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Choosing the Right Food for yo
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All pets need different types of nutrition. This depends on the type of animal and its breed, as well as on a number of other factors, like how active your pet is or the type of food you want to feed them. For example, we food might be more tasty ...

Finding a Job in a Pet Shop
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Working with animals is a dream job for many people. If you love pets and have an affinity with animals, have you thought about a career in a pet shop? You may be able to own your own store once you are experienced, making it an aspirational career choice for ...

Choosing a Suitable Pet for a
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Pets are a wonderful way for children to learn how to be responsible and take pride in something. They will have to be fully committed to their pet and will need the time to care for it. Here are some popular options for a child: Hamster. This is a good starter ...

Working for a Pet Magazine
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If you love writing and you love animals, have you considered a job working on a pet magazine? This would allow you to fulfil both of your interests in your day to day working life and it would be a very interesting and rewarding job to have. If you think ...

Rehoming a Pet from a Pet Shop
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Pet shops sell small animals like guinea pigs, degus, gerbils, rats, mice and rabbits. These can make great pets for families, especially people with children as they will be quite safe around them. Sometimes, pets live in pet shops for a long time and cannot find a new home. If ...

Your cat scratching at your lovely, expensive furniture can not only leave you out of pocket but also very frustrated, and annoyed at your cat for being such a bad little pet! Cats need to scratch, it is something that cats instinctively do, not as you may think, in order to sharpen their claws, but to remove the old layers of their nails, so you can’t blame them too much.  [ Read More ]

Choosing The Right Area For Your Cat’s Litter Tray

Posted by Ian on September - 25 - 2016 0 Comment

First, you will need to ensure that the location of the litter tray meets all of the criteria to make it an appealing spot, being careful not to hide it. In a nook of a utility room or garage is ideal, somewhere near the cat flap might be good too. It doesn’t matter if the tray is in an area with less heating than the main parts of the house.  [ Read More ]

Correcting your dog’s poor behaviour

Posted by Ian on July - 23 - 2016 0 Comment

Encouraging good behaviour in a dog starts at the earliest opportunity and requires calm handling and consistency. However, you may have inherited an older dog or a rescue dog which has some persistent bad habits already and which may be a quite hard to break. Begging at the dinner table requires all members of the family to not be seduced by big eyes and encouraging yelps into giving scraps at  [ Read More ]

Looking after guinea pigs

Posted by Ian on June - 26 - 2016 0 Comment

Guinea pigs are gentle creatures with a lively curiosity. As they are sociable animals, they need to live with at least one other guinea pig. They can be kept indoors or outdoors though if they are kept outside you will need to locate their hutch in a sheltered part of the garden, away from draughts. They do like to keep active by running around so it is good to put  [ Read More ]

Keeping Siamese cats

Posted by Ian on May - 24 - 2016 0 Comment

Most people will be able to recognise the muscular, lean Siamese cat with its distinctive triangular- shaped face and its soft, thick, cream-coloured fur.  It’s a very “vocal” cat with a distinctive meow and an array of other sounds with which to communicate to its beloved owner. Siamese cats do not require a special diet, nor any special grooming and do not suffer from any particular health problems which are  [ Read More ]

Using a dog walking service

Posted by Ian on April - 24 - 2016 0 Comment

You may be a considerate, caring dog owner ensuring that your beloved pet receives a good balanced diet, has somewhere warm to sleep and is taken on a daily walk.  However, people’s circumstances can change, sometimes temporarily or sometimes for the long term.  It could be that work takes you further afield and you can no longer check up on your dog at lunchtime or maybe you need to spend  [ Read More ]