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The benefits of a raw food diet for dogs Image

The benefits of a raw food diet for dogs

Feeding dogs a raw, or BARF – biologically appropriate raw food or bones and raw food – diet is becoming more commonplace as some people choose to seek an alternative to the processed and dried foods. By following a few simple and common sense guidelines regarding hygiene (always scrupulously cleaning preparation surfaces and washing ha...

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RSPCA warns that many pedigree dogs still suffer

The RSPCA has warned that many pedigree dogs are suffering despite the production of a documentary five years ago which highlighted that many premium canines were at risk. According to the documentary, the Kennel Club and dog breeding world still need to take action to make sure that the health and welfare of pedigree dogs in their care are being a...

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How much time to spend with your dog

Dog ownership is a wonderful experience - but it's also one that takes up a lot of time. Before buying a dog, it's crucial to consider whether you actually have enough time to dedicate to them; after all, as well as the hours you will need to spend walking them, they also need near-constant companionship for their overall wellbeing. If you have a d...

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Poisons in the home: A checklist for dog owners

From making sure they eat well and get plenty of exercise to organising regular vet check-ups and vaccinations, you do a lot to keep your dog happy and healthy. But did you know that a lot of common household items can actually be poisonous to your pet? So, it's important to keep certain foods, cleaning products and medications well out of their r...

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Dogs Trust calls on Kenilworth to foster pets

Sometimes, even the most ardent dog lover just doesn't have the time to take care of a pooch of their own. Missing the companionship of a dog can feel like a large hole in your life - but fostering might provide the solution. Dogs Trust rescue centre in Kenilworth is encouraging locals to consider fostering a dog to give them a break for life in t...

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New project aims to raise tick awareness

Ticks could be a growing problem in the UK, according to research, potentially spreading illnesses like Lyme disease not only to humans, but also to your dog. So, to help gather more information and at the same time raise awareness of the dangers of ticks, the University of Bristol is launching the Big Tick Project, which is being supported by wil...

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New app helps families keep track of dog care

Our beloved dogs require a lot of care and, when multiple members of your household are responsible for providing that care, things inevitably get confusing from time to time. Perhaps you get home from work and wonder if your pet has had his afternoon walk, or you wake up on your day off unsure whether he has been fed? Well, technology is here to...

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Surviving the summer: a guide for dog owners

Jul 23rd, 2015 - By Hannah Dyball in Features

Spring and summer can be a fantastic time of year for dog owners. After all, the good weather means you can go on all kinds of fun days out with your faithful friend, while the longer daylight hours make those early-morning and evening walks much more pleasant. However, no matter how much you and your dog love the summertime, this season definitely...

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How to spot if your dog's in pain

Whenever your dog behaves in a way you don't understand, and during any trip to the vet, you probably wish your dog could talk - that way, you'd be sure of what's going on. However, while your pet can't chat the way humans can, his body language will often tell you what he's thinking. For instance, there are plenty of subtle but useful indicators...

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Taking your dog to the vet: How to reduce stress

Jul 17th, 2015 - By Declan Weed in Features

A trip to the vet can spell a bout of stress for both you and your pooch. For you, it can be upsetting to see your dog distressed or in pain, and for your dog, it can be a scary and bewildering experience. After all, he won't necessarily understand that the vet is trying to help. Fortunately, there are lots of simple ways to make vet visits much le...

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