How to deal with unwelcome visitors

How to deal with unwelcome visitors

Fleas, intestinal worms, lungworm and heartworm pose a significant health risk not only to our four-legged companions, but in some cases to our children too.

Where the cracks appear

Where the cracks appear

Our working dogs put a tremendous strain on their athletic bodies and inevitably injuries do occur. But when and where might trouble strike? Veterinary physiotherapist Sarah Guffogg uncovered some interesting details during her Masters research.

What's a good age?

What's a good age?

Veterinary surgeon Laura Keyser explains why smaller dogs often live longer.

Dealing With Common Dog Diseases

Dealing With Common Dog Diseases

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

5 Classic Feeding Mistakes Dog Owners Make

5 Classic Feeding Mistakes Dog Owners Make

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 errors and how to avoid them in this dog feeding guide.

In the summertime

In the summertime

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

Putting A Dog Down: What You Need To Know

Putting A Dog Down: What You Need To Know

Making the decision to put your dog to sleep is the most traumatic decision dog owners face. Veterinary surgeon Laura Keyser has some words of wisdom about the kindest options when it comes to putting a dog down.

The Ultimate Dog Vaccine Guide

The Ultimate Dog Vaccine Guide

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.

Dog Arthritis: What You Need To Know

Dog Arthritis: What You Need To Know

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

Kennel Club Health Tests: The Lowdown

Kennel Club Health Tests: The Lowdown

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

The Ultimate Dog Eye Infection Guide

The Ultimate Dog Eye Infection Guide

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.

7 Common Gundog Injuries to Look Out For

7 Common Gundog Injuries to Look Out For

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.

How To Set Up The Perfect Outdoor Kennel For Your Gundog

How To Set Up The Perfect Outdoor Kennel For Your Gundog

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

Your Guide To Dog Tick Bites

Your Guide To Dog Tick Bites

Protecting your dog from tick bites caused by fleas should be a priority, and there are lots of ways you can practise flea and tick prevention, explains veterinary nurse Laura Hawkins.