the autumn newspawper

Easter Wishes Easter is such a wonderful time of thankfulness and celebration and a time where we can often indulge in good food, drinks and especially chocolate.  If, like me, you have a big family, it’s likely you’ll have a heap of chocolate around the house at this time of year.  You may even have chocolate […]

love’em photoshoot

real people, real pets At love’em we’re all about being real. All of our pet treats are made from real, Australian ingredients with no nasties, and all of our packs feature real people with their pets. The search for the newest faces of love’em was a very fun journey. Here’s a sneak peak behind the scenes in the […]

how much is too much

I’m often asked how many love’em liver treats you should feed your dog. As dogs come in all shapes, sizes and appetites this is a tricky one to answer, but the simplest answer is that you should only feed 1 gram of liver per kg of you dog’s weight. That’s 10 grams of liver for […]

Fireworks Fear

Across Australia many cities and towns host fireworks displays to celebrate the New Year and Australia Day. Unfortunately, many dogs are scared of fireworks, which can put them at risk of hurting themselves or running away. Dogs are biologically programmed to run away from loud noises so we often hear of dogs jumping high fences and […]

Treats NOT to feed

What NOT to treat As we head into the holiday season our pets will undoubtedly be tempted by many delicious treats, and with joy in the air and visitors coming and going it’s easy for the food rules to fall by the wayside. Unfortunately many pets get sick at this time of year from ingesting […]

Dr Marie’s essential summer tips

Dogs and cats love nothing more than stretching out and relaxing in the warmth of the summer sun and I, for one, can understand why. As we hit the heights of our Australian summer, we need to take some precautionary measures with our furry family to avoid preventable trips to the vets with summer related […]

nutrition tip – dogs and bones

Dogs love bones, and we love to give our dogs bones knowing how much they love’em. But what are the right bones to give our 4 legged friends? To protect your dog’s health and wellbeing remember the number one rule – never feed your dog cooked bones. Cooked bones can easily splinter and cause internal […]

training tip – come when called

This is such an important skill for all dogs. Come when called is essential when out and about and most challenging when at the dog park or on the beach. Start off by getting your dog’s attention by calling her name ‘Lily’, (show her the love’em treat, bend forward slightly) and hold out your arms […]

training tips – toilet training

There are 2 key steps to effectively toilet training your dog. Firstly, recognising when to take them outside and secondly, rewarding them for weeing outside. The most effective toilet training method is reward-based positive reinforcement training and the key to the success of reward-based positive reinforcement training is timing. The reward must happen immediately after […]