How to comfort a dog with pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is a condition that affects the pancreas‚ a vital organ responsible for producing digestive…

Vet Checks: the answer to extreme dog breeding

There is a lot of confusion about the purpose and scope of the Vet Checks…

Stem cell therapy progress helps dogs

I am seeing more and more articles about stem cell therapy being used successfully to…

Arthritis in dogs

It isn’t just you and I who get creaky and arthritic as we age. Dogs…

Switching to raw food: should you do it?

Most dogs are fed commercially processed food, but there is a growing interest in feeding…

Caring for older dogs

I was shocked to discover recently that pet food companies classify a dog aged seven…

Breeding dogs with reduced stamina, energy or mobility: is it right?

Dog breeding can be a contentious subject. Most breeders care deeply about their dogs,  but…

Genetic testing for dogs: All about “carriers”

So you have picked out a puppy, and horror of horrors, your breeder responsibly tells…

Breeding dogs with deformities

Just like humans,  puppies are sadly occasionally born with deformities. Facial deformities and deformities of…