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Garden and outdoor dangers

By Brian Faulkner - BSc (Hons), BVM&S, MBA, MSc(Psych), MRCVS | 27 November 2018 | 2 Comments
A puppy running in a meadow

Puppies seem to love eating things they shouldn’t in the house, and being outdoors is no different. From scavaging scraps, to eating slugs, snails or even poo, there are many garden and outdoor dangers which can impact your puppy’s health. A dirty issue As disgusting as it may seem, some puppies will eat poo. There can be a number of reasons for this, it may simply smell of food to your puppy and it can actually taste good! However, sometimes puppies can learn the behaviour, if they have got into trouble for…

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How to prevent or cure an upset stomach

By Alison Logan - MA VetMB MRCVS | 13 November 2018 | 0 Comments
A puppy looking very upset about life

The most common cause of stomach upsets in puppies is a change in their diet, whether that’s a deliberate change of food or an unintended consequence of hunting or scavenging. Other reasons also include over eating and developing a food intolerance. New food A stomach upset can happen if you introduce your puppy to a new food without slowly weaning them off a more familiar one. If vomiting and diarrhoea occur, go back to the previous food and then gradually reintroduce the new food again. If your puppy continues to…

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