Living With An Arthritic Dog: How To Make Your Dog’s Life Easier

If you have a dog that is hesitant to stand up, slow to respond, or inactive, you would probably think that these are just symptoms of ageing.  However, regardless of the age, your dog may be suffering from canine osteoarthritis. Veterinary care for dogs has advanced greatly in recent years which allows us as dog owners to investigate treatments that [&hellip

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5 Most Common Dog Ear Problems

Our dogs ears are prone to a variety of unpleasant problems. Whether it’s ear infections, debris, ear mites or damage caused by external sources. Here we outline the 5 most common dog ear problems so you know what to look out for when caring for your dog’s health… The following are the top 5 common dog ear problems. Allergies An [&hellip

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Bringing Your New Puppy Home

The fun of bringing a new puppy home and introducing him to his new family is a very special experience. He will, of course, become a well-mannered dog, staying quietly at our side, eager to follow our every command. Well, it is a long road from the cuddly puppy to the mature dog, but with some effort and understanding it [&hellip

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I Found Blood In My Dog’s Urine, What Does it Mean?

To find blood in your dog’s urine can be alarming. In reality, so it should be. Blood in the urine is an early warning system that, without exception, should prompt you to take your dog to the vet for tests. In this guide we’ll explain what some of the potential problems blood in the urine can be an indicator of. [&hellip

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Skin Allergies and Hotspots in Dogs

Unlike humans, the first sign of discomfort usually shown by an allergic dog is itchy, irritated skin. Skin allergies in dogs can cause some dogs also get a runny nose or eyes, sneeze or even suffer from vomiting and diarrhoea. Uncovering the source of the allergy can be quite frustrating for owners and veterinarians alike. About Skin Allergies in Dogs [&hellip

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12 Ways To Lower Your Vet Bill

Veterinary charges are one of the biggest expenses that dog owners have to deal with.  The problem with vet bills is that you can’t budget for them in the way you can for food or other more fixed outgoings. A large vet bill can come straight out of the blue and hit a dog owner for six ( or six [&hellip

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Why Is Puppy Socialization So Important?

Puppy socialization is so important, it’s worth saying twice. A failure to properly socialize young puppies is one of the single biggest reasons for bad dog behavior in adult dogs. Behavior such as aggression (dog on dog), disobedience and general bad manners around other dogs, particularly in public. The long term benefits of a high quality puppy socialization plan simply [&hellip

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Dog Urine Killing Lawn?

Dog urine killing lawn? Now, that’s a problem many a dog owner has faced and it causes frustration and annoyance that on the one hand we want our dogs to enjoy our garden, on the other, WE want to enjoy our garden as well! Our well kept lawn is now looking more like a patchwork of green and brown circles [&hellip

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How To Dog Proof Your Home

Straying, dog theft and other disasters can really cause untold emotional damage to the unfortunate dog owners who have to experience the aftermath of a dog going missing. In this comprehensive guide, courtesy of our friends at K9 Magazine, we give you some simple, easy to implement instructions on how you can make your home more secure and, as close [&hellip

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Can Valerian Root Help Dogs With Anxiety?

Valerian Root for the treatment of anxiety in dogs is gaining popularity according to published editorials. More and more citations are popping up from dog owners and indeed dog experts who have deployed the herb as part of a balanced treatment plan for dogs who suffer with anxiety issues. Dogs and Valerian Root: Overview Herbalists describe valerian as a dry, [&hellip

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