Vet

5 Ways You Could Be Overspending On Vet Bills

Vet bills can be one of the most expensive costs of being a pet owner. However, many of us end up spending a lot more than is necessary. Below are just five ways you could be overspending on vet bills. Not detecting health problems early When a health problem is detected earlier rather than later, treatment is often easier and cheaper. Of course, detecting problems early isn’t always easy. Animals cannot communicate with us when they are in pain and may instinctually try to hide symptoms. This leads to many health problems being detected late when they are already severe. …

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Dog Christmas

How to Have Your Dog Love Christmas

The best time of the year is coming up, and as the weather is getting colder and homes are getting cosier, we are all itching to get into the festive mood. Holiday season means more time to spend at home with your loved ones over Christmas, and this includes your pets. Here are some great ways to incorporate your furry friend into the festivities this year, and prepare them for the season ahead. Dress Them for the Occasion Nothing is cuter than a dog in a Christmas jumper, and it can make for a fantastic photo opportunity for Christmas cards …

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Dog Blinds

Adopt, Don’t Shop: How Adopting an Older Dog Could Benefit Your Family

Dogs bring many benefits to their owners and household. For example, petting and talking to a dog can reduce stress and anxiety, taking your dog for regular walks and spending time outside is great for your mental and physical health, and if you have children, then a dog will teach them respect and confidence when being around animals, plus a number of responsibilities and other important life lessons. When it comes to introducing a dog into the home, many people are put off the idea of adoption due to myths and misconceptions about rescue dog. The chances of an older …

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Chickens

From Poultry To Pals: Why Chickens Make Great Pets

What are you looking for in a pet? Intelligence? Loyalty? Affection? Something clean that’s easy to take care of? You may assume that rats, cats or guinea pigs are the best choice for your home. But if you’re prepared to think a little outside the box, you might just find that the perfect pal is one that’s unfortunately more present on dinner plates in the UK than in our hearts. We’re talking, of course, about chickens. You may be surprised to learn that chickens are better suited to your home as pets than as poultry. Here’s why… They’re intelligent and …

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Cat Food

Why is my cat sick?

One of the worst worries we can face in life is when a beloved pet is sick. They can’t tell you exactly what’s wrong – they may not even understand it themselves, and you can’t communicate to them the need for rest, for a trip to the vet or the examination, tests and medication. This all adds up to lots of stress when your cat starts showing symptoms of sickness. Today we’re taking a look at some of the main reasons cats get sick, when you can relax, and when you need to get to the vet without delay! Stomach …

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