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1. Dean & Fifi

MY DOG & ME: Dean Johnson and Fifi the Standard Poodle In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own d...

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(Issue 94 December 2018)

2. Miriam, Matt & Jerry

MY DOG & ME: Miriam Byrne & Jerry the Springer Spaniel In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own ...

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(Issue 93 November 2018)

3. Jess & Sparrow – the 'Bitsa'

MY DOG & ME: Jess Gunn & Sparrow In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett...

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(Issue 92 October 2018)

4. Mick & Hamish, the Black Lab

MY DOG & ME: Mick McMahon and Hamish, the Black Lab In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover...

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(Issue 91 September 2018)

5. Agnes & Benedict, the Labrador

MY DOG & ME: Agnes Zhang & Benedict, the Labrador In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover A...

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(Issue 90 August 2018)

6. Chris and Teddy the Corgi

MY DOG & ME: Chris Baker & Teddy the Corgi In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Be...

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(Issue 89 July 2018)

7. Marc and Brian the Pug

MY DOG & ME: Marc Wendelborn & Brian the Pug In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan ...

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(Issue 88 June 2018)

8. Tracey, Harper & Bailey

My Dog & Me with Tracey Kelsall-Morris In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennet...

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(Issue 87 May 2018)

9. Sharon and Lulu

My Dog & Me with Sharon Lee In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has t...

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(Issue 86 April 2018)

10. Debra and Aggie the miniature schnauzer

My Dog & Me with Debra Shead In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he...

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(Issue 85 March 2018)

11. My Summer

The golden days are here again. It’s the time of year that we love the most here at Channel: longer days, lighter nights, warmer seas, ice-creams…it’s play time! For our summer issue, we asked some of the Shore people...

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(Issue 83 Dec 2017 / Jan 2018)

12. Helen & Flossie – the Standard Poodle

My Dog & Me with Helen Jenner In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has...

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(Issue 83 Dec 2017 / Jan 2018)

13. Tania & Drama

My Dog & Me with Tania Ruri In association with our good friends at DogHQ each month we meet Shore people whose four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he ...

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( Issue 82 November 2017)

14. Deborah & Harvey

My Dog & Me with Deborah Allaker In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has two dogg...

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(Issue 81 October 2017)

15. Elizabeth & Letty

My Dog & Me with Elizabeth Caunter In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has two do...

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(Issue 80 September 2017)

16. Rupert & Mel!

My Dog & Me with Melissa Rundle In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has two doggi...

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(Issue 79 August 2017)

17. Radley & Bronwyn!

My Dog & Me with Bronwyn Capill In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has two doggi...

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(Issue 78 July 2017)

18. Lewis & Sarah!

My Dog & Me with Sarah Cross In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has two doggies ...

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(Issue 77 June 2017)

19. Ella & Jenny!

My Dog & Me with Jenny Wheeler In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has two doggie...

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(Issue 76 May 2017)

20. Murphie the Retrodoodle

My Dog & Me with Sharon (& Graeme) McKay In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has ...

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(Issue 75 April 2017)

21. Ketu & Kaskai

My Dogs & Me with Lizzie Simanke In association with our good friends a DogHQ each month we meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy to their lives. Our very own dog-lover Aidan Bennett (he has two dogg...

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(Issue 74 March 2017)

22. Molly & Annette!

My Dog & Me with Annette Irwin In this issue we launch this new feature "My Dog & Me". In association with our good friends a DogHQ we are going to meet Shore people who's four-legged family members add a great deal of joy...

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(Issue 73 February 2017)

23. Small Dog Syndrome?

Everyone understands the expression, small dog syndrome which has been stolen from the same gender specific expression relating to humans. But is Small Dog Syndrome a real thing? Of course it is a very familiar site out and about, or as ...

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(Issue 71 November 2016)

24. Benefitz supporting Business Excellence

In late September Benefitz GM Rob Gunston and MD Aidan Bennett attended the Westpac Auckland North Business Excellence Awards. Benefitz has been a supporter of local business excellence for a long time and was the sponsor of the Excellence ...

