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Justin Bieber – Stars...

Justin Bieber – Stars and their Pets

Justin Bieber, the 21-year old pop star, took to Instagram recently to introduce the world to Phil, his adorable Labrador puppy.

Kylie Jenner – Stars ...

Kylie Jenner – Stars and their Pets

Anyone who follows the youngest of the Kardashian – Jenner extended family on social media will know about her beautiful Italian greyhound dogs called Norman and Bambi. After being accused of underfeeding the pups, Kylie revealed her pampered pooches eat a strictly organic diet and drink only filtered water

How to teach your Puppy not...

How to teach your Puppy not to chew

Ok, you got your new puppy, brought him/her home and after a few minutes your puppy is up to mischief. Basically, the purpose of this article ‘How to teach your Puppy not to chew’ hopefully will give you some solutions to the missing socks, chewed slippers etc. Puppies use their sense of taste just as children […]

GPS Trackers for Dogs

GPS Trackers for Dogs

At some stage during the lifetime of a dog, they invariably will get lost somewhere. The experience of losing a dog is more stressful for the owners than the dog usually. Utilizing GPS Trackers for Dogs is an excellent way of keeping tabs on your pooch! This is how GPS Trackers for Dogs work : […]

Cocker Spaniel – Dog ...

Cocker Spaniel – Dog Breed

The Cocker Spaniel – Dog Breed is the smallest member of the Sporting Group (Cocker Spaniels were originally bred as hunting dogs in the UK). They have a firm, compact body shape with a cleanly shaped and refined head. In essence they are well proportioned for their size. There are two breeds of Cocker Spaniels […]

Pug – Dog Breed

Pug – Dog Breed

The Pug as a dog breed is a very popular choice for many. The Pug characteristics are mainly that they have a wrinkled face with short muzzle appearance and generally they have a curled tail. Pugs also have fine hair that has a gloss coat effect. They also can be found with various colours such as silver, […]

Dog Photo Gallery

Dog Photo Gallery

There are many breeds of dogs in the world today, and beneath are just a short selection from our Dog Photo Gallery. Please also take the time to explore the many articles we have about Dogs. We cover serious topics such as Dog Health, Dog Training and not so serious like Dog FAQ’s! We also […]

About Puppies

About Puppies

Puppies do not need to be difficult or stressful. Dog training is something magical and fulfilling for both you and your dog. Puppy training is a wonderful way to further develop the natural bond between humans and dogs. A trained puppy is a well balanced content and happy dog. From the German Sheperd to the […]

Popular Dog Breeds

Popular Dog Breeds

Beneath are an alphabetical list of common dog breeds. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | W | Y A Affenpinscher Afghan Hound Airedale […]

Dog Flu

Dog Flu

Much like the human form, dog flu is a highly infectious virus induced disease with the propensity to cause great harm to your dog. It is an emerging disease that shares a variety of similarities with the equine flu, so there is a possibility that it actually developed first in horses. Dog Flu Symptoms: The […]

Cushings disease in dogs

Cushings disease in dogs

Cushings disease in dogs is a terrible infliction that usually affects older dogs. Quite often it can be mistaken for the dog’s natural aging process, due to similar symptoms. While Cushings is the common name for the disorder, a more accurate medical term is actually hyperadrenocorticism, so if your veterinarian gives a diagnosis with that […]

Dog Cancer

Dog Cancer

Just like in humans, cancer in dogs is a very serious condition which can seriously impact the life of both the pet and its owner. There are several treatment options available depending on the nature and severity of the dog cancer, and often a combination of conventional and alternative therapies can be the most effective. […]

Dog Liver disease

Dog Liver disease

Dog liver disease is among the top five leading causes of non-accidental death in dogs and as such should be taken very seriously. The liver is responsible for a number of essential bodily functions, and if it is compromised in any way your dog’s overall health is in jeopardy. Among the liver’s many responsibilities are […]

