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Dog Health & Behaviour

How Animo can detect increased levels of barking

When a dog barks to excess, this can often indicate that they are upset about something. The Animo activity and behaviour monitor records when a dog barks, highlighting when there are increased levels of barking behaviour.

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Why flea treatment for dogs is important

Fleas can make a dog very uncomfortable and even cause certain illnesses, so it’s important to have your dog treated before the problem gets out of control.

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Why a healthy weight is important for your dog

If your dog maintains a healthy weight, it will help them to lead a happy, healthy lifestyle with a better chance of avoiding potentially life-threatening illnesses linked to obesity.

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Top tips to help your dog take their medicine

At some time in your dog’s life, they may need to take medicine, whether it’s for a short illness or a condition that is longer term. Here are some top tips that will help make administering their medicine a little easier.

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Exercise tips for puppies

Puppies are bundles of energy but if they exercise too much then they could become overtired or damage their developing joints. Here’s how to reign in their excitement and manage their exercise routine.

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Love is Understanding – how do we learn to understand our beloved dogs better?

Mark Vette, BSc MSc (Hons), is a New Zealand based animal behaviourist and author of bestselling book, Dog Zen. He has been trialling Animo since September 2018 on his three dogs, Reggie, Monty and Tommy, who have been putting Animo through a tough test with their outdoor pursuits!

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How do I know if my dog is overweight?

If your dog is overweight or obese, they could be at risk of weight related illnesses such as heart disease or diabetes. Here’s how you can determine if your dog is overweight and what you can do to keep obesity at bay.

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Why it’s important to keep track of your dog’s activity

Many dog owners lead busy lives, so it can be hard to keep track of how active a dog is each day. But keeping track of your dog’s activity levels could be vital in ensuring they lead happy, healthy lives.

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Exercise tips for older dogs

Older dogs may have trouble with their joints or have medical conditions which make getting around difficult, but it’s still important for them to get enough exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Exercise can also prevent certain health conditions developing. Take a look at these top tips to help your older dog exercise safely.

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Exercise tips for adolescent dogs

When puppies become adolescents at from around six months of age, they’ll be bursting with energy, so it’s important to factor plenty of exercise into their daily routine.

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Reasons dogs scratch and how to deal with it

Sometimes dogs will scratch simply because they have an itch, but if your dog scratches to excess it could be an indication that they may need treatment. Here’s what to look for if you are concerned about your dog’s scratching behaviour.

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Reasons dogs bark and how to prevent barking

Sometimes a dog’s bark can be a happy sign that they are pleased to see you or another animal, but quite often their barking could have negative connotations.

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Reasons a dog might shake

A dog might shake because they are cold or unwell, or even when they’re happy! With this in mind, how do you determine if your dog’s shaking is cause for concern?

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How to ensure your dog gets enough exercise

Exercise is essential for your dog’s health; it provides much needed mental and physical stimulation. Exercise can prevent obesity and weight related illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. Staying active with your dog is also a great bonding experience.

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Understanding your dog’s sleeping habits

Dogs of different breeds and ages will have different sleep requirements. Older or larger dogs who tire easily tend to sleep more than younger dogs or smaller breeds.

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Multiple people caring for your dog

If you are a dog owner who is out of the house for much of the day, then your dog could become bored and even stressed if he is left at home alone. Allowing someone else to care for your dog while you are out will ensure he is kept entertained and exercised throughout the day.

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Diabetes Week – Caring for dogs with diabetes

With the right care, most dogs who have diabetes can lead a comfortable, happy life. It’s Diabetes Week so we thought we’d look at how to spot the signs of, care for and treat a dog with diabetes.

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How to keep your dog in tip top condition

Crufts, the world’s greatest dog event, is just around the corner. Run by the Kennel Club, the show has been celebrating happy, healthy dogs for well over a hundred years. Dogs attending Crufts need to be in tip top condition, but it’s true to say that all dogs should be kept in good condition to ensure their health and happiness.

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How to wash your dog

Daily walks will mean that most dogs get mucky from time to time and will need to be washed. Follow our top tips to ensure the process runs smoothly.

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Dealing with barking behaviour

Some dogs will bark if they are bored, anxious or frustrated. By recognising the cause of your dog’s barking, you can reduce it by improving their environment, which will improve their overall well-being.

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How to clicker train your dog

There are different ways to train a dog, but clicker training can be a very effective option. As each click sounds exactly the same as the last, there’s little chance of your dog getting confused by its meaning.

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Give your dog a pet door to prevent unwanted barking

Some dogs bark to be let out into the garden when it’s time for them to ‘go’. A great way to stop this behaviour is to install a dog door, so that your dog can come and go as he pleases.

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How to prevent your dog becoming overweight

Obesity can make it difficult for your dog to exercise properly and can lead to serious illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. With so many different breeds of dogs of varying sizes and builds, it can be difficult to know how much to feed your pet. Take a look at our tips to help you keep your dog’s weight in check so they can live a healthier, happier life.

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Exercise your dog regularly to keep them happy and healthy

Dogs need daily exercise and it’s important to incorporate their exercise routine into your own daily routine. Dogs should be walked twice a day, but what else can you do to ensure your dog gets enough exercise?

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