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(Issue 71 November 2016)

25. What’s in a walk?

I recently took a call from a North Shore local who wanted to express how frustrated he gets when he sees small dogs in particular being dragged around the streets by their owners. Specifically it was the regular sight of small dogs with li...

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(Issue 69 September 2016)

26. Doggie Winter Blues

Perhaps only the hard core snow bunnies amongst us have never experienced the winter blues. It affects most people on occasion and yes, can even affect your dog too! Whilst dogs are not consciously depressed purely because it is winter, ...

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(Issuu 68 August 2016)

27. Motivating Your Mutt

Yes, dogs, just like people need a reason to do as you are asking them to do. One of the most successful motivators in the world of behaviour modification is food. And luckily dogs are naturally highly food driven and I bet you all know wha...

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(Issuu 67 July 2016)

28. Collar Craft

If you stop and think about all the places you take your dog in a month and consider all the dangers that surround you during those outings, it’s quite daunting! Imagine now, the same scenarios with your dog getting away from you. ...

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(Issuu 66 June 2016)

29. The Social Experiment

We are seeing a good number of new puppies starting at DogHQ. Most new dog owners these days are very familiar with the term “socialisation” and are keen to have a sociable dog to live a long happy life with. But how many truly ...

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(Issuu 64 April 2016)

30. Home Hound Harmony

Many dog behaviour issues start with very small things at a young age that are not recognised and addressed. Or, they are not consistently addressed by everyone in the household. Here’s a very simple checklist for you to asses...

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(Issuu 60 November 2015)

31. Hands up if your dog has done it’s cruciate?

And right now, there are many hands being held up as they read Channel magazine because dog cruciate injuries are hands down the most common orthopedic injury in dogs. In fact, it has been reported that 85% of all orthopedic injuries in dog...

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(Issuu 59 October 2015)

32. Crate Craft

Dog Crates are one of the most useful tools for the suburban dog owner. There are many times in a dog’s life when they may need to be confined so it just makes sense to condition them to this experience. We have had a number of peo...

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(Issuu 58 September 2015)

33. For the love of dogs!

Channel People: I Love What I Do, Anne Brennan Anne Brennan works at Dog HQ in Wairau, and is absolutely passionate about caring for our canines. She’s an Aussie who lived in Queensland for 20 years prior to moving to New Ze...

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(Issuu 58 September 2015)

34. Happiness = Happy Pet

New Zealanders spend a small fortune in the quest to ensure their dogs and cats are happy. This is a wonderful, caring and appropriate endeavour when we choose to keep animals in our homes. But with all our effort, how do we know if our pet...

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(Issuu 57 August 2015)

35. Pooch Proofing 101

It doesn’t matter what size or breed your beloved young is, most dog owners are only too aware how capable they are of an extraordinary level of damage in a remarkably short space of time. Most conversations quote damage in the t...

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(Issuu 54 May 2015)

36. The Social Challenge

Channel Pets with DogHQ Luckily the importance of dog-to-dog socialisation is more widely understood than it used to be, and services such as dog daycare are now commonplace and can aid in this process. However, to avoid difficulty in la...

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(Issuu 53 April 2015)

37. Small Space, Small Dog…

Canine News from Dog HQ As the good old kiwi quarter acre section is fast becoming subdivided, the family dog appears to be getting smaller. But not all the best apartment suitable pups are miniature.  If you are looking for a new f...

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(Issuu 52 March 2015)

38. DIY Dog Toys

Channel Pets with Dog HQ You know the old adage that is discussed at this time of the year when children are having more fun with the cardboard box than with the new toy that came in it? Well, dogs are not so different. A large numb...

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(Issuu 51 February 2015)

39. The boat, the dog, or both?

Dog HQ's Louise O'Sullivan on taking dogs on board this summer It’s no secret that Kiwis, and in particular North Shore residents, love the sea. So, as they are big dog lovers too, the question is how to combine the two? Dog’...

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(Issuu 50 DECEMBER 2014 | JANUARY 2015)