Dog Care and Advice

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


Flea invasion!
Hotter summers and warmer, wetter winters have created an ideal breeding ground for these pesky parasites.
Care for your dog
Shedding those execess pounds
Being overweight can compromise your dog’s heath and shorten his life, so now is a good time to shed those excess…
Your dog's health
My dog is starting to chase my cat
Kate Ellam adresses the concerns of a reader whose terrier is aggravating her cat.
Understand your dog
Inside toileting
Kate Ellam advises a new dog owner on problems with her rescue dog and toileting troubles.
Understand your dog
Indoor games for your dog
Kate Ellam explores different ways of entertaining your dog indoors.
Sports with your dog
Mega Moult
A reader worries about her Labrador and his excessive moulting. Your Dog expert, Joanne Angus advises.
Care for your dog
Watch and Learn
Training is the key to getting your dog more focused on you. Carol Price explains how.
Teach your dog
My dog is eating dead animals on our walks, is this okay?
A reader is concerned that her terrier is eating dead rabbits and wonders how this behaviour can be stopped. Tony Cruse…
Your dog's diet
The benefits of teaching your dog the 'down' command
Tony Cruse advises a reader on how to teach his Vizsla-cross dog the "down" command.
Teach your dog