Dog Care and Advice

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

 

How can I stop my dog rolling in poo?

Does your dog tend to roll in poo when you take him out for a walk? Elizabeth Kershaw explains why...

Should a healthy dog have a wet nose?

Is the old wives' tale true, that a healthy dog has a wet nose but a dry nose means he's poorly?

What's making my dog cough?

Most diseases involving coughing probably relate either to respiratory disease (such as kennel cough, or disease of the airways and lungs) or heart disease (which can cause fluid retention in the lungs).

Can clipping change my dog's coat colour?

Groomer Diana North explains why your dog's coat may change colour once it's been clipped...

Why has my dog's microchip made him swell?

If your dog has recently been microchipped and developed a bit of swelling around the implant area, Vet Roberta Baxter explains what to do...

Can you over-exercise a puppy?

Vet Roberta Baxter explains why puppies shouldn't be over-exercised...

What should I do with my dog's poo?

What should I do with my dog's poo? There are a few ways you can dispose of your dog's poo, as we explain...

Can I feed my dog vegetables?

Vet John Burns advises one of our readers about introducing vegetables to your dog's diet...

How do I treat my dog for lungworm?

Is there an alternative treatment for lungworm that isn't a spot-on?