Your dog's health

Dog health advice and tips.

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…
Your dog's health
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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Why does my dog have blood in his wee?
Vet Roberta Baxter offers some advice to a reader who's dog has drops of blood in their wee...
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Microchipping your dog
Microchipping your dog: microchipping has been compulsory for all pets in England, Scotland, and Wales since April 2016.
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When is the right time to say goodbye to your dog?
How do you know when it's the right time to put your dog to sleep? Sue Corfield explains...
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Help! My dog's wee is burning our lawn!
Is your dog's urine leaving burn patched on your lawn? Vet Roberta Baxter offers some advice...
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What is thrombocytopenia?
Thrombocytopenia means low platelet levels in the blood. The platelets are fragments of larger cells designed to block…
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How long will my dog's lameness last?
Vet Roberta Baxter responds to a reader who's dog isn't able to bear weight on his leg...
Your dog's health