Author - Liz Mallia

January 2022

Top Ten Most Independent Dog Breeds

Maybe you adore dogs, but fear you will not be able to have one because you work full time. It is true that some dogs don’t cope well with being home alone. Fortunately, there are several breeds that are not so dependent on their people, and can spend a few hours home alone.
Keep in mind that even the calmest, most independent dog should not be left alone for too […]

December 2021

Dog allergies. Puppy diet. Gluten-free diet.

Does my dog need a Gluten-free Diet?

The subject of gluten in food has been a hot topic issue for a while. Many people have sworn off gluten due to its actual or perceived effects on health. Now pet owners are beginning to wonder about the effects of gluten on their pets, leading to the question “should my dog be eating gluten or not?” Some pet food brands offer grain-free options, whilst some dog owners will […]

Campylobacter: What dog owners should know

 
Is your dog lethargic, or perhaps feverish? Does he/she have diarrhoea? And have they eaten any raw chicken recently? It could be that your dog has contracted a campylobacter infection. Campylobacter can be a nasty, though not usually lethal infection – especially since humans can also catch it! Fear not: the NewDoggy is here to advise you.
What is Campylobacter?
Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that causes infectious diarrhoea. Campylobacter […]

Best Dogs for the office

Best Dogs for the Office and Workplace

For dog lovers, one of the best perks of a job is a workplace that allows them to bring their pets to the office. This concept has been growing in popularity since the 2010s. Having dogs at the workplace can boost the morale of the employees and give them something to bond over. Employees can save money on dog sitters, and get some extra exercise with their pooches.
There are […]

October 2021

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Puppy Vaccine: What’s the schedule?

Vaccines are one of the best ways to protect your dog from dangerous contagious illnesses (despite what recent trends in pseudo-science may claim). Dogs should start to receive vaccines when they are 6 to 8 weeks old, and will need a few rounds of vaccines to help build up their immunity. Older dogs will need a yearly booster to keep their immune system in check.
We’ve written up a typical […]

September 2021

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Top 10 Dog Breeds of 2021

2021 has been an interesting year so far: COVID-19 continues, the delayed 2020 Summer Olympics finally happened, and billionaires are blasting off into outer space. The ability to work from home has allowed many of us to spend more time with our beloved dogs, and encouraged many more people to get a dog of their own. In honour of our canine companions, we’ve put together a list of the […]

Best treats to train and indulge your dog blog NewDoggy.com

Best treats to train and indulge your dog

We’ve talked about treats before on Newdoggy (see Dog treats to learn more): whether they are fancy and expensive, or home-made and simple, we all know that dogs love treats. Treats are so handy for training, but we all love to occasionally spoil our dogs rotten with a pile of delicious treats.
So what exactly are the best treats? We’ve put together a list of some favourites. Some are healthy, […]

August 2021

Service dogs blog NewDoggy.com

Service dogs

A service dog is a dog that has been trained to assist a person with a disability. Many people with disabilities can benefit from having a service dog. Service dogs can help the blind, the deaf, people with motor difficulties, and even those with epilepsy or diabetes. They are trained to perform a series of tasks, which range from pulling wheel chairs, to alerting people with epilepsy that a […]

Emotional Support Dogs blog NewDoggy.com

Emotional Support Dogs

What is an Emotional Support Animal?
An emotional support animal provides emotional support through companionship.  These animals help people struggling with mental health issues by acting as companions. The presence of an animal can be very calming and may alleviate the symptoms of a person’s mental illness. People with conditions such as anxiety or depression can benefit greatly from having one.
Technically, any animal could be an emotional support animal, but […]

July 2021

Best dogs for women blog NewDoggy.com

Best Dogs for Women

What are the best dogs for women? Well, the answer isn’t so simple: which women? What are they like? What about their lifestyles and preferences? It’s impossible to select a dog breed that is perfect for each and every woman in the world. That’s why we at NewDoggy have put together a wide variety of dog breeds in a helpful list, to help you to decide which breed is […]

Most bizarre looking dogs blog NewDoggy.com

Most bizarre looking dog breeds

In this article, we have gathered some of the most unusual-looking dog breeds of the canine world. The heart wants what it wants!

Andean Tiger Hound: The groove that runs down the middle of a dog’s nose is unusually deep, giving this Bolivian breed the appearance of having a doubled nose! Used to track jaguars, this dog is exceptionally rare outside of Bolivia. They may be descended from the Pachón […]

June 2021

Teacup dogs blog NewDoggy.com

Teacup dogs

So-called “teacup dogs” have captured a lot of media attention in the past few years. You may even have considered getting one. But what exactly is a teacup dog, and what are the pros and cons of getting one?
What is a teacup dog?
A dog is considered to be “teacup” sized if it weighs less than 2kg. Generally speaking, there are no teacup breeds; teacup dogs are usually the smaller […]