Your dog's health

Dog health advice and tips.

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
The pros and cons of neutering
A reader considers whether or not to have her Lhaso Apso neutered, Vicky Payne advises.
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Sores between the toes
VIcky Payne answers one readers concern for his Staffordshire Bull Terrier and cysts between the toes.
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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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Can dogs eat chocolate?
Ever wondered if you can give your dog a chocolate treat? Chocolate is extremely dangerous for dogs to consume, as it is…
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Can I get rid of my dog’s bad breath?
Bad breath is a common problem in dogs - here Vet Holly Mash offers some tips on how to get rid of your dog's bad…
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Stiffness and lameness in older dogs
Vet Roberta Baxter explains the causes of stiffness and lameness in older dogs...
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How to care for a dog with allergies
Vets are seeing more and more dogs with allergies, and managing an allergic dog is both baffling and frustrating for…
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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