Dog Health

Dog health advice from K9 Magazine’s trusted experts. Keep your dog happy & healthy with our detailed canine health guides.

Is Coconut Oil Good for Dogs?

We’ve all heard about the benefits of oil in a dog’s diet, fish oil specifically. But what do you do if your dog, like our very own Christopher, has shown an intolerance to fish oils? Unless you’ve been in hiding, you…

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How to Tell If Your Dog Has Fleas

There are many reasons why you need to know if your dog has fleas. Aside from the impact on your dog’s health, who really wants to picture that bloodthirsty bogeyman in the shape of a hitchhiking flea crawling around your…

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Do Dogs Sweat?

It’s a question many dog owners will ask, particularly as the weather warms up and in short, the answer is yes. But how, where and why is much more interesting than the simplicity of the answer. While dogs pant to…

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Can Dogs Eat Avocado?

As the weather turns warmer our diets begin to change adapting to the sunnier days and often our meals will include more of the season’s fresh fruit and vegetables. With more seasonal foods at home, you might find yourself tempted…

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Are Probiotics Good for Dogs?

Probiotics for dogs are being talked about more frequently than ever as it seems more people are now taking the supplement to improve their own gut health. So, it got us thinking: can canine probiotics improve your dog’s well-being too?…

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How Big a Threat Are Superbugs to Your Dog?

Every November, politicians and medical professionals across Europe call on fellow doctors, nurses and members of the public to think carefully about prescribing and using antibiotics, as part of European Antibiotic Awareness Day. This is because the threat posed by…

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What Happens When My Dog Gets Neutered?

Spaying and neutering is a constant hot topic in the canine world. Welfare charities insist that it is the holy grail of population control, whilst breeders would not exist if they believed the same. Questions such as, what happens when…

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