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Tick prevention for dogs

How to stop your dog getting ticks.

Can I stop my dog from getting mites?

Harvest mites occur in grassland and chalkland areas in late summer and autumn, and become active in warm weather, as Holly Mash explains...

Can I give my dog a bone?

This is a highly controversial topic to which there is no simple, easy answer. Some vets recommend that dogs shouldn’t have any bones, vet John Burns explains.

Will my dog's torn nail grow back?

The problem with broken and torn nails is that by exposing the quick they allow a route for infection into the bones of the toe.

Battersea Q&A: How to help your dog enjoy Christmas

Christmas time should be a happy time for everyone, including your dog. Canine welfare trainer Nathalie Ingham gives 12 tips for the 12 days of Christmas...

Battersea Q&A: How do I keep my Terrier entertained?

Terriers are busy, inquisitive and clever dogs who need a lot of mental stimulation as well as exercise to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Battersea Q&A: Why is my rescue dog being destructive?

Dogs can be destructive for many reasons, including boredom and loneliness, as canine welfare trainer Nathalie Ingham explains...

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 can I help my puppy to calm down?

Teach your pup to settle down anywhere.

How much food does my dog need to eat?

There are differences in how many calories are required by individual dogs, some have higher metabolic rates, or are more active, says Susan McKay.

Will my dog adapt to living in an apartment?

Ever wondered if your dog would adapt to life in an apartment? Breeds expert Andrew Brace gives his advice...

How do I know if my dog has kidney failure?

Has your dog been diagnosed with kidney failure and you don't know what to do next? Vet Roberta Baxter shares her advice. 

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