Budget Windfall!

Norm Steals the Show Meet our star ‘Norm’ – short for Enormous, who stole the show today when Minister Guy Barnett announced the State budget allocation of $200,000 to the Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania and a matching $200,000 to Ten Lives’ building fund. We are very excited for our wonderful friends at Ten Lives and …

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Changes at DHoT

We have noticed how chilled and relaxed our adoption dogs are since we have limited public access to comply with COVID 19 related regulations. With less people gathering in our adoption area the dogs are more relaxed, and less prone to becoming over aroused and engaged in excessive barking. In the past we have offered …

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Is your dog feeling poorly?

Sadly, reports of sick dogs have been popping up on Facebook.  There have been confirmed cases of canine coronavirus in the community and also amongstracing greyhounds. The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment put out pressreleases in March and earlier this month. The press release describes the virus as a contagious gastroenteritis(vomiting/diarrhoea).  This form …

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Puppy socialisation

The first 17 weeks of a puppy’s life are crucial for learning and socialisation. Putting time into your new puppy will set the good foundation for a confident, happy dog. Socialisation is about having a range of new experiences, not just meeting other dogs.  Learning to keep calm and ignore other dogs/people is just as …

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