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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 does my dog hate motorbikes?

Does your dog lunge at things he is afraid of? Lunging is a popular choice for the fearful dog, trainer Elizabeth Kershaw explains.

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.

Dog Health

How can I make my dog's hair grow back quicker?

Has your dog been recently suffering with eczema? Vets Roberta Baxter and Holly Mash share their tips on how to make the hair grow back in the affected areas? 

VIDEO: Securing my dog in the car

When taking your dog in the car it’s important to remember that a dog will need to be placed in a safe position. Find out more here.

About fleas

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.

What are ticks?

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

Dog Activities

Can I set up my own dog walking business?

A good starting point would be to speak to others who are already doing this and pick up tips from them. Explains solicitor Trevor Cooper.

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.

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