Dog Care and Advice

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Watch and Learn
Training is the key to getting your dog more focused on you. Carol Price explains how.
Teach your dog
My dog is eating dead animals on our walks, is this okay?
A reader is concerned that her terrier is eating dead rabbits and wonders how this behaviour can be stopped. Tony Cruse…
Your dog's diet
The benefits of teaching your dog the 'down' command
Tony Cruse advises a reader on how to teach his Vizsla-cross dog the "down" command.
Teach your dog
Toxic treats
You need to be extra vigilant during the Easter period, especially with all those tempting foodstuffs lying around, many…
Your dog's health
Is one more dog double the trouble?
Trainer Tony Cruse advises for anyone thinking of extending their canine family.
Understand your dog
My dog is easily distracted, what can I do?
Tony Cruse advises a reader on what to do to help their English Springer Spaniel concentrate.
Understand your dog
Does a wagging tail always mean my dog is happy?
Tamsin Durston explains the different reasons a dog may be wagging its tail.
Understand your dog
How can I improve my dog’s rusty recall!
Kate Ellam advises a reader on how to improve her dogs recall skills.
Teach your dog
Food fact v Food fiction
In our new series, Dr Jacqueline Boyd takes a closer look at canine nutrition and how to choose what’s best for your…
Your dog's health