Dog Care and Advice

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


How can I improve my dog’s rusty recall!
Kate Ellam advises a reader on how to improve her dogs recall skills.
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Food fact v Food fiction
In our new series, Dr Jacqueline Boyd takes a closer look at canine nutrition and how to choose what’s best for your…
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Teaching your dog good manners around the house
We spend a lot of time teaching our dogs to sit, stay, and come when called to keep them safe outside, but teaching good…
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Disc Dog - Frisbee with your dog
Ruby Welsford, founder of the UK Disc Dog Association and trainer at Ruby, Betsy and Milo Too, explains frisbee games…
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Pet trailing - a game of hide and seek with your dog.
Head trainer and owner of Nose to trail Rachel Rodgers teaches pet trailing.
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Ring the bell - teaching paw touch.
Fiona Whelan, behaviour specialist at The Company of Animals teaches her dog paw touch.
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Swimming lessons for dogs
John ‘Fitz’ Fitzpatrick, head trainer at Cosford Dog Training incorporates swimming for dogs into a fun exercise.
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Build your bond and reinforce recall while playing with your dog
Behaviourist, and long-standing Puppy School tutor Delia Graham.
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How to incorporate scent work into playtime
Sniff out some impulse control - Your Dog contributor Tony Cruse explains the game of "chuck the cheese"
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