Itching is one of the most common complaints that dogs can have, and persistent scratching can be one of the most obvious signs that something is amiss. There are a number of possible..
Bloat is also known as gastric dilation and volvulus (GDV). Bloat is a life-threating condition that affects the stomach, with large breeds of dogs being more prone to risk. Bloat occurs..
Chartered Veterinary Physiotherapist Hannah Price explains the benefits of physiotherapy for our pets.
Is the super intelligent and workaholic dog breed the Border Collie really suitable as a family pet?
Advice on caring for your female dog during a season and the health benefits of spaying your bitch.
Taking on a new puppy is a rewarding and exciting time. However, along with all the fun, comes a few challenges when owning and caring for your new canine chum, and chewing is one of them...
Here’s a list of popular outdoor plants that are poisonous to our dogs.
Owners of dogs that have displayed and developed aggressive behaviour should seek immediate professional help as soon as possible.
As a full time dog behaviour specialist, my role is to help owners whose dogs are showing undesirable behaviour. In my work dog aggression is relatively common, falling into three broad..
Even the most gentle and placid Dog can react when on the Lead! Our top dog behavioural specialist and trainer Nick Jones explains the reasons why, and offers a possible solution to the..
Skin diseases in dogs can be troublesome. As well as being unpleasant for your pets, it can be difficult to diagnose them properly and identify the root causes in order to provide proper and..
Top Dog Behaviour Specialist and Trainer Nick Jones gives his opinion on the maze of pet foods on the market and gives you his view on feeding your dogs the right way.
Top dog trainer and celebrity dog behaviourist Nick Jones shares his expert knowledge and reveals the connections between dog behaviour and good human leadership.
It’s not just humans that are at risk from getting sunburnt. Certain dog breeds are also at risk from the damaging rays of the sun, which can lead to painful burns and increase the risk of..
There are certain breeds of dogs that don’t shed, as well as breeds that shed very little that may be suitable for allergy sufferers.
It is not true that all dogs can swim, and, even if your dog is a good swimmer, you still need to be vigilant while your pet is in or around water.
Dry Eye is a common condition which reduces and eventually stops tear production, we tell you what to look out for and what to do if you think your dog might be affected.
We take a look at the symptoms, prevention and treatment for heartworm in dogs.
We take a look at the symptoms, prevention and treatment for hookworm in Dogs.
We take a look at this parasite that lives in your dog’s fur, living off its blood and dead skin cells.
We take a look at the symptoms, prevention and treatment for lungworm in Dogs.
We look at mites and mange (canine scabies) and the treatment of these very distressing conditions that affects dogs.
Moving to a new home can be a stressful time for both family and pets. There are a few guidelines which will help make the move a little easier, for your pet at least!
We take at Roundworm, a common parasite that can affect dogs.
Top Dog Trainer and Behaviourist Nick Jones advises on how to keep your dogs comfortable during the Summer months.
We take a look at the symptoms, prevention and treatment for tapeworm in dogs.
Ticks are a common blood-sucking parasite which can affect both cats and dogs. Tick bites can also affect humans and in some cases, can lead to Lyme disease.
We take a look at the symptoms, prevention and treatment for whipworm in dogs.
Ear mites are tiny eight-legged parasites that primarily live in your dog's ear canal. There are several different types of ear mites that can affect dogs, but otodectes cynotis is the moist..
Some questions answered about moving abroad with your pets provided by vet Bob Ghandour of PetAir UK.
Bonfire Night is an exciting time for many people, but it’s a time of the the year that most pet owners dread. Over the last few years fireworks have become increasingly louder, making..
Flea Allergy Dermatitis is a skin condition caused by a hypersensitivity to flea bites and is a very common condition in pets.
There are many foods and commonly used household products that can be toxic or even fatal to dogs. Is your dog at risk?
Taking on a dog is not a decision to be taken lightly. Although you will be rewarded with a special friend for all the family, there are many things to consider before committing.
Grooming your dog not only keeps your pet clean and tidy, but alerts you to any potential skin or parasite problems. Our handy guide will help keep your dog’s coat in tip top condition!
A brief look at how to greet your dog correctly, and so encourage good behaviour.
Excessive barking is not only irritating for the dog owner, but it can cause problems with neighbours, sometimes leading to disputes, and in extreme cases can even lead to complaints to the..
Dogs urinating inside the home is unpleasant but not uncommon. So how should you deal with this?
Taking on a new puppy is a major commitment and hard work and the first few days after bringing your puppy home can be challenging as your puppy adjusts to its new environment. So, it really..
A guide to the different types of worms that can affect your dog and symptoms to watch out for.
We offer you tips and advice about bathing your dog at home.
Canine Hydrotherapy offers many potential benefits in aiding recovery from injury and can ease discomfort in dogs recovering from ongoing health conditions.
If used properly, introducing your pup’s own personal cage or crate into the training regime can be very successful.
Top Behaviourist and Dog Trainer Nick Jones tackles the problem of Nervous Aggression in Dogs.
Unless you plan to breed from your dog or bitch, we strongly advise that you get your pet neutered.
A guide to toilet training your new puppy.
A guide to the various stages of a bitch’s pregnancy
How to deal with Separation Anxiety and Destructive Behaviour in dogs around the home.
The stay and recall commands are vital basic dog training skills that both you and your dog should master together. A good recall is essential for dog owners who allow their dogs off the..
There’s a huge range of food available for dogs in the supermarket and online these days. Many dog owners tend to stick to the brands they know, and which their dogs enjoy. But, if..
Many dog owners feed junk food to their pets without realising that a lot of these foods are not only fattening, they are also toxic and dangerous to our dogs.
In order to keep a dog happy and healthy, exercise is vital. Additionally when exercising your dog, you are also exercising yourself. Why is the right amount of exercise important? Fresh..
Dogs pulling on the lead is a very common problem. It can also be annoying and tiring for the dog walker.
It is a common scenario, a visitor appears at your door or meets you on the street and they are greeted with an energetic bundle of fur licking their face and jumping up and pawing at their..
Most dog owners will be aware that their dog pants from time to time. Although panting is a perfectly natural reaction in our canine friends, it makes sense to understand the various reasons..