Dog Care and Advice

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Summer grooming tips
The warmer weather is on its way and keeping your dog cool, happy, and healthy in the summer can be as tricky as keeping…
Care for your dog
What causes over-arousal in dogs?
You may have heard trainers and behaviourists talk about arousal or over-arousal in dogs. But what is it, and what can…
Understand your dog
10 ways to make training easier
If we want an easy life with our dogs — and to give them a happy life with us — a certain amount of training is vital.…
Teach your dog
High risk of obesity in Pugs
Vets and welfare organisations are urging Pug owners to ensure their pets are well-exercised and aren’t overweight,…
Your dog's health
Dog-friendly pancake recipe
This recipe is really simple and only requires three ingredients.
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How do I lead train my puppy?
A lead is a great management tool we all use for our dogs. It prevents our dog from running into danger and walking a…
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Build your bond through play
Toys are valuable learning tools and can help you to forge a trusting relationship with your dog, says Carol Price.
Teach your dog
Why is my dog keeping me awake at night?
As a behaviourist, I often get calls about disturbed sleep. Sleep deprivation is devastating and dangerous for both…
Understand your dog
10 Ways to keep your dog in shape
It’s easy for dogs to put on weight, but you can keep yours looking trim with these top tips from Jackie Drakeford.
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