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  • 10 Steps for successfully toilet training your puppy

     Imagine being just a few weeks old, taken away from your siblings and dropped into unfamiliar surroundings. Scary, right? That’s how your puppy fe...
  • Does a Cocker Spaniel Shed?

    In a word: yes. But the amount of shedding varies from one Cocker to the next and depends on the Cocker Spaniel type.
    Let's talk about what this means and how to take care of that beautiful luscious coat.
  • Talking to Julie from Bonza Dog Treats about Wild Heart Pets

    Recently, I had the opportunity to have a fun chat with Julie Black from Bonza Dog Treats. Julie sells a huge range of healthy Australian made dog treats, so it was great to talk to her about my business and why I started doing what I do. I though I would share it with you so you get to know me better.
  • Dog Food Allergies: How to spot and treat them

    Does your adorable fur baby sometimes drive you mad with bouts of seemingly never-ending scratching, gnawing and licking their coat? Or have you found yourself regularly cleaning up delightful puddles of doggy diarrhoea or vomit (or both)? All this is upsetting for you and your pup. So, what's the possible cause?
  • Teething Puppies: A Survival Guide

    If you find your puppy whining, drooling or chewing more than usual, there may be an obvious reason: your puppy is teething.

    Bringing an eight-week-old puppy home is exciting. They’re so adorable, right? Until you discover you've brought home a cute, doe-eyed chewing machine. Cords, shoes, socks, anything on the floor is in danger of being gnawed by this mini munching monster.

    Let's look at how you (and your pup) can survive and even thrive during this period of their growth.

  • Toxic Food for Dogs: Grapes, Raisins and Sultanas

    There's so much Christmas food that's not good for your Spaniel. Find out what food to avoid in this blog post.
  • Toxic Food for Dogs: Chocolate

    Many common human foods should not be fed to dogs. Knowing what human foods are harmful to your Spaniel, will mean you can avoid any possible poisoning.

    This this article we'll discuss the toxic effects of chocolate, the signs your Spaniel may be affected and want you can do to prevent chocolate poisoning.

  • 10 Cool Tips: Keep Your Pet Safe This Summer

    Summer is a great time to take your pet outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather together. But higher temperatures can mean higher risks for our furry companions. Risks like ticks, increased skin and ear infections and the possibility of overheating or even heat stroke, mean we need to be extra careful in this season.

    So, to have fun this summer with your pet and avoid any problems, here are ten tips to keep them safe.

  • Why Use a Dog Harness instead of a Collar?

    Why a harness? Isn't a collar good enough? The short answer is no. Why?  Firstly, research shows dogs are more unruly and disobedient when led on a...
  • Welcome to Wild Heart Pets!

    Wild Heart Pets is created for new or busy Spaniel owners who want to support the long term health and well being of their beautiful companions.