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Frequently Asked Questions About The Dog Clinic

Listed below are some of the most common questions we receive at The Dog Clinic. Have a question that we haven’t answered? Please email us at [email protected].

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What Is The Dog Clinic’s Mission?

The Dog Clinic aims to promote positive dog training, science-backed advice, and ethical dog ownership.

We are firmly against punishment, negative training techniques, and any method that doesn’t prioritize the dog’s wellbeing. We also strongly believe that people should adopt a dog, rather than buy from a breeder.

To learn more, visit our Ethics and Editorial Policy page.

What Topics Do You Cover?

The Dog Clinic covers everything related to dog ownership. Topics include dog behavior, health, training, safety, and much more. See the menu at the top of the page for a full list of the website’s sections.

How Do You Ensure The Accuracy Of Your Content?

All of The Dog Clinic’s content is thoroughly researched and we are dedicated to providing accurate information to dog owners.

Whenever possible, we provide references for any claims made. Many of our articles are also either written or fact-checked by experts, including dog behaviorists and veterinary surgeons. If an article has been fact-checked, the expert checking the article is listed below the title.

Do You Update Your Content?

Yes, our content is regularly reviewed and updated. Some articles are updated more frequently than others, depending on new research, products, and information. Our goal is to update every article at least once per year, although some articles are updated more frequently than this.

Do You Provide One-To-One Dog Training Advice?

Unfortunately, we cannot provide one-to-one dog training advice via email, in the site comments, or any other platform.

How Do You Protect User’s Privacy?

We have a set of strict guidelines set out in our Privacy Policy page. You may also want to read our Terms of Service page.

Staying Up-To-Date With The Dog Clinic

Do You Have A Social Media Presence?

You can follow The Dog Clinic on many social media platforms. These include our Facebook page, Instagram page, Twitter page, and Pinterest page. We update all of our social media profiles regularly, including with unique content not found on

Do You Have An Email Newsletter?

Yes. You can sign up for our newsletter by using the instructions on our homepage.

How Often Do You Send The Dog Clinic’s Newsletter?

The newsletter for The Dog Clinic is sent whenever we have news or information that we think would be of value to our readers. We don’t send the newsletter on a fixed schedule, as we only want to email our subscribers when we have something valuable to write about.

Products and Advertising

How Do You Choose Which Products to Recommend?

We truly believe that all of the products recommended by The Dog Clinic are an excellent choice for dog owners. While we may receive a commission if you buy a product through one of our affiliate links (see our Privacy Policy for more information), this does not influence our decision about which product to recommend. If a manufacturer provides us with a product to test and review, we make this clear within the article, and still give our honest opinions.

How Do I Advertise on TDC?

The Dog Clinic is read by thousands of dog owners each month. We offer a variety of banner ad options, so please contact us at [email protected] for more details. For press inquiries, please see our Press Kit.

Getting Involved With The Dog Clinic

Can I Leave Comments on Articles?

Yes, we encourage all dog owners to leave comments on our articles, as long as they are respectful. All comments are manually reviewed, so there may be a delay between posting the comment and it appearing on the site. Comments that do not meet our editorial standards will not be approved.

Are You Currently Hiring?

We are always looking for dog experts who are interested in writing useful and compassionate content for dog owners. You can email us at [email protected] with your CV and samples. Alternatively, visit our LinkedIn page to check for any job listings.

How Can I Support The Dog Clinic?

The best way to support The Dog Clinic is by sharing our articles, subscribing to our newsletter, and informing friends about our content. Thank you for your support!