Discouraging your cat from hunting

I’ve yet to meet an owner that enjoys the ‘gifts’ their cat brings to them from outside after hunting. So much for a bouquet of roses or box of luxury chocolates, our mini tigers seem to think that we would be a little happier with a dead mouse in our lives! While the sentiment is…

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Walking in the countryside with your dog

While hiking in the countryside provides a fantastic opportunity for both you and your dog to explore and burn off some steam, there are hidden dangers out there that we need to be aware of. Dogs can easily pick up infections, parasitic infestations and even injuries when rambling off the beaten track and it’s our…

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Cat flap training

Letting your tiny Tiger out into the big, bad world is never a decision that is taken lightly. Many owners can find the prospect daunting. As long as they are old enough, have been vaccinated, are up to date with their parasite prevention and have been neutered, there is really nothing stopping them. If you…

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Managing your kitten's weight and diet

They grow up so quickly… Most kittens start off life looking slim and boney, with many concerned that they are under-weight and not feeding well. Some owners and breeders may even need to top up with bottle feeds and syringe mashed-up kitten food, to ensure their kittens are gaining weight adequately. Before long though, they…

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Travelling with your puppy

One of the real pleasures of owning a puppy is being able to bring them with you to different places such as the park, local café and even on holidays. While some dogs take to these activities like ducks to water, others can take some time to warm up to the idea of travelling and…

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Managing your puppy's weight and diet

Many first-time puppy owners panic that they may be over or under feeding the newest member of their family. As every dog is an individual, and there are so many brands and types of puppy food out there, it can be quite tricky to know if what they are eating is right for them to…

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Creating a cat friendly environment

We all love to indulge our furry friends and it can be great peace of mind to know that their needs are being met and they have everything that they need, both inside and outside of their home. It’s not always easy to know exactly what our fussy felines require. While they may have you…

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Top tips on giving your dog a bath

Rub a dub dub, it’s time for a scrub! For some pooches, bath time is no big deal and they are willing participants as their owners scrub the mud off their paws and belly. For others, however, bath time can be a source of stress and anxiety (for dog and owner alike). Baths are not…

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Why is my rabbit sneezing?

Rabbit snuffles We are used to humans with their coughs and colds. However, if a rabbit presents with an upper respiratory tract infection it is invariably a serious bacterial condition in need of antibiotics. You may notice some or all of the following symptoms: Sneezing/ coughing Snoring sound when breathing Watery or sore eyes Discharge…

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