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How to help a hyper / nervous / badly behaved dog

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How to help a hyper / nervous / badly behaved dog

There's no such thing as a badly behaved, tired dog Some dogs have more energy than others. This can be down to breed, genetics, nutrition and many other factors. However one thing is for sure, if a dog is tired enough it will not be badly behaved. If your dog is totally hyper it may need more exercise. Nutrition is key Just like with children, if you feed dog junk food they are more likely to behave badly. The first step to getting your dog behaving well is to give them a high quality dog food, like one of Pooch...

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7 Key Facts about Overweight Dogs

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7 Key Facts about Overweight Dogs

1 in 3 dogs in the UK are overweight. According to the PDSA 1 in 3 UK dogs are overweight. This causes a raft of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, respiratory diseases, high blood pressure, cancers and more. Even more than that being overweight seriously affects a dog's quality of life. Dogs are happy when they are active and it is harder to be active when carrying more weight. The right type of food helps Making sure that your dog consumes less calories than they expend is one of the first pieces of advice you will be given if you...

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5 Things you might not know about elderly dogs

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5 Things you might not know about elderly dogs

At what age is my dog 'Old'? When a dog is considered old is very obviously dependent on their life expectancy, which tends to be related to their size. Larger dogs tends to have a shorter life expectancy, whereas smaller dogs have a longer life expectancy. In general larger dogs are considered 'senior' at 5-6 and smaller ones at 7-8. Watch their weight  As dogs get older, like us, they can become less and less active. This means that they are burning less calories, so need to consume less to avoid putting on weight. Older dogs tend to develop mobility...

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