There are always thousands of animals waiting for new homes. Many find new owners very quickly whilst others spend many months in shelters and are continually ignored by potential adopters. It is generally the older animals which are repeatedly overlooked. Senior pets typically wait four times as long as young animals to find a new […]
I have always wanted a dog but over the years, my work commitments have prevented me from welcoming a dog into my household. Things are different now though and so I have been looking forward to choosing a gorgeous puppy. Until yesterday!
Workplaces have become far less formal in recent years. Smart attire is no longer required in many offices and there is an altogether more casual feel about many establishments. But should the more relaxed approach to work extend to welcoming pets into shops, offices and the workplace in general? You might think that the answer […]
Dogs are like part of the family, and they become such a huge part of our lives, that when they leave us, it can be devastating. Losing your beloved dog is like losing a member of your family, and understandably, it can take some time to deal with. Society doesn’t always appreciate the loss of […]
Dogs can really enhance your fitness routine, and help to keep you fit and healthy. Some days, when you don’t want to go out for a long walk or jog, your dog looks up at you and pesters you until you leave the house. Having a dog gives you a reason to get out and […]
Some dog breeds will always remain popular, but others tend to fall in and out of popularity. In the UK, the most popular dog breed is the labrador. When you visit your local dog park, the chances are you just might come across a lab. Others at the top of the list in the UK […]
Alpacas are small camelids, native to the South American countries of Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru, although breeding programmes and farming now shows populations of these animals all over World including the UK. Looking like a miniature Llama, Alpacas are famed for their soft, warm wool which because it doesn’t contain any Lanolin makes the […]
After many years of sharing my home with a range of cats, some nice and some not so nice, it may be time to give up on our feline friends and embrace the walking opportunities afforded by a dog.
I absolutely dread having to take my cat to see the vet. My terror has nothing to do with the enormity of the bills! It is Paolo’s behaviour which scares me to death. This ridiculous moggie turns into a vicious sniper when forced to do something against his will. Any form of examination most definitely […]
I have always loved animals – any animals! As far as I am concerned all pets enhance your life but that doesn’t mean that they don’t cause you a problem or two. Things can get particularly tricky when you have an issue of the reptilian variety.