Dog Care and Advice

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

 

Walking your dog in the spring
Spring dog walks are a highlight of the year. Jackie Drakeford offers a few tips on walking your dog during the spring…
Walking your dog
Stiffness and lameness in older dogs
Vet Roberta Baxter explains the causes of stiffness and lameness in older dogs...
Your dog's health
Making a dog Easter egg
Don't be tempted to share your Easter eggs with your canine friend as chocolate is toxic to dogs. Follow our step by…
Your dog's diet
Inside a puppy training class
Watch how you can teach your puppy to meet new people, loose lead training, and how to get your puppy to stay.
Teach your dog
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