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How To Set Up An Axolotl Tank

Axolotls are unusual pets who are fast becoming more popular. Before you bring your axolotl home, make sure you have the right tank set up for them to be happy and healthy. Continue reading

Cushing’s Disease In Dogs

Cushing’s disease (orhyperadrenocorticism) can affect any dog, however it usually affects middle aged dogs. It is when the body produces too much of the hormone cortisol and it can be managed with medication.

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10 Things You Need To Know Before Owning A Bearded Dragon

Bearded dragons are docile lizards that are commonly referred to as a beginner’s lizard, but here are ten things you need to know before owning one. Continue reading

Is Rawhide Good For Dogs?

With Christmas right around the corner, pet shops are filling their shelves with all sorts of festive treats. But is rawhide safe for dogs?

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Moving Home With Lizards

Moving home with lizards and tortoises is a bit more challenging that moving with dogs and cats, as these reptiles have very specific requirements. This blog will help ease moving day stress for your scaley friends.  Continue reading

How To Move Home With Your Frogs

If you have amphibians, in our case, White’s Tree Frogs, you need to do a bit of planning before moving house with them as they are sensitive little critters. 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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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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A List Of Safe And Dangerous Food For Rats

Rats can eat lots of things that you can too. This isn’t a full list, but contains the most common food items that are safe for rats, and which should be avoided.

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Living With A Dog With A Collapsed Trachea

A few years ago, one of my dogs (Tommy) was diagnosed with a collapsed trachea, and recently, one of my other dogs (Nacho) has been diagnosed with it too. Although it isn’t a nice condition for them to have, there are things you can do to make their life easier.

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