Posts Tagged ‘pet care’

How to Care for a Pet Turtle in Winter


When it comes to reptiles things get a bit more specialist, cold blooded creatures just have a whole different set of requirements. Read more »

How to Care for Pets In Cold Weather


Winter can be a difficult time, for humans and animals alike. There are a few hazards that you need to be aware of and guard against to keep your pet safe in the harsher months.

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How to Teach Your Cat to Play Nice

how to teach your cat to play nice

Cats have such a reputation for independence that the idea that you can train them may give rise to more amusement than belief. When you embark on the long journey of how to teach your cat to play nice, there’s one single most important thing to bear in mind – take your time. Don’t go over the line with your feline buddy and don’t expect he will completely change to your fashion. The glue that binds together all the ingredients of the perfect calm cat formula is patience. Read more »

How to Care For Pets In Hot Weather

Cat sitting on a cold ground during summer in the garden

Excessive heat during the summer months can be as vulnerable to pets, as it is to their human owners. When the temperature rises, there are many potential ways your pet can easily get hurt – make sure to watch for several potential threats and guard your pet against them. Read more »

Do You Take Your Pet on a Holiday?


When you go to a holiday abroad, do you take your pet, or leave them at home? There are lots of arguments for both options so it’s a case of weighing up the different factors and deciding which is right for you and your animal companion.
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How To Be An Awesome Pet Owner

woman and dog

As a child I collected all sorts of creatures that would probably gross you out. Lizards, frogs, and even some gorgeous bugs. No, I wasn’t raised by a witch. Read more »

Love Is In The Air: How Your Dog Shows He Adores You

valentines puppy

Dogs are the most faithful and loving of companions and they certainly don’t wait for Valentine’s Day to show you how much they care. How well do you ‘speak dog’? Some of the signals your pet sends out are easy to interpret but there are a few more subtle signs too: Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Use Pets for Christmas Gifts

pets for christmas

Despite years of campaigning by the RSPCA, it still happens. Every year, there are numerous presentations of animal pets for Christmas gifts, and for all sorts of reasons it’s a really bad idea. If you’re considering giving a pet as a Christmas present, here’s a few reasons why we’d beg you to think again:

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How to Crate Train a Dog

Greyhound loves its crate

This is one of the most useful pieces of training you can do with any dog, and as with all training it’s much easier to develop good habits with puppies. Read more »

How to Look After a Cat

Birman Cat Care

How to look after a cat and what does a cat need: a good supply of food, a comfortable bed, a 24 hr toilet, a suitable scratching board, excellent veterinary care. Read more »