Your dog's health

Dog health advice and tips.

What is Alabama rot?
Alabama rot is a condition which has gradually spread across the UK, as vet Roberta Baxter explains...
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What is exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in dogs?
Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, or EPI, is a condition where the body fails to produce enough digestive enzymes in…
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What are the pros and cons of neutering?
It’s one of the dog owner’s biggest decisions, to neuter or not? Vet Vicky Payne reflects on the pro and cons of the…
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What is sudden onset blindness?
Sudden onset blindness is a condition which causes your dog to lose his sight in a relatively short period of time —…
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What is Cushing’s disease?
Cushing’s disease (also known as hyperadrenocorticism) is named after Henry Cushing who first described the disease in…
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Become a dog blood donor
Dog blood donors are desperately needed to provide blood for life-saving treatments for sick and injured dogs.
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9 ways to help you spot muscle pain in your dog
If we told you that 45% of the dogs bodyweight is muscle, would that explain why keeping your dogs muscles in good…
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Are acorns poisonous to dogs?
Acorns contain tannic acid, which is believed to be the toxic element of the nut and can cause damage to the liver and…
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How frequently should dogs be vaccinated?
If you an unsure how often your dog needs vaccinating, take a look at Vet Roberta Baxter's advice...
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