Kennel Cough is a respiratory infection that causes a nasty cough in dogs that can last for several weeks. In a similar way to human colds, it is caused by a number of different bacteria and viruses.
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Owning a dog can be highly rewarding for children of all ages. Learn how to successfully socialise them and foster a lasting bond including how to introduce them and importantly how they play.
Rabbits can struggle in very hot weather, so it’s essential that you keep them cool and calm. If your rabbit isn’t managing to stay cool, there’s a risk that they may get heatstroke, Read our advice on how to care for your rabbit in the heat.
Although still considered rare, cases of Alabama rot (or CRGV) in dogs have risen in recent years after it was first identified in the US in the 1980s. Keep reading for our advice on what it is, how to spot it and what to do if your dog is affected.
Spending days out in the UK with your dog can be fun and rewarding for the whole family. Read our advice on where to go this summer. Or if you’re feeling really adventurous you might even make it more of a holiday. There’s lot to think about when travelling with your dog.
Opinion is often divided on crates, but many experts agree that it’s a useful training tool that can help puppies and some older dogs feel secure. It’s also a helpful way to ensure that your puppy can stay safe when you’re not in the room – usually used at night, but also for short periods during the day.
When your puppy gazes up at you with their big eyes and playfully nibbles on your hand it can seem utterly adorable. However, when they are young puppies have razor sharp teeth, so when the nibble progresses because they’re excited – it hurts a lot! It’s normal for puppies to mouth and bite, if you don’t control their behaviour from the outset you could be storing up bigger problems for later on.
Many cats are wanderers by nature and can prove very self-sufficient – nonetheless it’s still a real worry when they don’t stick to their usual routine. We’ve got some advice on measures to keep them safe and also what to do if they do become lost.