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Desex Your Dog

If you do not intend to breed from your dog, surgical desexing has undoubted advantages in both the male and the female dog.

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Caring for Elderly Dogs

A recent article in the RNSW Canine Journal stated  that, thanks mainly to modern veterinary medicine, the lifespan for dogs has increased from 7 years in the 1930s to more than 12 years today.

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A Word in Your Ear

A few Sundays back, during the 2nd half of training, I was practising out of sight stays with Harry, my 6 ½-year-old, black Labrador. I put him in the down position, on the brick paving, under the large tree, between Class 4 and Puppy Classes. I told Harry to stay and walked around behind the tree to wait 5 minutes before returning to him.

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Summer Tick Alert

Tick paralysis is a condition where attachment of a tick results in paralysis. Once the tick is attached to the animal it feeds on blood and at the same time releases a toxin which enters the animal. The toxin interrupts nerve impulses causing progressive weakness and then paralysis.

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Next Training Date

Dog Training Closed


Club Members and Friends are advised that due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern Suburbs Dog Training Club is closed for training until further notice.

The situation regarding COVID-19 will be reviewed and status updates on the resumption of training issued in due course.

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