Canine Obesity The Big Fat Truth

Canine Obesity The Big Fat Truth

By changing our own habits we can help our dogs live longer. Obesity in dogs could be considered a perception problem, a human perception problem. Although over half the nation’s dogs and cats are now classified as overweight or obese by their vet healthcare provider....
THE PIT BULL TERRIER

THE PIT BULL TERRIER

The American Pit Bull Terrier also called the Pit Bull or American Bull Terrier is a dog with quite a reputation for being aggressive. It often gets mixed up with the American Staffordshire Terrier but in fact while connected they are now two different dogs, which at...
GUM DISEASE IN DOGS

GUM DISEASE IN DOGS

IS THIS A MORE SERIOUS PROBLEM THAN FIRST THOUGHT Anyone who has ever suffered with the pain and discomfort of toothache or problems with their gums will empathise with the poor dog who, after all, has only got his mouth as a means to pick things up, communicate, eat...
IRRESPONSIBLE OWNERS

IRRESPONSIBLE OWNERS

You may have seen these off-leads around the park or walking down the street. They have no problem letting their dog run over and greet other people and dogs without permission. Its great that your pooch is friendly, but not everyone wants to meet your dog, and not...
Dogs and The Cold Weather

Dogs and The Cold Weather

How Cold is Too Cold? It’s important to keep in mind that the cold can be dangerous to your dog. There are two serious health conditions caused by cold weather. 1. Hypothermia This occurs when a dog spends too much time in the cold, or when dogs with poor health or...
LUNG WORM

LUNG WORM

Lungworms Defined Lungworms are parasites (Angiostrongylus vasorum) that infect dogs leading to a variety of illnesses. They used to be uncommon in the UK but over the past couple of decades numbers of worms and associated infections have been increasing. Why this is...