Facts About Dog Fleas

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At our veterinary practice, everybody is used to dealing with emergencies. The peaceful steady procession of routine appointments is often disturbed by the sudden arrival of a seriously ill animal. Road accidents, convulsions, heart attacks and dog fight injuries can occur at any time. The reception staff know that they can interrupt the vet from […]

The Benefits of Taking Your Dog Swimming

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When people talk about exercising their dog, the go-to activity is usually walking (or running in the case of the animal). Swimming is another great way of keeping fit for animals, but it has not yet caught on as a popular pet pastime – you don’t hear people saying ‘ I’m just off to swim […]

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How Do I Stop My Dog Howling

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Howling is a form of communication that is used by dogs for several reasons including; to attract attention, to make contact with others, to announce their presence or in response to high-pitched sounds. Before we list ways of stopping your dog howling excessively, certain things should be ruled out first. Separation Anxiety Howling This is […]

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6 ways to stop your dog pulling the leash

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Walking on a leash is not a natural action for a dog. They are not born knowing that they should not walk ahead or lag behind. They have to be taught nicely that pulling on the easy is bad doggie behaviour. Dogs are excitable and love exploring new things, so teaching them leash manners can […]

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Minder of the Month – March

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Congratulations to Penny N – the HouseMyDog ‘Minder of the Month’ for March! With her exceptional profile (from following our profile improvement tricks), this Pup-Loving Pet Sitter has proved to be one of the best carers to Doggys and Parents alike!   How Did She Do It? Penny proved to be an exceptional doggy minder, providing love and care for […]

How a Dog Can Help Your Child

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Raising a child is hard even at the best of times and any help is greatly appreciated. Though they aren’t the first thing most parents consider regarding child-raising, dog’s can offer plenty; from lessons on friendship and communication to health benefits. A recent study in Rome revealed how children prefer dogs to all other animals. This […]

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6 Dangerous Foods for your Dog

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  Some of you may be thinking of giving a little extra treat to your beloved Doggie. Be careful, treats that you may find delicious at the meal table, won’t always be as safe for man’s best friend. Let’s take a look at 6 dangerous foods for our dog.   1. Raisins   Raisins affect […]