Puppy training tips from Australia's biggest puppy experts & dog health nerds.

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Puppy Training

Puppy Training Tips

School’s in session. Understand how dogs learn, think and feel to help them be on their best (and happiest) behaviour.

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Dog Health

Health and Nutrition

Good dogs and guts. Explainers and advice to support healthy tummies and immune systems.

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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 Puppy

Getting a dog

First impressions. Your relationship starts before you even meet. So get off on the right paw.

Dogs that Don't Shed

Dogs that Don’t Shed

No matter how much you love your pet, you don’t want to carry their fur on you all day. Luckily, there are many breeds that don’t shed.

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65% of Aussie dogs have skin problems. Wild!

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Puppy Food

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