Will washing my dog too regularly damage her coat?

Over bathing can affect the natural oils which protect the coat and skin. Groomer Diana North gives her advice.

What is swimmer's tail?

Has your dog's tail gone limp? Are they struggling to wag it? Find out more about swimmer's tail here...

Is my dog suffering from brain ageing?

Vet Roberta Baxter explains the signs of brain ageing and advises how to address the problem...

Help! My dog suffers with her paws and pads!

Vet Roberta Baxter explains that there are a number of conditions that can cause problems with the paws and nails.

How to tell if your dog is overweight

Are you worried that your dog is overweight? Here are some top tips to help you get your dog's weight under control.

What should I do when my dog gets too hot?

For most dogs, getting hot in the sunshine is not a problem as long as the dog in question is healthy.

Does my dog have cataracts?

Dogs can get cataracts. They are an inherited problem in several breeds, but can also occur due to trauma to the lens.

Introducing a new puppy

It's important that your dog is made to feel secure and happy with the new puppy arrives, says Claire Arrowsmith.

Can I give my dog tinned tuna?

Do you think your dog might not be eating because he's bored of his food? Thinking about giving him something different? Vet John Burns shares his advice. 

How to control your dog's skin problems

If your dog is suffering from skin problems it can drive you to despair. Watching him scratch, and knowing he is uncomfortable can leave you feeling helpless and upset. But it does [ ... ]

Battersea Q&A: How to improve my dog's recall

With the weather improving, if you want to be able to exercise your dog off the lead in an open space, you need to have a recall. 

Battersea Q&A: Finding the right dog for you

To get that match just right you need to do a bit of self-evaluation first. Make a list of what you are prepared and want to do, and what you won’t be able to compromise on...

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