Dog Care and Advice

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

 

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
Can dogs catch colds?
Can dogs catch colds? There are a number of viral and bacterial diseases that can cause the symptoms of upper…
Your dog's health
Leaving your dog home alone
If you need to leave your dog home alone for a few hours, take a look at these tips to ensure he remains happy and…
Care for your dog
Can I stop my puppy barking at my children?
Canine Behaviour Officer Kate Ellam says: Dogs can bark for a number of reasons. When it occurs in response to children,…
Understand your dog
Why does my dog eat his own poo?
Eating poo is not uncommon and no one has discovered a fool-proof answer to this problem.
Understand your dog