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Is your dog Britain's happiest pet?

Is your dog always wagging his tail? Then why not enter him into Drontal's Britain's Happiest Pet competition?

Drontal has launched the competition, which is being supported by animal enthusiast Steve Backshall, to celebrate the love and happiness that pets bring to our lives.

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Latest Your Dog Advice

Taking care of a retired Greyhound

Taking on a retired Greyhound can be wonderfully rewarding but requires forethought, as sight hound specialist Jackie Drakeford explains.

Should I get one or two dogs?

Want to bring a second dog into your home? Then you need to consider the impact on your current pet, explains Jackie Drakeford.

Why does my dog bark at our baby?

Whenever there are issues when a dog and a baby come together, a proper behavioural consultation should be conducted, advises behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith.

Why does my dog try to chew his foot?

If he spends prolonged periods licking or chewing then you should talk to your vet as he could have a problem such as an underlying allergy causing his feet to be itchy and irritated.

Why has my dog become terrified of people?

It is not uncommon for the real underlying fear to only become apparent after an initial short period of time, explains behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith.

Help! My dog was bitten on the nose!

Has your dog recently been attacked by another dog, and started to show possible symptoms of further injury? Vet Roberta Baxter shares her advice.

Is my dog's new flea treatment safe to use?

Has your vet changed your dog's flea treatment? Vet Roberta Baxter shares her advice on flea treatment's safety and effectiveness.

Help! My dog's wee is burning our lawn!

There are several possible solutions to this problem, including the protein levels of the food your dog is on, explains vet Roberta Baxter.

Can I feed my dog a mixed diet of raw and prepared food?

Are you thinking about including raw food in your dog's diet, but aren't sure whether to mix it with his prepared food? Vet John Burns shares his advice.

Help! My dog is obsessed with squirrels!

Remember, if your dog is having fun watching the trees, it’s up to you to find a game that is more rewarding than the potential sighting of a squirrel.

All abroad? Don’t forget your dog’s passport.

At home, your dog is probably part of the family, so you may feel sad leaving your pet behind when you’re going abroad on holiday. Having a pet passport means your dog can go to EU countries with you.


Win a hamper of CLIX training essentials!

CLIX training essentials

We have teamed up with The Company of Animals to give away a fantastic hamper of CLIX Training essentials to one lucky winner.

CLIX is a training range for dogs which includes products such as whistles, clickers, recall lines, retrievers, toilet training bells, and more.

With CLIX you can teach your dog everything from a simple sit command to something more difficult like roll over, you can even teach him to go outside to the toilet! The lucky winner will receive a selection of products worth up to £50!

For more information on products, visit The Company of Animals website, or visit their Facebook page for training tips, advice and competitions.


Dog training

Cure for a fear of children

Dogs with a fear of children can be common, particularly if they've experienced a loud or excited child or one that has played rough.

Why is my dog possessive?

Possessive aggression should always be taken seriously, in any dog — not least because of the way it can so easily and rapidly escalate as a problem, as Carol Price explains... 

Dog Health

How do I say goodbye?

There comes a time when we all have to think about saying goodbye to our pet. It’s never easy when that moment occurs.

How do I clean my dog's bed?

When you are looking for a dog bed that'll be easy to keep clean you'll need to consider carefully the bed you choose for your dog.

About fleas

Treating fleas with natural products

Your Dog Magazine's Holistic health expert Holly Mash offers some advice on what natural products might help to keep fleas at bay.

What are fleas and how can I prevent them?

This common parasite drives dogs and owners mad, says Kelly Felstead, but the war against fleas can be won.

Dog Activities

Is agility good for older dogs?

Do you have an older dog that takes part in agility? Are you worried about their fitness? Elizabeth Kershaw offers her advice...

Taking part in Cani-cross

Any dog can take part in Cani-Cross, or CaniX as it is popularly know, it's great fun and a good way to for you and your dog to get some exercise.

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