Dealing with disease

Dealing with disease

Veterinary surgeon Laura Keyser looks at Alabama Rot and Weil's disease, among other issues, and advises how to prevent them, if possible.

5 classic feeding mistakes

5 classic feeding mistakes

Too fat, too thin? It’s normal to worry about your dog’s body condition, and here Victoria Rose seeks expert advice to identify five common feeding errors and how to avoid them.

In the summertime

In the summertime

Veterinary Nurse Laura Hawkins identifies what happens when dogs suffer from heatstroke and how to deal with it.

Time to say goodbye?

Time to say goodbye?

It’s the most traumatic decision dog owners have to make but veterinary surgeon Laura Keyser has some words of wisdom about the kindest options.

To Jab or Not to Jab?

To Jab or Not to Jab?

Most British dog owners are familiar with the need for jabs and boosters, but here Laura Keyser explains more about the conditions we are vaccinating for.

Gundog Stretches

Gundog Stretches

What do we mean by gundog physio and how can it benefit your dog following an injury or as part of their regular regime? Veterinary physio Sarah Guffogg has some answers.

The Trouble with Ticks

The Trouble with Ticks

The continual threat posed by ticks and Lyme’s disease means constant vigilance is vital for gundog owners, as Laura Keyser explains.

Don't be an Easy Target

Don't be an Easy Target

With regular news of stolen gundogs making us all jittery, we asked BASC gundog expert Kate Dymock to explain a few things you can do to put your mind at ease.

Arthritis in Focus

Arthritis in Focus

Laura Hawkins talks us through how to identify arthritis in our dogs, and how this most debilitating of disorders can be prevented.

An Unhealthy Obsession?

An Unhealthy Obsession?

Are health tests jeopardising the future efficacy of our gundog breeds?

Looking for Trouble

Looking for Trouble

Gundogs are susceptible to a number of different hereditary eye conditions and, as owners, we should be aware of them.

Risky Business

Risky Business

Insurance is always about attitude to risk, but you must be aware your working dogs can get hurt, and putting them right might cost more than you think.

When trouble strikes

When trouble strikes

While most gundog owners can treat minor issues, some will require veterinary advice and attention. In this first of two articles, veterinary surgeon Laura Keyser shines a light on some common gundog injuries and how to deal with them.

The perfect kennel

The perfect kennel

There are a number of things to consider when investing in a kennel for your gundog, says Field Editor Ben Randall.

Dogs with tick bites

Dogs with tick bites

There’s much we can do to protect our dogs from the prolific parasites, says veterinary nurse Laura Hawkins.

Gundog medical queries

Gundog medical queries

Veterinary expert John Houlton responds to your gundog medical queries.