Dog Aggression

Dog Aggression

Dog Aggression is a very common problem facing millions of pet owners, and can be due to any number of genetic and environmental issues. Certain breeds are inherently more aggressive than others, but living conditions, abusive treatment, isolation and other factors can play a role in exacerbating the situation. Aggressive behaviour in dogs can emerge […]

Dog Distemper

Dog Distemper

Dog distemper is a very serious viral disease which usually affects puppies between the ages of three and six months, and elderly or infirmed dogs and other animals. Distemper in dogs is highly contagious and caused by airborne exposure to respiratory secretions of animals infected by the virus. It can be lethal without treatment, attacking […]

Kennel Cough in Dogs

Kennel Cough in Dogs

When a dog is exposed to poorly ventilated areas, overcrowding, cigarette smoke or large amounts of dust, its respiratory system can become infected. This can lead to a severe, dry hacking cough which is similar to chest colds that we may suffer. How to cure Kennel Cough in Dogs : Antibiotics are often administered as […]

Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis in dogs is a debilitating condition affecting one in five adult dogs and marked by painful joint inflammation. The most common form is osteoarthritis which involves the degeneration of cartilage and bone. The onset of dog arthritis can be due to a number of factors, including injury, obesity, genetic predisposition and poor nutrition. Some […]

Dog diabetes

Dog diabetes

Dog diabetes presents the same complications as the disease does in humans, and as such it is important to learn the best ways to manage the condition in your dog. Diabetes is a chronic condition whereby the body is unable to properly breakdown and utilise glucose, causing damage to tissues and organs. This is due […]

Dry skin in Dogs

Dry skin in Dogs

Dog dry skin is quite common, and occurs more often during colder months due to exposure to heat indoors. Winter is also a time when we experience dry hands and feet, and as such we require extra treatment during this time to keep our skin moist and healthy. There are several steps you can take […]

Constipation in Dogs

Constipation in Dogs

Constipation in dogs (as in humans) is usually due to dietary issues, where something your pet is (or is not eating) is causing the problem but there could be other reasons as well. A lack of fibre in the diet can lead to dog constipation, as well as a lack of fresh drinking water. Ingested […]

Popular Dog Health Issues

Popular Dog Health Issues

Like their owners, Dogs can suffer from a variety of Popular Dog Health Issues. Exposure to a number of these illnesses can be reduced greatly by taking good care of your pet with regular exercise, healthy diet and good pet hygiene. However, some medical conditions arise from genetics or old age and are more serious […]

Dog Kennels

Dog Kennels

Putting a dog into Dog Kennels does not need to be a difficult task or stressful event. A break from each other is something magical and fulfilling for both you and your dog. Dog Kennels are a wonderful way to further develop the natural bond between humans and dogs. From the German Sheperd to the Border Collie, […]

What kind of dog is benji?

What kind of dog is benji?

Benji is the name given to a dog who starred in several movies from 1974 through the 2000s, and is also the title of the first film in the series. His character is a small, lovable mixed-breed dog with the skill of being in the right place at the right time, usually helping a person […]

How to reward your dog for ...

How to reward your dog for good behaviour?

To reward your dog for good behaviour basically it involves anything that you know that the dog likes. Be careful not to make the reward something big that you cannot repeat everytime your dog is good. Simple ways to reward your dog for good behaviour include: Favourite Food – If you know your Dog loves a particular […]

How to get a dog to mount y...

How to get a dog to mount you?

If you are a female dog then probably you will have to do very little for this natural process to occur every two months. However, dogs cannot read and we are not interested in promoting dog mounting techniques that involve humans. The reason why a dog would attempt to mount a human usually stems from their […]

Can you get laser eye treat...

Can you get laser eye treatment for dogs?

One of the most serious eye conditions in dogs is glaucoma. Glaucoma affects thousands of dogs globally across a range of breeds every year. Not only is it very painful, but will lead to blindness. It can affect one or both eyes, and is the result of a build up of pressure in the eye. […]

How high can a dog jump?

