Recent Posts

  • Teach Your Dog 2 Tricks That Are Fun And...

    September 8th, 2014

    Training your dog a new trick can be such a chore. Why not make training time enjoyable for both of you? Try teaching your dog some tricks that will help [...]

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Water Ta...

    July 31st, 2014

    Rainwater tanks are a great way to save money on your water bills. A long term investment into a rainwater tank can yield highly satisfying results, both for your garden [...]

  • Why Your Pet Should See The Same Vet Eve...

    July 1st, 2014

    Everyone loves their furry little friends (or feathery or scaly friends), and they love you right back. Probably ten-fold. Aside from you, there is one other person that is essential to [...]

  • 3 Ways to Rid Your Home of Pests

    June 30th, 2014

    Finding out that your home is infested with any kind of pests, whether they are insects, mice, or even bats can be disheartening. All of these creatures can cause massive [...]

Speciality Dogs in Australia

women walking her dog outside

We Australians love our dogs. They provide us with companionship, loyalty and play. We love exercising with them at the park and even dressing them up for shows. But did you know that dogs have the potential to do much more than play and look cute? All around our nation, professionals use dogs to help with detective work, assist disabled people with everyday tasks and save lives.

dog herding sheep

Working dogs are prominent in Australia. We use our dogs to help us fish, herd sheep, ranch, protect livestock and do detective work, among other things.

dog sniffing through backpack

One of the most helpful features of dogs is their sense of smell. Rescue and police dogs use this sense daily to detect illegal drugs, explosives and stranded people.

German shepherd

Not all dog breeds are good for speciality work. But professionals often use German shepherds, Labradors and retrievers for help because they’re strong, obedient and driven.