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Mother's Day is fast approaching on Sunday 8th May and we teamed up with ST ARGO Melbourne for your chance to win a bespoke Collar Walk Set in the colour of your choice!


This stunning luxury designer dog wear features ST ARGO’s signature vegan leather, used across their entire collection. It is not only aesthetically pleasing but is also sustainably sourced and ethically manufactured.

ST ARGO Collar Walk Set in Ruby Red - Credit: @lattethegroodle



ST ARGO founders care deeply about the planet and creating a business that gives back to nature. This is why they have partnered with One Tree Planted and committed to the 2022 Mornington Peninsula Koalas Project, which aims to plant 20,000 trees specific to the region and to koala species across public and private land. They will achieve this goal by pledging one tree directly to the Mornington Peninsula Koalas Project, for every order placed until September.

ST ARGO strives to achieve comfort, so that it is not just ease of use for dog owners and their pooches are equally comfortable. 

Discover the latest ST ARGO Collection by browsing st-argo.com

*** WIN a ST ARGO Melbourne Collar Walk Set ***

ST ARGO Collar Walk Set in Bottle Green




This stunning Collar Walk Set is available in 9 colours: Soft Blue, Taupe, Lilac, Sage, Peach, Pale Pink, Ruby Red, Bottle Green & Navy! Browse all the options here

The winner's set (RRP: $154.00, colour of your choice) contains:

✔️ 1 x Collar (Available in 5 sizes: XS / S / M / L / XL)

✔️ 1 x Lead (130cm long x 2cm wide, suitable for dogs of all sizes)

✔️ 1 x 3 Month Supply of Biodegradable Poop Bags

✔️ 1 x Poop Bag Holder (Fashionable enough to be mistaken for a small purse!)


HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (30/04/22) + our Facebook or Instagram Page

2) Like  ST ARGO on Facebook @st.argo.melbourne or Instagram @st_argo

3) Tell us "why you'd love to win this stunning ST ARGO Collar Walk Set + your favourite colour?   

ST ARGO Collar Walk Set in Lilac - Credit @wontonwithnoodles


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition will open on Saturday 30th April 2022 (4pm) and will close on Sunday 8th May 2022 - Mother's Day (4pm AEST).
Winner to be announced that night to make this a very special day for one lucky fur mum!
2. To enter, like the post and both accounts and comment "why you'd love to win this stunning ST ARGO Collar Walk Set + your favourite colour?         
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


To celebrate the release of our 2022 Mother's Day Gift Guide, we teamed up with Paws for Change for your chance to win a Mega Prize Pack that will please any dog mum!

Paws For Change is a registered Australian charity with a range of awesome products for dogs AND dog lovers! 

Not only are the majority of these products locally handmade but they also put 100% of their proceeds towards their dog rescue projects – so it’s not only gift giving, it’s gift giving that also gives back!

Paws For Change have their own dedicated safe houses in Bali for senior dogs and for special needs rescues

How can you help?

1) You can shop one of their tees, totes, candles and more for the dog mother in your life this Mother’s Day! Discover the range online at www.pawsforchange.org.au/shop  

2) You can also Virtually Adopt a rescue dog and become their Furry Godparent for just $25 a month (or 80c a day!). A great way to sponsor a dog in need and you’ll receive monthly ‘pupdates’ on their progress too. Sponsorships can be given as a Mother’s Day gift (with certificate and framed photo of your rescue pup). 

*** WIN a Paws For Change Mother's Day Prize  ***
(valued at $160.00) with:

✔️
 Mother of Dogs short sleeve tee (available in black or white in sizes S-XL) - RRP: $30

✔️ Lined notebook journal - RRP: $30

✔️  Clutch/toiletries bag - RRP: $25

✔️ Matching headband and bandana set - RRP: $25

✔️ Cushion cover - RRP: $25

✔️ Tote bag - RRP: $25

Learn more about Paws For Change online at www.pawsforchange.org.au/

HOW TO ENTER:

Like our post AND on Facebook or Instagram Account and simply tell us "why would your mum (or you) love to win this pawsome Mother's Day prize pack?   


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 16th April 2022 (5pm) and closed on Sunday 24th April 2022 (11:59pm AEST).
Congratulations to our winner this week: @katejfoster (from Instagram entries).
2. To enter, like and share and simply comment "why would your mum (or you) love to win this pawsome Mother's Day prize pack?     
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


To kick off National Raw Feeding Week 2022 (April 1-7), we teamed with Melbourne-based pet food & pet care company PETZYO, offering 100% Australian-made raw (and kibble that counts) foods delivered directly to its customers paws - like young Bonnie here!

PETZYO Raw Royalty is tested and reviewed by a veterinary nutritionist plus each of their recipes exceeds the guidelines established by the AAFCO and PFIAA. Furthermore, a raw diet of PETZYO’s fresh-frozen foods contains more micronutrients than a cooked diet and helps provide your dog with:

✔️ healthier skin
✔️ shinier coat
✔️ more energy
✔️ healthier teeth and improved breath
✔️ healthier gut
✔️ reduced stool volume and improved odour.

If you're completely new to the benefits of a Raw Dog Food Diet, you can learn more here

Our two Malinois recently trialled the PETZYO Raw BARF Dog Food and absolutely loved the flavours of both the Got Beef and Chick Magnet varieties they sampled!

As a busy pet parent, you can't go past the convenience offered by these pre-portioned (225g) meat patties delivered to your door in a convenient 12-pack insulated box.



Three lucky winners will get the chance to receive 2 x 2.7kg boxes (5.4kg in total, RRP: $84.00) of their favourite raw patties, choosing from the entire range - either 2 of the same variety or why not mix & match to discover your dog's favourite?

✔️ Got Beef 

✔️ Roo's Clues

✔️ Chick Magnet

Each PETZYO raw recipe offers a natural and balanced diet consisting of raw meat combined with bones and fresh organswhole foods (eggs, flaxseed, herbs and oils), fruit & vegetables, superfoods and spices with no preservatives




* WIN 1 of 3 Petzyo Raw Royalty (5.4kg) Prizes! *
(Total Min. Prize Pool: $252.00, RRP: $84.00 each)

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3!

1. Like our Post + our Facebook and/or Instagram Pages.

2. Give our friends at PETZYO a Like on either their Facebook or Instagram account.

3. Tell us "why your pooch / pack can't wait to try PETZYO #RawRoyalty and tag 3 dog loving friends (not strangers!) to spread the #Petzyo love around!"




TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 1st April 2022 (5:00pm) and closed on Sunday 10th April 2022 (11:59pm A.E.S.T.)Congratulations to our winners this week: @lappieaddict@pepsimaxthehavanese (Instagram) and C. Clarke (Facebook).
Please allow a couple of weeks for your prize to be delivered directly by the company.
2. To enter, like both the Australian Dog Lover & Petzyo pages on Facebook or Instagram (depending on how you prefer to enter) and Tell us "why your pooch / pack can't wait to try Petzyo #RawRoyalty and tag 3 dog loving friends (not strangers!) to spread the #Petzyo love around!"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE both our Facebook page & PETZYO Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover & @petzyo on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Sunshine Coast Dog Trainer, Behaviourist, Dog Trick Instructor and Wedding Dog Handler Charlotte Bryan from Paws, Claws & Tails has trained many dogs and this was the inspiration behind the OneLeash™, her own design for a 9-in-1 robust multi-function reflective dog lead.

Charlotte Bryan’s OneLeash™ is tough, durable, made from premium quality materials and construction. 
It comes complete with anti-shock mechanismsdecreasing the impact to your arm, shoulder and your dog if your dog suddenly pulls on the leash, or you stop suddenly in the car. 

The OneLeash is also reflective which increases your dog’s visibility at night. When it comes to the ultimate reflective dog leash, this is it!

With at least 9 different uses, the OneLeash™ will be there for you no matter what the situation!

✔️  #1 Normal Dog Leash

The primary function of the multi-purpose dog lead is to act as an everyday dog leash. The Clip that attaches to the collar is strong and durable, and the handle is padded for your comfort.

The body of the OneLeash™ has an anti-shock bungee mechanism to reduce any shock to your wrist and shoulder, and also to your dog’s neck if they pulled suddenly.

✔️ #2 Extra Long Dog Leash 

You can also attach the OneLeash Extender™ to the end of the Main Lead, giving your dog an extra 50cm or 1m to roam (depending on what you choose).
NB: This configuration may be too heavy for smaller dogs.


✔️ #3 Dog Car Seatbelt

Once you have finished your walk and returned to your car, simply click the car buckle (located near the handle of the OneLeash™) into the seatbelt port in your vehicle. 


The anti-shock bungee mechanism in the dog leash itself will keep your pooch restrained whilst also protecting them from any sudden jerks.

✔️#4 Hands-free Shoulder Strap

Go hands-free with the OneLeash™ which can be configured into a shoulder strap and leash.

✔️ #5 Two-handed Dog Leash

Need a better grip on your dog or need to keep them closer than usual? You can comfortably hold the leash via two comfortable handles.

✔️ #6 Temporary Tether

Need to quickly tie your dog up while you’re out? Use the OneLeash™ to easily do so.

✔️ #7 Makeshift Dog Collar & Lead

Did you forget your dog’s collar? The OneLeash™ can be configured to act as a temporary dog collar and leash all in one!

✔️ #8 Double Dog Leash

Need to walk two dogs? The OneLeash™ can easily walk two dogs at one with a 360 degree swivel on the OneLeash Extender™ so the dogs don’t get tangled.

✔️ #9 Triple Dog Leash


Yes, it can! The OneLeash™ can be configured to walk up to three dogs at once (just make sure you are able to handle any situation!).

The OneLeash™ has a 1 year warranty on workmanship. Currently, it only comes in the colour Black.

Learn how to set it up and use it by watching this video:

* Win 1 of 3 OneLeash™ 9-in-1 Reflective Dog Leads *
Total Prize Pool ($150.00)

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our Post & the Australian Dog Lover Pages  
2) Like Paws, Claws & Tails on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pawsclawstails 
3) Tell us "Which one of the 9 possible uses would be the most helpful for your dog/s?via our Facebook or Instagram posts (23/03/22). Be creative!

To learn more, visit the Paws, Claws & Tails website: pawsclawstails.com.au


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Wednesday 23rd March 2022 (5:00pm) and closed on Thursday 31st March 2022 (11:59pm, A.E.S.T.).
Congratulations to this week's winners: M. Zaccaria; K. Hope; R. Anne.
Prizes will be sent directly by the company (allow 2-3 weeks depending on your location).
2. To enter, like and share and comment "which one(s) of the 9 possible uses would be the most helpful for your dog/s?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Come on doggies, Let's (Go) Pawty!

Let's Pawty are Sydney's premier dog party planner and their team can help style, plan, decorate and cater any of your dogs' special event.

They offer a wide range of Dog Party Packages within the metro Sydney area with options catering for all budgets. 
Choose from popular themes like Under The Sea, Welcome to the JungleTropical ParadiseDonuts & Candy Land etc. or why not come up with your own custom party theme and Let's Pawty will take care of it all so you can focus on having fun with your pooches!






Pups across Australia don't have to miss out on having fun as they also offer a unique range of dog toys and essentials online including an incredible selection of Dog Birthday Boxes & Gifts!

To celebrate our boy Porthos' 8th Gotcha' Day, we decided to run a surprise Gift-away for your chance to win of 1 of 3 Let's Pawty - "What's Poppin" Movie Night Gift Boxes (RRP $58.95 each)!

This is the perfect gift box for the pup who wants to join in on movie night! What's included:

1. Start movie night with the "What's Poppin" dog toy. Great for ruffer play and is stuffing free, has reinforced bindings with chew-resistant interior fabric layers. Great to play with before the movie gets started.

2. When the movie starts the snacks will soon follow. Your pup will indulge in a popcorn-like experience with a dog-friendly version of popcorn. Introducing, Yaky Charms, a healthy and protein-rich cheese treats. Simply place the pack in the microwave and your dog can soon enjoy the puffed cheese "popcorn" experience.

3. It's thirsty work watching movies and your dog will need to quench their thirst. Included is a "Paw Blonde" - a dog-friendly faux beer product created by L'Barkery so your pup can stay hydrated during the movie.

4. 
No movie night is complete without a choc-top. Your pup's movie night box includes a Doggie Ice Cream from Pooch Treats. Handmade with love by pastry chefs, Pooch Treats bakery dog treats contain only dog-friendly ingredients.

5. Finally, just in case your dog becomes bored during the movie you'll find a KONG signature ball 2pk, a durable ball that can be used for fetch and will bring so much fun to your pup long after movie night is over!

All that remains to decide is which movie are you going to watch together?

Find fun ideas from Let's Pawty on Facebook www.facebook.com/letspawty.au 

and Instagram www.instagram.com/letspawty.au/

 
 *** Win 1 of 3 Let's Pawty Movie Night Boxes! ***
Total Prize* Value: $176.85 (* 3 winners)

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (14/03/22plus our Facebook or Instagram Account

2) Like Lets' Pawty on Facebook at www.facebook.com/letspawty.au  

3) Tell us / Show us "why your dog would love to celebrate with a #LetsPawtySydney Movie Night Box and what will you watch together?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page  
(photo / video entries always welcome but please be creative! If you're tagging us on Instagram, please ensure your account is set to public).


TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

1. This Competition opened on Monday 14th March 2022 (4pm) and closed on Tuesday 22nd March 2022 (11:59pm A.E.S.T.)
* Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: Micka Rock, Danielle Morrisson, Jade Thomas (via Facebook).
2. To Enter, Like our competition post (14/03/22) + Tell us ""why your dog would love to celebrate with a #LetsPawtySydney Movie Night Box and what will you watch together?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours of being contacted (via Facebook or Instagram Messenger) will be forfeited and redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Super Dog Products Australia's aim is to provide the best quality products and equipment for the fitness, exercise and rehabilitation of our canine friends.

The official distributor for FitPAWS® and Blue-9 Pet Products in Australia for the benefit of all our four-legged mates here!

Instability training is a fun way to bond with your dog, teach them a new behaviour and strengthen their core - which is the powerhouse of your dog's body.

Fun fitness training with the K9FITbone™ is also a great way to reduce stress, burn excess calories, and it’s a healthy “job” for your dog, rather than re-landscaping your garden!

Great for dogs of all ages, full body conditioning offers a range of benefits:

✔️ Core and Limb Strength
✔️ Improves Co-ordination
✔️ Better Joint Health
✔️ Create a Stronger Bond
✔️ Reduce Behaviour Challenges
✔️ Senior Strengthening
✔️ Puppy Confidence Building

With wet and colder days ahead, a K9FITbone™ is a great starting block to create your own canine gym at home for your dog's general fitness or to keep training for your favourite dog sports and competitions!


The FitPAWS K9FITbone™ is a very versatile piece of balance equipment. 

The lateral movement the K9FITbone offers encourages your dog to engage the abdominal muscles, the muscles along the spine (core and trunk muscles), and the supporting muscles around the hips and shoulders that are used for stability and support good posture. 

K9FITbone™ is available in 6 fun colours: Razzleberry, PurpleBlue, Green, Aqua & Orange.

To learn more, visit the Super Dog Products Australia (formerly FitPAWS Australia) website: sdpaustralia.com.au

Follow SPD Australia on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sdpaustralia 

** Win an Orange FitPAWS K9FITbone™ **
(RRP $190.00)

TO GIVE YOUR DOG A BONE, HERE'S HOW TO ENTER:

Like our Post + Page + Comment "how and where would you use your #k9fitbone and how would this benefit your dog(s)?via our Facebook or Instagram posts (02/03/22). Please be creative and share a photo/video of your dog(s)!

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Wednesday 2nd March 2022 (8:00am) and closed on Sunday 13th March, 2022 (11:59pm A.E.S.T.).
Congratulations to our winner: Bron Mullins (via Facebook).
Prizes will be sent directly by the company (allow 2-3 weeks depending on your location). Open to Australian residents only.
2. To enter, like our page / post and tell us "how and where would you use your #k9fitbone and how would this benefit your dog(s)?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

SPD Australia offers a wide range of FitPAWS equipment including their Balance Discs

  





Did you know that February 14 is also Pet Theft Awareness Day?

The increased demand for a furry companion over the past 2 years has also resulted in an increase in pet theft worldwide. Prices for puppies in particular but also older dogs have skyrocketed, attracting greedy backyard breeders - and the interest of criminals.

