Dog Care and Advice

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Gundog training
Gundog breeds and types are firm favourites as companion dogs, who often never actually work as gundogs. Jacqueline Boyd…
Teach your dog
10 ways to boost your dog's confidence
Trainer and behaviourist Jackie Drakeford shares 10 useful tips on how to help your dog be happy, calm, and confident.
Care for your dog
What is making my dog stressed?
Living in the human world can be confusing and difficult, this causing stress for many of our dogs, but there are ways…
Understand your dog
Can I walk my dog after his vaccination?
A nice walk can be a treat after a visit to the vet for vaccination, but remember that puppies won’t have the full…
Walking your dog
How soon can I walk my dog after neutering?
Your dog can go for short lead walks from the evening of their neutering unless your vet advises otherwise.
Walking your dog
When is it too cold to walk your dog?
The answer depends on many factors. When walking your dog in the cold weather, monitoring your dog’s behaviour and body…
Walking your dog
How many dogs can you walk together?
In the UK, no specific law states how many dogs you can walk together at once, either by a professional dog walker or an…
Walking your dog
10 essentials to take on your dog walks
A walk with your dog is one of the great pleasures in life, but whether it’s a quick stroll round the block or a longer…
Walking your dog
Working Trials
Working trials might not be the best known dog sport, but it can still be challenging and fun for you and your dog, as…
Sports with your dog