Dog Care and Advice

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Christmas safety tips for your puppy

Christmas is a time we all want to enjoy, especially with our four-legged friends by our side. However it's important not to forget those key Christmas safety tips during a time where there are more potential hazards in and around your home...

How to help your dog enjoy Christmas

With so much to do during the festive period, make sure your dog has plenty of Christmas cheer...

Walking your dog in the dark

When heading out at night, it's important to remember a few simple things that can help to keep both you and your dog safe. Take a look at these top tips...

What is seasonal canine illness?

What is seasonal canine illness and how can it affect your dog? Vet Roberta Baxter tells us more about the disease, and how it can be treated...

40 ways to get through winter with your dog

Karen Bush provides the best tips to get through the coldest months with your dog.

Teach your dog loose-lead walking

Carolyn Menteith explains why it makes sense to teach your dog loose-lead walking...

When do puppies lose their teeth?

Like humans, dogs have two sets of teeth during their lifetime. The first ‘milk’ teeth are very small and white and razor sharp and needle-like...

When can puppies go outside?

You can begin taking your puppy outside and walking them once their vaccination course is complete – somewhere usually between 8 – 10 weeks.

Stop puppy biting

How to stop your puppy biting - play biting is a natural canine habit puppies demonstrate as they learn what’s appropriate social behaviour. Puppies need to learn their jaws can inflict pain and how much is appropriate.