Ask The Expert

Experts discuss important pet health topics.

Copper the Alaskan Klee Kai (Photo: lifewithkleekai / Instagram)
Can You Identify A Dog By Its Nose Print?

Did you know every dog has a different nose print? Just like humans can be identified by their fingerprints, dogs can be identified by their nose prints. In some countries, […]

Pregnant woman shows her dog some affection (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Can Dogs Sense Early Pregnancy?

Can dogs sense early pregnancy? We can become incredibly bonded to our dogs but the prospect of introducing a baby to your pets can be a stressful experience. With a […]

Dog owner hugs her Golden Retriever puppy (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Dogs Lean on You?

You’ll often hear that dogs lean on you to show dominance. However, this argument that your pup is leaning on you to exert their dominance and invade your space has […]

Jack Russell Terrier (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Does My Dog Sleep On My Clothes?

Have you ever wondered why your dog sleeps on your clothes? You may have noticed that your canine companion loves to enjoy a nap on some dirty clothes left on […]

Shiba Inu looks at tulips (Photo: Adobe Stock)
What Plants Are Poisonous To Dogs?

Do you know which plants are poisonous to dogs? According to Rover.com survey, 71% of American dog owners allow their canine companions to have free range of their gardens or […]

Dalmatian licks owner (Photo: Adobe Stock)
How Do Dogs Show Love And Affection?

How can you tell if your dog is being affectionate with you? If you’re a dog owner, you probably shower your canine companion with affection on a daily basis. But […]

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Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?

Blueberries are a popular choice for dog owners who enjoy a post-workout smoothie. You may be tempted to give your canine companion a blueberry or two as you enjoy a […]

Klee Kai next to a plate of strawberries (Photo: lifewithkleekai / Instagram )
Can Dogs Eat Strawberries?

You may be inclined to feed your dog some strawberries at the end of a warm, summer’s day. Some dog owners might think it’s perfectly safe to feed your canine […]

Klee Kai next to plate of Mango chunks (Photo: lifewithkleekai / Instagram)
Can Dogs Eat Mangos?

Mangos are a popular human snack but are they safe for dogs to eat as a low-carb treat? While mangos are generally safe for dogs to eat, you should never […]

Dog opens wide for fruit and vegetables (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Can Dogs Eat Cucumbers?

It’s easy to make the assumption that all fruit and vegetables are good for dogs. While some fruit and veg can make healthy and tasty snacks for dogs in moderation, […]

Happy panting Staffordshire Bullterrier (Photo: Adobe)
Why Do Dogs Pant?

Does your dog pant a lot? If so, you should make an appointment with your regular veterinarian at the earliest possible opportunity. There are a variety of different reasons why […]

Alaskan Malamutes walking in winter forest (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?

Have you ever pondered why your dog wags their tail? They may do it when you get home from a day at work, or when you prepare their food at […]

Samoyed at the vet (Photo: Adobe Stock)
How Do Dogs Get Fleas?

Fleas are a common issue for dogs. They can be picked up from other dogs and animals such as cats, birds, rabbits, squirrels and other wild animals. Once your dog […]

Alaskan Klee Kai tear stains (Photo: Albalone Pet Studio)
What Causes Tear Stains In Dogs?

My Alaskan Klee Kai have always struggled with tear stains. They’ve struggled with consistent tear stains since the age of one, leaving a reddish mark on their white fur underneath […]

Cute grey tabby cat in cardboard box on floor at home (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Do Cats Fart?

Does your cat fart a lot? You may associate farting with dogs more than cats given that our feline friends are usually stereotyped as clean and fastidious animals. However, feline […]

Labrador puppy eats grass (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

Have you spotted your dog eating grass in your garden? If you’re a dog owner, there’s a good chance your canine companion has been caught munching on grass at some […]

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Pete The Vet Interview

Peter Wedderburn is one of the top three online veterinary influencers in the UK. He’s a columnist for the Daily Telegraph, while Pete is well-known on the Irish media scene […]