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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.

9 ways to help you spot muscle pain in your dog

If we told you that 45% of the dogs bodyweight is muscle, would that explain why keeping your dogs muscles in good working condition is the key to keeping them mobile, active and happier even into their senior years?

Are acorns poisonous to dogs?

Remember — acorns can pose a threat to dogs. Acorns contain tannic acid, which is believed to be the toxic element of the nut and can cause damage to the liver and kidneys.

Dog training

Why does my dog bite me?

Is your dog friendly and calm around you, until something happens and he bites you? Ever wondered why he does this? Behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith explains.

Why does my dog prefer the floor to his bowl?

Has your dog suddenly changed his eating habits and you're not sure why? Behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith gives her advice.

Dog Health

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.

How long will my dog's lameness last?

Some injuries can take time to heal , vet Roberta Baxter explains.

About fleas

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.

How to remove a tick

Before removing a tick it's important that you know how to remove it properly so that you avoid causing injury or unnecessary pain to your dog.

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.

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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