How to care for your pet hamster

Hamsters are fairly popular pets, especially for children, due to their easiness to tame. Hamsters can be quite skittish in nature, but over time and with regular handling, they start to calm down and enjoy being handled. There are two popular hamster breeds for pets in the UK, Syrian and

Should I Microchip My Ferret?

Ferrets are very sociable animals that make lovely pets. Originally being bred for hunting vermin, ferrets are naturally playful and mischievous. Ferrets have very similar personalities to dogs and cats, and require lots of interaction and exercise. It is now becoming increasingly popular for owners to microchip their pet ferrets but

How to keep your pet safe around the BBQ

With summer just around the corner and lockdown measures easing slightly for garden visits, having a barbecue is a welcome relief to humans. But what are the dangers facing your pets? Use this guide to help keep your pet safe around the BBQ this year so they have can have

Should you have pet insurance for your cat

The majority of dog owners have insurance for their canine friend, but we have found that not many cat owners at all have insurance in place to protect themselves and their pets. There are varying levels of pet insurance, with different benefits and excesses, all there to support your financially

Tips to help your dog with separation anxiety

With lots of us having been at home with our dogs much more than usual during lockdown, they may be finding it challenging now we're starting to leave them alone again. Any change in your dog's behaviour when they're left can be a sign of separation anxiety. We often think of dogs

What to do if your cat goes missing

Unfortunately, this time of year especially, you hear of a lot of cats going missing in your local neighbourhood. It is normal behaviour for a cat to go exploring during the day, but if your cat has not returned home for more than 12 hours (or overnight), here are five

How to attract more wildlife to your garden

There is something very relaxing about sitting and watching wildlife and there is no better feeling than being able to do this from your own home. It can be so rewarding to see wildlife use your own garden as their own. Whether you live in the heart of the countryside, or

How To Prevent Dog Theft

Being aware of how to prevent dog theft is crucial if you are a dog owner. This year, awareness of dog theft is more important than ever after 2020 was dubbed the "worst ever" year for dog thefts in the UK. Here are our top tips to prevent your

How to give the best care to your pet goldfish

Goldfish may be a popular choice when it comes to pets for children but this is mostly down to an incorrect perception that they are easy to look after. However, to give the best care to your pet goldfish, there are several factors that need to be carefully considered. Giving

How to keep your dog’s teeth clean

Pet Dental Health Month February is Pet Dental Health Month, so we’re sharing some of our top tips to keep your dogs teeth in top shape. Dogs have 28 super sharp baby teeth that come in when they’re around 3-4 weeks old - if you’ve had a puppy you’ll know how lethal