Dog Care and Advice

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


How to care for your dog after a vet visit

The vet has told you to collect your dog from the surgery, the anaesthetic is wearing off, so now what? Trainer Tony Cruse advises...

Choosing a name for your dog

Naming your dog is one of the most important aspects of welcoming him into your family, as Karen Bush explains...

8 ways to mentally stimulate your dog

Does your dog have boundless energy? Is he still raring to go even after a long walk? Then maybe it’s time to rethink his regime, suggests Julie Hill.

How to find the best day-care for your dog

So how do you go about finding the best day-care for your pet? Carolyn Menteith advises…

What is exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in dogs?

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, or EPI, is a condition where the body fails to produce enough digestive enzymes in the pancreas.

What are the pros and cons of neutering?

It’s one of the dog owner’s biggest decisions, to neuter or not? Vet Vicky Payne reflects on the pro and cons of the procedure…

What is sudden onset blindness?

Sudden onset blindness is a condition which causes your dog to lose his sight in a relatively short period of time — anything from as rapidly as a few days, to up to a week or two.

How to protect your dog against theft

With dog theft showing no signs of abating, Joanne Bednall investigates this worrying trend, and how we can keep our pets safe...

How to ensure you have the best insurance cover for your dog

For the dog owner, insurance is all about peace of mind, but how do you ensure you have the best, and most appropriate, cover for your dog?