Understand your dog

Understanding common dog problems and how to solve them.

Why does my small dog bark at larger dogs?
Your Dog expert Tony Cruse answers the issue of barking and lunging in small dogs.
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Why does my dog roll in fox poo?
A reader asks how to deal with her dog rolling in fox poo and how to get rid of the unpleasant smells resulting from it.
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Why does my dogs mount other dogs?
One reader is worried about her young female labrador mounting dogs she meets on walks, a Your Dog expert explains some…
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Why do some dogs bond most strongly with only one person in a family?
One reader wonders why the family dog has the strongest bond with only herself.
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Top 10 things your dog wishes they could tell you
We want to be our dogs’ best friends, but all too often people unintentionally do things that their dogs hate. Trainer…
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How your dog's shape and size effects what it can do
Dr Jacqueline Boyd explains why and how your dog’s shape and size can affect what he can do.
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Making his mark!
Tamsin Durston helps a reader understand the reason her dog is cocking his leg and sniffing the ground constantly.
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My dog is starting to chase my cat
Kate Ellam adresses the concerns of a reader whose terrier is aggravating her cat.
Understand your dog