The advice of the police is to leave your pet at home when running errands but there are occasions when it's not always possible, so can you do to keep your pooch safe and secure?

Designed in Melbourne, Australia, safelysecured™ is the world's first company to offer 'anti-theft' dog harness and lead and now dog collar and lead sets.

#1. safelysecured™ Dog Harness

✔️ 
This is a step-in 'anti-theft' dog harness which is the easiest harness to fit on dogs that don't like things being put over their head. 

✔️ Extremely lightweight, comfortable and best of all, secure! Made with soft, breathable air mesh fabric so no matter the temperature outside, your pooch is going to look cool and be even cooler.

✔️ Available in 10 sizes (from a Chihuahua up to around a Border Collie size).

✔️ Stainless steel wire reinforced 'Patent Pending' design, to stop all those opportunistic thieves cutting them off! Plus, there's a Dual D-Ring for added strength.

✔️ Push button lock on the buckle clip for increased security.

#2. safelysecured™ Dog Lead

✔️ 1.20 Metres Long and 2.4cm Wide.

✔️ Stainless steel wire reinforced design, to stop opportunistic thieves cutting through the lead.

✔️ Includes 2 safelysecured™ combination locks, (in a range of colours) one either end of the lead.







#3. safelysecured™ Dog Collar

New in 2022! For all dog owners that prefer using collars on their dogs, there is now a range of anti-theft collars! 

The Collar features stainless steel wire reinforced design, to help stop opportunistic thieves cutting them off plus Dual C-Ring Buckles for added strength.

With 4 different sizes available, almost all breeds are catered for.




* Win 1 of 3 Safely Secured Anti-Theft Harness (or Collar) & Lead Set *
Total Min. Prize Pool (depending on winner's choice / size is $350.00)

Each winner will be able to choose either the Harness  and Lead or Collar and Lead in the size of their choice. 

Please Note:
The harness size does NOT directly correspond to your dog’s breed or weight. Please measure your dog and refer to the sizing chart for the best fit. You may not mind wearing ill-fitted clothing, but your dog deserves the very best!

HOW TO ENTER:

Like our Post & Page + Comment "how/where would you use your safelysecured™ anti-theft combo and why would this make a huge difference to your life?via our Facebook or Instagram posts (14/02/22). Be creative!

To learn more, visit the Safely Secured website: www.safely-secured.com
Follow Safely Secured on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/SafelySecuredDogs/ or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/safelysecured/

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition will open on Tuesday 15th February 2022 (8:00am) and close on Monday 21st February, 2022 (11:59pm A.E.S.T.).
Prizes will be sent directly by the company (allow 2-3 weeks depending on your location).
2. To enter, like and share and comment "how/where would you use  your safelysecured™ anti-theft combo with your dog and why would this make a huge difference in your life?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

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February 14 is Valentine's Day and it's also National Pet Theft Awareness Day!

We teamed up again with the creative team behind Australian business Red Dingo Pet Accessories, the makers of the world’s first stainless steel and enamel Pet ID tags. 
To this day Red Dingo’s stainless steel range of tags are unrivalled for durability. 

We should know with all our dogs wearing their tags since joining our family!

Having a Pet ID Tag dramatically increases the chances of your lost pet being returned to you as quickly as possible.

Red Dingo ID Tags are an easy, cost-effective and quick way of getting your dog or cat back to you, by having your up-to-date contact number engraved on the tag.

All of their pet ID tags come with a lifetime guarantee (except for plastic) against manufacturing defects and they guarantee the engraving will remain readable for the lifetime of the tag

✔️ Recently added a new dog or cat to the family?
✔️ Have your contact details changed but you never got around to changing your pet's tags?
✔️ Is your old pet tag rusty or faded or you'd like a fresh new look for 2022?

This is your chance to upgrade your old tag with a brand new Red Dingo Pet ID Tag

With original themed designs and colour variations to choose from, why have just one? Match the tag to your pet's favourite collar or find that special one that represents their personality!
With thousands of possible options, there’s something for every pet, keyring, schoolbag or luggage! Red Dingo offers free engraving and free shipping

*** Win 1 of 10 popular Heart Pet ID Tags ***
5 x Glitter Heart Red Tags &
5 Enamel Red/Black Heart Tags
Total Prize Pool is $195.00

Each of our 10 winners will get to choose their size (Small, Medium or Large) and also receive free engraving and free shipping


HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our Post & Australian Dog Lover Facebook or Instagram page
2) Like our Post (07/02/22) Comment "with a photo of your best buddy and which Tag (Heart Black or Glitter Red) is your favourite and why?" via Facebook or Instagram. Be creative!

Discover the whole range of Red Dingo Pet Accessories on Facebook at www.facebook.com/reddingoinc or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/reddingo/

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Monday 7th February 2022 (5:00pm) and closed Sunday 13th February, 2022 (11:59pm A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Winners will be announced on Valentine's Day!
Prizes will be sent directly by the company (allow 2-3 weeks depending on your location).
2. To enter, like and share and comment "with a photo of your best buddy and which Tag Design would best match their personality and why?
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

From Left to Right: Aramis (2015); Conner (2007); Porthos (2014)


Win a PetSafe® Seaside Stainless Steel Pet Fountain for Pet Hydration Month!

January is Pet Hydration Month and with summer temperatures regularly exceeding 30°C, it is essential to encourage our pets to drink more water and more often

We’re delighted to collaborate with PetSafe® Australia again to help spread awareness about the importance of Pet Hydration and to give away a beautiful
 
Seaside Stainless Steel Pet Fountain!

This is the latest addition to PetSafe®'s extensive range of hydration solutions to help your pet stay happy, healthy and hydrated!  

Pet fountains continuously provide your pet with fresh, filtered water

Cats and dogs are attracted to flowing water, which encourages them to drink more water and supports their overall health. This pet fountain holds 1.8 litres of water, the perfect size for your small dog or your cat.

The quiet design of the fountain causes the water to softly bubble over the stainless steel tower (as opposed to a free-falling stream), which allows shy or timid pets to feel comfortable approaching the fountain. 

The 360-degree design allows your pet to drink from the fountain from any angle!

Like Oreo, your pet can choose to drink water from the tower or the bowl!





 
The fountain uses a pump, carbon filter and foam filter that work together to remove pet hair, saliva and bad tastes from the water, so they always have clean water to drink. 

Key Features of the PetSafe® Seaside Stainless Steel Pet Fountain:

✔️ 1.8 litre water capacity makes it perfect for cats and small dogs
✔️ Your pet needs to drink 70 ml of water per 1 kg of body weight every day
✔️ Ultra-quiet, bubbling water flow is soothing and great for picky or timid pets
✔️ High-quality, hygienic stainless steel is scratch and rust resistant
✔️ 360-degree design lets your cat drink water from all sides
✔️ Modern, compact style blends with home décor and fits in small spaces
✔️ Dual-filtration removes pet hair, debris, bad tastes and odours
✔️ Top-rack dishwasher safe for easy clean-up; hand wash the pump separately
✔️ Uses Charcoal Filter (PAC19-14088)Foam Filter (PAC19-14089) and Replacement Pump (PAC00-13184)

*** Win a PetSafe
® Seaside Stainless Steel Pet Fountain ***
Total Prize Pool: $108.00

To visit PetSafe Australia's social media channels, visit:
Please click here to visit their instagram page.
Please click here to visit their facebook page.
Please click here to visit their twitter page.

How to Enter for your chance to win:

1) Like our post (29/01/22) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Like PetSafe Australia on Facebook and/ or Instagram
2) Tell us "What is the capacity of the Seaside Stainless Fountain and why would it be perfect for your pet(s)?" on the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page. Be creative!

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 29th January 2022 (9am) and closed on Sunday 6th February 2022 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. Congratulations to our winner Tamara Gray (via Facebook).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize(s) directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (29/01/2022) + Tell us "What is the capacity of the Seaside Stainless Fountain and why would it be perfect for your pet(s)?via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

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Win a Duoetto MK2 Digital Dual Voltage (12v/240v) Electric 10L Storage Water Heater plus an EZY RV Exterior Shower Outlet!

With the uncertainty around travel restrictions in Australia and around the world, more and more people are opting to get away from it all and take their beloved dogs with them whilst holidaying in their RVs, caravans, campers and boats.

2-year old Chloe loves her adventures with
her dad Andres Elizondo around Mexico
But after a great day spent splashing and rolling about, no one likes bringing in a wet dog or one covered in sand or mud, especially when they share your close quarters!

So whether you're a fan of sandy beaches or wide open spaces, you'll love this fantastic prize from the clever folks at Aus J Hot Water Solutions for your next weekend away or extended road trip!

When out and about camping - especially off-the-grid, how much easier would it be not to have to plug into mains power to clean up afterwards with a hot shower, or rely on caravan parks facilities?

Introducing the clever Duoetto MK2 Digital Electric Water Heater (10L) (RRP: $425.00) from Aus J Hot Water Solutions.

It can be fitted into an RV, caravan, yacht or powered boat or even a work vehicle or a 4wd if you take your dogs to remote places, yet maintain optimum cleanliness and comfort during your travels.

✔️ Tough, compact and durable 10L electric water heater
✔️ Selectable temperatures between 30-75ºC (86-167ºF) on 240v and up to 70°C (158ºF) on 12v 
✔️ Automatic sensors allow switching to 12V when mains power is not available.

Enjoy ample hot water in remote areas such as campsites or on boats where mains power is unavailable! 

Read the story of beach nomad Graeme Gherashe and his inseparable Boxer, Ms Bobbie (lead shot) and how their adventures have been made so much easier!

The EZY RV Exterior Shower Outlet (RRP: $269.00) provides a convenient, versatile and comfortable showering experience when travelling with pets in a Recreational Vehicle (RV) or boat.

EZY RV Exterior Shower Outlet's Features include:

✔️ Large shower head for better feel and more water coverage
✔️ Lock-off trigger, which allows the user to lock the shower setting in place so there’s no need to hold it while showering
✔️ Simple and secure suction clamps to attach the shower head to the side of the RV
✔️ A wall-mounted option is also provided
✔️ 2m shower hose
✔️ Adjustable handle to control temperature
✔️ Durable netted bag for storage when not in use

This combo is also a great solution for people travelling with horses in custom floats



** Win a Duoetto MK2 Digital Dual Voltage / Electric (10L) Water Heater + EZY RV Exterior Shower Outlet **
Total Prize Pool: $694.00


How to Enter:

1) Like our post (18/01/22) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "how will you use your Duoetto MK2 Water Heater / EZY RV combo and where will you visit first?" via our Facebook page or Instagram page.

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Tuesday 18th January 2022 (5pm) and closed on Thursday 27th January 2022 (midnight A.E.S.T.)
Please note that this competition is open to Australian residents only but these products are available worldwide.
Congratulations this week goes to K. Morgan (via Facebook).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (18/01/22) + Tell us "How will you use your Duoetto MK2 Digital Water Heater / EZY RV Shower Outlet and where will you visit first?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. You can tag as many friends / family members as you'd like to receive extra entries.
6. Prizes not claimed within 72 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.



Win 1 of 3 Petway Petcare $100 Vouchers to pamper your pets!

Petway Petcare has been developing and producing Australian madepremium grade pet grooming products since 1988 to meet the needs of pet professionals and discerning pet owners.

Their chemists have over 60 years experience formulating grooming and insecticidal products and are leaders in their fields internationally. 


Only the very best 
naturally basedcosmetic graderaw ingredients available are being used - plus their chemists constantly monitor the ongoing research and development of these ingredients. 

They regularly review all formulas and as proven raw ingredient improvements are made, they update formulas accordingly. 

Some of the best Australian and internationally certified Master Groomers trial these products during the research and development stages for feedback and nothing proceeds to production until their final tick of approval is received!

Across the entire range, products perform to the highest standards possible, are highly concentrated and there is a product available for all coat / skin types and all animals which is why we thought you should get the opportunity to select your own favourites from:
  • Petway Grooming Products
  • Woof & Meow Pamper Collection
  • Cotex Flea & Tick Products
  • PET + ME Silicon Brushes
  • Natural Treats
  • Soapy Moose Products and more! 
To discover them, visit www.petwaypetcare.com.au

* Win 1 of 3 $100 Vouchers for (any) Petway Petcare Products *
Total Prize Pool: $300.00

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (08/01/2022and

2) In the comments "show us your dirty dog and tell us why your pet needs urgent help using the Petway Petcare range" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook Page or Instagram page. (Be creative!)

3) Follow Petway Petcare on Facebook: www.facebook.com/petwaypetcare

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 8th January 2022 (8am) and closed on Sunday 16th January 2022 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: R. Grilk, W. Harris, J. Leveritt (via Facebook).
Please allow 1 week to receive the details for your voucher directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (08/01/2022) + Tell us "show us your dirty dog and tell us why your pet needs urgent help using the Petway Petcare range" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours of being contacted (via Facebook or Instagram Messenger) will be forfeited and redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.





Win 1 of 5 copies of The Bone Ranger by Louisa Bennet

The Story: Meet Monty, the food-obsessed, naughty, and totally loving Golden Retriever who will do anything for his owner, Detective Constable Rose Sidebottom. 

Of course, as these things go, Monty is no ordinary dog and Rose is no ordinary hooman. He has a super-smart nose and a network of unique informers via wee-mail; while Rose has an uncanny ability to know when people are lying. 

Together they make a formidable team. But Rose is battling anxiety and her boss has put her on sick leave, so there's nothing much going on - until a stranger begs for their help to find a missing person. The case soon becomes a murder investigation, and Rose's boss warns her not to interfere. 

But when dogs also start disappearing, Monty and Rose have no choice and set out to solve it. Louisa Bennet also writes crime thrillers, like Prey, as L.A. Larkin.


Hardback / Paperback, 360 pages

Publisher: Clan Destine Press18th November 2021

RRP: $32.95 (paperback); $39.95 (hardback) from all good bookstores and online.

You can follow Louisa Bennet on Facebookon Instagram @PicklesandLilly and on Twitter @MontyDogD 


HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (03/12/2021) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Simply tell us "What breed of dog is Monty in The Bone Ranger?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3) Tag 3 friends to receive extra entries (3) in the draw!

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Friday 3rd December 2021 (5pm) and closed on Thursday 9th December 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize(s) directly from the company.
Congratulations to our winners: M. Hertik-Tainton, S. Swick, A. Parkinson (via Facebook), @emmatheservicedog, @abundantbella88 (via Instagram).
2. To Enter, Like our post (03/12/2021) + Tell us "What breed of dog is Monty in The Bone Ranger?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Win 1 of 4 PetSafe® Christmas Gifts to Spoil your Dogs!

Happiness is seeing your dog (and cat) discover their presents on Christmas Day! 

It has been a ruff year for us all, which is why we’re delighted to collaborate again with PetSafe® Australia to ensure that Santa Paws visits your house to bring some Christmas cheer!

They have so many ideas to treat your dog (or kitty) to something a little special: from Play & Challenge solutions with dog toys and enrichment solutions to Health & Wellness solutions with a wide range of automatic pet feeders and pet fountains, there are pressies for all dogs, cats and budgets! 

So, what is hiding in Santa's Christmas Sack this year? 

#1. ONE PetSafe® Automatic Ball Launcher (RRP: $268.75) is perfect for those ball obsessed pups! 


When your arm gets a bit sore from throwing the ball over and over again, just sit back and enjoy watching your dog (after a little bit of training) bringing them back and then go again...

With 9 distance settings and 6 angle settings the launcher shoots standard sized tennis balls between 2.5 to 9 metres and up to a 45 degree angle. 

Multiple built-in safety sensors keep pets and people safe while playing fetch and the automatic rest mode makes sure your dog does not get overworked.


#2. ONE Seaside Stainless Steel Fountain (RRP: $107.49

The latest addition to PetSafe®'s extensive range of hydration solutions to help your pet stay happy, healthy and hydrated!  

Pet fountains continuously provide your pet with fresh, filtered water. 

Cats and dogs are attracted to flowing water, which encourages them to drink more water and supports their overall health. This pet fountain holds 1.8 litres of water, the perfect size for your small dog or your cat.



#3. ONE PetSafe® Automatic 2 Meal Pet Feeder (RRP: $53.79)

Running late? Don’t worry! This pet tech innovation will ensure your pet will never miss a meal. 

The PetSafe® Automatic 2 Meal Pet Feeder feeds your pet on time whether you’re at home or away. Use the dial timers to schedule your cat or dog’s meals up to 24 hours ahead of time, in half-hour increments. 

