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How to tell if your dog is overweight

Are you worried that your dog is overweight? Here are some top tips to help you get your dog's weight under control.

How to set up a dog walking group

Dog-walking groups are becoming ever more popular, whether as a social get-together with friends on special occasions such as Boxing Day, or regular organised walks.

Get fit with your dog

Getting into shape doesn't have to be all hard work. Get your dog involved to make it fun.

How can I help my puppy to calm down?

Teach your pup to settle down anywhere.

What makes a good agility dog?

Do you have a top agility dog in the making? We take a look at what qualities a dog needs to become a top agility dog.

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Can I have a dog if I work full time?

Working and owning a dog is possible depending on your lifestyle and whether you're willing to compensate for the time you're away from your pet.

How can I help my pup to settle?

Bringing home a new puppy is exciting for you but can be daunting for the dog. There is lots you can do to help your puppy settle into his new home.

Worming your dog

Worms come in a variety of shapes and sizes — and your dog is bound to suffer from a batch at some time, explains Karen Bush.

Shall I get a dog or a bitch?

Whether to get a male or female dog is one of those questions that owners can agonize over.

How long should I walk my puppy for?

The dilemma of how long a walk you should take your puppy on is a difficult one. 

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Dog training

Why will my dog only eat with someone standing next to him?

To understand this you need to look at what has triggered this change. The habit is likely to have been learned by you responding to his failure to eat at some stage.

Why has my dog started toileting at night?

There are many reasons as to why your dog may be waking and then toileting. Behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith shares her advice.

Dog Health

My dog's been poisoned - help!

Thankfully cases of dog poisonings are rare, however, should your dog get in trouble, vet Roberta Baxter explains what to look out for.

Dental care for dogs

Taking good care of your dogs teeth will help to keep him happy and comfortable. We have some advice to help you here.

About fleas

What are ticks?

Ticks pose a threat to many animals, including dogs. Here’s everything you need to know about them.

How do I test for dog fleas?

There is a simple test that you can do at home to establish whether or not your dog has a flea infestation, all you need is a brush and some paper.

Dog Activities

What type of toys are best for dogs?

Dog toys come in all shapes, sizes, colours and textures. You can choose from novelty, squeaky, chewy, and plush types.

Stay safe on dog walks

Dog walking is often seen as a pleasant, fun activity, which of course it is - but you still need to take care, as Karen Bush explains.

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