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Choosing the right Vet for your rabbit

Mon 22nd September, 2014

How Can You Find a Vet That Treats Rabbits? There are a number of ways to locate reputable vets in your area, beginning with online searches. You can start by searching www.findavet.co.uk. This website links into the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and allows you to look for practices according to name, location and…

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The MUST KNOW infectious diseases in rabbits –

Mon 22nd September, 2014

  Which Rabbit Diseases Require Vaccinations? There are two diseases which your rabbits require regular vaccinations against. Both of these can be fatal, and, are endemic in the wild rabbit population. Myxomatosis – This is an insect-borne disease so does not require direct contact with an infected rabbit (though it can also be spread through…

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Five ways to deal with food intolerance in dogs

Mon 22nd September, 2014

  What Are the Clinical Signs of Canine Food Intolerance? If your dog is having digestive issues, there’s a fair chance that you’ll know about it. That’s because many of the signs of food sensitivities are quite smelly. These include: Flatulence Loose stools and diarrhoea Vomiting Remember that while the occasional outburst is likely nothing…

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How to Train Your Cat: 5 Tips and Techniques

Mon 22nd September, 2014

  What’s the Best Way to Train Your Cat There are just a few areas that you should really focus on when training your cats. To get the best behaviour from your snuggly balls of fur, it’s best to work with their nature, rather than against it. This means offering alternatives to bad behaviour with…

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5 Things you need to know before re-homing a dog

Mon 22nd September, 2014

Consider this… Animals that end up in shelters are not bad dogs (unless they’ve been previously trained that way – and certified shelters will not allow these animals to be adopted). However, they have been through quite an experience and may need special homes or extra care to prevent additional psychological damage. Dogs that have…

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How to Look After Your Gerbil Properly

Mon 22nd September, 2014

  What does your Gerbil need? The first thing gerbils need is a place to live. Although you may have seen some inexpensive cages that are meant to be for small furries, most of these are unacceptable for your pets. Gerbils are very active, and they have natural burrowing tendencies and you’ll need to account…

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What Time Is Breakfast for Your Hamsters?

Mon 22nd September, 2014

It is easy to fall in love with a hamster, isn’t it? Sure, they’re not the most social creatures, especially when it comes to interacting with their human owners (though you can overcome this with enough contact with your pets). But, hamsters are just so little, adorable, inquisitive and busy. And that makes them a…

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Keeping Your Guinea Pigs Happy and Healthy

Fri 19th September, 2014

Just how fun are guinea pigs? Well, actually, for as timid as these creatures can be, they are also as wildly curious as you can imagine. They love to play and forage which makes them incredibly endearing. And guinea pigs make incredible pets. As long as you care for your pets properly, they’ll keep you…

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Caring for Your Adult Cat

Thu 18th September, 2014

Owning a cat is a lifetime commitment. We love cats because they are individuals and have independent personalities. They are happy when you play with them or can be left alone to entertain themselves. Like a human, as cats age their personality becomes more established and they become part of the family. As your cat…

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Caring for Your Pet Rats

Wed 17th September, 2014

We all know that rats have had a bad rep since they were discovered to carry the plague with them. But, that’s hardly their fault. Indeed, if we had domesticated these animals before then, we might not have had that problem. However, there is no point in rehashing the past. It’s important to know that…

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