How to snap the pawfect photo of your pet

We all love taking photos of our pets but how many of your shots actually end up being worthy of hanging on the wall? Taking photographs of pets, and indeed all animals, can be very difficult. Unlike humans, they don't sit and pose for long so you have to have

Why Growing Up With Animals Is A Great Idea

For many children, growing up with animals is a dream come true. From ready-made playmates to comforting companions, pets can help children to navigate the world from a very young age. Whilst adopting any animal is a big commitment, it can also be extremely rewarding. Here are a few reasons

Should I Microchip My Ferret?

Ferrets are very sociable animals that make lovely pets. Originally being bred for hunting vermin, ferrets are naturally playful and mischievous. Ferrets have very similar personalities to dogs and cats, and require lots of interaction and exercise. It is now becoming increasingly popular for owners to microchip their pet ferrets but

Subtle Signs Of Illness To Look Out For In Pets

It was the summer of 2009, my friends and I had just arrived back at my house ready for milkshakes and pizza. Having spent the afternoon trying to skateboard we admitted defeat and settled in for some comfort food instead. When I wandered into the lounge I gazed into the

How to support animal rescue centres

Across the UK, there are thousands of animal rescue centres which take in lost, abandoned and unwanted animals every single day. Whether they are a small independent rescue centre or a larger national centre such as Dogs Trust and RSPCA, they are all run as charities. Just like any charity, these

AVON Ends Their Animal Testing Globally

Worldwide cosmetic company, AVON, have announced that they have put an end to testing their products on animals across all markets. AVON was the first major cosmetics company to end animal testing for their products 30 years ago. They have collaborated with companies globally to develop and implement scientifically validated and

3 Benefits Of Rescuing A Pet

In the UK, we love our animal companions – so much so that 45% of families now own at least one pet. Whether you have a dog, cat, rabbit, reptile or bird, you will understand the true love and friendship that people have with their pets.  Unfortunately, there are thousands of