How Socialising Dogs And Good Training Can Save Their Lives


A new study, undertaken in the UK on behavioural reasons for deaths in dogs under three years of age, has found that a staggering 33.7% of deaths was linked to undesirable behaviour problems.

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Help Your Dog With Car Sickness | 10 Practical Tips


Now that Summer is here and we all start to turn our attention to going on holiday. Packing up the car for a day’s outing with our dog should be something to look forward to.

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Dog Owners - Be Aware Of Adders When Walking Your Dog

Now that it’s spring and the weather is warming up, most of us will be planning some lovely long walks with the dog. Whilst out and about, it’s possible to come across an Adder basking in the sunshine as they emerge from their hibernation dens.

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Sharing a Healthy Life with Your Dog


Keeping in good shape mentally and physically makes sense for all of us and sharing a healthy life with your dog means that you can live life well together.

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Are Dogs Like Us?


Working as a canine behaviour counsellor means that I often have to help people understand why their dogs react or behave in a particular way.

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Top Tips For Keeping Old Dogs Mentally Fit


Just like humans, as dogs age, they benefit from being mentally stimulated.

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Canine health - poisons


Seasonal Hazards (Autumn/Winter)

Now that the days of summer have slipped by we all begin to turn our thoughts to events like Halloween, Bonfire night and preparations for Christmas.

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Smile! Six Easy Steps To Brush Your Dog’s Teeth


Did you know 80% of dogs over the age of three experience gum disease? Gum disease begins when bacteria sticks to the surface of teeth.

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Improve Your Canine Communication Skills With These Top Tips


5 Top Tips to Help You Read Your Dog's Body Language

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Bloat – The Number 1 Canine Emergency


Bloat - Gastric Dilation-Volvulus (GDV)

This is an extremely serious first aid situation. It occurs when the stomach becomes enlarged through a build-up of gas and then twists along its long axis.

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Dogs Get Diabetes Too!


It’s fairly well-known that Diabetes is a disease that affects people but did you know that dogs get diabetes too? In fact Diabetes Mellitus (to give it its full name) is one of the most common endocrine conditions seen in dogs.

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