Breed Spotlight| Jack Russell Terrier

Bred over 200 years ago in England to hunt foxes, the Jack Russell Terrier is a lively, loyal and clever dog. If you’re looking for a dog that will learn tricks, run and play fetch for hours, the Jack Russell Terrier is for you! The breed packs a lot of personality into a small body. Although Read More

10 Ways to Help Animals in Your Local Area – Norfolk & Suffolk

As pet owners and animal lovers we’re always looking for ways to help animals in need. And, aside from digging into our pockets and simply donating money to charities, there are plenty of other ways to help ensure all animals have the best chance in life.  Here at Animed Direct, part of the CVS vet Read More

Win a custom soft toy of your pet-Winners

The winners of the Win a custom soft toy of your pet competition have been chosen! Thank you to all the children who took part in the competition. We received some fantastic drawings and loved finding out about the pets. Our fabulous special guest judges Rodney and Mabel the Cavapoos thought all of the drawings Read More

Animed Direct’s Top Pet Names

Getting a new cat or dog is one of the world’s greatest pleasures, second of course to naming your new furry friend. When our lovely customers sign up we ask for their pet’s name, so we’ve pawed through our database to bring you our list of your absolute favourite names. Our list of names includes Read More

Win a custom soft toy of your pet

The bond between a child and their pet is a special one, so we’ve teamed up with Cuddlies to offer 3 lucky children a chance to win a custom soft toy based on a drawing of their pet! Pets are our first love here at Animed, but children’s drawings of pets is a close second. Read More

Breed Spotlight: Meet the English Cocker Spaniel

Our Breed Spotlight continues with the English Cocker Spaniel. Often referred to as just ‘Cocker’ which comes from their use to hunt Woodcock, this energetic and friendly breed is one of the smallest members of the Gundog group. The Cocker Spaniel can be found throughout history, dating back to the time of Chaucer in the Read More

Animed Direct’s Favourites: Top 10 UK Pet Influencers

Influencers have well and truly become part of our lives. From product reviews, style advice and makeup tips to DIY advice, home decor tips and computer game walkthroughs, there’s an influencer for everything – including pets! Yes, Instagram has turned our furry friends into celebrities, and here at Animed Direct we couldn’t be happier about Read More

Top 10 cooling products for your dog

Summer has arrived! We love the warm weather and spending time outside with family and friends. But if you’re covered in fur, the hot temperatures are not so pleasant. We’ve put together our top 10 cooling products to help your pooch stay cool: Animate Cooling Dog Coat & Bag Specially developed for warmer months, this Read More

Puppy socialisation during Coronavirus

With recent restrictions, attendance of puppy classes may not be possible but it’s still vital your pup learns the socialisation skills they’ll need as adults. Here are some top tips to help them get used to all things new. Let your puppy observe things from a safe distance Carry them in your arms on walks, let them Read More

Breed Spotlight: Meet the Dachshund

The next dog in our Breed Spotlight series is the Dachshund. Meaning  ‘badger dog’ in German, the breed was originally bred  in the 18th Century to hunt and dig out badgers. Overtime, the Dachshund became popular and was a favourite amongst royalty. However, fell out of favour during World War 1. After the war American Read More