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Cycling with your dog: All tips & info

Especially in spring, you may already be looking forward to varied cycling tours through nature together with your four-legged friend. We will explain how you can cycle safely through the countryside together and what yo…

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Jogging with a dog: Running together

Do you like jogging and want to share your joy of endurance training with your four-legged friend? We explain to you how the joint running sessions work and what you should know beforehand.…

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Poisonous plants for dogs that you should know

Poisonous plants are actually much more common in nature than many people think. In our article you will therefore find those that are particularly common in Germany's households and gardens and grow in native natural ar…

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6 Dangers when walking

Besides feeding time, the daily walk is an absolute highlight for your four-legged friend. But beware: Whether in the city, on meadows and fields or in the forest - there are also dangers lurking! We'll explain what they…

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From the sea into deep forests

»When we walk along the sea with Freya in the morning, coffee in hand, and then drive to a trail in the deep forests of Nova Scotia...…

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House training for puppies

When a puppy moves in, not only does your everyday life change - your living space must also be adapted to the needs and development of the dog. Carpets and small runners in particular are affected by the still untrained…

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Grooming the dog

As a dog owner, the (fur) tatters fly at least twice a year: When changing fur in spring and autumn, numerous dog owners have their hands full, because hair is everywhere: on the carpet, the sofa, behind doors and under …

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Dog training and education: Staying alone

It doesn't help, be it for a visit to the family doctor, for work or for a birthday party: our four-legged friends cannot be there everywhere! Although we as dog owners like to spend time with our dog, it is sometimes ne…

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The first days and nights with a puppy

Your new little companion is moving in. What do you have to consider during the acclimatization and how do you behave correctly? We explain how you can manage to move into the new environment as well as the first few day…

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Adventure on the South Coast of Nova Scotia

»For Freya, beach days are always the absolute highlight - but a four-hour hike along the sparkling sea tops everything, of course. The »Green Bay to Broad Cove« trail on Nova Scotia's south coast had been on our minds f…

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Homeoffice mit Hund - unsere Tipps

Die Corona-Pandemie hat viele Menschen ins Homeoffice berufen. Hundebesitzer haben nun schlagartig mehr Zeit für ihre Lieblinge, andere Menschen hingegen nutzen diese Zeit, um einen vierbeinigen Mitbewohner einziehen zu …

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Buying a dog: Welfare dog vs. breeder

First of all, congratulations on your decision to offer a new home to a furry little thing! You now not only have a big responsibility, but also a turbulent life full of surprises, with lots of exercise and plenty of cud…

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Which dog is right for me?

Sometimes things turn out differently than you originally think - but dog and owner are bound together for life and a harmonious relationship is a basic prerequisite for both sides for a satisfying life together.…

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Puppy or older dog: advantages and disadvantages

Puppy, young dog or an already adult furry nose - what suits you best? This is not a decision to be made lightly. Here is some food for thought to help you decide.…

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Getting a dog: 10 questions before buying a dog

Take enough time for your decision and let it mature. Ask dog owners in your circle of friends and relatives about the possibility of taking their dog into care for a few days to help you make a practical decision.…

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5 good reasons for having a dog as a pet

There are many good reasons to get a dog. No matter whether you simply want to use your dog as a family dog, a sports dog or a working dog - he will always be a loyal companion.…

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Kejimkujik Seaside Trail

»We want to start the new year with a lot of hiking. Freya is happy - on a sunny day we walk the Kejimkujik Seaside Trail.…

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Short trip to Cape Breton National Park

»When we pack our bags and drive off in the truck in the morning, Freya already knows that we are embarking on an adventure.…

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Intelligence game for dogs: Unpacking gifts

Whether it's Christmas, a birthday or just because - unwrapping presents is fun for your dog too. The additional mental work for your pet is a good balance to the physical workout when you are romping in the park or goin…

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Time with your cat - massage for relaxing

Cats are curious and lively, but they also need extensive periods of relaxation and will be happy if you give him time for a relaxing massage. Your pet will reward you with a pleasant purr when he is in the mood for a ma…

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Time with your pet - 5 tips for relaxation

Treat yourself and your furball to some time out and enjoy pure relaxation together. Not only you will benefit from the relaxing hours, but also your dog or cat will thank you for it.…

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Time with your dog - learning to retrieve

At home in the living room and in the garden you want variety with fun and games? Today we have the right dog training for you and your furry nose!…

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Craft idea: DIY fun board for cats

Today's DIY tip is aimed at all creative cat owners who enjoy handicrafts and crafts: Get ideas for a homemade fun board.…

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Time with your dog - intelligence toys

If the weather doesn't invite you to go for a long walk, you can make the most of your faithful four-legged friend with a little mental effort. Today we present 3 ideas how you can keep your dog busy with indoor nose wor…

