Dog on the lead

How To Stop Your Dog Pulling On The Lead

Taking your furry friend out for a leisurely stroll can turn into a tug-of-war if your companion has no leash manners. If your dog forges ahead and goes where he pleases, it is time you took back control of the lead.
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How To Stop Dogs Digging

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.
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Teaching Kids To Be Safe Around Dogs

For the most part dogs are our loveable, goofy, tail-wagging companions and important family members. However, teaching children to be safe around dogs, both those they know and those they don't, is an important part of being a pet parent.
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Cool Dog Tricks To Teach Your Furry Friend

Training your dog to do advanced tricks like finding something or bringing their food bowl can be done with just 10 minutes a day and some clicker training. It's easier than you think.
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Playtime and Your Dog

Playtime offers physical and mental benefits that help keep your dog happy and healthy. We share some useful tips for helping your dog have fun with and without you.
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Socializing Your Puppy

Socializing your puppy early will go a long way to ensuring that you have a happy, well adjusted dog that interacts well with people and other animals.
Bulldog

Dogs That Don’t Shed: Keep Your House Hair-free

If you are thinking of a dog and would like to investigate the breeds that won’t leave your house hairy, consider one of the breeds that has continuously growing hair.
Dog scratching

Dog Skin Conditions

Dog skin is surprising stuff. For example, canine skin is thinner and more fragile than human skin. Who’d have thought!
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Heartworm In Dogs and What You Should Know

Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
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Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth: Preventative Dental Care

Does your dog have smelly breath? An estimated 80% of dogs have dental disease by 3 years of age. Help protect your dog with these simple dog brushing techniques and preventative care.
Boston Terrier Puppy

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears: A Pet Parents Guide

Many dogs have ears that require regular cleaning. With this simple process cleaning your dog's ears is easy enough to do at home provided you have the right equipment.
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A Head to Toe Guide to Washing Your Dog

Bathing your dog can be a wonderful bonding experience but it's also a very practical necessity for our sometimes smelly, four-legged family members.
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Using Shampoos and Conditioners to Wash Your Dog

We explore what to look for when choosing a shampoo and conditioner to wash your dog.
Guinea pig in hands

Guinea Pigs Were Kept as Pets in Elizabethan Times?

A study by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences has made some interesting findings based on the discovery of guinea pig bones buried in the cellar of a middle class house in Belgium.
Guinea pig in the grass

Fun Guinea Pig Facts

Guinea pigs are fascinating little creatures, read on for some fun guinea pig trivia.