Leighton Beach Stroll

Hi all, Mum and I had a delightful walk in Perth’s beautiful winter sunshine this morning. We started at Leighton Beach then headed north to Mosman Park. As As usual, many other dogs were having fun too. Mum even had a dip despite the chilly water. She said it was refreshing but I noticed she shivered […]

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KoKo’s “Dog Parking Signs” Subiaco

I pestered my Mum Helen to make some “Dog parking Signs” as I was fed up with being tied to a rubbish bin in the stinking heat or pouring rain. Being anchored under a table was ok but tying me to a chair was not sensible (see my blog on “The Traumatic Chair Chase” https://kokosdogblogdotcom1.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=8932&action=edit). I love […]

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KoKo’s Tips on better dog photography

Photograph in natural light. Inside place your dog near a white wall within window light Clear the background of any distractions Use an aperture that creates a soft blurred background. Put a treat on top of the camera to get your dog’s attention. Ask a friend to help Get down to your pet’s level to achieve a  […]

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What to do if I eat chocolate?

Chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine, which in larger amounts is especially dangerous because pets can’t break it down and eliminate it the same way humans can. It can build up to toxic concentrations and cause multi-organ disease and failure if not treated properly. What symptoms will you see if your doggie mate eats chocolate this […]

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Black Dog Poems by KoKo and Helen

Depression Every year in Australia about a million adults and a hundred thousand young people live with depression.  They live in a darkness that blocks them from feeling life’s happiness and joy. Despite my being a dog, I understand a lot more about depression than most people. My Human Mum has spent a lot of […]

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It’s summer – please keep us doggies cool

Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool (courtesy of Wembley Vet Clinic) Fresh water and shade are the most important things to provide relief from the heat. Have 2 or more water bowls around the house in case one is knocked over. Try filling small plastic paddling pools with fresh water.  Some dogs love to have […]

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