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Feeding Your Dog Sensitive Food

Thu 31st July, 2014

Ever had your dog cosy up to you on a cold evening only to discover that he’s got a problem with flatulence that night? If you’ve forgotten this experience, it’s likely that your favourite pet ate something that he shouldn’t have. Once it passed through his system, it was likely done with, and you never…

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A Quick Guide to Feeding Hay

Thu 24th July, 2014

  It’s funny how some of the most iconic stories and images we have in our minds of rabbits involve them eating vegetables (think Peter Rabbit or Bugs Bunny). They certainly do love treats like carrot tops, but these are treats only. Rabbits, like other fibrevores, need a great deal more than vegetables to survive….

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How to Protect Your Dog During Summer

Mon 21st July, 2014

Summer has arrived and it’s starting to get pretty warm out there. Here are our tips to help make sure that your dog stays healthy and happy this summer. Sunburn Pets that are a paler colour will be more vulnerable to sunburn. Especially around the areas where fur is sparse such as the ears and…

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Keeping Your Pets Cool in The Summer Heat

Tue 15th July, 2014

With record temperatures expected at the end of the week, it’s important to keep your pets in mind when keeping cool. Here are our tips for beating the summer heat: Make sure you walk your pet in the coolness of the early mornings or later on in the evening especially on hot days. If you…

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Enrichment Activities for Chinchillas

Mon 23rd June, 2014

Your chinchillas may start off as quite timid pets, but with plenty of love and enriching activities, they can become quite lively creatures.  Chinchillas can be quite inquisitive and should be introduced to new activities and games for the duration of their 10-15 year life.  Here are just a few enrichment activities Enriching activities for…

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Basic Healthcare for Rabbits

Mon 23rd June, 2014

Veterinarians claim that as many as 75% of the rabbits that they treat have signs of dental disease.  Although rabbit teeth seem to have a mind of their own, you can take action that will avoid your pet becoming one of the statistics.  Here a quick guide to rabbit health care – starting with their…

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Caring for Your Rabbit: What Is Neutering?

Mon 23rd June, 2014

Rabbits are great pets when cared for correctly.  It is, however, almost impossible to care for all the litters that your rabbits and their rabbits could have in just a few short years.  But, that’s not the only reason to have your rabbits neutered; there are plenty of additional health benefits for your rabbit. What…

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How to Play with Your Cat or Kitten

Mon 23rd June, 2014

Kittens begin playing with their littermates around 4 weeks of age.  By 8 weeks, a lot of their play transfers to pouncing inanimate objects.  Playing for kittens is essential for their physical and mental development, and it’s almost necessary to play with adult cats if you intend to keep your furniture intact. The need for…

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Protect Your Cat from Common Poisons

Mon 23rd June, 2014

Just as you protect yourself and your human family from household poisons, you need to ensure that your furry friends don’t accidentally get into anything that can harm them.  And, there are probably plenty of everyday items in your home that could poison your cat.  Keeping them safe begins with understanding which substances are poisonous…

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Becoming a Responsible Rabbit Owner

Wed 18th June, 2014

Rabbits make fantastic pets, they love quiet spaces and require only a bit of affection from their generous owners.  Ideally rabbits have at least one bunny friend to spend their days with, so they are ready for your affection when you come home on the evening.  Give them this, plenty of timothy hay, and there…

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