With scheduled mealtimes, you can control your pet’s portions to keep them happy and healthy. The removable inner tray has two compartments that each hold up to 355 ml of dry or semi-moist food.

#4. ONE Chilly Penguin (RRP: $10.55)

The Chilly Penguin Freezer Toy is a treat holding toy with a bowl shaped cavity for ice and treats, perfect on hot summer days!

Multiple penguins can be stacked on top of one another in the freezer for easy storage before playtime. 

The rounded base lets the toy wobble as dogs play and lick the ice or treat. 

This toy will extend playtime and act as a fun treat for your dog! 

*** Win 1 of 4 PetSafe® Christmas Gifts for Dogs ***
Total Prize Pool: $440.00

To visit PetSafe Australia's social media channels, visit:
Please click here to visit their instagram page.
Please click here to visit their facebook page.
Please click here to visit their twitter page.

How to Enter for your chance to win:

1) Like our post (13/11/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Comment "Which gift - one only - would your dog really love to receive and why?" on the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page. Be creative!

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on 
Saturday 13th November 2021 (9am) and closed on Saturday 27th November 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: C. Clarke, A. McNair, D. Govan, M. de la Garde (via Facebook).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize(s) directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (13/11/2021) + Comment "Which gift - one only - would your dog love to receive and why?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Make your pets Christmas the best one yet, with gifts from PetSafe®!



Win 1 of 4 copies of Dog Days - A Year with Olive & Mabel

When Andrew Cotter turned his brilliant sports commentary skills from Wimbledon and the Olympics to lockdown contests (Games of Bones) and life (The Walk of Shame) online involving his two Labradors, Olive and Mabel, the result was an internet sensation. 

Their series of videos has been viewed well over fifty million times on social media, giving comfort to locked-down dog owners and spectacle-deprived sports fans all over the world. 

In Dog Days: A Year with Olive & Mabel, join Andrew Cotter as he takes you behind the scenes and into the pages of his diary to reveal just how extraordinary the year has been, and what really happened after his lockdown superstar Labradors chewed up the internet and found it was quite tasty.

For Olive, Mabel and Andrew, the last year has been like no other. With normal work cancelled or scaled back for so long, it has been a time to take stock and share experiences – both the everyday and the decidedly odd. Here Andrew takes a sharply observed and often hilarious walk through the strangest of days for all of us, reflecting on how precious our time really is, especially the time we have with our dogs.


Beautiful, comical, endlessly optimistic and eternally hungry Olive, Mabel (and Andrew) have padded around from the Cheltenham Literary Festival to 60 Minutes Australia, from their living room studio with ABC News Breakfast to an appearance on Good Morning America, and from obscurity to excited whispers of “Is that really Olive & Mabel?” wherever they go. Not to mention the lucrative merchandise and advertising deals that were turned down by the dozen, and the odd phone call from Hollywood.

Through it all, Olive and Mabel have always done exactly what they do best, being themselves and being there for Andrew – and for all of us who have loved watching their brilliant videos and following their progress online. If you’re a fan of Olive, Mabel and Andrew, this funny, touching and extraordinary account of a year like no other is an unmissable treat.

Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Text Publishing, 21 October 2021


RRP: A$ 32.99; NZ $38.00 from all good book stores and online. For more details, visit www.textpublishing.com.au

*** Win 1 of 4 copies of Andrew Cotter's Dog Days ***
Total Prize Pool: $132.00

TERMS OF ENTRY:

1) Like our post (29/10/2021) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Share your own original photo or video of your dog (s) with appropriate commenting (be creative!) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition will open on Friday 29th October 2021 (4pm) and will close on Sunday 7th November 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (29/10/2021) + Share your own original photo or video of your dog(s) with appropriate commenting via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Enjoy the warmer weather this Spring by getting outside with your pup! Whether you take a hike at a National Park or head to your local park, keep your doggo moving with help from Glyde Mobility Chews!

The sad truth is that 20% of dogs over the age of 1 and 80% of dogs over the age of 8 will show signs of arthritis.
 
Canine Arthritis is a silent disease that steals mobility, independence and freedom, but it doesn’t have to be this way!

There are many factors that can lead to arthritis in dogs such as their breed, age, weight and prior health issues such as bone fractures, dislocations, hip or elbow dysplasia, and joint surgery (Canine Cruciate Ligament or CCL).



A daily dose of Glyde™ will keep the pep in your dog’s step!

Glyde Mobility Chews is an APVMA registered Nutraceutical that contains proven levels of three key components that work to relieve the painful signs of arthritis:


✔️ Green Lipped Mussel (760 mg): A powerful anti-inflammatory
✔️ Glucosamine (570 mg): Inhibits cartilage degradation
✔️ Chondroitin (285 mg): Helps rebuild cartilage

Glyde
 Chews use natural, environmentally sustainable ingredients to promote healthy joints to let pets do everything they love to do! Glyde is available as an Oral Powder (Read our Review here) and also in heart-shaped chews with dosing that is convenient for all breeds and sizes

No prescription is needed!







** Win 1 of 3 GLYDE
 Mobility Chews (120ct) Packs **
Total Prize Pool: $345.00 (3 x 120ct Packs)

Don't want to leave it to chance to help your dog(s)? Why not take advantage of this limited time 25% discount offer using the Code PAINFREE25.


HOW TO ENTER IS EASY AS 1-2-3:

1) Like our post (02/10/21) + Facebook page and/or @australiandoglover
2) Like the Glyde by Parnell Facebook page or Instagram Page @glyde.chews
3) Tell us "why does your dog need to run on #Glyde ?" (photo/video entries are more than welcome, they're encouraged!) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 2nd October 2021 (11am) and closed on Sunday 10th October 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners this week: K. Bella-Benji; S. Meek & S. Laverty (via Facebook)
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (02/10/21) + Tell us "why does your dog need to run on #Glyde?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE one of our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Chase the lockdown blues away with an Olly's Box dog subscription box!

Olly’s Box is a personalised box of exciting dog toys, healthy treats and handy accessories delivered to your dog every month to help them live their best life!

Each month, your dog will receive an amazing box of goodies designed for their size, gender, personality and dietary requirements.

Whether your dog is a new puppy who needs puppy-specific toys, or a power chewer who needs tough toys, Olly’s Box is the easiest way to give your dog what they need and want!

There are so many options to spoil your dog/s, choosing from:

✔️  one-off boxes for special occasions like the Barkday Box (read our Review here) to celebrate your dog’s Birthday or Gotcha' Day or
✔️ the Puppy Box  designed to help your new puppy learn and grow or
✔️ Monthly Subscription (one-off, 3-month or 6-month options - free shipping anywhere in Australia).




You can follow Olly's Box on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OllysBox  or
on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/ollysbox/
 
 ** Win a 3-month subscription to Olly's Box for your dog/s! **
Total Prize* Value: $147.00 (* one winner only)

Wouldn't your dog(s) love one of these original, highest-rated and drool-worthiest box of goodies for Aussie dogs?

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (20/09/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account

2) Like Olly's Box on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OllysBox  and/or

3) Tell us / Show us "why does your dog/s need some Olly's Box excitement in their life now?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page  
(photo / video entries always welcome but please be creative! If you're tagging us on Instagram, please ensure your account is set to public).




TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

1. This Competition opened on Monday 20th September 2021 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 26th September 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Our winner will receive a free monthly box for 3 months.
Congratulations to our winner: W. Keightley (via Facebook)
2. To Enter, Like our competition post (20/09/21) + Tell us "why does your dog/s need some Olly's Box excitement in their life now?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours of being contacted (via Facebook or Instagram Messenger) will be forfeited and redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Poseidon Canine’s Digestive K9TM helps your best friend live their best life because true dog health begins in the gut!

Digestive K9
TM is a scientifically formulated dog gut health supplement that comes as a powder that is added daily to your dog’s food.

Created by the team from Poseidon EquineDigestive K9TM was developed by an expert team of canine nutritionists/naturopaths, animal microbiologists and a holistic veterinarian.

Launched in July 2021, this dog gut supplement contains a proprietary blend of BIO-K9
TM prebiotics, para-probiotics and fermented postbiotics and food grade ingredients

So what is in Digestive K9TM   to make it so good for your dog?

Bio-K9™ Boost, Organic Spirulina, Organic Ginger, Pineapple, Glutamine, Larch, Organic Beef Liver Powder &  Green Lipped Mussels.

Digestive K9TM is designed to assist your dog’s gut leading to:

✔️ A shiny coat + good skin condition 
✔️ A relaxed disposition (a dog that’s neither wired or tired)
✔️ Better immune system function
✔️ Normal number 2’s + reduced gas
✔️ Sweeter smelling breath 
✔️ Improved sleep habits

And best of all, a happier, more relaxed and healthier dog!

Digestive K9TM   is available as a 150g pack / 350g pack from

You can follow Poseidon Canine on Facebook www.facebook.com/poseidoncanine  or
on Instagram at www.instagram.com/poseidoncanine/
 
 *** Win 1 of 4 Poseidon Canine Digestive K9 Packs ***
Total Prize Pool: $150.00 (each prize is a 150g pack)

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (11/09/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account

2) Like Poseidon Canine on Facebook www.facebook.com/poseidoncanine  and/or

3) Tell us / Show us "how will Poseidon Canine Digestive K9TM  help your dog live their best life?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page
(photo or video entries are always welcome, please be creative!).


TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 11th September 2021 (9am) and closed on Sunday 19th September 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners this week: D. Howard, R. Colombi, J.Burrow & T. Lamb (via our Facebook page).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (11/09/21) + Tell us "how will Poseidon Canine Digestive K9  help your dog live their best life?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours of being contacted (via Facebook or Instagram Messenger) will be forfeited and redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.











This sharply written crime thriller featuring Harry the loyal service dog is set around Melbourne and will keep you hooked till the end!
‘The plot for The Long Game was sketched out on a café napkin over a 10 minute burst of scribbling. The next day I was writing the book. That’s what really appeals to me—that you can build something meaningful from an idea and a keyboard.’ said Simon Rowell.

A summer of relentless heat. A local surfer named Ray Carlson is found dead in a house not far from Portsea back beach. There’s a kitchen knife deep in his chest, and blood everywhere.


Detective Sergeant Zoe Mayer is scarcely back from extended leave, and still wrestling with her demons, but she is assigned the case—alongside her new service dog, Harry, whose instincts help her in unexpected ways.

There’s an obvious suspect for the murder, and Zoe makes an arrest. But it’s all too neat, and none of Zoe’s colleagues believes her theory that the whole thing is a stitch-up.
Except now someone is trying to hunt Zoe down.

Superbly plotted, and vividly set in the beachside suburbs and hilly retreats around Melbourne, The Long Game is a mystery about a tough and clever investigator who won’t give up.


Genre: Fiction, Crime & Thriller, Australian
Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Text Publishing, 3 August 2021


RRP: A$ 32.99; NZ $38.00 from all good book stores and online. 

To learn more or find stockists, visit www.textpublishing.com.au 

 Simon Rowell & Harry the Golden Retriever - Photo: Darren James Photography




About the author

Simon Rowell has worked on outback oil rigs, managed nightclubs, been a tour guide and run marketing campaigns. His first book, The Echo of Others, was longlisted for the Ned Kelly Awards for Best First Crime in 2018. He lives with his wife, Karen, in rural Victoria on a farm full of rescued animals.

*** Win 1 of 4 copies of Simon Rowell's The Long Game" ***
Total Prize Pool: $132.00

TERMS OF ENTRY:

1) Like our post (02/09/2021) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Comment "what qualities or features do you appreciate the most in your dog?" (photo / video entries welcome) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition will open on Thursday 2nd September 2021 (4pm) and will close on Saturday 11th September 2021 (midnight, AEST). Open to Australian residents only. 
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (02/09/2021) + Comment "what qualities or features do you appreciate the most in your dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Who said dinosaurs were extinct? Our favourite pick of winter warmers for Aussie dogs this year, the FuzzYard Dinosaur Land Dog Pyjamas are one of the best things you can get your furbabies snuggled into when the nights are long and the mornings chilly

These jurassic FuzzYard dog onesies are made of super soft fleece material with a little stretch and press-stud buttons on the belly side to make sure the fit is comfortable and snuggly for all the furbabies out there. 

They come in seven sizes - from XX Small - Size 1 - to XX Large - Size 7 - and you can easily find the best fit for your dog using this detailed Size Chart.



For reference, our Malinois Porthos and Aramis, are a Size 6 and a Size 7 respectively, so please ensure you measure your pooches carefully!

The FuzzYard Pyjamas are available in a range of funky designs but this year our favourite is Dinosaur LandIf you'd like to browse more options, here's the link.

Thanks to our friends Habitat Pet Supplies (based in Melbourne, with stores in Altona North, Chirnside Park, Burwood and North Melbourne plus an online site catering to all your pets' needs), your dog will look like dino-mite in those onesies!

** Win 1 of 4 FUZZYARD Dinosaur Land Dog PJ's !! **

(1 x Small - Size 3, 2 x Mediums - Size 4, 1 Large - Size 5)  -Total Prize Pool: $180


** HOW TO ENTER **

1) Like our post (03/07/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Like the Habitat Pet Supplies pages at www.facebook.com/habitatpets.com.au/
or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/habitatpetsupplies/
3) Comment with a photo or video of your little dino dog AND your choice of PJ's size?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook or Instagram page.




TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 3rd July 2021 (5pm) and closed on Sunday 11th July, 2021 (midnight AEST). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winners: D. Ross, L. Kenny, J. Rutherford & A. Jensen (via Facebook).
2. To Enter, Like our post (03/07/21) + Comment with a photo or video of your little dino dog AND your choice of PJ's size ?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE BOTH accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Following popular demand, we teamed up again with the amazing ALQO WASI team for your chance to win not one but two beautiful dog sweaters from their 2021 winter collection, coming to you straight from the Andes!

Since we first discovered them in 2017, we have loved everything about this Peruvian brand, which creates timeless and authentic garments for dogs, made of luxurious Alpaca fibre blended with organic pima cotton.


In Australia, you'll find a selection of their latest designs from DOGUE Online and in stores.



Whether your dog is an adventurer who follows every rainbow and loves to climb every mountain, prefers lazing about on the couch or accompanies you on all your outings, there's a design to keep him / her stylish and warm all winter long!

Once you've browsed through the latest ALQO WASI - Sweater Collection, the hardest part will be to choose your TWO favourites, enter via our social media channels!

*** Win 2 ALQO WASI Dog Jumpers *** 
(this prize offer excludes Game of Bones) 
Total Min. Prize Value is $150 (based on our winner's chosen styles/sizes).


HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:


1) Like our post (16/06/21) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2) Like ALQO WASI on Instagram at www.instagram.com/alqo_wasi/ or
3) Comment "which 2 designs would you love to win (and what size) for your dog?" (please be creative and include photo or video of your dog/s) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Discover the latest ALQO WASI Collections at https://alqowasi.com 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Wednesday 16th June 2021 (5pm) and will closed on Sunday 27th June 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winner: Debbie Moody (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the ALQO WASI H/O (Peru).
2. To enter, like/share our post and tell us "which 2 designs would you love to win (and what size) for your dog?"  (please be creative and also include a photo or video of your dog/s) 
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.





Is your dog a heat-seeking missile trying to steal your doona or blanket, your spot on the couch and always edging closer to any heat source available? Then, they'll appreciate the comfort provided by the Pet-Mat Heated Animal Pad this winter!

For those with a frail or hairless dog, a puppy, a senior dog suffering from canine arthritis or recovering from surgery, it is even more essential to keep those dogs warm and cosy during the colder months.

For all these chilly nights and icy mornings, a great option is to offer them their own heated pad like the Original Pet-Mat™.

The Pet-Mat™ uses the latest advances in Positive Temperature Coefficient Technology and is designed to reach a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius whether it is covered or not. In reality, a more practical heat rise of 20-30 degrees Celsius is usually maintained above ambient conditions. 
Since the Pet-Mat™ works on dynamic heat transfer, it should maintain a temperature slightly warm to the touch until body contact is madeIt is simply impossible for it to ever overheat ensuring a consistently comfortable use for your pet, even if left on 24/7.

For vets, utilising a Pet-Mat during and after surgery can also be a huge benefit to your patient.

To clean your 
Pet-Mat™ you can wash it under running water or just wipe it off with a damp washer.

