☀Electric Shock Collars for Dogs to be Banned

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix Electric collars which shock dogs into submission are to be banned from sale in Britain following campaigning from animal rights groups. This is great news! Remotely controlled training devices such as e-collars or shock collars  can trigger an electronic pulse of up to 6,000 volts to … Continue reading ☀Electric Shock Collars for Dogs to be Banned

Preparing the best environment for your dog and puppy🍃

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix We often have clients who ask about where to put their dog's bed and how to best clear-up after him/her to achieve the ideal environment. Below, we will look at: creating the ideal environment for your puppy and dog a comfortable dog bed cleaning-up after your dog research So, … Continue reading Preparing the best environment for your dog and puppy🍃

Babesiosis: killer dog disease could spread across UK

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix Dog owners are being warned about a deadly disease, carried by ticks, that has been found in the UK for the first time. The outbreak of babesiosis is centred in Harlow, Essex, but there are fears that it will spread around the UK. Caused by the babesia canis parasite … Continue reading Babesiosis: killer dog disease could spread across UK

Dog Advice Live

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix Dog experts are available to talk about anything on your mind relating to your dog. This is an opportunity to ask questions from: 'Is it ok to leave my dog at home while I am at work?' to 'How much exercise does my dog need?', to anything else on your mind. … Continue reading Dog Advice Live

No National Health Service for dogs & why does treatment for your dog cost so much?

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix Why does treatment for pets cost so much? The price of getting a dog treated at the vet is rising. Is it profiteering or are owners just more desperate than ever to save their beloved companions, asks Jessica McCallin at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The cost of … Continue reading No National Health Service for dogs & why does treatment for your dog cost so much?

Sizing up physical activity: the relationships between dog characteristics, dog owners’ motivations & dog walking

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix The objective of the study published by the University of Victoria, Canada, and accepted in January 2016, was to examine the relationships between dog characteristics, dog owners' perceptions of responsibility and attachment to their dogs, and the qualities of dog owner exercise motivations (self-determined regulations) with dog walking … Continue reading Sizing up physical activity: the relationships between dog characteristics, dog owners’ motivations & dog walking

Scientists develop IQ test for dogs

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix Researchers have developed an IQ test for dogs, using Border Collies. So how smart is your dog? Researchers have created a test to answer that question. In a study published in February 2016, "A general intelligence factor in dogs", in the journal Intelligence, scientists Rosalind Arden and Mark Adam tested … Continue reading Scientists develop IQ test for dogs

Keeping Active This Winter

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix It is exciting for dogs of all ages to get out and experience the outdoors, in the summer and winter days too! Make sure you and your dog/s keep active. Enjoy all seasons. Make Contact © EmmanuelleChaix

Your dog’s eyelids

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix Have you noticed the third eyelid (TE) in your dog? You can see it when looking closely on the inside corner of the eyelids near to his/her nose.  Its color varies depending on his/her breed, from clear and almost transparent to a cloudy pinky-white pigmentation. We call it  the nictitating membrane … Continue reading Your dog’s eyelids

Rapid weight loss in my dog

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix When your dog loses weight noticeably you should question the reason. If you cannot find the cause or event that led him/her to lose the weight, make sure you take him/her to your veterinarian who can do the relevant medical checks and monitoring follow-ups. You might find that … Continue reading Rapid weight loss in my dog

Heartworm lifecycle

- Content and Marketing Coordinator, Press Office at EmmanuelleChaix The heartworm disease is a deadly infection which can seriously affect your dog so make sure you give him/her heartworm prevention throughout his/her life to protect him/her. Dirofilaria immitis is the parasite round worm that is spread from dog to dog through the bites of mosquitoes. The heartworm is a type … Continue reading Heartworm lifecycle