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What plants are poisonous to dogs?

What plants are poisonous to dogs?

Are you an avid gardener? Approximately 27 million people across the UK participate in gardening on a regular basis. If you are one of these people, and are also a dog owner, you might have concerns about how your precious plants might affect your canine companion....

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What causes tear stains in dogs and how to treat them

What causes tear stains in dogs and how to treat them

Updated: January 2024 The first thing to say is that tear stains don’t mean your dog has been crying! It’s very common for white or light-coated dogs to show this staining, and it’s also regularly seen in small and toy breeds. Causes of tear staining in dogs These red...

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Can Pets Suffer With Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Can Pets Suffer With Seasonal Affective Disorder?

When the days get shorter and the temperature starts to drop, many of us can suffer with the “winter blues”, officially known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. This condition affects countless people but it can also affect your pet. Long, dark, and gloomy days can have...

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How Can You Tell If Your Pet Has Bad Eyesight?

How Can You Tell If Your Pet Has Bad Eyesight?

Most dogs experience vision loss gradually over time. Humans become more far-sighted as they age, but dogs become more near-sighted with age. For pet owners it’s very hard to watch your beloved family pet slowly lose their vision. Whilst this can be a stressful period...

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How To Get Your Dog To Eat Their Tablets

How To Get Your Dog To Eat Their Tablets

If you have ever had to give a dog medicine, you know how difficult it can be. Whether it’s a pill or liquid, some dogs are masters at not taking their medicine. For dogs like this, you have to be stealthy. Here are a few tips to getting your dogs to take their...

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How To Deal With Bee Stings In Dogs

How To Deal With Bee Stings In Dogs

With the warmer weather, people and their pets like to spend as much time together enjoying the great outdoors. However, with the hotter weather comes a lot of biting and stinging insects which dogs often like to chase. Most dogs are curious creatures and some dogs...

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Ear Hygiene – We’re all ears!!

Ear Hygiene – We’re all ears!!

When it comes to the shape of dogs ears, there are basically two types; the type that stick up like the terrier or the floppy type like the spaniel. Whilst both types can be prone to infection, the floppy ears tend to be more susceptible. This is because they...

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5 Signs Your Dog Loves You

5 Signs Your Dog Loves You

We love our dogs as if they are members of our families and we show them we love them in so many ways.  But how do our dogs tell us they love us too? Here are 5 signs your dog loves you: They are pleased to see you when you come home Dogs that have a great deal...

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How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight

How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight

Is your dog carrying a little extra weight especially after Christmas? Being overweight can have lasting consequences and studies have shown that overweight dogs are more prone to illnesses such as arthritis, breathing difficulties, heart problems and diabetes which...

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