Winter Appeal Campaign

Media release                             1st June 2021 Winter Appeal Campaign Launch Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania (DHoT) is making an urgent appeal for donations this winter. The number of dogs in their care is rising as day-to-day life resumes, more people return to work and many pet owners face housing difficulties in a tight rental market. The kennels …

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What is a Sniffari?

A Sniffari is a walk where dogs are allowed to wander and sniff.  The dog gets to make some choices about where he/she goes and what gets sniffed. It could also include moments where dog and human stand still and watch and listen. What are the benefits? A lot of information is carried in a …

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Nipping or mouthing is normal puppy behaviour. It can develop into a serious problem if allowed to continue into adulthood.

An adult dog’s playful nips can leave bruises or break skin.  An excited dog will nip harder and be more difficult to stop. Every dog needs boundaries, regardless of size or breed, especially when it comes to using their mouths around humans. A dog may become angry when told to stop. The nipping can turn …

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