Tony Buckwell

Tony Buckwell

Veterinary surgeon with a special interest in gundogs

old Labrador

Q: What is your advice on spaying an older dog? I am unsure of what to do. I have an eight-year-old bitch I was a bit concerned about because she…

dogs together

Have you ever heard of a gundog going deaf because of the noise of gun shots?

Dewclaws

Dogs and dewclaws Q: My dog still has his dewclaws, but I’ve been told that these are usually removed soon after birth. Is it too late to have them removed…

Raw chicken wings for dogs

Q: Why are puppy teeth so sharp?  A: Puppies are born without teeth but then develop two sets. A temporary, deciduous set of puppy teeth erupt around three to four…

dog in sun

Q: With a young dog in training this summer, have you some advice on the best ways to keep dogs cool in hot weather? A: The advice on how to…