Dog Breed Profile Of The Month – Beagle


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History: Beagles have a long history, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1 and King Henry V111 there used to be very small wirehaired Beagles. Beagles were originally bred to hunt with men on foot. They were trained to hunt hares in big packs and have excellent scenting abilities. Beagles look very similar to the […]

April 30, 2014

4 Tips For Bringing A New Kitten Home


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Being away from their littermates for the first time and take into a strange new environment is daunting for kittens. It’s all a bit overwhelming, so it’s important to do as much as you can to make them feel comfortable and help them settle in well.

April 29, 2014

Threatening And Fearful Body Language In Dogs


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All dogs are different and behave in different ways. When it comes to reading your dog’s body language you need to get to know their specific traits. You will be the best person to tell what state of mind your dog is in. It can also be helpful to know a little bit about canine […]

April 28, 2014

8 Reasons Why We Love Our Pets!


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Good news for all animal lovers – it’s currently National Pet Month in the UK. Running from the start of April right through to May the 5th, the month is designed to promote responsible pet ownership with a focus on helping pet charities to raise money for their organisations.

April 28, 2014

Clothing For Horse Riders


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Are you new to horseriding and unsure of what clothing you might need? There are some very important essentials that horse riders need to keep safe and comfortable. You will need to stock up on most of these things before you begin your lessons. When you are riding your horse you will have to occasionally […]

April 27, 2014

Preparing Your Family For A New Dog


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Bringing a new dog home is very exciting. Whether it’s a puppy or an older dog you need to make sure everyone is ready. There are things that need to be discussed before your new dog arrives so that everyone is on the same page. You also need to do a few things to ensure […]

April 26, 2014

Looking After Your Guinea Pig


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If you are thinking about getting a Guinea Pig then there are certain things you need to know. Guinea Pigs can live up to about 8 years of age, so they are a big commitment. They can make lovely pets with the right care and attention. Here are some things that Guinea Pigs need.

April 25, 2014

Why Do Dogs Roll In Fox Poo & How To Get Rid It?


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Many dog owners have come up against the awful smell of fox poo. We can’t stand the smell, it’s awful, it lingers and it’s extremely difficult to get rid of. For some reason dogs seem to love it, and their most favourite thing to do is roll in it. The main reason dogs do this […]

April 24, 2014

Games To Play With Your Cat


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Playing is great for your cat’s development. It teaches them lots of different skills, many of which are natural predatory instincts that they need to express. Some of the skills they learn in play are similar to hunting skills they would use in the wild. Play is also an excellent way of burning some energy […]

April 23, 2014