Pets found to benefit lockdown well-being

Pets of all shapes and sizes, whether they have fur, feathers or even scales, have been found to have really helped Britons through the uncertain times we have all faced during lockdown. A recent study conducted by University of York and University of Lincoln has found that having a pet

Snowdonia’s Golden Eagle Reintroduction Plan Launches

You could be spotting golden eagles on your walks around Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, in the future, if reintroduction programme is successful. Golden eagles have been extinct in the wild in Wales and England since 1850, but a new study lead by Lancaster University and Wilder Britain gives us hope

The Royal Mint launches commemorative lions of London Zoo coin

The Royal Mint has announced that they are launching a new coin which will feature the three lions which made up London's first zoo more than 800 years ago. The new coin is being released as part of the Tower of London collection. The commemorative piece is an uncirculated £5

RSPCA fear increase of unwanted pets as lockdown eases

Leading animal rescue charity, RSPCA, has issued a warning over the amount of unwanted and abandoned pets they are expecting to see as lockdown restrictions start to ease in the UK. They have announced that they are preparing themselves as an organisation for a 'summer surge' in the abandonment of

Chester Zoo needs your help in coronavirus crisis

We are big supporters of Chester Zoo here at Pawfect Tales magazine. Seeing the news yesterday that they are really struggling financially through the current coronavirus pandemic really upset us and we thought we would put together a little news piece to help raise awareness of the struggles they are

How to prepare your dog for post-lockdown life

Over the past couple of months, we have been spending much more time at home with our dogs. This is not likely to change any time soon. For most dogs, having their families home all of the time is a big change and something that they are definitely not used

Coronavirus and your dog

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become an extremely serious and fast-growing worldwide public health issue. Shops are struggling to cope with the demand on some products, countries are closing the borders and the majority of people are panicking about the situation. One thing that hasn't been mentioned much in the media is

Welcome to The Year of the Rat…

Animal rights have been a long-debated topic when it comes to the culture in China. It's still a very new, growing phenomenon in the country and sadly, events of animal cruelty are still occurring there. Most recently, a theme park in Chongqing threw a pig off of a 68-metre tower

Iguanas are falling from the sky in Florida

We've heard of the saying "it's raining cats and dogs", but what about it's raining iguanas? Residents in Florida, North America, have been warned that they may experience some strange goings-on over the next few days. Low temperatures have been forecast, meaning the local iguanas may appear to be falling from