Pet Wellbeing

Pet etiquette

Petiquette: Cat and dog behaviour

Our pets’ behaviour can sometimes be very embarrassing. Behaviourist Inga MacKellar reveals what we can do about potential pet faux pas.

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Pet games and fun…a serious matter

Our pets’ frisky frolics play an important part in their physical health and mental development. Glyn Brown investigates the purpose of playtime.

City living pets

Petropolis: City living with pets

Pets who share our town houses have to deal with a whole range of issues different to those of their country cousins. Check out the essential guide for urban pets.


Allergies in dogs and cats

From fleas and mites to shampoos and toys, there are many causes of itchy, sensitive skin. Dermatologist David Scar answers your questions.

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Dog walking: Canine encounters

Our experts explain how to make dog walking safe and fun for both of you, so walking your dog in the park or countryside a pleasant and relaxing experience.

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First aid for your pets

Would you know what to do if your cat collided with a car or your dog cut his foot? With a little medical know-how, you’ll be prepared, not panicked.