*** Win 1 of 3 Pet-Mat™ Heated Animal Pads ***
(Medium, 1 LargePrize Pool: $348.50)

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (07/06/21) AND our Facebook page
2) Like the Pet-Mat Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PetMatAu/ or Instagram page @petmat_au
3) Comment "how does your dog keep warm in winter?" (photos/videos welcome) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or on Instagram (simply tag us in your post).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Monday 7th June 2021 (5pm) and closed on Monday 14th June, 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winners: Kasha Bella-Benji (first draw), M. Murray & A. Brockley (second draw) via Facebook.
Please allow 2-3 weeks for your prize to be delivered directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (07/06/21) + Tell us "how does your dog keep warm in winter?" (photos/videos welcome) via our Australian Dog Lover Facebook page 
or Instagram @australiandoglover.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE BOTH our Facebook page and the Pet-Mat:Heated Animal Pads pages to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


To celebrate the release of our 2021 Winter Warmers for Aussie Dogs, we teamed up with Australian-owned company Creatures of Comfort for your chance to win one of their bestselling dog beds: the George Barclay Soft Walled Box Bed in the colour and size of your choice!

Winter is here and with many dogs left home alone all day, providing them with a comfortable warm place is even more essential...

The Creatures of Comfort Soft Walled Box Bed is the perfect bed to provide both orthopaedic support and ultimate comfort for your pet. Featuring raised side walls and a deep sleeping area, providing the ultimate retreat for pets that relish the feeling of both comfort and security.

Soft Walled Box Bed Liquorice / Cherry
Produced using the finest quality fabrics, it feature a soft woven centre pillow and inner sidewalls, paired with contrasting faux leather for the bed’s exterior, finished with faux suede piping.

Generous sidewalls, filled with orthopaedic memory foam particles, provide a comfy surface for your pet to rest against.

The Soft Walled Box Bed invites hours of luxurious snoozing and - unlike many brands - it is fully machine washable. The covers on both the outer sidewalls and centre cushion are removable, replaceable and machine washable. 

Soft Walled Box Bed - Exbury Urban
The bed’s inner liners, used to contain the cushioning, are equipped with Moisture Shield™ technology. 

The liner’s surfaces adjacent to the bed’s sleep area are backed with a waterproof PU (Polyurethane) coating, protecting the bed’s filling from moisture. This water-resistant barrier remains flexible, with minimal noise, so as not to disturb pets as they settle.

Our winner will get the option to choose their Soft Walled Box Bed in one of six beautiful colours (Liquorice/Cherry, Liquorice/Iron, Urban, Moonlight, Chocolate, Stealth) and from four sizes (S, M, L and XL) to suit even the largest of breeds (the maximum outside dimensions are 122cm x 98cm) to complement any home décor.

Discover Creatures of Comfort, the home of eco-friendly pet bedding and accessories at www.creaturesofcomfort.com.au

*** Win a Creatures of Comfort Soft Walled Dog Bed (colour of choice) ***

Prize Value is $249.00 - $439.00 (depending on winner's size)

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:

1. Like our post (28/05/21) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account

2. Like the Creatures of Comfort page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Creatures.of.Comfort.Australia/ or follow Creatures of Comfort on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/creatures.of.comfort.australia/

3. Show us your dog's favourite or funniest sleeping position ever! (photo or video) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
(On Instagram, just tag us and Creatures of Comfort when you post).


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on 28/05/2021 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 6th June (midnight AEST). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winner: K. Manton (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To enter Like both our Page and the Creatures of Comfort Page, like/share our post and show us your dog's favourite or funniest sleeping position ever! (photo or video)
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE both our Facebook page and that of Creatures of Comfort or FOLLOW @australiandoglover and @creatures.of.comfort.australia on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.



Win 1 of 4 copies of " How Stella Learned to Talk" Book

The ground-breaking story of the world’s first talking dog

If dogs can understand words we say to them, shouldn't they be able to say words to us?

During the day, Christina Hunger (Speech Therapist) worked with toddlers with significant delays in language development and used Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices to help them communicate successfully. At night, she would go home to her new puppy Stella and wondered: 
"Can dogs use AAC to communicate with humans?"
Covered by the US media, such as CNNPeople and The Wall Street Journal, Stella’s story has amazed and influenced many worldwide - Christina’s videos of Stella have accumulated over 3 million views. There have been companies and devices that translate your dog’s barks and facial expressions to suggest what the dog may want, but nothing before this that would allow a dog to communicate directly to you.

Part-memoir and part guidebook, How Stella Learned to Talk will have enormous appeal to dog owners who have long dreamed of being able to know what their pet is trying to tell them.

About the author - Christina Hunger is a speech-language pathologist (the majority of her work has been with children) who believes everyone deserves a voice.


You can find her at www.hungerforwords.com and on Instagram @hunger4words 

About her dog - Stella is a 3-year-old Blue Heeler & Catahoula mix. She can currently communicate 48 words on her device and is creating phrases around 5 words long – these numbers are regularly increasing! Her favourite words are “outside” and “play”. Stella started using the buttons at just 6 weeks old.

Available as Paperback, 272 pages (and Hardcover)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Australia, 18th May 2021

RRP: $32.99 available now 
from all good bookstores and online retailers. To order your copy, visit www.allenandunwin.com

** Win 1 of 4 copies of 'How To Learned to Talk' by Christina Hunger **
Total Prize Pool: $132.00

How to Enter:

1) Like our post (18/05/21AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "if he or she could talk, what would be the first thing you'd ask your dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Tuesday 18th May 2021 (4pm) and closed on Wednesday 26th May 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: K Montagna, D. Mackay (via Facebook) and @pearlheartsisabella, @son_2020_ (via Instagram).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (18/05/21) + Tell us "
if he or she could talk, what would be the first thing you'd ask your dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE BOTH accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.




Mother's Day 2021 is less than 2 weeks away but you're still unsure how to spoil a dog mum (or yourself) so why not browse our 2021 Mother's Day Gift Guide for some inspiration?

Something that you can't put a price on is a work of art featuring your favourite furkid and that you will enjoy fur-ever!

Custom paintings can take time and be expensive but digital art is much quicker to organise with a finish to suit any décor.

Designer Pet Portraits can create a handcrafted custom pet portrait printed on fine art quality paper using state of the art Giclée printing - transforming your photo into an expensive piece of fine art. The premium matte finish creates a special emphasis on tones and highlights, creating exquisite works of art uniquely suited for pet portraits because your pet deserves the best. 


Owning a custom artwork of your dog is very special but to create a unique masterpiece, you need to provide the best possible high-resolution photo of your dog - one taken at eye level - that expresses their beauty and personality and showing the colours (and mischief!) in their eyes. 

Designer Pet Portraits can also create two-pet or three-pet portraits as well as unique pet phone casesFor portraits, you can choose your background from:
  • Charcoal
  • Off-White
  • Charcoal with gold trim
  • Off-White with gold trim
If you have a custom background colour or font in mind, simply get in touch with the company via email and they will be happy to facilitate any request.

For the frame, you can also select from a range of options:

✔️ Fine Art Print (no frame)
✔️ Black Frame
✔️ White Frame 
✔️ Natural Wood

Browse all the options at Designer Pet Portraits at designerpetportraits.com.au

You can follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/designerpetportraits
and Instagram at www.instagram.com/designerpetportraits/

WIN a Digital Pet Portraits Custom One-Pet Portrait 
(*RRP: $185 - A2 size based high-res photo supplied, includes frame/shipping).

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like and Follow us on Facebook or Instagram  and 
2) Like our Post (26/04/21) & Comment with "the favourite photo of your dog that would be used to create this work of art and why you'd love to win?(on Instagram, simply tag @australiandoglover and @designerpetportraits - your account must be public).


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Monday 26th April 2021 (4:00pm) and closed on Sunday 2nd May 2021 (midnight AEST). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winner this week: Pete Platz (via Facebook).
Please note that it takes up to 7 days depending on background requirements, plus allow 3 days postage during normal times.
2. To enter, like/share our post and share with us in the comments "the favourite photo of your dog that would be used to create this work of art and why you'd love to win?
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible for any prize in our competitions.
5. Entrants in the competition can only ENTER ONCE.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Win 1 of 3 Plush Puppy® Spray-on Shampoos & Conditioners Prize Packs

Innovative, revolutionary grooming products that just work! Plush Puppy® are made in Australia but they're a worldwide phenomenon and this is your chance to trial them at home...

Established on a concept of producing superior coat care for all dogs, from champion show dogs to cherished companions, Plush Puppy® is dedicated to manufacturing high quality, results-driven grooming products for serious show exhibitors, professional groomers and pet lovers from all corners of the globe.

Pioneering a range of highly effective cleansing, conditioning and styling products that deliver the results they promise. 

Each Plush Puppy® product is scientifically formulated and packed with enriching active ingredients that are as nourishing and beneficial for the skin as they are for the coat.

All products within the Plush Puppy® Shampoo, Conditioner, Treatment and Styling range are:
✔️ Formulated from naturally sourced ingredients
✔️ Suitable for dogs with most skin problems
✔️ Gentle on groomers and users
✔️ Of the highest quality and extremely performant
✔️ Cruelty free and NEVER tested on animals
✔️ Proudly Australian made and owned

Plush Puppy® offer a range of ‘Ready-to-Use’ spray-on shampoos without compromising on concentration or quality. Together with their most popular spray-on coat conditioner T.L.C, they have created 3 ‘Intro-packs’ to suit all dog breeds in-home grooming needs! 
Each pack contains:

✔️ 1 x 500ml T.L.C spray-on Coat Conditioner (‘leave in or rinse out’)
✔️ 1 x 500ml ready to use Spray-on shampoo of your choice.

These spray-on shampoos are enriched with herbal extracts and are the easiest way to wash your dog ever. Not all coats are the same, and this is your chance to trial their top shampoos, choosing one to suit your dog's individual coat needs. Winners will choose from:

Pack #1: Natural All Purpose Shampoo with Henna Extracts
  • Features henna stalk extract, alpine and lichen herbs that gently cleanses the coat and leaves it with a beautiful gloss and shine. 
  • Ideal for all coat types and colours.   OR

Pack #2: Herbal Whitening Shampoo with Ginseng

  • Features Ginseng extracts, protein and violet tone combined in a rich formulation that brilliantly reduces yellowing or warm tones in white coats or white areas. 
  • Does not bleach or lighten. It also intensifies black and dark coloured coats while imparting a sparkling clear sheen.
  • Ideal for any colour wanting to reduce warm tones, and to whiten and brighten.    OR


Pack #3: Natural Conditioning Shampoo with Evening Primrose
  • Enriched with Evening Primrose extracts
  • Adds hydration, elasticity and slightly softens the coat.
  • Ideal for flowing coats, coats that are dry, coarse or too wiry.  PLUS

#4. Plush Puppy® T.L.C
  “Leave-in” or “Rinse-Out
” Spray Coat Conditioner
  • Moisturises and detangles the coat leaving it with excellent shine. 
  • Ideal for all colours and coat textures and the easy-to-use spray-on formula allows total control of the amount required for use. 
  • Use as a normal conditioner or as a leave-in treatment for the coat that requires more hydration. 
  • Features a sublime light refreshing Coconut fragrance.

Plush Puppy® are so excited to share with you their product range designed to help you achieve winning results every time, they will also allocate Plush Puppy® Petites Packs for 3 runner ups so be creative to impress them!

Plush Puppy® Petites Packs feature their most popular products just smaller! Available in 100ml bottles, the Petites are the perfect companions to travel and trial. 
Each Mini Pack includes:

✔️ 1 x Silk Protein Conditioner,
✔️ 1 x OMG Grooming Spray and
✔️ 1 x Shampoo of your choice from the below:
  • Herbal Whitening Shampoo
  • Natural All Purpose Shampoo
  • Natural Conditioning Shampoo
  • Body Building Shampoo
  • Sensitive Skin Shampoo

* Win 1 of 3 Plush Puppy Dog Grooming Prize Packs *
Total Min. Prize Pool: $210.00 (incl. 3 x runner-up packs)

How to Enter:

1) Like our post (13/04/21) AND 

2) You can follow Plush Puppy Australia 
and/or Instagram @plushpuppyaustralia

3) In the comments "show us your dirty shaggy dogs and why you need these professional dog grooming products, choosing your pack" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Tuesday 13th April 2021 (5pm) and closed on Saturday 24th April 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: B. Moxey, R. Youl & D. Philp (via Facebook).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (13/04/21) + Tell us "show us your dirty shaggy dogs and why you need these professional dog grooming products choosing your pack" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours of being contacted (via Facebook or Instagram Messenger) will be forfeited and redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.













The chill is in the air and it's time to gear up for autumn with all the fun activities you can enjoy with your dogs like longer walks.

With the change in season, you may notice your older dogs' mobility starting to decrease as they suffer from joint and muscle pain, a sure sign of canine arthritis.

To help your dogs feel and look their best, we teamed up with Houndztooth, an Australian company (founded in 2018) for those people who have discovered the secret to true happiness comes from being around a dog!

Each prize pack includes a bottle of their best selling Hemp Seed Oil (for optimal health, skin & coat).


Their 100% cold pressed human grade pure hemp seed oil is all natural and sustainably sourced from Australian hemp seed. High in antioxidants, this Hemp Seed Oil is nature’s perfect balance of Omega 3, 6 & 9. A balance of these fats work harmoniously in your dog’s body and are vital for your dog’s wellbeing.

Depending on their dog's needs, each winner can also choose one of the following Hemp & Health Supplements as their second product:

✔️ Hemp Anxiety Aid (for anxiety, stress & tension)  or
✔️ Hemp Mobility Aid (for joint, inflammation & arthritis) or
✔️ Coat, Skin & Nails (for shine, growth & strength) or
✔️ Prodigestive Aid (for digestion, gut & immunity) or
✔️ Puppy Probiotic (for health, immunity & digestion)

Learn more on the Houndztooth website at www.houndztooth.com.au 
Follow them on Facebook www.facebook.com/houndztooth or
on Instagram at www.instagram.com/houndztooth_au/
 
* Win 1 of 3 Houndztooth Hemp & Health Supplements Prize Packs *
Total Min. Prize Pool: $180.00

How to Enter:

1) Like our post (03/04/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account

2) Tell us / Show us "why your dog needs some extra Houndztooth care this autumn and which 2nd supplement would mostly benefit your dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 3rd April 2021 (5pm) and closed on Sunday 11th April 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: S. Abbott & S. Jackson (Facebook) and @petsarefound (Instagram).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (03/04/21) + Tell us 
"why your dog needs some extra Houndztooth care this autumn AND which 2nd supplement would mostly benefit your dog/s?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours of being contacted (via Facebook or Instagram Messenger) will be forfeited and redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.






 Win 1 of 4 copies of 'How To Train Your Dog' by Jen & Ryan Tate


During lockdown, many people had the same idea: adopt or welcome a new dog into their lives! Now, there are many first time dog owners who need advice and guidance on raising and training their new furry friend.

How To Train Your Dog by Jen and Ryan Tate is your solution and our March 2021 Dog Lovers Book Club's top pick! 

With almost 30 years of experience between them and their own dog-training business, Jen and Ryan are Australia’s most expert animal trainers who help dog owners develop happy and confident pets at any age.

Dog training is a well-studied science, and in their informative book they impart all their practical advice so you can feel prepared, stay in control and enjoy a great relationship with your new dog. It includes:

✔️ Choosing the right breed for you and your lifestyle
✔️ Preparing your home and the first 48 hours with your pup
✔️ House training and basic training
✔️ Socialisation and confidence building
✔️ Play, exercise, tricks and rewards
✔️ Resolving common behavioural issues related to separation anxiety such as barking, digging and chewing
✔️ Tips on how to raise an independent dog to suit your needs
✔️ Ongoing learning and fun for adult dogs

Accessible, well-organised and filled with evidence-based training techniques, this is the perfect handbook for creating a stress-free and enjoyable bond with your puppy or dog and ensuring they live their best life with you.

Available as Trade Paperback (288 pages), EBook & Audiobook
Publisher: Penguin Books AustraliaImprint: Ebury Australia, 16th March 2021

RRP: $34.99 available now 
from all good bookstores and online retailers. 
To order your copy, visit www.penguin.com.au

** Win 1 of 4 copies of 'How To Train Your Dog' by Jen & Ryan Tate **
Total Prize Pool: $140.00

How to Enter:

1) Like our post (19/03/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "why you need to read How To Train Your Dog right now?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition will open on Friday 19th March 2021 (4pm) and will close on Saturday 27th March 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (19/03/21) + Tell us "Why you need to read How To Train Your Dog right now?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE BOTH accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.




