• Question September

    Dogs Today Cross Question September

    Have you got an eye for identification? Try our Cross Question! It’s the game of guess the parents! If you are the first person to guess both breeds that make up our Cross Question, you will win a fantastic book prize from Interpet Publishing. Simply state the type of book ...
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    Dogs Today September Caption Competition

    Tickle our funny bone and win with our September Caption Competition! The winner of the September caption competition gets a PoopPot, an expandable, airtight pop-out poo-bag container. It is odour-free and can be attached to you belt, bag or lead using the handy and adorable dog-shaped clip! Winners and five runners-up ...
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    Great Debate: Is it ok to dye your dog's coat?

    All dogs need regular grooming, but some owners take it a step further by dyeing their dog's hair with specific products or food colouring. Some dog salons offer ‘creative grooming’, where they cut and dye the fur to resemble the coat of other animals - like, for example, a zebra. ...
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    Dog Crush: the Yorkshire Terrier

    Ever-popular and undoubtably English, the Yorkshire Terrier - or Yorkie, as he is more commonly known - is a favourite in many different households. They are loved for their silky-smooth coat and handheld size - although they can be a real little yappers! Tell us why you love your Yorkie, and ...
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    Great Debate: Is it ok to have two puppies from the same litter?

    Raising a dog from puppyhood is extremely rewarding, but it also poses challenges – which double if you decide to take home two puppies from the same litter. Many behaviourists, breeders and shelters discourage adopting siblings, as this might result in 'littermate syndrome' - a situation where the pups are ...
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    Dog Crush: the Whippet

    Pointy-faced and petite, the Whippet is a favourite of many families. After all, they can rock a snood or a coat any day of the week, are as fast as lightening, and love a cosy cuddle! We need you, Whippet owners, for our celebration of this much-loved British breed. In our ...
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    Great Debate: Should dogs be allowed on the bed?

    Each dog has a favourite spot to snooze. Sometimes it's on a proper dog bed, sometimes it's right on the floor, sometimes it's on the sofa or even the owner's bed. Likewise, each house has its own rules: some dogs are not allowed even on the living room furniture, let alone ...
  • Dog Crush

    Dog Crush: the Labrador

    Lab lovers! Now's you chance to tell us what makes your breed the most popular in the country! In our upcoming August issue, the noble Labrador will be our Dog Crush and have a huge dedicated feature of facts and fun. To help us fill it, we need real owners ...
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    Great Debate: Is 'no' a no-no?

    Whenever we find our dog chewing a shoe or displaying any kind of undesired behaviour, saying "No!" is often the most immediate reaction. But is it advisable? According to many dog trainers, "no" is an empty word that is best avoided: it simply tells the dog we are upset and, ...
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    Dog Crush: the Samoyed

    With a foxy face and snowy white coat, the Samoyed is a truly beautiful breed, and one that will take centre stage of our upcoming July issue. Yes, our next Dog Crush will be the simply gorgeous Samoyed! If you own one Samoyed or several, we could use your help. Tell ...