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Dog Noise Phobias: Thunder and Loud Noises

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.
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Bringing A Dog Home To A Safe House

Creating a comfy, cozy and safe environment at home for your dog will help ensure they remain happy and content. We share our home safety tips with you.
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Bloat in Dogs: Is a Preventative Gastropexy the Answer?

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.
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Guinea Pig Trivia, Facts, and Care Tips

If your knowledge of guinea pigs is hazy and this unfamiliarity makes you hesitate, then fear not. Here is everything you need know about this fascinating, friendly species.
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7 Things You Should Know to Choose the Best Dog Bed

Can you imagine your life without a comfy bed to crawl into each night? Your dog’s bed should be a haven and a place they can spend a good deal of time.
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7 Reasons Your Cat Likes a Good Box

Have you ever bought something that came in a cardboard box, left the box on the floor for 30 seconds, and then turned around to find it is now your cat’s new favourite thing? What is it with cats and boxes? We had a shot at working it out.
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Pregnancy in Cats: Advice and What to Expect

Are you planning for your cat to become pregnant? Or maybe you’ve just discovered that the tom cat next door has taken a liking...
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How to Express Dog’s Anal Glands

Full or impacted anal glands are no joke. A dog will drag his rear across the ground to relieve the unbearable itch, which is where you step in to help out.
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How to Prevent and Treat Worms in Dogs

If your dog has intestinal worms, then any of the worming treatments can be used. There is no worming treatment that is 100% effective. Heartworm is more challenging to treat. Killing the worms can cause even more inflammation in your dog's blood vessels, and his symptoms may worsen significantly. For this reason, treating them is a two-step process.
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Does My Dog Have Bladder Stones?

Bladder stones in dogs are firm clumps of minerals that have accumulated in the urinary bladder over a certain period of time. If you...
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Taking your Dog on Vacation With You

Can’t imagine leaving your dog behind while you go on holiday?  With just a little planning, you can bring all members of your family along on your next getaway, including your beloved dog.

Lumps and Bumps: When to Worry

When it comes to routine veterinary care, your pets should have a thorough physical examination twice a year. This is because a lot can...
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No Free Lunches – Simple Tips for Good Behavior

Reward-based training, good communication and structure is useful as a basis for fixing many different types of behavior problems.
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Back to Work: How to Prepare Your Dog for Your Return to the Office

Almost everyone around the globe has been directly or indirectly affected by the ongoing pandemic, and some countries are starting to slowly open their...
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Basic Preventative Health: What Does Your Dog Need?

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.