February 14 is Pet Theft Awareness Day

The pandemic pet demand has resulted in an increase in pet theft, worldwide. Prices for puppies in particular but also older dogs have skyrocketed, attracting greedy backyard breeders - and the interest of criminals.

The advice of the police is to leave your pet at home when running errands but we understand that there would be occasions when it's not possible, so can you do to keep your dog safe?

Designed in Melbourne, Australia, safelysecured™ is the world's first 'anti-theft' dog harness and lead set.

#1. safelysecured™ Dog Harness

✔️ 
This is a step-in 'anti-theft' dog harness which is the easiest harness to fit on dogs that don't like things being put over their head. 

✔️ Extremely lightweight, comfortable and best of all, secure! Made with soft, breathable air mesh fabric so no matter the temperature outside, your pooch is going to look cool and be even cooler.

✔️ Available in 10 sizes (from a Chihuahua up to around a Border Collie size).

✔️ Stainless steel wire reinforced 'Patent Pending' design, to stop all those opportunistic thieves cutting them off! Plus, there's a Dual D-Ring for added strength.

✔️ Push button lock on the buckle clip for increased security.

#2. safelysecured™ Dog Lead





✔️ 1.20 Metres Long and 2.4cm Wide.

✔️ Stainless steel wire reinforced design, to stop opportunistic thieves cutting through the lead.

✔️ Includes 2 safelysecured™ red combination locks, (new colours coming soon...) one either end of the lead.



*** Win 1 of 3 Safely Secured Anti-Theft Lead & Harness Set ***
Total Prize Pool (depending on winners' dog sizes is min. $335.00)

Each winner will be able to choose their size (from 10 available). 

Please Note:
The harness size does NOT directly correspond to your dog’s breed or weight. Please measure your dog and refer to the sizing chart for the best fit. You may not mind wearing ill-fitted clothing, but your dog deserves the very best!

HOW TO ENTER:

Like our Post & Page + Comment "how/where would you use the safelysecured™ dog harness & lead set with your dog what difference it would make to your life?via our Facebook or Instagram posts (13/02/21). Be creative!

To learn more, visit the Safely Secured website: www.safely-secured.com
Follow Safely Secured on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/SafelySecuredDogs/ or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/safelysecured/

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 13th February 2021 (5:00pm) and closed Sunday 21st February, 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.).
Congratulations to our 3 winners: J. Carr, 
K. Willoughby, K. Gillings (via Facebook).
Prizes will be sent directly by the company (allow 2-3 weeks depending on your location).
2. To enter, like and share and comment "how/where would you use the safelysecured™ dog harness & lead set with your dog and what difference it would make to your life?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

February 14 is not only Valentine's Day, it's also Pet Theft Awareness Day

Having a Pet ID Tag dramatically increases the chances of your lost pet being returned to you as quickly as possible. Red Dingo ID Tags are an easy, cost-effective and quick way of getting your dog or cat back to you, by having your up-to-date contact information engraved on the tag.

Australian business Red Dingo Pet Accessories created the world’s first stainless steel & enamel Pet ID tags. To this day Red Dingo’s stainless steel range of tags are unrivalled for durability. 

We should know: our 3 dogs have been wearing these for 14 years!

All of their pet ID tags, except for plastic, come with a lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects and they guarantee the engraving will remain readable for the lifetime of the tag. 

✔️ Have you recently moved?
✔️ Has a new furry friend recently joined your pack?
✔️ Is your old tag looking worse for wear or you just want a fresh new look for 2021?

This is the chance to upgrade and refresh with a new Red Dingo Pet ID Tag

With so many styles and colours to choose from, why have just one? You can match them to your dog's latest collar or get an extra one for that special occasion.
With thousands of possible options, there’s something for every pet, keyring, schoolbag or luggage! Red Dingo offers free engraving and free shipping

Win 1 of 10 of their most popular Heart ID Tags from:
5 x Glitter Heart Red Tags &
5 Enamel Red/Black Heart Tags

Each of our 10 winners can choose their size (Small or Medium or Large) and will also receive free engraving and free shippingTotal Prize Pool is $195.00.

How to Enter:

1) Simply Like our Post + Comment "with a photo of your best buddy and which Tag Design would be your favourite and why?"
via our Facebook or Instagram posts (06/02/21). Be creative!

Follow Red Dingo Pet Accessories on Facebook at www.facebook.com/reddingoinc or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/reddingo/

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 6th February 2021 and closed Saturday 13th February, 2021 (midnight AEST).
Congratulations to our winners: for the Red/Black Enamel Tag: K. Carbutt; R. Kirby; J. Ford, L. Kenny, L. Wilson; for the Red Glitter Tag: A. Priest, S. Graham, K. Anne, K. Moore (via Facebook) & @dottidawgshaw (Instagram).
Prizes will be sent directly by the company (allow 2-3 weeks depending on location).
2. To enter, like and share and comment "with a photo of your best buddy and which Tag Design would best match their personality and why?
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


To celebrate the release of our 2021 Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Dogs & Dog Lovers, we teamed up with the creative folks at Gummi Pets to shower your furry friends with love and fresh new dog accessories!


W
e are giving away 3 Prize Packs - each containing 4 Dog Accessories in Pale Pink!

Australian business Gummi Pets relaunched its brand with a fun and colourful range to help your dogs do what they do best - Eat, Play and Walk!

From dog collars & leashes to feeding bowls and toys, you’re bound to find something to spoil your pooches on V-Day:

1) Slick Dog Collar "I LOVE DOG PARK"

Gummi has created a range of collars and leashes with big personalities - just like the dogs that wear them.

The Slick Collar - Pink made from durable silicon, has a soft hand feel and is really comfortable to wear. Lightweight with plastic buckles and a stainless steel attachment ring for your dog's lead or ID collar. 

You can co-ordinate with a Gummi lead so your dog can be fully outfitted when heading out to the park!
Available in Puppy, Small, Medium and Large. 
RRP: $17.95 - $24.95

2) Slick Dog Leash "I LOVE DOG PARK"

Lightweight with plastic buckles and a stainless steel attachment ring for your poo bags. The Slick Lead - Pink is slick by name, stylish by design and functional by nature. Available in Small and Large sizes. RRP: $24.95 - $29.95

3) Dog Frisbee "EAT PLAY LOVE"

What can your dog catch with their teeth?
How about a Gummi Pets Frisbee

This silicon frisbee is the all-time park classic designed to enhance playtime for dogs and pet owners. 

Made from the durable silicon rubber this toy is made for playing fetch. 

Available in an array of colours so you’ll always be able to find it at the park. 

RRP: $7.95

4) Feeding Bowl "EAT PLAY LOVE"

Gummi’s Melamine Bowls - Pink will add a splash of bold colour to your home.

Featuring a cheeky sentiment that reflects the playful personality of dogs, they are made from high-quality BPA-free melamine. Featuring rubber feet to avoid movement during meal-times. 

Stackable, so you can collect all five colours and treat your dog.

These bowls come in Small and Medium sizes for portion control and pets of all shapes and sizes. 
RRP: $14.95 - $19.95


*** WIN 1 of 3 Gummi Pets Prize Packs ***
(Total Min. Prize Pool: $195.00)

NB: Winners will be able to choose their size (for Slick Dog Collar & Leash and Feeding Bowl


HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our Page & Post (30/01/2021) on Facebook or Instagram 
2) Tell us "what is your dog's favourite thing from Eat, Play or Walk?"(you can show us via a photo or video. Be creative!)

Discover the new range from Gummi Pets by visiting www.gummipets.com/collections

Follow the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/gummipets or

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 30th January (4pm) and closed on Sunday 7th February, 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winners: M. Bolitho, A. Ryan (Facebook) & @amylee_16 (Instagram).
Winners will receive their prizes directly from the company within 2-3 weeks.
2. To enter, like and share and simply comment by telling us "what is your dog's favourite thing from Eat, Play or Walk?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Win a PetSafe Drinkwell® Sedona Pet Fountain for Pet Hydration Month!

January is Pet Hydration Month and with summer temperatures regularly exceeding 30°C, it is essential to encourage our pets to drink more water and more often

We’re delighted to collaborate with PetSafe® Australia to help spread awareness about Pet Hydration and are giving away one of their beautiful PetSafe® Drinkwell® Sedona Fountain

Read more about how to keep your dogs hydrated in our recent article here
About PetSafe Brand Drinkwell® Fountains

All Drinkwell® Pet Fountains continuously circulate and filter your pet’s water. This is a great option if you don’t want to or can’t remember to change their water daily. 

The Drinkwell® Sedona Pet Fountain offers 3 litres of fresh, filtered water and its stylish bowl and ceramic tower design minimizes spills and splashes. It also provides a large drinking area for pets with large or flat faces, great for households with pets of any size but especially for multi-pet households! 





The sound of the falling water is whisper-quiet, making it easily approachable by timid or anxious pets. 

It provides dual filtration including an activated carbon filter that removes bad tastes and odours, while a foam filter captures hair and debris. The fresh, clean water helps encourage your dog or cat to drink more and remain hydrated. 

This is essential for their health as it helps prevent urinary and kidney diseases

Key Features of the PetSafe Drinkwell
® Sedona Fountain: 

✔️ Ceramic tower with impact resistant plastic bowl 
✔️ Large drinking area 
✔️ Replaceable activated Charcoal Filter removes bad tastes and odours 
✔️ Replaceable Foam Filter keeps Pump and water cleaner by catching hair and debris 
✔️ Submersible Pump for quiet operation 
✔️ Dishwasher safe (excluding Pump) 

ONE lucky Australian Dog Lover reader will receive a PetSafe® Drinkwell® Sedona Pet Fountain, valued at $179.99
*** Win a PetSafe® Drinkwell® Sedona Pet Fountain ***
Total Prize Pool: $179.99

To visit PetSafe Australia's social media channels, visit:
Please click here to visit their instagram page.
Please click here to visit their facebook page.
Please click here to visit their twitter page.

How to Enter for your chance to win:

1) Like our post (18/01/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Answer this question correctly: "What is the capacity of the Sedona fountain and tell us why is it perfect for your pet/s"? via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Monday 18th January 2021 (6pm) and closed on Tuesday 26th January 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winner: R. Boylson (via Facebook).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (18/01/21) + Answer this question correctly: "What is the capacity of the Sedona fountain and tell us why is it perfect for your pet/s"? via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.






Win a Duoetto MKII Digital Dual Voltage (12v/240v) Electric 10L Storage Water Heater

With a huge domestic travel boom here in Australia and around the world, more than ever people are choosing to take their beloved pets with them on holiday in their RVs, caravans, campers and boats.

But after a great day spent splashing and rolling about, no one likes bringing in a wet dog or one covered in sand or grass clippings, especially when they share your bed!

When out camping, how great would it be not to have to plug into mains power to clean up afterwards with a hot shower, or rely on caravan parks facilities (usually right at the other end of your designated site!).


Introducing the clever Duoetto MK2 10-litre water heater (RRP: $425.00) from Aus J Hot Water Solutions.
It can be fitted into an RV, caravan, yacht or powered boat or even a work vehicle or a 4wd if you like heading out to remote places, yet maintain optimum cleanliness and comfort during your travels.


✔️ Tough, compact and durable 10L electric water heater
✔️ Selectable temperatures between 30-75ºC (86-167ºF) on 240v and up to 70°C (158ºF) on 12v 
✔️ Automatic sensors allow switching to 12V when mains power is not available.

Enjoy ample hot water in remote areas such as campsites or on boats where mains power is unavailable! Read the story of beach nomad Graeme Gherashe and his inseparable Boxer, Ms Bobbie (lead shot) and how their day trips have been made so much easier!

It's also a great option for people travelling with horses in custom floats.



** Win a Duoetto MKII Electric (10L) Water Heater **
Total Prize Pool: $425.00

How to Enter:

1) Like our post (10/01/21) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us ""where would you fit your Duoetto MK2 Water Heater and where would you go first?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Terms and Conditions:

1. This Competition opened on Sunday 10th January 2021 (6pm) and closed on Sunday 17th January 2021 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winner: @flipping_disc_dogz (via Instagram)
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (10/01/21) + Tell us "where would you fit your Duoetto MK2 Electric Water Heater and where would you go first?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 72 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Win 1 of 3 copies of 'Extraordinary Old Dogs' - Uplifting True Tales of Remarkable Seniors 

Written by Laura Greaves a multi-award-winning journalist, author and proud 'crazy dog lady'. Now a freelance writer, Laura has written for countless dog and pet-specific print and web publications. She's also the author of the collections: Incredible Dog JourneysDogs with Jobs, The Rescuers, Miracle Mutts and more!

Puppies are wonderful, but there is something truly special about an old dog. It’s the grey muzzle and salt-and-pepper eyebrows; the face that says ‘been there, sniffed that’. More than anything, it’s the lifetime of love, laughter and licks. 

Most dog lovers wish their four-legged friends could live forever, and yet senior canines are surrendered to shelters and rescue groups in heartbreakingly high numbers. 

But every day, all over the world, elderly dogs are doing incredible things.

Dogs like Maya, a rescue dog who pioneered the technique used to save koalas after the Black Summer bushfires. 

Or Haole, who continued working as a surf therapy dog while battling cancer, and eighteen-year-old Holly, who survived for days lost in the outback. 

There’s Chilli, who found television fame as a senior, and Chaser, the ‘talking’ dog who even in old age could identify over 1000 different objects.

From saving lives and breaking records to leading online movements and surviving against the odds, stately seniors are wringing every ounce of joy and adventure from their lives. 
In Extraordinary Old Dogs, meet the geriatric tail-waggers proving there’s plenty of life in the old dog yet!

Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Penguin Australia, Imprint: Michael Joseph, 1st December 2020


RRP: $34.99 from all good bookstores and online retailers.

** Win 1 of 3 copies of 'Extraordinary Old Dogs' by Laura Greaves **
Total Prize Pool: $105.00

Haole, the surf therapy dog




TERMS OF ENTRY:

1) Like our post (04/12/20) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "why would you like to read Extraordinary Old Dogs?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 4th December 2020 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 13th November 2020 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: Kaasha Bella-BenjiEliza Marjory & Simone Nolan (via Facebook).
Please allow 2 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (04/12/20) + Tell us "Why would you like to read Extraordinary Old Dogs?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE BOTH accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.












Win 1 of 5 copies of A Dog's Perfect Christmas 
by W. Bruce Cameron
 
Still looking for some Christmas stocking fillers for a dog loving family member or friend? 

Here comes the perfect, feel-good holiday read from W. Bruce Cameron, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the A Dog's Purpose series. 

The problems fracturing the Goss family as Christmas approaches are hardly unique, though perhaps they are handling them a little differently than most people might. But then a true emergency arises, one with the potential to not only ruin Christmas, but everything holding the family together. 

Is the arrival of a lost puppy yet another in the string of calamities facing them, or could the little canine be just what they all need? 

A Dog's Perfect Christmas is a beautiful, poignant, delightful tale of what can happen when family members open their hearts to new possibilities. You'll find love and tears and laughter - the ideal holiday read. 


Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Pan Macmillan, 24th November 2020
 
RRP: $19.99 from all good bookstores and online retailers. 

For details, visit www.panmacmillan.com.au


* Win 1 of 5 copies of "A Dog's Perfect Christmas" *
Total Prize Pool: $100.00

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (27/11/2020) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Share your best memory of a Christmas spent with your dog/s in the comments (NB: this can be a story or a photo or a video) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. Giveaway Dates: November 27, 2020 (4pm) - December 5, 2020 (midnight AEST)
Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners this week: S. Wallace, R. Colangelo, C. Tricerri, S. Chapman, E. Hill (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (27/11/2020) AND "share your best memory of a Christmas spent with your dog/s" +  via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Please note that prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


WIN 1 of 4 Copies of "Travelling with Pets on Australia's east coast"(5th Edition) by Carla Francis 

Whatever your travel plans were for 2020, they have no doubt been thrown into utter chaos but better times are ahead (really, they are!) so it's time to dust off your travelling boots and get back packing to visit the best Australia has to offer.

