What Foods Can I Feed My Parrot?

Seeds, pellets and nuts should account for no more than half of your parrot’s daily food intake. By themselves, these foods will not provide adequate nutrition for your bird and deficiencies and ill health become more likely. The remainder of your parrot’s diet should be made up of grains, fruits and vegetables to give them Read More

A Complete Guide to Owning A Puppy

Owning a puppy is a fun challenge but there are a few things that you’ll need to think about, such as neutering, vaccinations, pet insurance and behaviour training. To make things less daunting, we’ve put together this guide for new puppy owners. NB: This guide is not intended to provide specific veterinary advice. If you Read More

Why Is My Ageing Dog So Restless at Night?

Older dogs can experience behavioural changes as they get older, and it’s not too uncommon for them to be affected by restlessness, especially at night. Like many of the issues that affect dogs as they age, this is not just an inevitable side effect of getting older and can be a sign that something is Read More

Can I Walk My Puppy Before They Are Vaccinated?

As the owner of a new puppy, you may be unsure as to whether you can take your puppy on walks before they have been fully socialised, and when vaccinations should take place. Here is our guide to knowing when to get your puppy vaccinated so that they can be safely taken on walks. Why Read More

Foods your pet should avoid at Christmas

There’s plenty of delicious food and drink around at Christmas and it can be just as tempting for our pets as it is for us. However, no matter how much your pet might want to share your human Christmas treats, it is important that you resist. You might think that you are making your pet Read More

Festive plants in the house: Which Christmas plants are poisonous to pets?

At this time of year, a lot of us will start buying festive plants. These might be great for adding some winter cheer but they’re not so good for your pets. In fact, some of the plants that are popular in the run up to Christmas can be poisonous for your pet if they come into Read More

Looking After Your Rabbit

Rabbits are a very popular family pet. Though they may seem like an easy, low maintenance pet (which they are, in some respects), rabbits do still require a lot of care and attention, which means that you must be sure that you have the time and resources to be able to care for them properly. Read More

Does my cat have fleas?

“Does my cat have fleas?” is one of the most common questions cat owners ask themselves, the moment they see their cat having a scratch. If your cat is host to a severe flea infestation, you may actually see fleas on your pet but in most cases, it won’t be that obvious. Here are some of Read More

What type of rabbit should you choose and which breed?

Are you looking for a pet rabbit but not sure where best to start? Not all rabbits are the same so it can be quite challenging to choose the “right” one. Certain types of rabbit won’t suit a household with young children due to their character, while others are likely to suffer from health complaints, Read More

Cold water versus tropical fish: 5 things to think about

Are you planning to introduce an aquarium to your home? There are literally thousands of fish species to choose from but one of the most important decisions that you’ll need to think about is whether you’ll choose cold water or tropical fish. It’s important to understand the likes and dislikes of both so that you Read More