Dog Care Advice Centre

Dog Care Advice Centre

Caring for your Dog

At Petmania we know that having a dog in your life can lead to many questions – from wondering what the best dog food is, to knowing what vaccinations a puppy might need, and everything in between. It’s because of this that we have put together our Dog Care Advice Centre and regularly post new content, based on the questions our customers regular ask us.

If you have a question about your dog’s health, diet or overall wellbeing, please do get in touch and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Dog Healthcare

How to apply a spot on treatment

Prebiotics and probiotics for dogs

Managing stress & anxiety in your pet

Checking Your Pet’s Weight at Petmania

Skin Sensitivities & Allergies in Dogs

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Treating Hot Spots on Your Dog

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Dental Care for Your Dog At Home

What is Lungworm in Dogs?

Checking Your Dog’s Weight

The Different Types of Parasite Control for Pets

What are Mites & How To Get Rid of Them

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What are the benefits of food supplements to dogs?

What are Intestinal Worms in Dogs & Cats?

What are Ticks and How to Stop Them

Common Health Problems in Senior Dogs

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Ear Infections & Parasites in Dogs

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My Puppy Has Fleas and Ticks-What Do I Do?

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How to Help My Teething Puppy

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Protecting Your Pet in the Hot Weather

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How To Deal With Separation Anxiety in Your Dog

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Keeping your Pet Calm During Bad Weather

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Finding The Right Vet For Your Pet

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How To Tell If Your Puppy Is Growing Okay

Worming Your Puppy

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Neutering Your Puppy-What You Need To Know

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Vaccinations and your Puppy

Food Allergy in Dogs

How to Clean your Dog’s Teeth – Dental Care Guide

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How to spot fleas on your dog or cat

How Do I Clean My Dog’s Ears

How Do I Clip My Dog’s Nails

Body Condition Score for Dogs

Preventing Weight Gain in Your Dog

Hot Diggity Dog – Protect Pets from Heatstroke

Survey shows obesity in dogs and cats is a growing epidemic

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60% of Dogs are Over-weight

Dog Grooming Advice

Skin Soothing Therapy Bath & Styling – Petmania

How Grooming Helps Bonding With Your Pet

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Treating Hot Spots on Your Dog

Preventing Tear Staining in Dogs

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Managing Your Dog’s Itchy Skin

Why Is My Dog Shedding?

Preventing Tangles and Matting In Your Dog

Total Wellbeing Treatment at Petmania Grooming Studios

Signature Beauty Package at Petmania Grooming Studios

Organic Bath and Styling at Petmania Grooming Studios

Dog of Honour at Petmania Grooming Studios

Puppy Groom at Petmania Grooming Studios

Puppy First Visit at Petmania Grooming Studios

Ultrasonic Toothbrushing at Petmania Grooming Studios

Standard Groom at Petmania Grooming Studios

Wash & Blow Dry at Petmania Grooming Studios

Aromatherapy Bath and Styling at Petmania Grooming Studios

Skin Soothing Therapy Bath and Styling at Petmania Grooming Studios

Muscle & Joint Therapy Bath and Styling at Petmania Grooming Studios

De-Shedding Therapy Bath and Styling at Petmania Grooming Studios

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Winter Boost Therapy Bath and Styling at Petmania Grooming Studios

Coconut Summer Spa at Petmania Grooming Studios

What is the Ultrasonic Dental Clean & How Does It Work?

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Grooming Your Older Dog

What is the Muscle & Joint Therapy Bath & Styling?

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The Benefits of Mud Therapy and Canine Massage for Dogs

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Taking Care of your Dog’s Nails and Paws

Grooming your dog the eco friendly way

Grooming Your Dog the Eco-Friendly Way

How to Relieve Muscle and Joint Pain in your Dog

Helping Your Dog With Itchy & Sensitive Skin

How to Brush a Double Coated Dog

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Looking After Your Dog’s Skin and Coat

What Does a Professional Dog Groomer Do?

