Dog Care and Advice

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


Swimming lessons for dogs
John ‘Fitz’ Fitzpatrick, head trainer at Cosford Dog Training incorporates swimming for dogs into a fun exercise.
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Build your bond and reinforce recall while playing with your dog
Behaviourist, and long-standing Puppy School tutor Delia Graham.
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How to incorporate scent work into playtime
Sniff out some impulse control - Your Dog contributor Tony Cruse explains the game of "chuck the cheese"
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Sores between the toes
VIcky Payne answers one readers concern for his Staffordshire Bull Terrier and cysts between the toes.
Your dog's health
My dog keeps itching, what can I do about it?
Is your dog scratching and licking himself a lot? Vet Emelie Fogelberg advises on some of the causes of itchy skin and…
Care for your dog
How to manage excitable dogs
Some dogs just never seem to switch off. Trainer Carol Price advises on managing more obsessive-compulsive, excitable…
Teach your dog
Water - the elixir of your dogs life
Despite its life-giving properties, all too often the impact of water on the health of our dogs is overlooked, as Dr…
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Get to know your dog better- Free Work
Would you like to understand your dog better, and open up a whole new world of communication between you? Well, you can…
Understand your dog
Should I use a collar or a harness?
Are you looking for new dog walking equipment and are deciding between a collar or a harness? Here's our advice on which…
Walking your dog