How high can a dog jump?

The world record for the highest jump cleared by a dog is 172.7 cm (68 inches), achieved by Cindy, a greyhound owned by Kathleen Conroy and Kate Long (both USA) of Miami, Florida, USA. This record was set at the Purina Dog Chow Incredible Dog Challenge show, Gray Summit, Missouri, USA on 7th October 2006. She […]

What is the rarest dog bree...

What is the rarest dog breed?

One of the rarest dog breeds is the Mexican Hairless Dog is a rare, hairless breed of dog whose size varies greatly. It is also known as Xoloitzcuintli, Xoloitzcuintle or Xolo for short, or Mexican Hairless. Xoloitzcuintli’s are noted for their calm but puppies can be quite noisy and unruly. The breed has definite primitive […]

What is the safest breed of...

What is the safest breed of dog for children?

Before answering this question, it is very important to note that any dog can bite a child and the safest precaution to take is not to leave children alone with dogs. Having said that, from historical evidence it is suggested that some breeds show a tendancy to have more patience than others when it comes […]

Which movies feature Dogs?

Which movies feature Dogs?

When it comes to choosing movies or films that feature dogs the list is very long. A short selection of movies featuring our canine friends are listed below: Lady and the Tramp This Walt Disney classic featured the unlikely romance between a purebred female cocker spaniel and a male mongrel. One of the most famous […]

Can I give my dog too much ...

Can I give my dog too much water?

Dogs have a normal water intake of about 10 to 20 millilitres per kilogram of body weight per day, or about 3 to 4 glasses of water per day for a dog weighing around 10 kilograms. Anything more than that, under normal environmental conditions, is considered polydipsia. Polydipsia (excessive thirst) is not normal for a […]

Were there any dogs in the ...

Were there any dogs in the movie Reservoir Dogs?

An unknown director (Quentin Tarentino) released a film (Reservoir Dogs) in 1992 that had as a central theme, five total strangers, teaming up together to commit the perfect crime. Unfortunately, the heist went wrong, people were killed and they smelt a rat amongst them. However, despite the title, no actual Dog was used in the […]

How to get your dog used to...

How to get your dog used to wearing a collar?

It can be very frustrating, trying to get your dog used to wearing a collar. It is best to start this process when they are a Puppy and start off with a soft, lightweight collar, not a stiff leather one. There are other other methods you can try aside from the steps outlined below, so […]

Which dogs have to wear muz...

Which dogs have to wear muzzles in public places?

Labrador picture above is the Nobbly Nylon Dog Muzzle from Amazon’s Best Seller in Dog Muzzles. Which dogs have to wear muzzles in public places in the UK?  In the UK, there is not a specific law that specifies which breeds of dogs should wear muzzles. However under ‘The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991’ you could be […]

What is the most popular do...

What is the most popular dog name?

The most popular dog names in the UK today for a male dog is Max and for a female is Molly Top 10 most popular dog names Max Molly Daisy Jake Zoe Sadie Charlie Maggie Bailey Lucy When choosing a name for your dog to learn, remember to be kind to your pet as you […]

Why do dogs have tails?

Why do dogs have tails?

Dogs have tails for balance, but also to help them communicate. A dog’s two most common “tools” for communicating are his tail and ears. The tail is a part of your dog’s spinal column which serves a very important role for balance. Greyhounds are known for their great speed but without the tail to serve […]

What is the smallest dog br...

What is the smallest dog breed?

The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog in the world. It is also the only “natural” toy breed of dog. Breed standards for Chihuahuas do not specify a height, only a weight and a description of their overall proportions. As a result, height varies more than within many other breeds. Generally, their height ranges […]

Why dogs don’t drive ...

Why dogs don’t drive cars?

This is definately one of those questions that falls into the ‘not serious’ category of questions about dogs, however according to research, people do actually ask this question. Top 5 Reasons why Dog’s do not drive cars: They keep wanting to fetch the gear stick. They haven’t invented a car where you can hang your […]

Why is my dog throwing up f...

