or head to doga (dog yoga). There are lots of ways to give your dog a daily fix…read more