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How do I stop my puppy from scavenging?

Have you done much training with her? This will be important so that she has an understanding of how to listen to you and what you want her to do, explains behaviourist Claire Arro [ ... ]

Why has my dog's coat become dull?

Assuming all is well with your dog’s diet and the coat is well groomed, a bath with a good quality dog shampoo may give your dog his shine back, explains groomer Diana North.

How long will my dog's lameness last?

Some injuries can take time to heal , vet Roberta Baxter explains.

Why does my puppy eat his poo?

Coprophagia always evokes horror in owners. The truth is that most puppies will engage in the activity at some stage...

All abroad? Don’t forget your dog’s passport.

At home, your dog is probably part of the family, so you may feel sad leaving your pet behind when you’re going abroad on holiday. Having a pet passport means your dog can go to  [ ... ]

Why is my dog's stomach making gurgling noises?

Is your dog's tummy making unusual noises? Then it could be due to an upset digestive system which calls for changes to his diet, explains vet John Burns.

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.

Is my dog's new flea treatment safe to use?

Has your vet changed your dog's flea treatment? Vet Roberta Baxter shares her advice on the safety and effectiveness of flea treatments.

Should I get my dog's trousers trimmed?

It is a very good idea to reduce the weight and density of long trousers on a dog and keep the anal area clear, explains groomer Diana North.

Where should my pet’s final resting place be?

Losing a much-loved pet is hard enough to cope with, without worrying about where their final resting place will be. Sue Corfield advises.

Best hardwood flooring ideas for dogs

There are several things to consider when making a decision about the best hardwood flooring options for dogs. Read on to find out which option will suit your needs best.

How frequently should dogs be vaccinated?

My advice would be to go to a vet you feel you can trust and have a chat about which vaccinations your dog needs, explains vet Roberta Baxter.

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