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November 2023
We Need to Talk About…Why Dogs Eat Poo

It might be the most baffling of all habits. And the most stomach churning. But when you hear the real reason why dogs eat poo it’ll almost starts to make sense. Almost!

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November 2023
Heatstroke in Dogs

Warning: dogs can get heatstroke too! From signs and symptoms to watch out for, to how to treat heatstroke in dogs, to what causes heatstroke and how to best avoid it – we’re breaking down this medical emergency and giving you the information you need.

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November 2023
How to Treat Insect Bites on Dogs

Learn how to provide relief for your canine companion from insect bites. Find effective tips and treatments for soothing your dog's discomfort caused by insect bites. Visit Petstock NZ for expert advice on caring for your pet's well-being.

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November 2023
Dogs and Fireworks: Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe

Ensure your dog's safety during fireworks with expert tips and advice. Learn how to calm and protect your furry friend from the stress of fireworks displays. Discover essential tips at Petstock NZ for a worry-free celebration.

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November 2023
Non Poisonous Plants and Poisonous Plants for Cats and Dogs

Although they make look harmless, not all plants and flowers are safe for our four-legged family members to be around.

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November 2023
How Do I Know if My Dog Has Arthritis?

Discover essential insights on recognising arthritis in your dog with our comprehensive guide. Learn about symptoms, prevention, and effective management strategies to ensure your furry friend's comfort and well-being. Explore expert advice at PETstock Pet Smarts today.

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November 2023
Dog Shedding Guide And Tips

Navigate the challenges of dog shedding with our comprehensive guide and tips. Explore effective strategies to manage and reduce shedding, ensuring a healthier coat for your canine companion. Unlock expert advice on PETstock Pet Smarts to keep your dog looking and feeling their best.

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November 2023
What is the Best Dog Kennel?

What’s the best dog kennel? Plastic, timber, canvas or even indoor varieties - there is a lot to choose from. Find out which kennel suits your pooch’s needs and preferences. Explore your options. A great place to buy pet food and pet supplies

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December 2023
Understanding Dog Sizing Charts and How to Fit Clothing

Finding the perfect dog coat, jacket or knit goes beyond the look and feel, no matter how much you love the print or sparkle. Making sure your new dog attire fits perfectly is just as important.

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December 2023
Dog Friendly Workplaces & The Benefits

Explore the joys of dog-friendly workplaces with PetStock NZ! Learn how welcoming furry friends enhances productivity and employee happiness.

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December 2023
First Dog Checklist

So, you’re ready for a furry addition to your family? Adopting a dog in need of a loving home is a great first step, but have you considered what you might need to keep your canine companion feeling safe, stimulated, and comfortable in their new home?

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April 2024
7 Tips to Prepare Your Dog for Winter

From bedding updates to pet clothes and wet-weather activity ideas, here are our top tips to get you through a fuss-free winter season.

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December 2023
Dog Safety At The Beach

Ensure a safe and enjoyable beach experience for your canine companion with Petstock's guide to dog safety at the beach. Discover expert tips on keeping your dog secure, happy, and healthy while enjoying the sun, sand, and surf. From water safety to beach etiquette, empower yourself with essential knowledge for a worry-free beach day with your furry friend. Visit now for a comprehensive guide to creating memorable beach moments with your dog!

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March 2024
10 Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Rescue Dog

Taking on a pet is a big responsibility – are you ready for the challenge? Here are 10 questions to consider before adopting a rescue pet…can you answer them all?