Vets are warning rabbit owners that their pets are threatened by a deadly new strain of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD). There is no cure for this virus which originally appeared in the UK in 1992 and it is almost always fatal. Pets can be protected by vaccination. But the newest strain, RHD-2, which first emerged […]
A couple who bought six guinea pigs now have 52 pets! They had believed that all of the guinea pigs were female but they were wrong! Husband and wife Mark and Sophie Mason bought themselves 6 guinea pigs but when they returned from their honeymoon, they felt that four of them had gained weight. The […]
Vets have issued warnings that decorative lamps which are popular for home and patios could present a risk to cats. The lamps in question are Himalayan salt lamps, trendy decorative pieces used to illuminate indoor and outside spaces . The lamps are pretty in pink but it turns out that they aren’t very cat friendly. […]
Even the most cynical human can be softened by puppy dog eyes. You know the look. Those gorgeous wide eyes which shout innocence and all-round cuteness. Dogs often raise their inner eyebrow muscle when greeting people and this makes their eyes look larger. A new study suggests that this wide-eyed expression is no accident but […]
Becky Parsons, from Erdington in Birmingham, had no reason to suspect that there was an issue with her dog sitter. She had used the sitter three times without experiencing any problems and so was happy to use her services again. But while Becky was on holiday, her dogs disappeared and now police suspect foul play.
It’s a bit of a cliché isn’t it? Feeding rabbits lettuce seems like the obvious thing to do. Since Beatrix Potter created Peter Rabbit and described the soporific effects of the leaves, lettuce has been firmly on the menu for pet bunnies. But did you know that too much lettuce will transform your rabbit into […]
Dogs are supposed to be man’s best friends but are being increasingly treated as enemies. There seem to be more and more parks and beaches from which dogs are banned. Owners are urged to exercise their dogs every day and to give them the best possible life. How are they supposed to do that when […]
The loss of a treasured pet is always a serious blow. But if your furry friend is also your business, their death is doubly upsetting. The social media age had led to many cats and dogs becoming internet sensations. The most popular pets generate huge incomes for their owners, but those incomes can’t be protected […]
A new study conducted by the University of Dundee has revealed that children who live with dogs are less likely to develop food allergies. Perhaps it’s time that humans viewed canines in a different light.
The most common dog behaviour problems and how to attempt to fix them At Time for Paws, we understand that nobody’s perfect, and the same goes for our beloved canine companions. Whether you’ve already got a dog, or you are considering getting one, it’s important that you have a good understanding of the most common […]