Dog Care and Advice

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

 

Coping with the loss of your dog
Psychologist Dr Sue Dawson advises on understanding and coping with the loss of a much-loved pet...
Care for your dog
How to care for a dog with allergies
Vets are seeing more and more dogs with allergies, and managing an allergic dog is both baffling and frustrating for…
Your dog's health
Why do dogs howl?
Why do dogs howl? Howling is an instinctive behaviour and is a form of communication, thought to call together members…
Understand your dog
Why do dogs have whiskers?
Why do dogs have whiskers? Whiskers are not just there to make our dogs look extra cute — whiskers help them to feel…
Understand your dog
Are you feeding your dog the right balance?
It’s a question we all, as dog owners, ask ourselves. Whilst we may look at our own diets and strive to eat as healthily…
Your dog's diet
What is canine adolescence?
What is canine adolescence? How does it change dogs and why? Trainer and behaviourist Carol Price explains...
Understand your dog
Daily dental care for dogs
February is known in many countries around the world as ‘Dental Month’ for dogs, and yet very few animal organisations…
Care for your dog
About dog agility
The sport of dog agility began in 1977 when Crufts committee member John Varley decided to try to create a demonstration…
Sports with your dog
Shall I get a dog or a bitch?
Whether to get a male or female dog is one of those questions that owners can agonise over. When asking yourself 'Should…
Puppy advice