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February 7, 2020
Some great information by Luke from Luke's Dog School.
A lot of dogs love chasing after a ball; they are a great tool for exercising a dog, training a dog and bonding. However, here is a bit of advice when deciding on which balls to choose.
- Size matters: Too small coul...
August 19, 2019
The Finchley Dog Walker has written a great informative article for us -
The majority of dog owners walk their pets for 4 reasons: Toilet duties, exercise, training and for mental stimulation. However, our dogs also have needs that we must consider too, when taking...
March 21, 2019
Jodie White (vet)
When the anal glands are very full some pets will start scooting their rear ends on the floor.
In most cases scooting is caused because your dog has not been able to empty their anal glands (also called anal sacs). These glands are two small glands present on both side...
December 30, 2018
Fact or Fiction:
A puppy may only exercise for a ratio of 5 minutes per month of age twice daily until they are fully grown. If exercised more than that, they will get joint problems.
Well…maybe, maybe not! For small dogs – almost certainly fiction, for large do...
November 22, 2018
Barney, who is normally a very happy dog full of beans, came in to see us as an urgent appointment after he all of a sudden developed very nasty bloody diarrhoea and had started vomiting.
Barney is a small dog and bloody diarrhoea in any dog but especially young and sma...
October 23, 2018
Some causes of anxiety in dogs:
Just like humans, dogs can experience fear and anxiety.
Anxiety can be triggered by the following situations:
Separation from its owner
As a young puppy, he will be showered with lots of care and extra attention, but once your pup reaches ad...
July 22, 2018
Written by Derek, The Finchley Dog Walker
Summer is in full swing, and the heatwave looks to continue. It is important to remember that many dogs do not like the heat and they can quickly become uncomfortable and overheat. We humans can remove our clothes when we’re fee...
May 30, 2018
Does your dog sneeze a lot? A one off sneeze is not usually something to worry about! Just like us, dogs can sneeze if something tickles their nose!
However, your dog sneezing constantly or sneezing several times a day for several days may indicate a problem. For exampl...
April 28, 2018
Worms are parasites (organisms that live inside your dog).
If you're worried that your dog might have worms, here are some of the signs to look out for:
(Note that your dog might appear perfectly fine, only appearing unwell when already heavily infected)
April 5, 2018
We wanted the lowdown on some of the best dog friendly places in NW London. Find out the best cafes, pubs and restaurants in NW1 and NW3!
Dog and ball, a tradition, but should it continue?
5 tips to improve your Dog Walking experience
Interview with Herrick Photo
June 12, 2019
Interview with Nadine's Animal Adventures
March 25, 2019
Is your pet scooting?
Barney the dog who had bloody diarrhoea
February 1, 2019
Winter 2019 newsletter
January 18, 2019
Interview with RSPCA Friern Barnet
January 10, 2019
Fact or Fiction:
A puppy may only exercise for a ratio of 5 minutes per month of age twice daily
Amazing new ultrasound scanner
December 20, 2018