Dog Care and Advice

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


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.
Care for your dog
Looking after your dog's skin
Looking after your dog's skin is very important for his overall health. Here we look at what a healthy dog coat and skin…
Care for your dog
The importance of play
For dogs, play is a rehearsal for real life. Trainer Carol Price reveals the invaluable lessons dogs learn from playing…
Care for your dog
Helping your dog overcome fear of noise
The process of overcoming fears and anxieties requires time and patience, but the good thing is that dogs can keep…
Care for your dog
Why is my dog struggling to poo?
A common cause of constipation is mild dehydration, explains vet Vicky...
Care for your dog
Why does my dog always want more food?
Dog expert Tamsin explains why a reader's dog barks and jumps for more food after being fed and during play time...
Your dog's diet
After-care options once your dog has passed away.
When a much-loved dog passes away, the practicalities still have to be faced and dealt with. Karen Bush advises.
Care for your dog