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Dog health and vet advice

It is important to take care of your dog’s health in the best pawsible way. If you are in need of some veterinary advice, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re an owner concerned about ticks in case they give your dog an illness, or borrowing a dog on Fireworks Night and are worried about the dogs safety then read on. We’ve gathered lots of expert advice from vets such as VetsNow and David Cuffe.

Local vets in Lincoln

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Lincoln for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in North London

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in North London for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Lancashire

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Lancashire for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Ipswich

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Ipswich for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Harrogate

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Harrogate for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Essex

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Essex for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Horsham

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Horsham for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Glasgow

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Glasgow for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Kent

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Kent for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Eastbourne

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Eastbourne for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Edinburgh

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Edinburgh for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Doncaster

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Doncaster for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Devon

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Devon for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Cornwall

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Cornwall for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Dorset

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Dorset for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Cheshire

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Cheshire for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Chesterfield

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Chesterfield for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Bristol

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Bristol for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Birmingham

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Birmingham for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your fur baby's needs.Read more

Local vets in Basingstoke

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Basingstoke for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Hounds on holiday travel checklist

Are you planning a day trip, an overnighter or travelling outside of the UK with your dog? View and download our free handy travel checklist for travelling with your dog!Read more

How to keep your dog safe at the beach

Beaches are great fun and dogs love them, but there are dangers for them. We take a closer look at how to keep your pooch safe at the beachRead more

Protect your dog from heat stroke

Vet David talks about what heat stroke is, symptoms to look out for, prevention tips and what to do in an emergencyRead more

When can I start walking my puppy?

Whether you've just got a new puppy or looking for some advice, here is find out everything you need to know about walking your puppy. Read more

Preventing herbicide poisoning in dogs

When you choose a weed killer this summer, be sure to go for one that doesn’t contain the followingRead more

Dog poo colours: what do they mean?

The colour of your dogs poo can be an indicator of health problems so it’s useful to know what is cause for concern.Read more

How to Introduce Your Dog to Another Dog

8 tips on how to introduce your dog (borrowed or owned) to another dog. Have a read of our tips that we learned from a trainer to ensure the experience is happy and safe for everyone.Read more

Leaving your dog at home after lockdown

Going back to normal after working at home? Here's a guide to leaving your dog alone after lockdownRead more

Thunderstorms and Lightning - Helping your dog cope

Discover proven home remedies to calm and comfort dogs scared of thunderstorms. Help your furry friend find relief and tranquility during storms with BorrowMyDoggy's expert tips.Read more

Do Thundershirts Really Work for Dogs?

What are thundershirts and are they worth it? Read feedback from our members to learn if these anxiety wraps really work for dogs. Find the right solution for your furry friend.Read more

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

If your dog is munching on grass, you are not alone. Research shows that 80% of dogs do it. But why does your pup eat grass? The answer will surprise you!Read more

7 Tips for your 'Welcome Woof'

Prepare for your first meeting with a new dog by reading these tips for borrowers. This will ensure your ‘Welcome Woof’ runs as smoothly as possibleRead more

Tips for dogs on Bonfire Night: how to calm your dog during fireworks

Top tips to keep your dog calm, safe, happy and stress-free during the fireworks for Guy Fawkes or Bonfire Night. Read more

Dog vaccines: the importance of vaccinating your dog

Everyone has been talking about vaccines lately, but did you know that your dog needs to be regularly vaccinated too?Read more

What to do if your dog has food poisoning

If you dog has eaten something they shouldn't then it can be hard to know what to do, so we've asked David Owen, a veterinary surgeon, what to do if your dog has food poisoningRead more

What to do if your dog is bleeding

If your dog is bleeding it can be serious. So we've asked David Owen, a veterinary surgeon what you should do if your dog is bleedingRead more

What to do if your dog is dealing with trauma

David Owen, a veterinary surgeon from VetsNow Manchester, gives some helpful advice on what to do when your dog is dealing with trauma.Read more

What do if your dog was to collapse

Collapsing can be a sign of very serious conditions so you need to know what to do if a dog in your care collapses. Here's vet advice on what do if your dog was to collapse.Read more

Best dog ear cleaner in the UK

Struggling to find the perfect dog ear cleaner in the UK? Don't fret! Our article covers the top picks for every pup. Find the best one today!Read more

Best Fish Oil For Dogs UK

Want to ensure your pup is getting all the nutrition they need? We've rounded up the best fish oil for dogs in the UK. Read on for our recommendations!Read more

Dental sticks for dogs

Keep your pup's teeth clean and strong with dental sticks! Check out our guide to the best dental sticks for dogs, including which ones have tasty flavours and are most effective.Read more

Dog dental toys

Make tooth-brushing time fun for your pup with dental toys for dogs! Discover the best toys to keep your dog's teeth healthy, and which ones they'll love playing with in our guide.Read more

How to help an old dog lose weight

Learn the best tips and tricks for helping an old dog to lose weight. Find out how you can use diet, exercise, and other measures to help your beloved pooch stay in shape.Read more

How To Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs

There is nothing worse than seeing your pup itching and scratching as they try tirelessly to get rid of those pesky fleas. Discover if home remedies can treat them!Read more

Dental treats for dogs

Keep your pup's teeth pearly white and their breath fresh with dental treats for dogs. Find out more in our guide to the best dental treats for your dog!Read more

19 tips to help your dog lose weight

Learn 19 tips and tricks to help your dog lose weight without compromising their health. Find out what types of exercise, diet changes, and lifestyle adjustments can help your pup slim down safely.Read more

Christmas Dog Safety Tips

Christmas is coming, and that means lots of fun for you and your best fluffy friend. But what should you look out for to make sure the festive season is as safe as possible?Read more

How heavy should my dog be

Wondering how much your dog should weigh? Check out our guide for the ideal weight for dogs of every breed. Plus discover where you can have your dog's weight checked!Read more

Are conkers poisonous to dogs? Autumn fruits and nuts

Autumn walks can be a great adventure for us and our pooches, but be careful when they come across potentially harmful things like acorns, conkers and pine cones.Read more

Caring for your new puppy

There's a lot to think about when you're getting a new puppy. So here's our guide on how to best look after your new puppy, full of hints, tips and useful advice.Read more

Fleas and ticks: the facts every dog owner should know

What to do if your dog has fleas or ticks. A vet has given us some great tips and answers to common questions when dealing with fleas and ticks.Read more

Dog safety tips for toys and in your home

Here's all you need to know about keeping your dog safe in your home and around dog toys. Discover our best tips and tricks for keeping your dog, borrowed or owned, safe!Read more

Top Tips for a Stress-Free Move with Your Furry Best Friend

Joanne Patrick, My Family Pet vet, shares some handy advice on how to keep the process of moving house as stress-free as possible for dogsRead more

Local vets in Putney

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Putney for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Telford

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Telford for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Kingston

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Kingston for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Poole

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Poole for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Islington

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Islington for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Winchester

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Winchester for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more

Local vets in Hampstead

Take the hassle out of finding reputable, local vets in Hampstead for your furry friend. We've made it easy for you to find a vet that meets your pooch's needs.Read more