Your dog's health

Dog health advice and tips.

Heart failure in dogs
Heart failure is one of the biggest killers of dogs. So when it comes to understanding heart disease, it pays to have…
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Signs of canine dementia
Canine dementia: Symptoms of canine dementia include vocalisation, inappropriate urination, reduced interaction,…
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Can dogs get cataracts?
Dogs can get cataracts. They are an inherited problem in several breeds, but can also occur due to trauma to the lens,…
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Bladder weakness in dogs
Bladder weakness - also known as Sphincter mechanism incontinence (SMI), is when the valve that keeps urine in the…
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Is my dog too thin?
Vet John Burns advises on what your dog's ideal body shape should be...
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Will my dog benefit from acupuncture?
Acupuncture: A cornerstone of traditional Chinese medicine, the practice of acupuncture has been performed on animals…
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What is swimmer's tail?
Swimmer's tail - our experts explain what causes swimmer's tail in dogs and how to treat the condition...
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What are tick-borne diseases?
Ticks are more than just an irritation to your dog. Ticks can transmit diseases which, at worst, can be fatal to dogs…
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What is hip dysplasia?
Hip dysplasia is the abnormal development of the hip joint. The hip is a ball and socket joint that connects the femur,…
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