Dog Care and Advice

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Do you struggle to get your dog to walk nicely on the lead?
Walking to heel or loose lead walking doesn’t come naturally to dogs. Being restrained on a lead, and asked to walk at a…
Walking your dog
Does wormer resistance occur in dogs as well as horses?
Resident YD expert Vicky Payne answers a readers question regarding wormer resistance in dogs and horses.
Your dog's health
Are half-check collars OK for dogs?
How are they fitted and how do they work?
Walking your dog
Which treats are right for your dog?
With so many dog treats on the market, how do you decide which are right for your dog, or if you need them at all?…
Your dog's diet
Weight-loss tips
How can I help my dog lose weight?
Your dog's diet Your dog's health
How do I stop my dog barking at me for food?
Tony Cruse advises a reader on the best ways to stop his Terrier barking for food.
Teach your dog
What should I do if my dog has a loose tooth?
Your Dog expert Vicky Payne advises a reader concerned about her dogs loose tooth.
Care for your dog
How often should I treat my dog with anti-parasitic products?
Vicky Payne helps a reader on a problem with parasites.
Care for your dog
How your dog's shape and size effects what it can do
Dr Jacqueline Boyd explains why and how your dog’s shape and size can affect what he can do.
Understand your dog