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Good Vet Waiting Room Etiquette

The vet waiting room can be a stressful place to be, with different smells, noisy animals and loud voices and it’s likely you have experienced some unpleasant times whilst waiting for your appointment. But have you thought about your own manners whilst you wait? Worries about your pet’s health can take over, so here are some rules to follow whilst you wait to be seen.

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The Problem With Pet Shops

Pet shops have been around for such a long time, you would be hard pushed to find a high street without one. Most pet shops sell animals, however, there are a few that don’t and the latter are the ones who should be applauded as responsible pet shops sell products and not pets. Selling animals in pet shops is outdated and treats animals as if they are fashion accessories. Too many pets are purchased on impulse, leading to rescues becoming crowded. Here are some reasons why pet shops that sell animals are problematic.

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Tilikum’s Story – Why Orcas Should Stay In The Wild

As an animal lover, it’s hard to see cruelty to animals, but sadly, it is happening all over the world. The death of Tilikum, the orca at Seaworld, has filled my news feed over the past few days and I can’t help but feel this all could have been avoided. Tilikum killed three people in captivity, however, there aren’t any reports of orcas killing people in the wild and aggression between members of a pod are almost non-existent. Orca do not belong in captivity and do not exist for our entertainment.

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