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Category: Dogs (page 1 of 3)

Cushing’s Disease In Dogs

Cushing’s disease (orhyperadrenocorticism) can affect any dog, however it usually affects middle aged dogs. It is when the body produces too much of the hormone cortisol and it can be managed with medication.

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Is Rawhide Good For Dogs?

With Christmas right around the corner, pet shops are filling their shelves with all sorts of festive treats. But is rawhide safe for dogs?

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Moving Home With Lizards

Moving home with lizards and tortoises is a bit more challenging that moving with dogs and cats, as these reptiles have very specific requirements. This blog will help ease moving day stress for your scaley friends.  Continue reading

Tips For Keeping Pets Cool In Hot Weather

It’s been so hot recently, but our pets usually don’t cope well with the heat. Here are some tips to keep them cooler during the warm weather.

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Do I Really Need Pet Insurance?

Whilst there are no laws to say you have to have pet insurance, lots of people decide to get it. But do you really need pet insurance?

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Living With A Dog With A Collapsed Trachea

A few years ago, one of my dogs (Tommy) was diagnosed with a collapsed trachea, and recently, one of my other dogs (Nacho) has been diagnosed with it too. Although it isn’t a nice condition for them to have, there are things you can do to make their life easier.

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Food That Is Dangerous To Dogs

Just because it’s nice for us, doesn’t mean it’s dog friendly. The following are NOT safe for dogs to enjoy!

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Preventing Fleas and Worms In Dogs And Cats

We love our pets. They live in our homes, share our bed, cuddle with us on the sofa, but fleas and worms love your pet too! It’s so important to keep on top of flea and worming to keep your pet as healthy as possible, and to prevent an infestation.

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How To Cope With Crate Rest

If your dog has surgery or sustains an injury, they may need crate rest for a few days, weeks or months depending on the reason for crate resting. Although it is hard to confine your pooch to a crate, it is important to allow them time to heal. Most dogs will get tired and bored in their crate, so here are some tips to help you and your dog survive crate rest.

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Life Hacks For Dog Owners

As a pet owner, its always good to find ways to make life easier. Here are some life hacks for you and your dog!

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