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Choosing a Rescue Animal
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When you decide to get a pet, there is nothing more rewarding than choosing to rehome a rescue animal. This gives you the opportunity to give an animal a new home and a new lease of life, and you can feel like you have done something wonderful for the rest ...

Can you Teach an Old Dog New T
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Many people worry about adopting an older dog. Will it be easy to train? Could there be ingrained behavioural problems? Is the dog going to be more stubborn? Older dogs can, in fact, make lovely pets, and there are lots of reasons why you should think about adopting an older ...

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 ...

Pet Medicine Can Save An Animal’s Life

Posted by Ian on January - 10 - 2017 0 Comment

There are many diseases and illness that can afflict a dog or cat, including ear infections and heartworms, that can be cured by pet medicine, which has been developed by scientists devoted to research and development, and to extending the lives of our four-legged friends. Many people treat their cats and dogs as members of the family and hurt when their pets hurt. It can be frustrating when our animals  [ Read More ]

Are you a puppy owner living in Northampton? If yes, then you might have a clue how stressful it can be living with a stubborn dog. Dogs are just like children. If not trained earlier, they can exhibit odd uncontrollable behaviours. The point is, puppies can grow up to be fun and loving or wild and intimidating depending on how you raise them. Signing up for puppy training Northampton is  [ Read More ]

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 ]