Dog Care and Advice

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Taking care of a retired Greyhound
Greyhounds make lovely pets - as many of us already know - but they are different from most dogs. And changing from a…
Your rescue dog
Should I get one or two dogs?
The dynamics between two dogs can change in an instant, and you need to be aware of any subtle undercurrents...
Puppy Advice
When is the right time to say goodbye to your dog?
How do you know when it's the right time to put your dog to sleep? Sue Corfield explains...
Dog Health and Care
Help! My dog's wee is burning our lawn!
Is your dog's urine leaving burn patched on your lawn? Vet Roberta Baxter offers some advice...
Dog Health and Care
Can I feed my dog a mixed diet of raw and prepared food?
Vet John Burns explains whether you can feed your dog a mixture of raw and prepared food...
Your dog's diet
Can I stop my dog barking when he's home alone?
There are many reasons why a dog can fail to cope when left alone. It is important that this is looked into in detail so…
Dog Training
Why does my dog always want to play ball?
Behaviourist Steve Goward offers some training tips to a Your Dog reader, who's dog gets overexcited and begs to play...
Understand your dog
Teach your dog to share with other dogs
Trainer Tony Cruse offers some quick tips on how to teach your dog to share with other dogs...
Teach your dog
What is thrombocytopenia?
Thrombocytopenia means low platelet levels in the blood. The platelets are fragments of larger cells designed to block…
Dog Health and Care