Dog Care Advice
With all the loyalty, devotion and friendship that dogs offer it's easy to see why they're one of the UK's most popular choice of pets. Whether they're heading off with you for some fresh air, adventure and a good walk, or curled up at your feet for a relaxing doze, they make rewarding companions for many years to come.
Are you in need of some advice on what breed is right for you? Learn more by browsing our Dog Breed Guide.
Thinking About getting a Dog?
If you're thinking about getting a new puppy, there are lots of things to consider before getting a dog. We’re backing the RSPCA’s GetPuppySmart campaign that offers a wide range of helpful information, things to think about and guidance to help you give a home to a happy and healthy puppy that will bring many years of happiness to you and your new pet.
The RSPCA has asked us to share with Preloved members these 5 simple checks to ensure that you do not support this trade when buying your puppy.
Dogs like the pug, Chihuahua and the miniature dachshund are rising in popularity due to their small size and popularity with celebrities. But with this trend also comes the likelihood of rogue puppy traders cashing in on the act to make a quick buck.
If you're considering giving a forever home to a new dog or puppy, why not consider using an animal rescue or sanctuary to help you find the perfect match to suit your needs and lifestyle?
Not sure what breed to choose? Making sure you choose the right breed for you and your family is vital and it can be all too easy to pick a "designer" dog breed. Kennel Club give advice for when you are choosing which dog breed is for you.
Choosing the right breed of dog for you, your family and your lifestyle is one of the most important decisions you will have to make when looking to give a dog a forever home. To help you make the right choice, we have started collecting dog breed guides about the most popular breeds!
With their playful nature, wobbly walk and adorable little faces, it is far too easy to fall in love puppies. However, it is so important not to let the excitement of new puppy cloud your judgement on what to expect once they are part of your lives at home. We caught up with Dogs Trust to help give you some idea on what to expect when giving a puppy a home.
Dogs Trust have been working hard over the last couple of years to uncover the truth behind puppy smuggling. Keep reading to learn more about their findings, and to find out what you need to be aware of when looking to buy a puppy.
Rehoming your Dog
If you are considering advertising any pets and animals for re-homing on Preloved it is recommended that you don’t advertise them as being free to new owners.
Caring for your Dog
Neutering is a commonplace operation that can prevent unwanted litters whilst also improving the long-term health prospects or thousands of pets.
Take some time to read the RSPCA's leaflet, 'How to Take Care of your Dog'
Microchipping is an inexpensive and easy method to help reunite you with your dog if it goes missing - find out more.
Electric shock collars are becoming an increasingly popular way to train your dog. Learn more about how these training devices can be detrimental to your dog's mental health.
With autumn comes firework season, and across the UK there will be some pets enduring long evenings of frightening bangs and flashes. If you have a dog, Blue Cross is here to give you advice on how you can help reduce their fear and stress levels during firework season.
Miss our live vet Q&A on dog health with MedicAnimal? Catch up here where you will learn about a variety of common concerns we have about our dog's health.
When giving any pet a home, there will come a day when your pet reaches an elderly, more fragile age. That's not to say that all pets become very ill, just that they may require a little more TLC. Read more to learn how to care for your dog when during their senior years.
In April 2016 it will become the law to have your dog microchipped with up to date contact information. Keep reading to find out more, and about how Dogs Trust are here to help all dog owners with pooches in need of a microchip!
Bringing a new dog home can be a little over whelming, and it is easy to forget all the things you may need and should consider to help welcome them into their new family. Keep reading to learn more.