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Time with your dog - Doga

Have you ever heard of yoga with dogs for joint relaxation of two and four-legged friends?…

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Time with your dog - learning to roll over

Today we'll show you how to expand your repertoire of dog tricks: With the command "Roll!" you animate your faithful dog to turn once around himself sideways.…

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Craft idea: DIY cat scratching tree - how it works

Today we have some suggestions how you can build a scratching tree for your house cat yourself. Depending on the design of the scratching furniture, you can create a own little kingdom in your home with just a few materi…

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Time with your dog - Dog massage to relax

You wish yourself and your pet time for relaxation and attention? Here come our 6 massage techniques, which not only strengthen the trust between you and your pet and your bond, but also have a positive effect on your do…

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Time with your dog - Agility training

Whether spring, summer, autumn or winter - Agility not only keeps your dog mentally and physically fit, it is also fun and strengthens the bond with your favourite.…

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Craft idea: DIY feeding game - how it works

Today we present you a craft idea from toilet paper rolls, which is not only fun, but at the same time activates and trains the brain of your pet.…

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Recipe: Make your own cat treats

Today we will bake spicy treats for your cat. Especially house cats, who want to be challenged again and again, can be motivated to play with these snacks. And the best thing is: It's a simple cup recipe - let's go!…

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Paula's tips for Christmas - Stressless through the holidays

The Christmas season has arrived and dog lady Paula would like to tell you a few things about how to get through the Christmas season with your best friends as stressless as possible.…

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Craft idea: DIY cat toy - how it works

For the start of your cuddly weekend with your cat, we present a creative highlight for all cat owners: a DIY cat toy that you can make yourself quickly and easily.…

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Puppy love: Sunny - a special puppy moves in

Today I would like to tell you the story of our little Sunny. Sunny has been with us for six weeks and her story is a very special one.…

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Craft idea: DIY sniffing carpet - how it works

The weather outside is changeable and your desire to go for long walks is limited? Here comes an exciting change for you and your pet, if you prefer to stay indoors: a DIY sniffing carpet.…

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On a discovery tour in Nova Scotia

The young adventurers and world explorers Lisa and Silvio explore the wonderful Canada together with Australian Cattle Dog bitch Freya.…

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Ghostly greetings from Canada!

»October was quite an unusual month. At the beginning of the month Freya was still swimming in the sea - with an outside temperature of 20 degrees and sunshine.…

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Walking with dog in the dark: What you should pay attention to

The dark season is here: it is getting a little darker and often more uncomfortable outside with each passing day. Dawn sets in later, dusk in the evening earlier. As dog owners, we still have to walk our dog, of course.…

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12 months Canada

»Wow, we have been in Canada for almost 1 year now - time is running out! This month was very busy for us: Silvio and I quietly and secretly said yes to each other - Freya of course knew about it and was there too - but …

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Do dogs need a coat?

Wondering if dog clothing makes sense? Not all dogs are naturally equipped with the perfect winter coat and need warm and dry support in the cold and wet months to avoid freezing. Hypothermia can also make dogs sick and …

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Gismo the tomcat telling his inside story: The day that changed my life

Outrageous! Tomcat Gismo was simply thrown into cold water and one day he had to share his life with a dog. In the following you can read how he experienced »day X«:…

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Camping trip into the wilderness

»The next camping trip was not long in coming. Whoever followed us on Instagram probably noticed that our blue van is at the mechanic's and the three of us are currently sleeping in the office - on an air mattress.…

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»Like dog and cat«? - How living together works well

»Are you a cat person or a dog person?« This question is often the first to be asked among animal lovers and ensures that the person opposite is immediately put into the appropriate drawer unconsciously. You surely know …

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It's summertime! - 5 tips for hot summer days with your four-legged friend

To get straight to the point: It's hot out there! Here are 5 tips for you and your four-legged friend to get through the summer heat safe and sound.…

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We got ice cream! - With these 3 (variable) recipes you will make your four-legged friend happy

The so-called dog days, in which the summer really shows what it can do, continue and let two- and four-legged friends sweat a lot. What better time than NOW to process a few ingredients into a delicious dog ice cream an…

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Freya, a campfire and a tent

»As we are always quite slow with the van and can't drive off-road roads, we bought a truck a few weeks ago...…

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40 years with HUNTER - Let's celebrate!

