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Looking after someone else's dog

Looking after someone else's dog

If you are good with dogs, you might find that a close friend or family member asks you to look after their pet for a few days while they go away. You might think this would be an easy task, but actually taking care of another dog can be stressful. There are a number of different problems you might face that would not come up with your own pet.

That is not to say you shouldn't look after other people's dogs - it would be doing them a huge favour and it can be nice to have another pet around - but you should be prepared for some issues to arise. Luckily, if you are an experienced dog owner y...

Exercising with your dog

Exercising with your dog

The sight of people jogging, cycling or even rollerblading with their dogs alongside them is becoming fairly common these days. If you have an active dog and an energetic lifestyle yourself, you might want to give this activity a try. However, it ...

BARF recipes for your dog

BARF recipes for your dog

One of the big crazes sweeping the world of dog ownership is the BARF diet. The acronym stands for 'Biologically Appropriate Raw Food' or 'Bones And Raw Food', depending on who you ask, which should give you some idea of what it entails: plenty of...

Dealing with unwanted pests

Dealing with unwanted pests

The weather might be winding down into autumn, but the UK still looks set for a few more sunny days to come. For dog owners, you will have to take your pet outside whatever the weather, as they will need walking and exercising throughout the year....

Training your dog for the outdoors

Training your dog for the outdoors

Many people who choose to adopt a dog relish the idea of going out for long walks in the countryside with their pet, letting it off the leash to play fetch and generally having a great time with all the family. However, this is not something you c...