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Dog health and wellness

We’re all about keeping your dog healthy and happy – so we’ve got lots of useful content on helping them stay that way. Remember, always visit your vet if you have any concerns about your dog’s health.

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What should my dog’s poo look like?

You’d be amazed what your dog’s poop can tell you about their health. When was the last time you squeezed,…

22 July, 2021

Large Munsterlander lying on grass

Case Study: Recovering from elbow dysplasia

Lucy, a PhD student in Leeds, is the proud paw-rent of Otis, a two-year-old Large Munsterlander. When Otis was just…

27 October, 2020

Red and white Border Collie wearing a PitPat

Why do dogs scratch?

Just like humans, when dogs have an itch, they will scratch it. But why is your dog scratching? How much…

02 October, 2020

Irish doodle asleep on the floor

Neutering your dog: what you need to know

Neutering your dog is a significant decision that you will need to make, so it’s important that you understand the…

14 August, 2020

Siberian Husky sat on rock in a field

Case Study: Building fitness after being rescued

Found on the streets of a university campus in Seoul, South Korea, Juno had no tag or microchip. Yongin Rescue…

11 August, 2020

Border Collie sleeping on sofa wearing a PitPat Dog Activity Monitor

What you need to know about your dog’s sleep

Sleep can be a bit of a mystery at the best of times and when it comes to your dog…

16 June, 2020

Cockapoo running in a field

Case Study: Using PitPat to help monitor seizures

Disclaimer: Using a PitPat does not replace the need for a vet – please always consult your vet if you…

15 June, 2020

Springer Spaniel in water wearing a harness and a PitPat Dog Activity Monitor

How to keep your dog cool in the summer

The heat wave might be giving us a break for now, but the summery weather will be coming back to…

12 May, 2020

Border Collie laying indoors looking into camera

Best types of exercise for dogs with osteoarthritis

If your dog has been diagnosed with osteoarthritis it’s natural to feel concerned about how you will maintain their long…

24 April, 2020

Black Labrador puppy asleep on bed

Is my puppy sleeping too much?

Ever wondered if your puppy is sleeping too much? The answer, in most cases, is probably not. Puppies tend to…

21 April, 2020