How do I stop my puppy from gulping her food?

Many puppies will eat their food really quickly, especially if they previously had to push other pups away due to being fed from a single large bowl.

How can I care for my diabetic dog?

A diabetic dog needs a dedicated owner. But with the right help and careful management he can still enjoy a full and active life.

Battersea Q&A: Help your dog feel less spooked at Halloween

Halloween can be a scary experience for any dog. More people coming to our front door, people wearing strange clothes and masks – need to figure out a way to make this night a tr [ ... ]

Battersea Q&A: House training your rescue dog

People think that older dogs will be house-trained but this isn't always the case, especially if they've spent time in kennels.

Can I stop the build-up of wax in my dog's ears?

Does your dog suffer from wax in his ears? Without regular cleaning some dogs do build up wax in their ears - Roberta Baxter advises...

Signs of dementia

Is your elderly dog starting to toilet in inappropriate places? Is he becoming very attention seeking and forgetful?

How do I clean my dog's teeth?

Does your dog have dirty teeth? Vet Roberta Baxter suggests ways for you to keep your dog's teeth clean.

Battersea Q&A: New Year's resolutions for your dog

Battersea canine welfare trainer Nathalie Ingham answers some questions on making some New Year resolutions with your dog.

What type of bed should I buy for my new puppy?

There are so many types of bed that you could find yourself spending a fortune only to discover your puppy doesn’t like it or prefers to chew it up.

Why is my dog scared of feathers?

A dog’s senses are so acute that they can sensitise to features that we can’t understand, behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith explains.

Play-fighting littermates is getting out of hand!

Littermates can bring huge problems and play-fighting can certainly escalate into more serious conflict as puppies mature.

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 h [ ... ]

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