Caring for Mature DogPractical hints and tips for mature dogs - older than 7 years
Flying with your dog
The key to flying with your dog is preparation. Make sure you know the quarantine requirements of the destination country.
How to deal with your pet’s upset stomach
Lots of pets suffer from upset tummies from time to time. While the specific details sometimes don’t make pleasant reading, it’s important that you know what to expect.
Sickness and Diarrhoea: is it a Canine or Feline Emergency?
The first step, if your pet is being sick or has diarrhoea, is to stop feeding and to give only small sips of water little and often.. If your pet continues to vomit, seek veterinary advice. Self-limiting diarrhoea should normally settle in 2-3 days.
Use a Gentle Touch to Feed Pets with Digestive Disorders
A digestive upset, or a longer standing gut disorder can leave a pet’s digestive system feeling fragile and so extra care needs to be taken when it comes to choosing the right food.
One of the sad realities of being a dog owner is that your dog will probably reach old age long before you do. Ageing dogs will need a little more attention but can still have a healthy, enjoyable and fulfilling life in their final years.
How do I stop my dog barking?
Controlling the noise level of your dog is an important part of being a responsible owner. After all, excessive barking can be annoying, not just for you but for your neighbours as well.
When your dog dies
The average lifespan for a dog is around ten and twelve years. This means most owners are going to go through the painful experience of losing their dog.
Why do dogs eat grass?
Your dog is a descendent of the mighty wolf, a noble hunter and confirmed carnivore. You feed him meals of the best possible quality, so why does he insist on eating grass? While no-one is entirely sure why dogs eat grass, pet intuitionalists are fairly certain it's just normal canine behaviour and certainly nothing to worry about.
Dealing with dog fleas
Few things can be quite as frustrating to a dog owner as dog fleas. They can give painful bites and in some cases transmit disease. An infestation is irritating but manageable and with just a little work they can be treated and prevented.
Dental care for dogs
Believe it or not, taking care of your dog's teeth is as important as looking after your own. It is critical for your pet's overall health to have proper dental care. Plaque and Tartar Saliva.