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Owning a dog is incredibly rewarding, but it also comes with many responsibilities. It's important to be aware of all the training, grooming and health requirements that your dog will need help with, as well as the laws and obligations that will impact on you and your dog.
Dog care basics
Read our tips on how to take care of your dog; from brushing your dog's hair and teeth, to ensuring your four-legged friend is happy, healthy and well adjusted.