Christmas, love it or loathe it you know it's coming and it's all too easy for the family pets to get up to more mischief than normal! The last thing any pet owner wants over the festive period is a sick pet and an emergency run to the vets. Here are a few hazards to be aware of and avoid over the festive period.
Palm oil is literally everywhere – in our foods, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuels. Leading environmental groups state that the displacement of indigenous peoples, deforestation and loss of biodiversity are all consequences of our palm oil consumption.
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You have a dog that has no appetite, is fussy and finicky with his food and you are fed up of trying every dog food brand under the sun. Here are our top tips for encouraging a better feeding regime
We love to hear our cats purr and there is nothing better than a cat curled up on your lap, content and happy, but why do they do it?
Humans laugh, dogs wag their tails and cats purr. All of us show our happiness in different ways. However, purring is not always a sign of happiness in a cat...
This topic is not for a dinner party conversation, but knowing how to spot a problem could save your dog a lot of misery.
Dogs and cats all have 2 anal glands, which sit on either side of their anus. The role of the anal gland is to secrete a brown oily liquid as the stool passes
Regular exercise is important for any dog. It helps keep them in shape, prevents obesity and is really important for their mental health. Dogs love to sniff and explore so make sure your dog has plenty of opportunity to do just that! Exercise is even more important if your dog is on a diet and needs to lose a few kilograms.
It’s October and this month sees the third biggest celebration in the UK – Halloween! As this celebration approaches, here are a few tips for staying safe with your pets.
Cleaning your pet's teeth is an essential part of pet ownership. It is important to maintain healthy gums and teeth for your dog as good dental health ensures good overall health in the long term.
Dogs wag their tails to convey that they are happy, friendly and excited... Very true in a lot of cases, but dogs also use their tail to communicate, along with facial expressions and body postures. We should see a wagging tail as a sign that the dog is willing to interact, not a sign of a particular mood.
Fireworks can be a source of fear for many animals and pets. It is natural for a dog or a cat to be scared of loud noises and unfamiliar sights and sounds. Most fireworks make some kind of loud bang and these sounds naturally startle dogs, especially since they have a more acute sense of hearing than humans.
When it comes to drinking most dogs aren't picky, muddy puddle, river water and even out of the toilet bowl, if left open! Cats, on the other hand, are a bit more particular. Some won't drink from plastic or metal bowls, some won't drink if their water bowl is next to their food bowl and others are suspicious of still water.