How to Look After a Rabbit: A Complete Guide

Rabbits can make great additions to your household, but as with any pet, looking after them is a big commitment. If you are thinking of getting your first rabbit, make sure you do some research beforehand so you know what to expect. Rabbits are social animals and need just as much attention as a dog Read More

How to Deal with the Loss of a Pet

Nothing can prepare you for the heartbreak of losing a pet. Our cats, dogs and other furry friends form such a big part of our lives, making us smile with their unique personalities and unconditional love for us. So, when a pet passes away, or goes missing or gets stolen, it can feel comparable to Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Give Pets as Gifts at Christmas

We’re sure you’re familiar with the phrase, ‘A dog is for life, not just for Christmas.’ Coined by Dogs Trust over 40 years ago, this well-known mantra is applicable to all other pets too. Giving pets as gifts is never a good idea. Cats and dogs are huge commitments, requiring a lot of forethought and Read More

Do Fleas Die in the Winter?

There’s a popular misconception that fleas cannot survive the winter, and many pet owners therefore relax their pet’s flea treatments during those months. However, fleas are hardy creatures and have a few tricks up their sleeve when it comes to making it through the winter, causing a nuisance to pets and owners alike. Despite being Read More

What to consider before buying your first rabbit

  Rabbits can make great additions to your household, but as with any pet, they are a big commitment. If you are thinking of buying your first rabbit, make sure you do some research so you know what to expect. Rabbits are social animals and need just as much attention as a dog and a cat. We’ve Read More

Animed Direct donates food to local animal charities

We understand this year has been tough and due to the restrictions and lockdowns local charities have struggled to stay open and operate. As animal lovers, we wanted to support more local animal charities by donating food. Working alongside Blue Cross Suffolk Rehoming Centre and a local volunteer, Georgina, we were able to donate food Read More

The cost of keeping a pet

The cost of keeping a pet might be more than you’ve budgeted for. Owning a pet can be massively rewarding but unfortunately, it doesn’t come free. Research from PDSA has indicated you should expect your dog to cost you at least £4,500 to £13,000 over their whole lifetime, so it’s no wonder that they feel like such Read More

How To Train A Rabbit

Do you know how to train a rabbit? Rabbits can be trained to respond to you and even to use a litter tray. Rabbits tend to be quick learners and once you’ve successfully taught him or her how to behave, this will quickly become an ingrained habit. Here are our tips for training your rabbit: Read More

Top tips for keeping pets cool this summer

Phew it’s lovely out there! But if you’re covered in fur and your paws are directly on the hot floor, it’s not so pleasant. Following a few simple common sense rules will ensure your pet stays safe in the extreme heat. Top tips to keeping your pet safe in the summer Take your walks early 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