If you're planning to travel with your beloved dog (or cat, bird, horse), you'll love this independently researched and collated, newly updated (fifth edition) as it explores the best pet-friendly accommodation (from 5-star hotels to campgrounds) between Port Douglas and Port Fairy. 

Every entry includes a brief, unbiased opinion plus details regarding price and which pets are welcome. 

Now also featuring the best doggie days out, dog-friendly beaches and parks, cafés, pubs and wineries, so you can enjoy family outings with your beloved furry friends. 

In collating this invaluable resource for pet owners, no advertising was accepted, and only the authors choice of the best accommodation has been included.

✔️ Discover thousand places to take your pet, including 500+ pet-friendly accommodation providers across QLD, NSW, VIC and ACT.
✔️ Info on dog-friendly beaches and exercise areas
✔️ Detailed maps showing pet-friendly locations.
✔️ Traveller’s tips for dog-friendly sightseeing
✔️ The best doggie days out
✔️ Dog-friendly cafés, pubs and wineries guides

Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Woodslane Press20th November 2020

RRP: $34.99 available from all good bookstores and online from Booktopia.

About the Author

Carla Francis is a freelance writer and a devoted pet owner who can't stand to leave her pet behind when she travels! From charming cat cabins to cute cockatiel-friendly caravan parks, she has left no stone unturned in her quest to provide a definitive guide to pet-friendly accommodation on Australia's East Coast.

Win 1 of 4 "Travelling with Pets on Australia's east coast" 
(Total Prize Pool: $140) thanks to Woodslane Press

1. To Enter, Like & Share our post via our Facebook or Instagram pages (20/11/2020)

2. Tell us "where would you love to spend your next holiday with your dog/s on Australia's East Coast"? 

3. Please ensure you include #petfriendlyaustralia in your entry / comments.

Find Pet-Friendly Australia on Facebook at www.facebook.com/petfriendlyaccom
and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/petfriendlyaustralia/

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 20th November 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 28th November 2020 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. Congratulations to our winners: Debbie Mackay, Therese Fallon, Bec Hardman (via Facebook) & @gems_adventuretails (via Instagram).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your book directly from the Publisher.
2. 
To Enter, Like + Share our post on our Facebook Page or Instagram (20/11/20)
Tell us "where would you love to spend your next holiday with your dog/s on Australia's East Coast?' Please ensure you include the hashtag #petfriendlyaustralia"

3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible for a prize.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.


* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


We teamed up with Sure Petcare for your chance to Win 1 of 5 Animo Behaviour & Activity Monitors to celebrate the release of our Best Dog Christmas Gifts for 2020 & Christmas Gift Guide for Dog Lovers.

Animo learns and interprets the unique activity and behaviour patterns based on the breed, age and weight of your dog, giving you a 24-hour picture of their day

The Sure Petcare tried and tested, award-winning technology will learn and deliver insights into your dog’s activity and sleep, as well as behaviours related to health conditions such as shaking, scratching and barking

These insights help you to understand the changing needs of your pet over its lifetime, enabling you to provide proactive and personalised pet care. Read our full review here.

Animo’s battery lasts up to 6 months and is waterproof (IP67 rated), so it can handle all types of adventure. 

Within the app you can set activity and calorie goals, as well as keep track of your dog’s long-term activity and behaviour trends. 

Animo's main features include:

✔️ Records sleep quality during the night
✔️ Monitors activity and play
✔️ Set goals and check these against recommendations
✔️ Reports behaviour-based insights to help indicate changes in health or wellbeing
✔️ Durable, lightweight, compact and waterproof – designed to cope for the day to day activity demands
✔️ Six-month battery life which is easy to replace with a coin cell which does not need repeated recharge




** Win 1 of 5 Sure PetCare Animo Behaviour  & Activity Monitor **
(Total Prize Pool: $415.00)

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (14/11/20) AND our Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Like the Sure Petcare page at https://www.facebook.com/surepetcare/
3) Tell us "why you need to monitor your dog's activity or behaviour?" (be as specific as possible) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page before 22/11/20.

If you don't want to leave to chance, Australian Dog Lover readers can get their paws on Animo for only $52.00 (RRP $85.00) by using the code AUDOG20. Plus all orders up until 18 December will get a free doggie bandana too! Order yours here




TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 14th November (8am) and closed on Sunday 22nd November (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winners: Alison B., A. Wedding, M. Schofield & M. Tebeck (via Facebook) and @wheatenoztully (via Instagram).
Please allow 2-3 weeks for the prize to be sent directly by the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (14/11/2020) + Tell us ""why you need to monitor your dog's activity or behaviour?"  via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE BOTH ACCOUNTS to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Tag your friends in your entry for additional chances.
7. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Sure Petcare's Animo Activity Tracker views from the front, side and back

Technical Specifications:
  • Dimensions: 37mm dia. x 11.5mm depth 
  • Weight: 22g 
  • Battery: CR2032 coin cell battery 
  • Battery Life: 6 months 
  • Water ResistanceIP67 - Protected from immersion in water with a depth of up to 1 metre for up to 30 minutes 
  • Collar Attachment: Fits collar widths 12mm – 30mm 
  • Sensor: 3 axis accelerometer 
  • iOS & Android Compatibility
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth Low Energy 
  • Data Synchronisation: 10m data synchronisation range 
  • Any member of an app household can sync with any Animo device in the household 
  • Memory: 3 weeks’ memory between syncs







Win 1 of 4 copies of Olive, Mabel and Me
Life and Adventures with Two Very Good Dogs

When Andrew Cotter turned his brilliant sports commentary skills from Wimbledon and the Olympics to lockdown contests (Games of Bones) and life (The Walk of Shame) online involving his two Labradors, Olive and Mabel, the result was an internet sensation. 

Their series of videos has been viewed well over fifty million times on social media, giving comfort to locked-down dog owners and spectacle-deprived sports fans all over the world. 


In Olive, Mabel & Me, Andrew tells the truth about his two canine celebrities. 

This is the full story of their rise to stardom, revealing more about how all three of them find peace and happiness away from the hectic world of the media, most often in the mountains. 
And also just how much Olive dislikes the cat next door. 

Above all, though, this is a book about the love we all have for our dogs, the companionship and pure joy we get from sharing our lives with them. And the love and affection they give back to us, which is in no way related to us providing a near-constant supply of food and walks. 

Beautifully written, touching and laugh-out-loud funny, Olive, Mabel and Me is a treat for dog lovers everywhere. 


Paperback: 256 pages 
Publisher: Text Publishing, 15 October 2020 

RRP: A$ 32.99; NZ $38.00 from all good book stores and online. 
Learn more at www.textpublishing.com.au 

*** Win 1 of 4 copies of Mr Andrew Cotter's "Olive, Mabel & Me" ***
Total Prize Pool: $132.00

TERMS OF ENTRY:

1) Like our post (06/11/2020) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Share your own original photo or video of your dog (s) with appropriate commenting (be creative!) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 6th November 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 14th November 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: M. Ford, K. Ann, Y. Pettis, A. Brockley (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (06/11/2020) + Share your own original photo or video of your dog(s) with appropriate commenting via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.



Win 1 of 2 GLYDE Mobility Chews Prizes for Dogs

The sad truth is that 20% of dogs over the age of 1 and 80% of dogs over the age of 8 will show signs of arthritis. 

Canine Arthritis is a silent disease that steals mobility, independence and freedom, but it doesn’t have to be this way! 
There are many factors that can lead to arthritis in dogs such as their breed, age, weight and prior health issues such as bone fractures, dislocations, hip or elbow dysplasia, and joint surgery (Canine Cruciate Ligament or CCL).

Early recognition and treatment of arthritis in dogs is key.

A daily dose of Glyde™ will keep the pep in your dog’s step!

Glyde Mobility Chews is an APVMA registered Nutraceutical that contains proven levels of three key components that work to relieve the painful signs of arthritis:

✔️ Green Lipped Mussel (760 mg): A powerful anti-inflammatory
✔️ Glucosamine (570 mg): Inhibits cartilage degradation
✔️ Chondroitin (285 mg): Helps rebuild cartilage

Glyde
 Chews use natural, environmentally sustainable ingredients to promote healthy joints to let pets do everything they love to do! 

Glyde is available in heart-shaped chews (as well as an Oral Joint Powder) with dosing that is convenient for all breeds and sizes. No prescription needed!

*** Win 1 of 2 GLYDE Mobility Chews + a Picnic Rug ***
Total Pool: $170 (each incl. 1 x Mobility Chews 60ct Pack $65 + 1 x Picnic Rug $20)

If you don't want to leave it to chance, why not take advantage of a 25% discount offer using the Promo Code AUSDOGLOVER25 (until October 31).

HOW TO ENTER IS EASY AS 1-2-3:

1) Like our post (23/10/20) + Facebook page and/or @australiandoglover
2) Like the Parnell Living Science Facebook page or @parnelllivingscience
3) Tell us "why does your dog need to run on #Glyde ?" (photos/videos welcome) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 23rd October 2020 (4pm) and closed on 
Friday 6th November 2020 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: A. Ammala & K. Paulin (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (23/10/20) + Tell us "why does your dog need to run on #Glyde?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE one of our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Win 1 of 5 copies of 'Love, Clancy' by Richard Glover

For years, Richard Glover has delighted his readers with dispatches from Clancy – his much-loved Kelpie – as Clancy tells his parents in the bush about the oddities of his owners’ behaviour, what life is like in the big city and how he fits into it all. 

Clancy changes from being a puppy enthusiastically training his humans to being a mature activist for dogs’ rights everywhere. 

In this latest book, Richard Glover has compiled Clancy’s musings (including fresh missives not seen before) and debated some of Clancy’s opinions. 

Clancy deep in thought... "What will Man and Lady do next?"



Heartfelt and hilarious, this is a book for anyone who has ever tried to imagine what their dog was thinking... and that's most of us! 
With delightful illustrations by cartoonist Cathy Wilcox

Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia, Imprint: ABC Books, 7 October 2020

RRP: $29.99 from all good bookstores and online. To find out where you can buy this book, head to www.harpercollins.com.au

About the Author

Richard Glover is the author of sixteen books, including the bestselling The Land Before Avocado. Always original and insightful, Richard’s take has been described by Hugh Mackay as ‘warm, wise and very, very funny’, and by Annabel Crabb as ‘hilarious and horrifying’. 

Richard writes regularly for the Sydney Morning Herald and for the Washington Post. He also presents the top-rating Drive show on ABC radio in Sydney and hosts the comedy program Thank God It’s Friday on ABC Local Radio

To find out more, visit www.richardglover.com.au

* Win 1 of 5 copies of Richard Glover's 'Love, Clancy' Book *
Total Prize Pool: $150.00

TERMS OF ENTRY:

1) Like our post (09/10/2020) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "What have you ever imagined your dog was thinking of you or your habits?" (be creative!) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 9th October 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 17th October 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winners: Jen Ann, Ellen Sun, Ruth Nelson (via Facebook) and @hopkinshunder, @holly_smith (via Instagram).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (09/10/2020) + Tell us "What have you ever imagined your dog was thinking of you or your habits?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you must like (not just follow) our page to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Is your artificial lawn a little bit "on the nose"? Do you have ongoing issues with Pet Urine Odour on your synthetic lawn?

The Turf Doctor's new smellBgone range of products are designed specifically to remove odours, deodorise and disinfect these areas.

Non-toxic and biodegradable, the smellBgone infill and liquid products provide a fast, permanent and safe solution to your smelly pet problems!




✔️ smellBgone ‘infill’ product is designed to remain in the turf; it is organic and naturally occurring (similar to sand). 

✔️ smellBgone ‘liquid’ is an anti-bacterial disinfecting deodoriser applied as a spray onto the affected area.

Maybe you're house training a new puppy and only have a balcony or courtyard for them to access during the day? Their Puppy Trainer bundle (RRP: $74.95) is perfect for you! 

It includes a Synthetic Turf Pad 1m x 1m with extra free draining backing plus a 1L bottle of pre-mix smellBgone deodoriser.




Maybe you have a smelly problem in your dog run, the sandbox or even indoors? Not to worry –the 1L smellBgone Deodoriser ($29.95) works its magic there, too! 

It is effective on a wide range of surfaces: not only synthetic turf but also concrete or tiled surfaces, wooden floors, carpets, fabric...

Learn more about The Turf Doctors' smellBgone range of infill and liquid products at www.theturfdoctor.com.au/smellbgone/

*** Win 1 of 4 smellBgone Prize Packs ***
Prize Value is $210 (2 Pet Kits and  2 x 1L Deodoriser Bottles).

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:

1. Like our post (28/09/2020) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2. Like the smellBgone pages on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/smellbgone and/or 
on Instagram at www.instagram.com/theturfdoctoraustralia/
3. "Tell us why you need some urgent help to spruce up your artificial lawn or disinfect / deodorise after your dog/s?" (NB: nominate your prize; either Pet Kit or Deodoriser spray) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page



TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Monday 28th September 2020 (4pm) and closed on Monday 5th October 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winners: M. Mullard & M. Smart (via Facebook); @lappieaddict & beags_and_barney_b (via Instagram)
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prizes directly from the company.
2. To enter Like both our Page + smellBgone page, like/share our post and "tell us why you need some urgent help to to spruce up your artificial lawn and/or disinfect / deodorise after your dog/s?" via our Facebook or Instagram accounts.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Do you dream of a well-mannered dog who is a pleasure to have as a companion? Have you ever thought about training your dog but can't imagine where you could find time? 

In her Nose to Tail workbook series, Author and Dog Trainer, Louise Harding, from Animal Talent will show you how you can easily incorporate training your dog into the busiest of lifestyles. All you will need is basic equipment, some five to ten minute blocks of time, energy, and a sense of humour.

Louise will guide you each step of the way from understanding your dog's personality, your own motivations, setting up your home, building focus, and the importance of training with rewards and motivators


You and your dog will complete a number of tasks that will start you on your path to achieving dog training success! 
This series comprises of 6 volumes:

  • Workbook 1: Getting Started
  • Workbook 2: Mind your Manners
  • Workbook 3: The Six-pack
  • Workbook 4: Take a Breath 
  • Workbook 5Out and About
  • Workbook 6Adventures

RRP: $120.00 (set of 6 in print) at
 www.louiseharding.com.au$5.99 ( Workbook 1 as an e-book) on Amazon.






** Win The Nose to Tail Workbooks (series 1-6) **
Total Prize Pool: $120.00

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (12/09/2020) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "why do you need some help training your dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Louise Harding is a professional animal trainer and wrangler. Creator of The Bay Method, Louise uses only positive reinforcement techniques in her training. Read Louise's latest article on "Paws on Reflect: What our Dogs Teach us".
Her company Animal Talent provides highly trained animal actors to the film and television training. 

You can follow Animal Talent on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AnimalTalentHQ 
and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/animal_talent/

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 12th September 2020 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 20th September 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winner: R. Youl via Facebook.
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (12/09/2020) + Tell us "why do you need some help training your dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.

5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
6. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

To celebrate the return of Spring and holidaying with our dogs, we joined forces with Melbourne-based Pawmanity to give you the chance to win a fabulous SUV Fit Cargo Liner for Father's Day!

Proudly Australian owned and operatedPawmanity are driven by a passion for dogs but also a desire to increase adoption levels of homeless pets across Australia. Every purchase made supports an Australian animal rescue organisation, helping them continue the valuable work they do in the community.

As dog owners themselves, Pawmanity know life is better with dogs and the love they give is immeasurable. They have designed a range of lifestyle travel products, which truly support their inclusion into our lives. 

How great is this Universal-Fit Cargo Liner with Storage Bag?

✔️ Size: 130cm (W) x 205cm (L) including 45cm Bumper Guard. 
Note: Adjustable seat headrests required.


✔️ Stylish Design
Designed to stand up to the most adventurous dogs, the Pawmanity luxury quilted Cargo Liner doesn't just look great, it provides a secure, comfortable padded space for your pet to relax in while you're driving.

✔️ Heavy Duty Fabric
Made from extremely durable, abrasion resistant fabric, this thick liner provides maximum protection for the back of your rear seats while keeping fur, dirt, sand and life's other messes from getting into those impossible to reach parts of your car.

✔️ Super-sized Storage
Two generously sized pockets are incorporated into the backrest section, providing ample storage for road trip essentials: e.g. tennis balls, towels, leads, coats, water bottles etc. 


✔️ Non-slip Backing
A rubber-mesh covering the underside provides superior anti-slip protection with assistance from the heavy-duty straps and YKK buckles to keep it securely in place.


