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Dogs 'at increased risk of falling prey to parasites'

Dogs 'at increased risk of falling prey to parasites'

The number of dogs suffering from deadly parasites has increased significantly, according to research.

PDSA vets across the country claimed that they have seen the number of pooches infected by lungworm treble.

Symptoms of infection include breathing difficulties, a chronic cough and weight loss. It also causes difficulty in exercising for many dogs.

The main areas in the country where this created problems were in Wales and southern England, however the issue is now much more common.

Commenting on the findings, PDSA senior vet Elaine Pendlebury said, said: “PDSA is alerting dog owners to t...

Dealing with a dominant dog

Dealing with a dominant dog

If your dog is too dominant - particularly around other dogs, then it is important that you are able to quickly get that behaviour under control. 

Failing to establish good habits early on can have potentially negative consequences both for you an...

Pets at Home to hold big breakfast event

Pets at Home to hold big breakfast event

Pets at Home in Llantrisant has recently announced that they will be holding a big breakfast this weekend to raise money for Dogs for the Disabled.

Dogs for the Disabled is a charity that creates partnerships between specially trained assistance d...

Common ailments that can affect your dog

Common ailments that can affect your dog

As a pet owner, it is important to familiarise yourself with some of the most common ailments that your pet can suffer from and know how it can be treated.

It can be a very distressing experience to see your dog suffer, but being armed with the ri...

Reducing anxiety in dogs

Reducing anxiety in dogs

Dogs can get anxious for a number of reasons. It usually happens when they are left alone at home for too long, when they are ill, or separated from their puppies or owners.

If your dog is displaying signs of anxiety, then it is important to disco...