Can You Fly with Your Pet in The Passenger Cabin? You might find yourself having to fly with your pet and this can be a worrying enterprise. Pets can be distressed and traumatised by flying in the hold of an aircraft. Occasionally, despite the best efforts of all concerned, pets have died in transit. You […]
A Rescue Rabbit and a Treasured Teddy Bear The Kindness Ranch is an animal sanctuary in Wyoming which offers homes to animals which have been used in research. Two of the many animals which have found forever homes at the sanctuary were Sally and Dutch. These were a pair of rabbits which had spent ten […]
The Dangerous Dogs Act You have probably heard of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. This act banned certain types of dogs in the UK and was aimed at protecting people from dangerous animals which have been bred to fight. Unfortunately, the legislation is far from perfect as there can be confusion over what is and […]
The World’s Most Expensive Cat Food? Cat ownership is surprisingly expensive. You might think that a moggy is a cheaper option than a dog or an exotic animal but that isn’t necessarily the case. A cat typically costs around £1,000 per year to care for and over 40% of that is accounted for by food. […]
What is Myxomatosis? This viral disease afflicts rabbits and it severely impacted the wild rabbit population when it first arrived in Britain 50 years ago. Pet rabbits are vulnerable to the disease which mutates from year to year and immunity in wild populations fluctuates.
The Real Cost of Pet Ownership There is much to consider if you are thinking of welcoming a pet into your home. All animals will make significant demands on your time and may impact your life in a variety of ways. Animals can be noisy, messy, disruptive and destructive. They can also be very expensive!
All About Rabbits Rabbits can be excellent family pets and their owners can develop extremely strong bonds with them. They are fascinating creatures with their own behavioural quirks. In the wild they spend a great deal of time foraging for food and that can mean that they lack stimulation when in captivity. It is crucial […]
Celebrity Launches New Radio Station for Pets We recently reported that recorded music is now available for pets. But if you are looking for some doggy entertainment for your pooches when they are home alone then why not switch on the radio? One celebrity certainly thinks that pets should have their own station and so […]
Pet Travel and Brexit Most of us would have regularly raised an eyebrow or two at the bureaucracy associated with the EU. There did seem to be an incessant stream of new rules and regulations regarding just about every aspect of our lives. Whilst the imposition of Europe wide regulations had its draw backs and […]
What To Do If Cold Weather Prevents Walking The Dog Sometimes, in extreme cases, people are unable to walk their dogs because of adverse weather conditions. This doesn’t mean that if you don’t fancy braving the cold that it’s OK not to walk your dog. If it’s safe, and you are perfectly able to walk […]