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No teeth for treats

My 14-year-old Jack Russell has recently had the majority of her teeth removed. She also appears to have an issue with her gums, which...
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Best start for a rescue pup

We are looking to get a puppy and are seriously thinking of getting a rescue one. Our concern is that a rescue puppy may...

Eating egg shells

A friend of mine told me recently that when she has a boiled egg, she gives her dog the shell after. This surprised me....

Knotted leg hair

I have a five-month-old Labradoodle puppy with a fleece coat that doesn’t shed. He is booked in with the groomer every four weeks and...
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Car safety for your dog

Brits could face hefty fines if they fail to safely secure their pooch while travelling. A recent survey commissioned by Ford showed a third of...
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Seizure know-how

Rufus, my five-year-old Springer, was diagnosed with epilepsy a year ago. He has been very stable on his tablets and for months did not...
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Six things to consider before moving your pet abroad

Emigrating abroad comes with a whole range of checklists and challenges, and if you're a pet owner then there are a few additional considerations...
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Dewclaw concern

We have recently bought a lovely Labradoodle puppy. We have noticed that the pup still has little dewclaws on his back legs, which stick...
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Dry nose

My dog’s nose is quite dry. The vet has checked him out and said it’s nothing to worry about, but a friend mentioned that...

On-lead barking

Samson, my five-month-old German Shepherd, has started to bark at other dogs when he is on a lead. It is really embarrassing, as he...

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