Dog Care and Advice

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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
How to cope in a canine crisis
Would you know what to do if your dog started choking? Joanne Bednall tells us how attending a pet first aid course…
Your dog's health
How to adopt a rescue dog
A rescue centre/shelter is probably the best place for you to visit if you want to adopt a rescue dog...
Your rescue dog