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The medical stuff is stressful. Get expertise on common (and not-so-common) dental health issues, from causes and symptoms to the latest treatments for pets.

Photo of small terrier dog outside int he sun with mouth open, teeth and tongue visible

A new study finds that small dog breeds are at higher risk for dental disease

Woman carefully cleaning a dog in a bathtub.

Spa days can happen at home

Dog laying his head on owners lap while owner holds his ears.

Veterinarian Dr Shea Cox on how to assess your dog’s eyes, ears, nose and mouth

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How to teach your pup to play nice

Golden Retriever dog chewing on rawhide toy seated on a blanket by a window

The six dangers of rawhide dog bones

White and brown puppy destroyed a stuffed toy

How to teach your dog to enjoy, not destroy, their toys

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You can’t appease a picky dog with chicken nuggets like you can with a toddler. Here are some things you can do

A person holding a dogs mouth open showing its braces.

Braces are actually the most gentle way of dealing with your dog’s malocclusion (aka a ‘bad bite’)

woman with red hair holds senior Pomeranian dog

Is your dog getting older? As dogs age, its important to recognise both physical and mental changes they may be experiencing and learn how to cater to those needs

Bullmastiff puppy chewing on a purple ring chew toy

Veterinary behaviourist Dr Valli Parthasarathy recommends the most durable dog toys for destructive players

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Dogs can suffer from gum disease, too. Here’s how to prevent it

A smiling man with short black hair sitting on the grass outside leaning on his Dalmatian dog who is also smiling showing clean teeth

The toothbrushes, dental wipes and breath fresheners that’ll keep your pup smiling

Young woman with her senior dog in the autumn park.

Your older dog is the love of your life. Here are some health issues to look out for

Golden retriever puppy upside down playing with a mans hands and attempting to play bite.

Because bite marks are not a good look

woman draped in an orange blanket holds a black-and-white puppy

What to Expect When You’re Expecting – canine edition

a pair of English cream retriever dogs wiggle around on their backs with big grins on their faces

Here are four common dental problems your pup might face and how to treat them