Dog Articles

Dental Disease: Does Your Pet Have Bad Breath?

Phew! Bad breath can affect the relationship you have with your pet and it can affect your pet's health. Dental disease is one of the most common problems affecting dogs and cats today, but there are some simple measures you can take to prevent it.

Eye Disease in Pets

In dogs and cats, conditions affecting the eyes are quite common and potentially serious. They can range from simple eye irritations to serious and life threatening diseases.

Dental Anatomy of the Cat and Dog

How many teeth should my cat or dog have? Do they have baby teeth? If so, when do they lose them? We have the answers!

If you want to change your pet’s behaviour, why use harsh techniques when gentle ones will work better?

Frightful Noises

To some dogs, loud noises can be a nightmare and if they are left alone, panic can turn to tragedy. Thankfully, there are solutions to this problem.

Tick bite poses a potentially serious health risk in itself but sometimes the way people try to remove ticks just makes things worse. This is because urban myths and conflicted advice from local and overseas health authorities have created confusion among both health professionals and the community.

Hypothyroidism is one of the most common hormonal problems affecting dogs. It is the result of underproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid glands in the neck and is seen more often in middle-aged and older dogs.

How Dogs Learn

Positive reinforcement is a training method based on the simple approach of giving the dog something it wants to make behaviour more likely to occur again.

Thinking of travelling to the UK with your pet? Following is an update of the current status for exporting cats and dogs under the UK PETS Travel Scheme.

Boredom Blasters for Dogs

What's inside a dog's head? With many it's often a soggy, underused brain! Here are some 'Home Alone' Boredom Blasters that will help tone up your dog's grey matter.

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