Understanding Your Dog

HARMFUL FOOD FOR DOGS

Some foods taste delicious to humans but they can actually harm or even kill dogs.

READING YOUR DOG’S BODY LANGUAGE

You can tell a lot about how your dog is feeling by simply watching their body language. The way they hold their head, the position of their ears and tail and their stance can all show you if they're happy or sad, relaxed or fearful.

Dog Symptom checker

No-one wants their pet to develop dog health problems. So, as soon as you spot something out of the ordinary, use this interactive dog health check to search for their symptoms. Simply select the body part that’s concerning you and we’ll help you find a solution.

How to train a dog

Training a puppy takes persistence and patience – but it’s worth every minute. Your pup will be much happier when they know what’s expected of them. Here are our top do’s and don’ts for successful puppy training.

IS MY DOG A HEALTHY WEIGHT?

To keep your dog healthy and happy, you need to keep an eye on their weight. Use our interactive dog weight chart to work out your pet’s ideal body condition. If you have any concerns or questions, do ask for your vet’s advice.

Bringing a puppy home

Puppies are naturally curious and can get into all sorts of mischief if you don't plan ahead when bringing home a new puppy. Make sure you think about what you need for a puppy and check that your home is puppy friendly.

KNOW YOUR FACTS ABOUT ALLERGIES

Dog allergies can be triggered by a number of different things. To make sure you know what action to take, it's important to understand all the potential causes and how serious allergies can be.