✔️ 40/20/40 Split Compatible
The YKK Zips provide a convenient 60/40 split so there's no need to remove the liner to transport longer items.

*** WIN a Pawmanity SUV Cargo Liner ***
 valued at $149.00* (* prize includes free shipping within Australia) 

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:



1. Like our post (28/08/2020) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2. Like the Pawmanity page on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/Pawmanity or 
on Instagram at www.instagram.com/pawmanity/
3. To EnterLike/Share our post on Facebook or Instagram (28/08/2020) and tell us in the comments "what will be your first outing with your dogs using the #Pawmanity SUV Cargo Liner once we can resume travelling?

Learn more by visiting the Pawmanity website at www.pawmanity.com.au

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 28th August 2020 (4pm A.E.S.T.) and closed on Sunday 6th September 2020 (12:00pm A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 
Congratulations to our winner: Deb Anderson (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To enter, like and share and simply comment by telling us "what will be your first outing with your dogs using the #Pawmanity SUV Cargo Liner once we can resume travelling?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible for any prize in our competitions.
5. Entrants in the competition can only ENTER ONCE.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

We teamed up with the dog-friendly Ovolo Hotels Group to bring you some much needed TLC during these tough times. We could all do with pressing the "paws" button and have a long snooze so a night away with your dog/s may just be what you need to recharge your batteries to face the remainder of 2020!

With Father's Day just around the corner, Ovolo Hotels V.I.Pooch package makes a fantastic 2020 Father's Day Gift to spoil the best dog dad ever in your life (and as a bonus you and the pooches get to go as well...).

This unique V.I.Pooch holiday accommodation package provides you with the following:


✔️ doggy bed where your furry buddy (up to 2) can snuggle and relax like a boss
✔️ An eating/drinking mat and food bowl so they can feast in style
✔️ doggy bag with specially designed dog toys and treats, and…
✔️ Dog-friendly staff on hand to provide assistance when you need it. 

The hallmark of a real dog-friendly property?
Allowing your dogs on the furniture ...
And they didn’t forget you as all guests are provided with many Ovolo Perks. Just because your pooch is having the time of their lives, doesn’t mean you can’t either ?

This pawsome V.I.Pooch package offers peace of mind to every dog parentOvolo Hotels stand by their promise as being one of the best pet-friendly hotels in the world. 

What are you waiting for? Check out their pet-friendly hotels at ovolohotels.com/ovolo/offers/v-i-pooch/ and book your dream accommodation today!



*** Win 1 Night at Ovolo Hotels (2 people + 1 or 2 dogs) ***
Min. Prize Value is $359.00 (depending on winner's choice of property*).

* Prize can be taken in your State at any of the following properties: 
  • Ovolo Woolloomooloo (Sydney)
  • Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour (Sydney)
  • Ovolo Nishi (Canberra)
  • Ovolo The Valley (Brisbane)  
  • Ovolo Inchcolm (Brisbane)

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:


1. Like our post (21/08/2020) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2. Like the Ovolo Hotels pages on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OvoloHotels/ or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/ovolohotels/
3.  Tell us "why the Dog Dad in your life needs time off and deserves some pampering?" (tell us your story) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 21st August 2020 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 30th August 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winner this week: D. Ward (via Facebook).
2. To enter Like both our Page and the Ovolo Hotels Page, like/share our post and Tell us "why the Dog Dad in your life needs time off and deserves some pampering?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

In her new book How to Love and Survive Your Teenage Dog, Delta Institute qualified dog trainer Barbara Hodel shows how you can successfully cope through this challenging life stage, improve your relationship with your teen dog, keep your sanity and even have some fun!

Contrary to puppy training, there is little information on teenage dog behaviour and training, says Barbara, who is also president of the Pet Professional Guild of Australia (PPGA).

It is normal to sometimes feel despondent or disappointed because we thought we did everything right when they were puppies and now nothing seems to be working. 
The challenges of the teenage phase are real and can put out relationship with our dog at risk. But it does not have to be like this! 

Maddie, a rescue German Shorthaired Pointer loves training with her owner Barry Young

Barbara’s book is a complete guide to your teenage dog, covering everything from brain development, emotions, best practice training and training tips on how to do it. 

This book covers:

✔️ an understanding of the unique challenges you and your teenage dog face 
✔️ why and how your relationship matters in the training process 
✔️ the role of anthropomorphism and consideration of dog emotions and minds 
✔️ the benefits of positive reinforcement 
✔️ the importance of lifelong socialisation 
✔️ how to keep yours and your dog’s sanity despite some common setbacks and promoting the value of calmness. 
You can – and should – enjoy your teenage dog despite the difficult behaviours they show. The reward is a happy and well-adjusted friend for life!

** Win 1 of 4 copies of ''How to Love & Survive Your Teenage Dog" Book **
Total Prize Pool: $116.00

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (14/08/2020) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "what is the funniest or most challenging incident you've experienced with your teenage dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

You can visit Barbara's website at goodog.com.au

Follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/goodogpositivedogtraining/ and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/goodogbarbara/ 

Barbara Hodel relaxes with her German Shorthaired Pointers, Shellbe & Chillax

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 14th August 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 22nd August 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only. 

Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
Congratulations to our 4 winners: S.J. Colhoun, K. Craig, K. Anstee, S. Brown (Facebook).
2. To Enter, Like our post (14/08/2020) + Tell us "what is the funniest or most challenging incident you've experienced with a teenage dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.

5. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
6. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

To celebrate the launch of our 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide, we're kicking off a whole month of giveaways with our friends at The Pendant Club.

Launched in May 2020, The Pendant Club offer Custom Keyrings, Pendants, Earrings, Charms and more featuring your precious pet(s) and more!

All of The Pendant Club's products are manufactured in Australia by a Mum & Dad team in Brisbane, Queensland.


Sometimes you don’t need a lot of money to make someone's day special. 

Everyone needs a keyring and this is one present Dad will use every single day. For dog mums, they can also turn your favourite pooch or kitty into a one of a kind Pendant & Earring Set!

The Best Dog Dad Ever Keyring is personalised with your own pup’s photo and it is a meaningful but affordable gift for the Best Dog Dad in your life... 



Simply choose your favourite high-res square (1:1) photo, email it to The Pendant Club and they’ll do the rest. The photo is reverse printed on 3mm clear acrylic.

This ultralight keyring measures 70mm (L) x 55mm (W) x 3mm (D) approx. (not including chain length).

*** Win 1 of 5 Best Dog Dad Ever Custom Keyrings ***
Total Prize Pool is $150.00 (valued at $30.00 each).

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:


1. Like our post (08/08/2020) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2. Like the The Pendant Club on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThePendantClub/ or 
on Instagram at www.instagram.com/thependantclub/
3. Share the best (square) image of your pet you'd select to be printed on this Keyring as a gift via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page (simply tag us and @thependantclub) before 16/08/2020

If you're rather not leave it to chance, our readers can use the promo code ADL40 at checkout to save 40% but only until 31st August 2020.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 8th August 2020 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 16th August 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winners: A. Phillips, C. Rose, D.A. Babin. M. Morrison, E. Bousles (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To enter Like both our Page / Post and The Pendant Club's pages, and share the best (square) image of your pet to be printed on this Keyring as a gift via our Facebook or Instagram accounts.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


We teamed up with Melbourne-owned company RASCAL Pets for your chance to win one of these warm Snuggle Blankets!


The Snuggle Blanket is a gorgeous soft mink / light grey faux fur pet blanket with a dark grey suede backing and finished with an embroidered RASCAL Pets Logo.

Easily washable, the Snuggle Blanket is chic, super warm and the colour will suit any stylish home décor. If your fur friend loves to snuggle, this is the perfect blanket for them!

Designed for superior pet comfort and warmth, this blanket is of a quality that it can line a bed, be used as a doona for those cold nights or even a couch throw for that special pet sitting space! Supersized at 120cm x 120cm, you may be able to fit one, two or more of your little rascals under this blanket because best friends stick together...


*** Win 1 of 3 RASCAL Pets Snuggle Blankets ***
Prize Value is $144.00 (valued at $48 each).

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:


1. Like our post (31/07/2020) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2. Like the RASCAL Pets pages on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/rascalpets/ and/or 
on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/rascalpets/
3. Share with us a photo or video of your furkids relaxing whilst you work at home! via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page before 09/08/20.
(On Instagram, just tag @australiandoglover and @rascalpets when you post).

On cold winter days and nights there's nothing our dogs love more than curling up on their beds (or ours) covered with this soft warm blanket unless the cat got that top spot first!

In conjunction with their Collars, Leads, Harnesses, Beds, Apparel and Feeding ranges, RASCAL Pets also have a Designer Timber Bed and Kennel Range that is 100% Australian Made in their own manufacturing facility. Being high-end joinery manufacturers by trade, they create stunning furniture pieces you and your best friend will love. They can also custom manufacture if you have a wild idea!

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 31st July 2020 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 9th August 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our 3 winners this week: J. Salopek, S. Mullen, G. Hughes (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To enter Like both our Page and the RASCAL Pets page, like/share our post and "share with us a photo or video of your furkids relaxing whilst you work at home!" via our Facebook or Instagram accounts.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Win 1 of 3 PetzPark Hip + Joint for Dogs this Winter!

Petz Park is a Sydney-based company specialising in supplements for your dog.

They take your dog’s health seriously and developed Hip + Joint, a supplement that includes the best active ingredients known to alleviate and prevent pain and improve mobility.

With its delicious roast beef flavour, dogs enjoy Hip + Joint mixed in with their food or simply sprinkled on top of it. This works well for all dogs' diets: wet, dry, even raw food.


🐾 WINTER ESSENTIALColder months do not have to call for stiffer joints. Hip + Joint is an essential dog health care product this winter to keep your dog moving with ease.

🐾 MADE IN AUSTRALIA: Using naturally occurring active ingredients, Hip + Joint is manufactured right here in Australia. This powerful formula is suited to dogs of all ages, breeds and sizes.

🐾 PROMOTES JOINT HEALTH: Hip + Joint for Dogs contains the best ingredients known to promote joint health. Glucosamine for dogs helps to restore joints and prevent future issues caused by arthritis and Hip Dysplasia.
🐾 REDUCES INFLAMMATION: This dog health care product includes large amounts of MSM, making it a natural anti-inflammatory. 
🐾 RELIEVES PAIN: By naturally reducing inflammation in your dog’s joints as well as stimulating cartilage growth, Hip + Joint will leave your dog pain free from any joint related issues.
Australian Dog Lover's senior dog Conner benefited from improved mobility, noticeable after two weeks!

🐾 IMPROVES MOBILITY: This product helps to lubricate your dog’s joints and repair any cartilage that has been worn down as a result of ageing, arthritis, hip dysplasia or even trauma. Hip + Joint will keep your dog running like a youngster!
** Win 1 of 3 PetzPark Hip + Joint for Dogs **
Total Prize Pool: $150.00

If your senior dog needs help with his mobility issues now, then why not use your special promo code ADL15 (until July 31) on the PetzPark website and you'll save 15%!

HOW TO ENTER IS EASY AS 1-2-3:

1. Like our post (25/07/20) + Facebook page and/or @australiandoglover

2. Like the Petz Park Facebook page and/or https://www.instagram.com/petzpark/

3. Comment "with the name + photo (or video) of the dog or dogs you'd like to win for?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 25th July 2020 (10:00am) and closed on Saturday 1st August 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only. 

Congratulations to our 3 winners: K. Campbell, A. Brockley, A. Robinson (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (25/07/20) + Comment "with the name + photo (or video) of the dog/s you'd like to win for?"  via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE one of our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.



Australian-made and owned, Rascals Treats are plant-based dog treats for dogs of all ages, sizes and breeds; they're suitable for those with allergies or underlying conditions. 

All of Rascals Treats products are low in fat, free from grains, nuts and preservatives, and are made with fresh and healthy human grade ingredients that provide dogs with protein, fibre, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

It is possible to treat your dog to something that is both tasty and nutritious.
"Naughty has never been so nice!"
Is your dog the boss in your house? Well, meet Big Boss Rascals!, the boss of all treat selections! 

This 275g sample pack of mixed dog treats! (valued at $19.90) is perfect for the little rascal that can't choose his favourite or who would love them all. 
It includes all of the following treats (available in individual 125g packs).


✔️ Date Night! with dates, blueberries and bananas (a dessert style treat but healthy!)
✔️ Bark-B-Q Bites with fresh carrot and capsicum.
✔️ On the Beet! with fresh beetroot, full of antioxidants (great for a shiny coat).
✔️ Bitch Peas!  with green peas & chickpeas (great for the more energetic dogs). 
✔️  Pump it Up! with fresh pumpkinlow in calories, full of fibre and gentle on dogs' stomachs.  
"Food for Dogs, not Dog Food!"


Top Dog is a delicious and nutritious addition to dog food that can be sprinkled on your dog's meal, either wet or dry, for that added boost of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

✔️ Made up of fruits, vegetables, herbs and pulses. 
Some dog owners have been making amazing cakes for their rascals, dusted with Top Dog, just like sprinkles! 

Available in 175g and XL (500g) packs.
      


*** WIN 1 of 5 Rascals Treats Prize Packs ***

(Each Prize includes 1 X Big Boss Rascals AND 1 X Top Dog 175g)


HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (17/07/20) and our Facebook page
2) Like the Rascals Treats Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rascalstreats/
and/or their Instagram page at www.instagram.com/rascals_treats/
3) Comment "what is your dog's favourite plant-based ingredient & why?" (photo/video entries welcome)  via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or on Instagram (simply tag us in your post).

Learn more about Rascals Treats at www.rascalstreats.com.au


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 17th July 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 25th July 2020 (midnight A.E.S.T). Total Prize Pool: $154.00. Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to: J.L. Strain, K. Warnock, V. Dibs, R. Ferlazzo & N.Otero (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks for your prize to be received directly from the company.
2. To enter, like our page + post (17/07/20) and the Rascals Treats Facebook or Instagram pages and simply comment by telling us "what is your dog's favourite plant-based ingredient & why? "?
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


Win 1 of 4 copies of 'Lost Companions' by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

"Having a dog will bless you with the happiest days of your life, and one of the worst."

Lost Companions is a heartfelt exploration of human grief after the loss of a pet by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, the bestselling author of Dogs Never Lie About Love.

61 per cent of Australian households currently own an animal - 90% of all Australian households have experienced pet ownership at some point [1], yet our society is still learning how to recognise and dignify that relationship with proper mourning rituals. We have only recently allowed the conversation of how to grieve for our non-human family members to come front and centre.

Lost Companions fills a specific, important demand, a massive need in the market for an accessible, meaningful book on pet loss. Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson takes a very personal, heartfelt approach to this difficult subject, allowing readers to explore their own responses and reactions, suggesting ways through and out of grief, as well as meaningful ways to memorialise our best friends.

Lost Companions is full of moving, thought-provoking and poignant stories about dogs, cats, horses, birds, wombats and other animals that beautifully illustrate the strong bond humans form with them.



"Losing a pet or other animal friend can be incredibly traumatic. This touching book is all about the bonds between humans and other species, and why we grieve their loss as much as we do."—Frans de Waal, New York Times bestselling author of Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves.

"A thoughtful examination of a heartbreaking thing that happens to many of us, the death of a beloved pet, Lost Companions is a beautiful book about a largely ignored subject, and will help many people."—Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, author of The Hidden Lives of Dogs.


Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Murdoch BooksImprint: St Martin's Press, 2nd July 2020
ISBN: 9781250202239

RRP: $29.99 from all good book stores and online.


One of our top picks for the July 2020 - Dog Lovers Book Club

*** Win 1 of 4 copies of 'Lost Companions' Book ***
Total Prize Pool: $120.00

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (10/07/20) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "which pet had the most profound effect on your life and why?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
NB: The four stories that touch us the most will see their author win a copy of the book.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 10th July 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 18th July 2020 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only. 

Congratulations to our winners:  T. Chant, J. Carr, D. Jones, K.M. Khoury (via Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (10/07/20) + Tell us " which pet had the most profound effect on your life and why?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
NB: The four stories that touch us the most will see their author win a copy of the book.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE one of our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

[1] Animal Medicines Australia, 2019, https://animalmedicinesaustralia.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/ANIM001-Pet-Survey-Report19_v1.7_WEB_high-res.pdf

Our dogs just like our cat are heat-seeking missiles who usually make a beeline for our bed at night and blankets, heaters or open fires on cold winter days.

