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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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Your Dog Competition!

Win a tub of joint supplements and probiotics for your dog!

This week, we've teamed up with Blooming Pet Products to give away a 300g tub of Flexijoint Joint Supplement and a 350g tub of Inner Balance Probiotics worth over £30!

These are just two products from Blooming Pets' range of 24 products created to support dogs and cats of all ages. For more information, visit the Blooming Pets website or call 01548 531835.

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Dog training

My dog goes crazy before a walk!

Elizabeth Kershaw offers tips on how to stop your dog jumping up, barking and crying before you go for a walk.

How do I stop my dog jumping up?

A dog liable to offer overenthusiastic greetings should be under control when he is likely to meet strangers, says 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.

How to control your dog's skin problems

If your dog is suffering from skin problems it can drive you to despair. Watching him scratch, and knowing he is uncomfortable can leave you feeling helpless and upset. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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.

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

10 tricks to give your dog the X-factor

With a little time and patience, all pet dogs can learn tricks to give them a little ‘X-factor sparkle’. Teaching tricks can also improve the bond between you, reduce boredom, and decrease the risk of injury as your dog becomes more flexible and develops body awareness.

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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