Dog Care and Advice

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When do puppies lose their teeth?
Like humans, dogs have two sets of teeth during their lifetime. The first ‘milk’ teeth are very small and white and…
Puppy advice
When can puppies go outside?
You can begin taking your puppy outside and walking them once their vaccination course is complete – somewhere usually…
Puppy advice
Stop puppy biting
How to stop your puppy biting - play biting is a natural canine habit puppies demonstrate as they learn what’s…
Puppy advice
How far should I walk my puppy?
When you begin taking your pup out for walks aim to educate rather than strenuously exercise him — getting out will…
Puppy advice
How to clean dogs ears
Keep your dog’s ears clean and healthy with our step-by-step guide.
Care for your dog
Teach your dog to settle on cue
Having a dog who will settle on cue is a godsend. Carolyn Menteith explains why this is one of the best exercises you…
Teach your dog
How to throw your dog a birthday party
Dogs are a huge part of the family; there’s no doubt about it! So it’s not surprising that a new study by pet food…
Walking your dog
What causes MRSA?
We’ve all heard of it, but what actually causes MRSA? Vet Roberta Baxter explains…
Your dog's health
Caring for a dog with cancer
Cancer - it’s a word that strikes fear into the heart of everyone, but it doesn’t automatically mean a death sentence.
Your dog's health