Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes in dogs is an incurable disease of the pancreas. It is estimated that roughly one in every five hundred dogs will contract diabetes at some point in their life. Fortunately, while the symptoms of an undiagnosed case can be serious, most dogs these days live a long and healthy life when provided with appropriate […]

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Leptospirosis in Dogs: Symptoms, Risks & Treatment

Leptospirosis is a disease caused by Leptospira bacteria. These bacteria are known to exist in nature, and over two hundred different varieties have been identified. Fortunately, only a small handful cause the range of symptoms we call Leptospirosis (or “lepto” for short). The two most common bacteria responsible are Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae and Leptospira canicola. What […]

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Dog Breath: Causes & Cures of Bad Breath in Dogs

Oddly, many dog owners seem to think that dogs naturally suffer with bad breath. However, this is far from the truth, and many dogs never suffer from such problems. If your pooch has breath that’s turning your stomach take heed – because there are solutions to the situation… What Causes Bad Breath in Dogs? There […]

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Which Ferries Allow Dogs on Board? 2023 Update

Since Brexit and the removal of the UK from the EU rules around pet travel have changed somewhat. In many cases, as long as a few simple procedures are followed, you can enjoy a trip on a ferry with your dog, cat, or ferret with no problems at all. Some ferry companies have rules that […]

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Best Way to Clean Dogs Teeth

Dogs use their teeth all day long; from eating to grooming to playing, so it’s critical that you keep your dog’s teeth in tip-top condition at all times. While dogs are far less prone to dental problems than humans, with our sugary diets, failing to maintain your dog’s smile can result in discomfort and expensive […]

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Symptoms of Worms in Dogs

Worm infestations can be common among untreated dogs, as worms may be transmitted in a variety of ways. For example some other parasites such as mosquitoes and fleas may pass worms to formerly uninfected animals. In addition to this, dogs coming into contact with the faeces of infected animals can also be enough to transit […]

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Rabies in Dogs

Rabies is one of the best-known and dangerous viral diseases known to veterinary science. While it can in theory affect any warm-blooded mammal, it is most prevalent in wild animals due to the absence of vaccination. Rabies in dogs is uncommon in areas where canines are properly vaccinated, but even a vaccination cannot ever offer […]

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Microchipping Dogs: A Beginner’s Guide

With the forthcoming UK law that all dogs must be microchipped there are still plenty of dog owners who don’t understand the basics of how microchipping actually works. We therefore decided to interview a qualified UK microchipper, to find a little more about how dogs are microchipped, what the risks are, and what you need […]

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme disease in dogs is one of the most common, yet serious diseases, experienced by domestic pets. The disease is caused by a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi which is often carried on ticks. The most common source of infection is when dogs are bitten by a tick while out on a walk. While not all […]

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Taking Dogs & Cats to Hong Kong

Hong Kong; exciting, bustling, futuristic and ready for a brand new adventure with your pet. As a major expat destination drawing in workers from all around the world, every day Hong Kong sees dozens of pets arriving at its airports. If you’re moving to – or visiting – Hong Kong in the near future and […]

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Transporting Dogs & Cats to Australia

  Australia is the single most popular destination for Brits moving abroad. It’s hardly surprising; expats living in Australia report that they feel safer, have more disposable income, more free time and a better quality of life. What’s not to love? On top of all this, the Australian climate makes for a fantastic outdoor existence […]

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