Bloat in dogs is a common and often fatal emergency, but a preventative gastropexy is a way you can greatly reduce the risk of it happening.
Digging dogs can make a real mess of the garden. These budding archaeologists have many reasons to dig. They will dig to join in with you if you like to garden, they will dig a hole to keep cool, bury bones or out of boredom. Each cause needs a specific solution.
Dog noise phobias are relatively common and can be a source of great distress for you and your pet. If your dog is very anxious with loud noises, some early intervention can stop the problem getting worse and generalising to other situations.
When you buy a dog, it's important to develop a plan of action to keep your pet in tip-top health. We have a look at some basic health measures such as vaccines, worm, flea and tick preventatives.