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My Dog Is Frightened By Fireworks – What Can I Do?

No dogs really like fireworks. Some can tolerate them, but others are terrified. Nowadays the scares start with Halloween, bonfire “night” lasts a week, and night-time bangs can linger all the way to New Year. So here’s a few tips to help keep your dog just that little bit calmer when the bangs and flashes begin!

How To Apply A Spot On Flea Treatment

Breaking the Flea Cycle – How To Stop Fleas

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Behaviour It only takes 2 minutes

Cats about the house

If you are a cat lover, you'll know that living with them can be a challenge at times. They are contrary creatures that will only slowly change their behaviour to accommodate new conditions or companions.

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Well-being It only takes 3 minutes

Gum Disease in Dogs: Dental Care

Your dog explores the world with its mouth. Taste, touch, tugging; all that tactile stuff. So tooth ache, sore gums and other dental discomforts are far more than an inconvenience, they are in effect a disability. Keeping a weather eye on your dog’s dental health is vital.

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Nutrition It only takes 4 minutes

Dog Food Allergies

Over the last 25 years, more people have been identified as having food allergies or intolerance. The most common offenders are foods like nuts, wheat and lactose. Veterinary science is following hot on the heels of this human trend and now canine food allergies are now more accepted and understood. Here's a look at the strategies for coping with a dog with food allergies...

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Product Review

Review: Advantage On Flea Treatment

Advantage is a non-prescription spot-on flea treatment from Bayer. It comes in packs of 4 pipettes (not three like many others) and uses a different active ingredient (imidacloprid) to the likes of Frontline, Flevox, Effipro etc (fipronil). It works within one day of application and is effective for 4 weeks on dogs, 3 to 4 weeks on cats and 1 week on rabbits.

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Review: Drontal Tasty Bone Worming Tablets For Dogs

Worms are quite literally a pain in the backside, so Drontal Tasty Bone for dogs looks make the process simple and we aim to make it cost effective. Drontal Dog are flavoured with meat to make them palatable and a distinctive bone shape. They are for the treatment of intestinal worms, including tapeworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm.

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Review: Hill’s Prescription Diet i/d Low Fat Wet Food For Dogs

Hill's Prescription Diet i/d low fat wet food for dogs has been created specifically to help manage gastrointestinal disorders and not pile on the pounds! Low fat i/d has been designed to be highly digestible and yet still provide all the nutrients your dog needs during digestive tract recovery. After switching you should be able to see the difference in as little as 3 days as it has increased soluble fibre to nourish the intestinal cells and flora and increased electrolytes to replace those lost from vomiting, diarrhoea, etc.

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How To

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Getting dogs to take their medicine

A spoonful of sugar is NOT an option. Ham may work though! Now you’ve been a smart 21st Century shopper: you got the dog’s prescription from the vet, popped to Pet Drugs Online and saved a packet. Now for the tough bit, as when their drugs arrive in the post you have to get the dog to take them! Of course, when the vet demonstrated this in the surgery it looked easy.

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Behaviour It only takes 2 min

Cats about the house

If you are a cat lover, you'll know that living with them can be a challenge at times. They are contrary creatures that will only slowly change their behaviour to accommodate new conditions or companions.

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