If you have a hairless dog, a puppy, a senior dog suffering from canine arthritis or another medical condition, it's even more essential to keep them warm and comfortable throughout winter.

A great option is to provide them with their own heated pad like the Original Pet-Mat™ which is using the latest in Positive Temperature Coefficient Technology.

The 
Pet-Mat™ is designed to reach a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius whether it is covered or not. In reality, a more practical heat rise of 20-30 degrees Celsius is usually maintained above ambient conditions. 
Since the Pet-Mat™ works on dynamic heat transfer, it should maintain a temperature slightly warm to the touch until body contact is made. It is simply impossible for it to ever overheat ensuring a consistently comfortable use for your pet, even if left on 24/7.

To clean your 
Pet-Mat™ you can wash it under running water or just wipe it off with a damp washer.


*** Win 1 of 3 Pet-Mat™ Heated Animal Pads ***
(Small, 1 Medium, 1 LargePrize Pool: $333.50)

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (04/07/20) AND our Facebook page
2) Like the Pet-Mat Facebook page at www.facebook.com/PetMatAu/ or Instagram page @petmat_au
3) Comment "how does your dog keep warm in winter?" (photos/videos welcome) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or on Instagram (simply tag us in your post).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Saturday 4th July 2020 (8am) and closed on Sunday 12th July, 2020 (midnight A.E.S.T.). Open to Australian residents only.

Congratulations to our winners: M. Jaye, K. Lay (Facebook) and @miloandguccilove (Instagram). Please allow 2-3 weeks for your prize to be delivered directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (04/07/20) + Tell us "how does your dog keep warm in winter?" (photos/videos welcome) via our Australian Dog Lover Facebook page 
or Instagram @australiandoglover.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE BOTH our Facebook page and the Pet-Mat:Heated Animal Pads pages to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

The Wild Ones Dog Hoodies by Melbourne pet fashion powerhouse PetHaus are one of our favourite finds from our "Winter Warmers for Aussie Dogs in 2020".

PetHaus, the world's first denim brand for dogs, makes wicked gear for dogs that even humans would love to wear! Whether your pooch lives in the inner city or the burbs, their range is the ultimate in street cred for pooches.

This Australian-made and owned brand is well known for its Denim Dog Vests and huge range of Custom Patches but they also have a massive selection of designer Dog Hoodies & Raglan Dog Tees


This season they released their Battle Harness - Dog Harnesses, perfect for a statement piece or layered over a Hoodie or Tee.

The Wild Ones Dog Hoodies by PetHaus can be totally personalised. Get wild and add your pup's name or favourite slogan for a personalised dog hoodie that will turns heads and stop traffic!

The 70's Tan Hoodies come with complimentary gold on black text print whilst the Leopard print comes with stand out white on black text print.

These thick comfy Hoodies (featuring a harness hole) are great for chilling this winter and look wicked layered under the PetHaus trademark denim dog jackets.

The Hoodies are cropped under the chest so there's no bathroom mishaps and have been rigorously tested by Willie dog and Trigger pup in battle. Your dog walks are about to look a whole lot cooler!


*** Win 1 of 3 PETHAUS 'Wild Ones' Dog Hoodies ***
Total Min. Prize Value is $165 (based on chosen style/size, incl. custom names).


HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:


1) Like our post (26/06/20) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2) Like the PETHAUS pages on Instagram at www.instagram.com/hellopethaus/ 
or Facebook at www.facebook.com/HelloPetHaus/ 
3) Tell us "why your dog wants to join the #Pethauspack and which design is your favourite (Tan or Leopard Print)?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

If you don't want to leave it to chance, there's an EOFY sales (up to 30% off storewideuntil 30 June, 2020 (midnight AEST).

Discover all about PETHAUS at https://pethaus.com.au/ 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 26th June 2020 (4pm) and closed on Sunday 5th July 2020 (midnight AEST). Open to Australian residents only.
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
Congratulations to: B. Tellefson, Rach (via Facebook) and @finn_the_woof_magician (via Instagram).
2. To enter, like/share our post and tell us "why your dog wants to join the #Pethauspack and which design is your favourite (Tan or Leopard Print)?"
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.



Win 1 of 3 GLYDE Mobility Chews for your Dogs

Winter is here and the cold is certainly biting! If you have a senior dog, you may have noticed that they're more reluctant to move and spend more hours sleeping and lazing about?

The sad truth is that 20% of dogs over the age of 1 and 80% of dogs over the age of 8 will show signs of arthritis.

Canine Arthritis is a silent disease that steals mobility, independence and freedom, but it doesn’t have to be this way! 
There are many factors that can lead to arthritis in dogs such as their breed, age, weight and prior health issues such as bone fractures, dislocations, hip or elbow dysplasia, and joint surgery (Canine Cruciate Ligament or CCL).
Early recognition and treatment of arthritis in dogs is key.

A daily dose of Glyde™ will keep the pep in your dog’s step!

Glyde Mobility Chews is an APVMA registered Nutraceutical that contains proven levels of three key components that work to relieve the painful signs of arthritis:


✔️ Green Lipped Mussel (760 mg): A powerful anti-inflammatory
✔️ Glucosamine (570 mg): Inhibits cartilage degradation
✔️ Chondroitin (285 mg): Helps rebuild cartilage

Glyde
 Chews use natural, environmentally sustainable ingredients to promote healthy joints to let pets do everything they love to do! Glyde is available in heart-shaped chews with dosing that is convenient for all breeds and sizes. No prescription needed!

** Win 1 of 3 GLYDE Mobility Chews for Dogs Packs **
Total Prize Pool: $195.00

If you don't want to leave it to chance to help your dog/s, why not take advantage of this 25% discount offer using the Discount Code AUSDOGLOVER25 (until June 30).

HOW TO ENTER IS EASY AS 1-2-3:

1) Like our post (19/06/20) + Facebook page and/or @australiandoglover
2) Like the Parnell Living Science Facebook page or @parnelllivingscience
3) Tell us "why does your dog need to run on #Glyde ?" (photo/video welcome) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 19th June 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 27th June 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.

Congratulations to our winners: T. Davies, E. Kenny, R. Heazlewood (via Facebook). 
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To Enter, Like our post (19/06/20) + Tell us "why does your dog need to run on #Glyde?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE one of our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.



Win 1 of 5 copies of 'Eat, Play, Love' Book by Lara Shannon

Written by Lara Shannona passionate animal welfare advocate and certified dog trainer who has been a regular on Australian TV and radio stations for the past two decades. This is her debut book available in Australia, thanks to Hardie Grant Publishing from 1 June 2020

Never far from her side is her cheeky dog Dynamite Darcy’, whom Lara adopted in 2017. She is dedicated to promoting responsible pet ownership and pet adoption through her endeavours to help drastically reduce the number of dogs and cats that end up in pounds and animal shelters each year. She's currently the Ambassador for Second Chance Animal Rescue and the Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2020.

Eat, Play, Love (Your Dog) is the book that every dog owner needs, to provide their dog with the healthiest and happiest life possible.

Author Lara Shannon has drawn upon her many years of working (and playing!) with dogs as a certified dog trainer and pet food nutritionist, and through her TV show Pooches at Play. Her book is the essential go-to guide covering everything you need to know about caring for your dog from puppyhood until end of life.

Design by Hannah Janzen - Photo Credit: Jaime Levy (© Hardie Grant Publishing)

Divided into three handy chapters - Eat, Play and Love - Lara tackles all the important subjects, from ensuring your dog gets the right diet it needs to thrive, through to how to successfully address common dog behaviour issues.

You’ll also find some healthy D.I.Y dog food and treat recipes, brain games and activities to engage with your dog, advice for choosing the right dog for your lifestyle and guidance on overcoming common anxieties.
Design by Hannah Janzen - Photo Credit: Helen Black Photography (© Hardie Grant Publishing)

Eat, Play, Love (Your Dog) will help you to understand why dogs do what they do, and give you the necessary advice to meet the mental and physical needs of your furry friend.


One of our top picks in the June 2020 - Dog Lovers Book Club

Paperback, 248 pages
Publisher: Hardie Grant Australia, 1st June 2020

RRP: $29.99available where all good books are sold.

*** Win 1 of 5 copies of 'Eat, Play, Love' (Your Dog) Book ***
Total Prize Pool: $150.00

You can follow Lara Shannon on Facebook at www.facebook.com/larashannonau/ 
and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/larashannon/

HOW TO ENTER:

1) Like our post (12/06/20) + Facebook page and/or our Instagram Account
2) Tell us "what does your dog's love mean to you?" (photo/video welcome) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 12th June 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 20th June 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only. 

Congratulations to our winners: A. Fontana (Instagram), G. King, A. Learmonth, C. Tricerri, S. Reynolds (Facebook).
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the Publisher.
2. To Enter, Like our post (12/06/20) + Tell us "what does your dog's love mean to you?" (photo/video welcome) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE one of our accounts to be eligible for a prize.

5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.
We teamed up with Australian-owned company Snooza Pet Products for your chance to win one of their best selling dog beds: the Soothing & Calming Cuddler in the colour/size of your choice!

Winter is here and as we're heading back to work and our dogs are left home alone all day, providing a comforting and cosy spot for them is even more essential...

The Snooza Soothing & Calming Cuddler is the perfect bed to calm and relax your pet. Featuring super soft long pile vegan faux fur paired with soft raised walls and a deep sleeping area, it provides the ultimate retreat for anxious pets and those that relish the feeling of safety and security. 

The Cuddler comes in 3 beautiful colours (Silver Fox - lead image, Mink and Dune) and 4 sizes (S, M, L and XL) to suit even the largest of breeds (max. outside diameter is 1100mm).

It is filled with Snoozafill, a proprietary Australian Foam and recycled PET fibre mix so it's perfect for pets and friendly to the planet too! There is zippered access to the inner liners means so you can top up your filling if you ever needed to. 

The Cuddler invites hours of delicious snoozing and - unlike many brands - it is fully machine washable* (even the filling!). The covers on both the outer ring and cushion are removable, replaceable and washable
* If your Cuddler doesn't fit your washing machine, Snooza also provides a very handy Laundry Bag.

Discover Snooza, the home of sustainable pet bedding & accessories since 1989 at www.snooza.com.au 

*** Win one Snooza Cuddler Dog Bed (colour of choice) ***
Prize Value is $89.90-$229.90 (depending on winner's size).

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:


1. Like our post (05/06/2020) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2. Like the Snooza Pet Products pages on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SnoozaPetProducts/ or on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/snooza_pet_products/
3. Show us your dog's favourite or funniest sleeping position ever! (photo or video) via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page
(On Instagram, just tag us and Snooza when you post).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition will open on Friday 5th June 2020 (4pm) and will close on Saturday 13th June 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winner: K. Reim (via Facebook)
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To enter Like both our Page and the Snooza Page, like/share our post and show us your dog's favourite or funniest sleeping position ever! (photo or video)
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


To celebrate the release of our annual "Winter Warmers for Aussie Dogs 2020", we teamed up with the amazing designers from ALQO WASI for your chance to win your favourite dog jumper from their latest collection, coming to you straight from the Andes!

Since we first discovered them in 2017, we have fallen in love with this brand, which creates timeless and authentic garments for dogs, made of luxurious Alpaca fibre blended with organic pima cotton.
 

Featuring ALQO WASI Alpaca Embroidered Flower Sweater

In Australia, a selection of their most popular designs is available exclusively from DOGUE Online.


Whether your dog loves to climb every mountain, follows every rainbow, is a wall flower who enjoys staying indoors or an inner city slicker who prefers to lap his puppuccino next to mum on the week-ends, you'll find a design and size to suit your pooches to keep them toasty warm and stylish throughout winter!
Dachshund model is wearing ALQO WASI Alpaca Red Splendor Sweater

Once you've browsed through the Alqo Wasi - Sweater Collection and decided together which one is YOUR favourite, the hardest part is going to be for you to step up and colour co-ordinate, not to ruin their look!


*** Win 1 of 2 ALQO WASI Dog Sweaters ***(excludes luxury collection) 
Total Min. Prize Value is $145 (based on style/size).

HOW TO ENTER IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3:


1) Like our post (29/05/20) AND Facebook page and/or Instagram Account
2) Like the ALQO WASI pages on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/alqo_wasi/ or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/alqowasi/ 
3) Comment "which design do you love best and what size would fit your dog?" via the Australian Dog Lover Facebook page or Instagram page.

Learn more about about ALQO WASI at https://alqowasi.com 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 29th May 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 6th June 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company (Peru).
Congratulations to our winners this week: S. Sherry and C. Dwyer (via Facebook).
2. To enter, like/share our post and tell us "which design do you love best and which size would fit your dog?
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.


You love your dog walks but when your dog decides to "do the big business" with not a bin in sight, you're not off to a great start... No one likes dangling a smelly dog waste bag, which may explain why some dog owners don't pick up after their pooches!

It does not have to be this hard and one of our all-time favourite dog accessories since 2017 is the Poochette Dog Walking Bag from Melbourne-based Wag and Me, which offers a versatile and stylish solution to this perennial dog owner problem...

The Poochette from Wag and Me is a multi-purpose light neoprene compact 5-in-1 dog walking bag

✔️ Its primary function is to both dispense dog waste bags (never run out again!) and dispose of your dog waste by hiding it within an insulated compartment. No one needs ever know what is hidden inside!
✔️ The lead / shoulder strap can come off completely so you can also attach the bag around your normal belt loops to create an insulated treat bag
✔️ Lots of storage compartments to hold your phone, keys, cash, ball, etc.
✔️ Machine washable


WIN 1 of 3 Wag & Me Poochette (1 Black, 1 Red, 1 Blue)

valued at $44.95 each.


How to Enter:


1. Like and Share our Page / Post on Facebook or Instagram (22/05/2020) and 
2. Tell us in the comments "why you need a #Poochette in your life AND choose your favourite colour from Black/Red/Blue?" 
* Total Prize Pool is $135 * 


Learn more about about Wag and Me at www.wagandme.com.au or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wagandme.com.au/ 
and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/wagandme/
The Poochette dog walking pouches in black, red, blue seen from the front and back
The Poochette Dog Walking Bags come in 3 colours - Views from the front and the back
TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 22nd May 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 30th May 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winners this week: Cathy Cameron Camerrott (Black)Prudence Kirtland & Michelle Garratt (Red) via Facebook.
Please allow 2-3 weeks to receive your prize directly from the company.
2. To enter, like/share our post and tell us "why you need the #Poochette for your dog walks AND what is your favourite colour from Black/Red/Blue"?
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.
4. Please note you MUST LIKE our Facebook page or FOLLOW @australiandoglover on Instagram to be eligible.
5. Entrants in the competition can only enter once.
6. Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be redrawn.
* Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of all terms and conditions.

Mother's Day is just behind us but if you felt your gift this year could have been a little more unique, here's a chance to redeem yourself!

Gary Thomas, the artist behind Whozart Portraits specialises in hyper-realistic pastel paintings of pets but also wildlife and people.

Owning a custom painting of your dog is very special but for the artist to create a unique masterpiece, he needs the best possible photo of your dog - one taken at eye level - that expresses their beauty and personality and showing the colours (and mischief!) in their eyes. The artist can include a detailed background as well. 

Because creating a pet portrait to last a lifetime is such a personal experience, you will receive regular updates from Whozart Portraits to ensure you're satisfied with the entire process.

WIN a Whozart Pastel Pet Paintingvalued at $350* 
(*A3 size based on a square photo supplied, includes shipping).


To EnterLike/Share our post on Facebook or Instagram (15/05/2020) and share with us in the comments "your favourite photo of your dog that would be used to create a unique #Whozart pastel painting and tell us why you'd love to win?


Discover Whozart Portraits at https://www.whozartportraits.com/

Follow the artist on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/whozartportraits/
and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/whozartportraits/

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. This Competition opened on Friday 15th May 2020 (4pm) and closed on Saturday 23rd May 2020 (midnight). Open to Australian residents only.
Congratulations to our winner: S. Legg for her photo of Lira (via Facebook).

Australian Dog Lover Competition Winner, Border Collie Lira (by Whozart Portraits)

2. To enter, like/share the post and share with us in the comments "your favourite photo of your dog that would be used to create a unique #Whozart pastel painting and tell us why you'd love to win?" 
3. This Promotion is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
The entries will be judged by the Australian Dog Lover team. The winning entries will be selected based on the most creative, informative or useful statement.