Master saddler Rolf Trautwein had a vision in 1980 and fulfilled a dream with the sympathetic family business HUNTER - and he was absolutely right! For 40 years HUNTER has been able to inspire two- and four-legged friend…

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Gaff Point Hike - Hiking in Canada with Freya

»You already know from the previous reports that Freya is a water rat. This month we are going to the beautiful beaches again...…

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Beach days are the best days

»Finally, the beaches and trails in Nova Scotia are open again, and of course we don't want to be told twice! ...…

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Sustainability is the trend - products for a clear conscience

When an old T-shirt becomes a cleaning rag and a broken tyre becomes a doorstop, we like to talk about recycling. From old to new has another name today: Upcycling.…

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Out with the dog

Exercise in the fresh air does you good - especially your dog enjoys the outdoor air to the fullest. Your dog's highlights should include your daily walks. Finally spending time together in the great outdoors. But be car…

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A handmade unicum from the HUNTER manufactory

HUNTER does not only manufacture exclusive pet accessories, but also designs stylish companions for the mistress. A bag from HUNTER is not only a handmade unicum, but it also contains a lot of passion.…

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Social distancing days

»If you remember last month's report, you already know that Silvio started a new job and we have found a new home. But with the Corona Pandemic everything has changed very quickly.…

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Springtime - Are you still hairy or are you already shiny?

Only with the right coat care your dog will feel comfortable. And not only when your dog is rolling in mud puddles and the earthy soil has spread throughout the dog's coat.…

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myHUNTER – The app for best (dog) friends

With myHUNTER the first official HUNTER app was recently launched. In both the Appstore (for iOS devices) and the Playstore (for Android devices) myHUNTER is available for download in the category »Lifestyle«.…

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»Trick Training«: Ringing a bell - a great beginner's trick

This week we'll get down to business and explain a few basics of trick training and the structure of the trick »ringing« in more detail.…

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Intelligence toy KEM: Sought, found, fed

Hello darlings, have you had a chance to browse through the current issue of german DOGS magazine? This time the editorial staff, especially Irish Terrier Max, tested snack toys. One of six »test objects« was the intell…

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Activity idea »trick training«

Since the end of 2019, we, Katja Wellpott and Dana Taake, have been running our dog training school dogtrainPlus in Preußisch Oldendorf (North Rhine-Westfalia, Germany), where we offer a colourful mix of individual train…

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Chatting with: Illustrator Lydia Neuschmelting

Read an interview with the enchanting illustrator Lydia Neuschmelting in today's magazine article. She has the ability to »read« quadrupeds with their characteristic features in seconds and put them down on paper. True k…

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From the home office: Nicole with Paula & Gismo

Good morning, dears, there is room even in the smallest cabin - therefore I would like to report from my idyllic home office and greet all »fellow inmates« and »lonely, isolated creatures« who are still everyday on thei…

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Together for each other - the textile face mask from HUNTER »Made in Germany«

Brand new and exclusively available from us and in the HUNTER-Shop, Bielefeld (Germany): Textile mouth and nose masks, manufactured by the HUNTER factory.…

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Home away from home

»As indicated last month, Lunenburg will be the new home of Freya and us. Our van now stands next to a small German restaurant. This is where Silvio got a job.…

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From the home office: Luise with Amber & Aldo

Hello, all you »together lonely people« out there, like most of you, I've been in the home office for about two weeks. My partner, who is also currently working from home, is a few days in the lead. So we are sitting he…

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From the home office: Julia & Gipsy

Hello, darlings, For a long time I dreamed about working from home. My imagination looked something like this: I don't have to get ready in the morning, just get out of bed and get on the computer.…

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Homemade dog biscuits: Vanessas' favourite recipes for your four-legged companion

Hello dear ones, when I am not at the dog training area or looking after a lively litter of Malinois puppies, I bake delicious cookies for my pack. I can make a large quantity of them, I know what's in them, and to be h…

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From the home office: Caro & Maya

Hello dear ones, due to the current situation we have also decided to supply you from the home office with the great products of the company HUNTER. Special times require special measures! This has changed the everyday …

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Comes from the heart: The magazine from »We love HUNTER«

Hey everybody, we don't let the corona virus get us down, we are partly in the office and partly in the home office. Hope you and your loved ones are well! In the past few days we have been working hard with friends an…

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Back to Vanlife

»After two months in St. Andrews in New Brunswick we pack everything into the van again (where do all the new things come from?). We leave the small town and look forward to new adventures...…

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A little timeout from vanlife

»We take a little timeout from life in the van and rent an apartment in St. Andrews in New Brunswick during the very cold winter months. Freya likes it very much to change the van again for a big and warm apartment...…

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Freya in Canada's »Winter Wonderland«

»A few weeks ago it had snowed a little bit here and there in New Brunswick, but the snow didn't really want to stay there yet. Of course Freya was very happy when it finally snowed thick snowflakes...…

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Of sandy beaches and lighthouses

»After the Cape Breton National Park our journey leads us to Prince Edward Island. The crossing by ship takes about 75 minutes. For Freya a rough swell is no problem at all, but she is not allowed in the cafeteria of the…

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The journey begins...

Last October, the young adventurers and world explorers Lisa and Silvio from Friedrichshafen in southern Germany embarked on an exciting adventure that demanded a great deal of planning and meticulous preparation.…

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