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How To Move A Fish Tank, Amphibians And Axolotls

It happens to most of us at some point. You’ve viewed loads of houses, you’ve fallen in love with one, your offer has been accepted, but then excitement wears off and the reality of moving hits you. You have so much stuff to pack! And what about the animals? Well, I can’t help you pack, but I can help you plan how to move those pets! We recently moved our fish tanks, African clawed frogs and axolotl and with the help of this blog, you will feel prepared and ready to move. Continue reading

Tips For Keeping Pets Cool In Hot Weather

It’s been so hot recently, but our pets usually don’t cope well with the heat. Here are some tips to keep them cooler during the warm weather.

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Don’t Let Those Balloons Go!

Although it may feel relaxing and seem harmless to watch a large amount of balloons floating away against the sky, what goes up must come down – So what are the dangers of releasing balloons?

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Do I Really Need Pet Insurance?

Whilst there are no laws to say you have to have pet insurance, lots of people decide to get it. But do you really need pet insurance?

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Food That Is Dangerous To Dogs

Just because it’s nice for us, doesn’t mean it’s dog friendly. The following are NOT safe for dogs to enjoy!

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Should I Neuter My Rabbit?

Neutering your rabbit will prevent them from breeding, however that isn’t the only reason to get them neutered. Other reasons neutering is beneficial for your bunny are;

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The Problem With Hatching Chicks In Schools

There are several companies who supply fertilised eggs to schools and nurseries to allow people to watch chicks hatch from eggs, however, there are welfare issues surrounding this project.

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Preventing Fleas and Worms In Dogs And Cats

We love our pets. They live in our homes, share our bed, cuddle with us on the sofa, but fleas and worms love your pet too! It’s so important to keep on top of flea and worming to keep your pet as healthy as possible, and to prevent an infestation.

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What’s It Like Having Lots Of Animals?

As most of you know, I seem to have more animals than the average person. Some are my own, whilst others are fosters (either short or long term) for Furry Friends Animal Rescue. I am often asked what it’s like having lots of animals of all different species, so here’s an insight;

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How To Cope With Crate Rest

If your dog has surgery or sustains an injury, they may need crate rest for a few days, weeks or months depending on the reason for crate resting. Although it is hard to confine your pooch to a crate, it is important to allow them time to heal. Most dogs will get tired and bored in their crate, so here are some tips to help you and your dog survive crate rest.

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