Dog Care and Advice

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How to incorporate scent work into playtime
Sniff out some impulse control - Your Dog contributor Tony Cruse explains the game of "chuck the cheese"
Teach your dog
The pros and cons of neutering
A reader considers whether or not to have her Lhaso Apso neutered, Vicky Payne advises.
Your dog's health
Sores between the toes
VIcky Payne answers one readers concern for his Staffordshire Bull Terrier and cysts between the toes.
Your dog's health
My dog keeps itching, what can I do about it?
Is your dog scratching and licking himself a lot? Vet Emelie Fogelberg advises on some of the causes of itchy skin and…
Care for your dog
How to manage excitable dogs
Some dogs just never seem to switch off. Trainer Carol Price advises on managing more obsessive-compulsive, excitable…
Teach your dog
Water - the elixir of your dogs life
Despite its life-giving properties, all too often the impact of water on the health of our dogs is overlooked, as Dr…
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Get to know your dog better- Free Work
Would you like to understand your dog better, and open up a whole new world of communication between you? Well, you can…
Understand your dog
Should I use a collar or a harness?
Are you looking for new dog walking equipment and are deciding between a collar or a harness? Here's our advice on which…
Walking your dog
Has lockdown made my dog more anxious?
Are you worried that spending more time at home during lockdown has increased your dogs anxiousness when being left home…
Understand your dog