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Help - I hate my puppy!

The arrival of a new puppy can be more stressful than joyful, as many new dog owners find themselves unable to cope with the responsibility. 

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How do I introduce my dog to a new baby?

If you or someone close to you is expecting a baby it's important to get your dog used to as many babies as possible before the new arrival, particularly if he's unfamiliar with youngsters.

How can I get my dog to be gentler with my cat?

It’s often the dog that comes away from a cat/dog confrontation worse off. If the cat is healthy and has an exit route such as an open door or a table to hop on, she will be more content.

How can I discourage my dog's licking?

Does your dog love to lick anyone he meets, but won't listen when you tell him 'No'? Behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith shares her advice on how to solve this problem.

Why does my dog shred her beds?

Certain breeds will thrive on performing the more natural behaviour of tearing apart and de-stuffing any soft item they can find, explains behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith.

Why won't my puppy play on his own?

Most dogs will not play alone. Dogs are social creatures and find it better to engage with other dogs or their owners, explains trainer Tony Cruse.

Dog training

Unwanted mounting behaviour

Mounting behaviour often creates a lot of embarrassment and concern, but it is something that most young dogs attempt...

Why is my dog scared of cars?

Ever wondered why your dog is scared of cars and other traffic? Fear of traffic is not unusual explains trainer, Elizabeth Kershaw.

Dog Health

It's an undercover job - help keep your dog comfy in the skin they're in

Dogs come in all shapes and sizes and with smooth, shaggy, or fluffy coats. But underneath that distinguishing fur, they all have one thing in common – their skin.

Why is my dog chewing everything?

Chewing can occur due to a range of factors, such as adult teeth settling in and changes during maturation.

About fleas

How do I treat ticks?

Does your dog have ticks? Or are you worried about him getting them? Our experts share their advice on the best treatments for ticks.

Five useful flea-fighting tips

Flea treatments are just the start of your anti-flea campaign; follow our five-step plan to ensure your home stays free of fleas.

Dog Activities

Giving rally obedience a go

Often called ‘Rally O’, or just rally, it’s a fun, user-friendly version of obedience that absolutely everyone can take part in.

Flyball for the first time?

Your Dog Magazine, with the help of Helen Taylor from Fun 4 All Dog Club, answers your need to know questions about flyball. 

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