Your dog's health

Dog health advice and tips.

What to do if you think your dog has eaten something poisonous?
A reader asks for advice after she suspected her dog of swallowing something harmful. Vicky Payne advises.
Your dog's health
How do you firm up a dogs poo?
A worried reader asks for advice on how to stop her young dog experiencing loose stools. Your Dog expert Vicky Payne…
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What causes fishy breath?
A reader asks how to tackle her dogs's smelly breath, YD expert Vicky Payne advises.
Your dog's health
Contagious Canine Cough – What’s the risk to your dog?
Are you one of the estimated 3.2 million* UK households that have welcomed a new pet into their family home during…
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Dog flatulence concerns
Farty, parpy, ripper, stinker — your dog regularly delivers a pongy perfume, but what can you do about it? And what is…
Your dog's health
How important is exercise to my elderly dog?
Daily exercise is still an important feature of an ageing dogs life.
Your dog's health
Can dogs suffer from water intoxication?
Your Dog expert, Vicky Payne helps a reader understand the dangers of her dog ingesting too much water.
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Everything you need to know about your dogs weight and keeping them healthy
Keeping an eye on your dog’s waistline is vital for his health and well-being, as Dr Jacqueline Boyd advises.
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Does wormer resistance occur in dogs as well as horses?
Resident YD expert Vicky Payne answers a readers question regarding wormer resistance in dogs and horses.
Your dog's health