Why is my dog throwing up foam?

There can be a number of reasons why your dog throws up white foam ranging from anxiety to the possibility that your dog experiencing stomach bloat. Look out for when your Dog unproductive gagging, heavy drooling, unproductive attempts to vomit, whining, pacing, looking at or licking the abdomen (trying to alleviate abdominal discomfort), excessive drinking, […]

Why does the Queen have cor...

Why does the Queen have corgis?

The Queen of England has kept Corgis since her 18th birthday in 1944 when her parents presented her with a Corgi named Susan, after the Princess wanted one of her own having played in Hyde Park with a corgi that belonged to Viscount Weymouth. Subsequently, all of the Queen’s Corgis have descended from this one […]

How to treat mrsa in dogs?

How to treat mrsa in dogs?

MRSA stands for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been recognised for over many years, and the ability of organisms to develop resistance to new-generation antibiotics is well known. Possible causes for your Dog to contract MRSA can come from Wound infections (including post-elective surgery), Hospitalisation or through the use of immunosuppressant […]

How to cut dogs nails?

How to cut dogs nails?

To cut dog’s nails, use traditional nail clippers or use a dremel-style nail file. If using pet nail clipper scissors or guillotine-style nail clippers, use a coarse grain nail file to smooth sharp edges after clipping the dog’s nails. You might also want to read our article on How to groom a Dog here.

How long tapeworm stay in d...

How long tapeworm stay in dogs?

If left untreated Tapeworm can stay within your dog for a long period of time. The important thing to do is if you suspect that your dog or puppy may have tapeworms is to treat immediately. Tapeworms can be found by keeping an eye out for white, mobile segments crawling on your dog or in […]

How to introduce dogs to ea...

How to introduce dogs to each other?

If your peaceful house has a single dog, this harmony can easily descend into chaos with the introduction of a second dog. It is important to get things right from the start when a new dog is introduced. Beneath are a few steps to smooth the introduction and help ensure that both dogs learn their […]

Why dogs don’t use co...

Why dogs don’t use computers?

This is probably one of those questions that falls into the ‘not serious’ category of questions about dogs, however according to research, people do actually ask this question. Top 10 Reasons why Dog’s do not use Computers: They cannot stick their heads out of Windows (XP/Vista/7). Fetch command not available on all platforms. Too hard […]

How to groom dogs ears?

How to groom dogs ears?

It is essential that dogs are properly groomed as this will help minimise the risk of ear infection from excessive build up of wax, dirt and bacteria, etc. For short haired dogs, you can trim any excess ear hair. This can be achieved by pulling your dog’s ear back over his head. By doing this […]

How to treat swine flu in d...

How to treat swine flu in dogs?

The swine flu (H1N1 virus) is worrying for some dog owners and indeed some are wondering if there are treatments available for Dogs should they get it. The good news so far is that there are no reports of ANY dogs contracting swine flu. The reason being is that Dogs are not at risk because […]

How are sled dogs trained?

How are sled dogs trained?

Training of sled dogs starts when they are puppies. It is recommended that a litter of pups are purchased at the same time to train. The two most important things about sled dogs is that they know when to go and stop. Other things such as avoiding obstacles follow on. The method set out below […]

What dogs have papers?

What dogs have papers?

Generally pedigree dogs in the UK and Ireland have papers. A pedigree dog is the offspring of two dogs of the same breed, which is eligible for registration with a recognised club or society that maintain a register for dogs of that description. There are over 200 pedigree dog breeds to choose from in the […]

How to keep dogs out of flo...

How to keep dogs out of flowerbeds?

When it comes to choosing a suitable repellent to keep your dog off your grass and off the flower beds there are many commercially available outdoor dog repellents available to buy that generally come in spray form. You also can make your own solution to keep dogs off your flowerbeds. Homemade Dog Repellents Include: Citrus […]