Dog Care and Advice

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Why is my dog sick after he eats?

Do you find that your dog is often sick straight after he has eaten his food? Vet Roberta Baxter offers her advice on how to help prevent him from vomiting...

How do I stop my dog barking at other dogs?

If your dog tends to bark when he sees other dogs, then Trainer Tony Cruse may be able to help!

Why does my puppy eat his poo?

If your puppy eats his poo on a regular basis, then behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith may be able to offer some tips on how to stop him...

How do I improve my rescue dog's recall?

Are you struggling to train your rescue dog? Have they picked up some bad habits that are hard to crack? Tony Cruse offers advice on how to improve your dog's recall...

How do I teach my dog to be calm around visitors?

If your dog becomes overexcited as soon as you have visitors in your home, then Steve Goward has a few tips to teach your dog what is and isn't acceptable...

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.

How can I help my puppy to calm down?

One of the best life skills to teach a dog of any age is how to settle in the house, or anywhere else you need him to. This is a really easy exercise to teach but one that should be included in your training from the very start of your life together.

Become a dog blood donor

Dog blood donors are desperately needed to provide blood for life-saving treatments for sick and injured dogs. The Pet Blood Bank runs dog donor sessions and provides blood that can be used by vets, like a canine version of the human blood service. To be able to give blood your…

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?