Puppy training tips from Australia's biggest puppy experts & dog health nerds.
Brought to you by Scratch, with the help of our friends from the Aussie dog world. See why over 10,000 dogs have switched to feeding Scratch this year.
Puppy Training Tips
School’s in session. Understand how dogs learn, think and feel to help them be on their best (and happiest) behaviour.
While it might sometimes seem cruel, crate training can provide your pet with a greater sense of security and comfort.
Don’t assume your new and existing dog are gonna be automatic best mates. It might take a bit of work until they love each other as much as you do.
Health and Nutrition
Good dogs and guts. Explainers and advice to support healthy tummies and immune systems.
Regular dental care does more than help dogs avoid pain. It could literally save their life.
We chatted to the team at Johnston Street vet about what to expect from your dog’s first vet visit, things to prepare, and how to make sure it’s a good experience for your pet.
Off The Leash – Where good puppies become great dogs
Welcome to Off the Leash, a site dedicated to helping you raise a happy, healthy dog. Our team of dog health nerds are here to provide trustworthy, vet-approved, easy to understand guidance on everything from puppy training, to feeding and behaviour, and even whether your dog should sleep on your bed.
There’s a lot of conflicting (and sometimes straight up kooky) puppy training & health advice out there, making it hard to know who to trust. We’re obsessed with dogs (seriously, you should see our team chat logs), and regularly call on Australia’s best experts to create content that supports you through the whole pet journey. Whether you’re choosing a breed, preparing your home, attempting puppy training, or simply deciding what’s for (your dog’s) dinner, we’re here for you.
Just bookmark Off the Leash and head back whenever a question occurs. Give your puppy a pat for us!
Getting a dog
First impressions. Your relationship starts before you even meet. So get off on the right paw.
Thinking about getting a dog but you’re a renter? Here’s what you need to know.
Remember, first impressions count.
65% of Aussie dogs have skin problems. Wild!
Puppy training advice brought to you by Scratch
Off The Leash is brought to you by Scratch, makers of Australia’s finest dry dog food. Founders Doug & Mike have changed dog food by skipping retail and putting more money into the best whole Australian produce and using more meat than other kibbles. Their foods have helped over 10,000 Aussie dogs build strong gut health and immune systems.