How to Brush Your Puppy

Puppy’s First Visit to The Grooming Studio

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Taking Your Puppy To The Grooming Studio

Reducing Shedding in Your Dog’s Coat

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Getting Your Dog Ready For Your Wedding Day

How Do I Brush My Dog’s Curly Coat?

How Do I Brush My Dog’s Long Coat?

How Do I Clean My Dog’s Ears

How Do I Clip My Dog’s Nails

Puppy Care Advice

How to apply a spot on treatment

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Why Exercise is Important for Your Pet

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Dental Care for Your Dog At Home

The Different Types of Parasite Control for Pets

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Separation Anxiety and Your Dog: How to Help

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How to Choose the Right Collar for your Dog

How to Brush Your Puppy

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My Puppy Has Fleas and Ticks-What Do I Do?

Puppy’s First Visit to The Grooming Studio

Puppy Adolescence: How To Help Your Teenage Puppy

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How to Help My Teething Puppy

Lead Training Your Puppy

The Importance of Socialising Your Puppy

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Taking Your Puppy To The Grooming Studio

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Training Your Puppy-Sit, Stay, Focus

Recall Training Your Puppy

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What Puppy Is Right For Me?

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Settling Your Puppy Into His New Home

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Where Should I Get a Puppy?

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Crate Training Your Puppy

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Finding The Right Vet For Your Pet

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What Do I Need to Own a Dog? Legal Requirements of Dog Ownership

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Puppy Milestones: A Timeline of Puppy’s First Year

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How To Tell If Your Puppy Is Growing Okay

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Puppy Care Essentials-What Your Puppy Will Need

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Choosing the Right Bed For Your Puppy

Worming Your Puppy

Small jack russell puppy looking sad after neutering at the vets

Neutering Your Puppy-What You Need To Know

little brown puppy in the arms of a vet waiting for his vaccinations

Vaccinations and your Puppy

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5 Reasons You Should Pick Up After Your Dog

How to Clean your Dog’s Teeth – Dental Care Guide

How Much Exercise Does My Puppy Need?

What Should I feed My Puppy?

Body Condition Score for Dogs

Toilet Training a Puppy

The Best Way to Toilet Train Your Puppy

Puppy of the Year 2020

Irelands Top 10 Dog Names Revealed

Dog Exercise and Play

The importance of exercise and play for your dog

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Tipperary

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Athlone

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The Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Ireland

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Mayo

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Limerick

7 Things To Consider Before Adopting a Rescue Dog

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Sligo

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Galway

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Things to Consider Before Getting a Cross-Breed Dog

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Roscommon

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Kerry

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Why Exercise is Important for Your Pet

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Laois

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Offaly

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Toy Dog Breed Group

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Working Dog Breed Group

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Terrier Dog Breed Group

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Sight Hound and Scent Hound Dog Breed Group

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Herding or Pastoral Dog Breed Group

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Sporting or Gun Dog Breed Group

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Meath

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5 Best Places To Walk Your Dog in Dublin

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Wexford

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Waterford

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Carlow

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5 Best Places to Walk Your Dog In Kilkenny

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Providing Mental Stimulation for Dogs

What Play Style Suits My Dog?

What is the best enrichment toy for my dog?

What Your Dog’s Breed Group Says About Him

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How to Help Your Senior Dog with Exercise

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Separation Anxiety and Your Dog: How to Help

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The Different Types of Dog Toys

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How to Choose the Right Collar for your Dog

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7 Tips for Entertaining Guests When You Have a Pet

The Importance of Socialising Your Puppy

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Travelling With Your Dog? Read This Guide First!

How Much Exercise Does My Puppy Need?

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What is the Best Dog Toy?

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

Ways to Have Fun While Exercising With Your Dog

Preventing Weight Gain in Your Dog

Top 10 Dog Toys for Christmas 2020

Top Ten Dog Toys For Christmas 2020

Popular Dog Products

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