Five buys to keep your dog healthy

Best products for itchy skin, tummy upsets and arthritis

Two Pembroke Welsh Corgi dogs with their tongues out, one dog sharp in foreground and one dog blurred out in the background.

Keep your best friend happy and healthy with these top buys for dogs. From supplements and beef-flavoured worming tablets to heated pads - Fido will thank you!

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1. Advanced Probiotic Plus
If your dog suffers with frequent tummy problems – loose stools or sickness – you may find a probiotic supplement helps.

Advanced Probiotic Plus contains a variety of beneficial bacteria and enzymes to support your dog's digestive and immune system. It helps to combat diarrhoea, leaky gut, colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, yeast infections, food allergies and flatulence – a problem for most pets! If your dog has been taking a course of antibiotics or steroids, it can also help to boost their immune system for a speedy recovery.

Buy: Advanced Probiotic Plus, £21.79

2. YuMEGA Itchy Dog
Some dog breeds are prone to itchy and sensitive skin. If you have a scratcher in the house, YuMEGA Itchy Dog can help. The cold-pressed oils (salmon oil, fish oil, golden flax oil, starflower oil, vitamin E), help to soothe itches and calm sensitive skin conditions in dogs in as little as three to six weeks of continual use.

Buy: YuMEGA Itchy Dog, £18.17

3. Drontal Bone-Shaped Worming Tablets
A worm infestation can leave your dog feeling very unwell and uncomfortable and if left untreated, may lead to serious complications.

Vets recommend that adult dogs are routinely treated for intestinal words every three months. Drontal bone-shaped worming tablets have a tasty beef flavour and can either be given as a treat or mixed in with your pet's food.

Buy: Drontal Bone-Shaped Worming Tablets (6 in a pack), £9.68

4. Electric pet warmer pad
Older dogs, especially those with arthritis, new-born puppies, pregnant pets and those recovering from illness or surgery tend to feel the cold. Keeping your dog's bed somewhere warm and away from draughts is a must. For extra comfort, place a heating pad under their normal blanket. This electric pet warmer pad comes with a removable washable cover for easy maintenance and has a chew resistant cable for added peace of mind.

Buy:Electric pet warmer pad, £17.99

5. Pet Grooming Brush
Grooming is recommended by vets and is beneficial for the health and wellness of your dog, helping to relieves stress in your pet and remove loose hair, keeping hair allergies at bay.

Used by vets and professional pet groomers, Thunderpaws D-Shedz comb helps to reduce hair shedding by up to 95%. Gentle to the skin of your dog, it removes loose hair without damaging your pet's top coat, helping to promote healthier skin and a shiny top coat.

Buy: Pet Grooming Brush, £12.99