Spinal Injuries in Dogs

Spinal Injuries in Dogs

Spinal injuries can be extremely worrying and if you are in any doubt as to whether or not your dog has sustained a spinal injury, they will need to be checked by a vet immediately. You should definitely suspect a spinal injury if: The dog has fallen from more than...
Caring for your dog

Caring for your dog

For many dog owners, their pet isn’t only a loyal companion – they truly are part of the family!  As such, it is vital that they are kept safe, well and happy.  Ensure you have registered your dog with a vet, as they will need regular vaccinations, microchipping and...
Common non-food poisons for dogs

Common non-food poisons for dogs

Dogs can be poisoned by a range of substances.  As well as many human foods, there are also many non-food items that can seriously harm your dog.  Some poisons cause an all over reaction and can result in seizures, blurred vision, acute anaphylaxis and can be fatal –...
Eye injuries in dogs

Eye injuries in dogs

We all know just how painful it can be when something gets in our eye or we get an eye infection.  Imagine how that would feel if you were a dog and you couldn’t communicate to your owner just what was hurting you!  Eye injuries can be just as unpleasant and painful...
Heat exhaustion in dogs

Heat exhaustion in dogs

The summer is on its way and on hot days it is extremely important to know, not only spot the signs of heat exhaustion in your dog, but also how to prevent it happening in the first place.  Imagine sitting in the beautiful sunshine on a roasting hot summer day,...
How to keep your dog safe near water

How to keep your dog safe near water

Dogs love an adventure and are often drawn to water (the murkier the pond, the more attractive it seems to be!)  Not all dogs can swim though, and even those that are able to swim can still get into trouble. Problems can occur when it comes to getting out of the water...
What to do if your dog gets bitten

What to do if your dog gets bitten

Dogs love nothing more than to play with other dogs they meet whilst out on their walks.  Most of the time their rough and tumble games are just for fun, but occasionally they can get aggressive and your dog may just get injured.  Read on to find out the steps to...