Dog health advice
Dogs can be trusted companions, fun friends and great company. Owning a dog is a big responsibility, but put in the time to train and really get to know your four-legged friend, and you will enjoy one of the most rewarding relationships of your life. We can supply the hints, tips, advice and healthcare if you supply the infinite quantities of love and affection!
Heart Disease In Large Dogs
DCM is a form of heart disease in medium to large breed dogs such as St Bernards, Dobermans, Boxers & German Shepherds. Contact your practice to find out more.
Diabetes In Dogs
It is estimated that 1 in every 100 dogs that reaches 12 years of age will develop diabetes. Read our expert advice on caring for your dog as they get older.
Safe Car Travel For Dogs
Unrestrained dogs can be a distraction, as well as being a risk to themselves and others in a crash. So, what do you need to do to keep you both safe?
What Is Positive Reinforcement?
Positive reinforcement training is an important and powerful skill. Find out more about this useful training technique, how to use it & the do's and don'ts.
Protecting Your Dog From Fleas
Itching to protect your dog from fleas? They're a common complaint in dogs causing irritation, disease & tapeworms. Find out more about dog flea protection.
Lice And Your Dog
Lice live on the skin of your dog, and feed by chewing, or sucking blood. Lice can be very uncomfortable for your dog, and can make them itchy and sore.
Hookworms And Your Dog
Hookworms are small and difficult to spot, in large enough numbers they can suck enough blood to cause serious anaemia, especially in puppies.
Giardia And Your Dog
Giardia are a type of protozoa – a microscopic parasite – which lives in the small intestines. Read our expert advice to learn more.
Teaching our dogs that their resources are safe is important, as guarding behaviour can become aggressive and difficult to control if left unmanaged.
The Puppy Socialisation Period
Learning about the puppy socialisation period can help them to adapt well to new situations. Find out more with pet health advice from Vets4Pets.