do dogs like snow

Do dogs like snow?

When winter arrives it is common for many places to see snow, with some areas getting more of it than others. Your dog will need to get out for exercise regardless of the weather conditions which leads us to ask ‘do dogs like snow’? Most dogs are like children and love it when the snow …

when does a cocker spaniel come into season

When does a Cocker spaniel come into season?

If you have a female Cocker spaniel then it is important to understand and recognise the symptoms and times when she comes into season ( heat ). If you wish to breed from your bitch or remove the risk of unwanted attention from male dogs, then you’ll need to identify when she is most receptive …

how to tire out a puppy before vaccinations

How to tire out a puppy before vaccinations

If you are a new puppy owner then you’ll know that you cannot take them out in public before they are fully vaccinated as they could become unwell. You’ll also know that puppies are lively youngsters who seem to possess endless amounts of energy. So, how do you tire out a puppy before he is …

can dogs have hiccups

Can dogs have hiccups?

Most humans will be familiar with hiccups and parents of young children will be more than aware of the trouble these noisy, sometimes annoying abdominal spasms can cause. Even adults may be unable to avoid a bout of hiccups from time-to-time. But what about pets and, in particular dogs, can dogs get hiccups? A question …

how to introduce a puppy to an older dog

How to introduce a puppy to an older dog

If you already have a dog or dogs then it’s possible that you may, at some point, decide to get a puppy to join the pack and, for the uninitiated, this can present some potential problems with the established ‘pack’. With a little care and by simply thinking ‘dog’ you can minimise the risks associated …

how do you keep your house clean with dogs

How do you keep your house clean with dogs?

If you have dogs then you’ll be familiar with the doggy smell that can invade your home along with dog hairs, mud and wide variety of other, general dog messiness. It can be a challenge to keep your home clean and smelling fresh and, the more dogs that you have the more difficult it can …