Dog Care and Advice

Health and care articles, training tips, activities, and more...

 

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

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.

How far should I walk my puppy?

When you begin taking your pup out for walks aim to educate rather than strenuously exercise him — getting out will allow you to begin to introduce more new sights and sounds.

How to clean dogs ears

Keep your dog’s ears clean and healthy with our step-by-step guide.

Teach your dog to settle on cue

Having a dog who will settle on cue is a godsend. Carolyn Menteith explains why this is one of the best exercises you will ever teach your pet...

How to throw your dog a birthday party

Dogs are a huge part of the family; there’s no doubt about it! So it’s not surprising that a new study by pet food manufacturer Lily’s Kitchen found that 75 per cent of pet owners celebrate their dogs’ special days.