Tall Tales of Giant Rabbits How many times have used your pet as an excuse when you have really screwed up? You know the kind of thing – you were late because you tripped over the cat and sprained your ankle. That report that you had every intention of submitting on time got eaten by […]
Should Your Pet Tuck in to Your Christmas Dinner? Christmas is a wonderful time for the whole family and all that amazing festive food is fundamental to the celebrations. Your pets are part of your family and so It is tempting to treat them to your seasonal fare. But you should exercise caution when it […]
Diabetes in Cats and Dogs November is National Diabetes Month in the UK. Diabetes is on the increase in this country largely due to poor lifestyle choices. Sugary foods, obesity and a lack of exercise are all causing more people to develop the condition. Unfortunately, the diabetes epidemic is not confined to people. Millions of […]
Do You Buy Christmas Presents for Your Pets? Some owners lavish gifts on their pets at Christmas whilst others think the idea is somewhat foolish. Of course, we all know that pets don’t really understand what the festive season is all about. But then nor do many people! Pets are part of the family and […]
How to Prevent Your Pet from Being Stolen It is a terrible thought isn’t it? Your beloved pet being snatched by a thief and disappearing never to be seen again. Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous people out there who will take advantage of any money making opportunity that presents itself. Your pet could represent such […]
Stop Your Dog Getting Fat This Winter As winter arrives, the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, we spend more time indoors snuggled up in blankets or by the fire eating roast dinners. Often dog owners just can’t resist giving their dogs the leftovers. This is usually because we don’t want to waste […]
Laundry Pods – A Serious Menace to Pets Many household items, including detergents, are hazardous to pets. However, laundry detergents rarely appear on lists of toxic products but they really should. Many contain chemicals which are ionic and anionic surfactants. These can cause excessive drooling, vomiting or diarrhoea.
RSPCA Could Be Stripped of Prosecution Powers You would think that the government would be far too preoccupied with Brexit to have the time to waste trying to fix things which ain’t broke!
Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Teacup Puppy Small dogs can be incredibly cute. So cute that they are hard to resist. Unfortunately, unscrupulous breeders are capitalising on this fact by offering what have become known as teacup puppies.
How to Care for Rats Rats are excellent pets which are usually clean, intelligent and fun. They are suitable pets for older children but not for toddlers. Rats are relatively inexpensive to keep and live between 2 and 2.5 years.