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Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Did someone say PUPPIES????? It’s not every day you get the chance to spend a full working day playing, feeding, cleaning, hugging and squeezing adorable little animals until your heart’s content.

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Update: Staffy Rescue Adoptions

Update: Staffy Rescue Adoptions

There was so much interest in my We Care volunteer day at Staffy Rescue in May, that I wanted to give an update on the wonderful dogs I met that day. Rupert – was adopted in June! He looks pretty excited about it all… Simba – was adopted this week! She had been at the [...]

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A Rousing Greeting

Huskies, Huskies, Huskies!

Let it be said. My Husband is a lucky man. Last year for his birthday we went Husky Dog Sledding in the Hunter Valley (as he’s a huuuuge dog lover) and of course he wasn’t going without me! We turned up bright and early to the property in Belford to a rousing chorus of excited [...]

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Kristie and Clara. Aww...

The difference between cats and dogs

They both come with four legs, sport fur and have found a cosy place in the hearts of humans… BUT some people are still only cat people and some love dogs best. Five RedBallooners volunteer at a cat and dog rescue shelter and discover that despite their differences, cats and dogs share the need for something very special.

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Every Dog Has Its Day

Every Dog Has Its Day

Yesterday I had the day off work, so I made the 60km trek from my home on the Northern Beaches to Box Hill. Why I hear you ask? Well that’s where the Staffy Rescue Dog Shelter is located! At RedBalloon each employee gets one day off each year to go and volunteer for a charity [...]

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It’s a dog’s life after all

It’s a dog’s life after all

Feeling inspired after watching Marley and Me on the weekend, and intrigued that puppies like to eat mangos – yes, turns out it’s true – I decided to put together a snapshot of life with a puppy. Here at RedBalloon we are a bunch of dog-lovers, many of us have dogs, or have contemplated taking [...]

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This works, but I can tell you that I'm not so keen on doing it.

A dog’s guide to surviving Christmas in the office

Seriously, things get pretty busy at the RedBalloon office in December, and I can tell you that the lack of attention is not pleasing. So while I’m sitting around sulking about not getting enough pats, I thought I’d write a list of ways to cope in the office during the silly season.

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