The House of Animals

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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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Life Hacks For Dog Owners

As a pet owner, its always good to find ways to make life easier. Here are some life hacks for you and your dog!

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy A Chick Or Duckling At Easter

Easter is right around the corner and shops are filling up with Easter eggs and decorations, however, no matter how cute they are, don’t bring a chick or duckling home for Easter! Here’s why;

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy A Rabbit At Easter

Easter is right around the corner and lots of cute rabbits will fill pet stores and online ads. The temptation might be too much for some, but taking on a rabbit is a huge commitment and here are 10 reasons why getting a rabbit for Easter is a bad idea.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Adopt An Older Animal

Older animals find themselves in rescue too but are normally overlooked. Here are 10 reasons why you should adopt an older animal. Continue reading

The Misunderstood Staffordshire Bull Terrier

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a popular breed in Britain with thousands of them up and down the country. Sadly, one of the most common breeds of dog that are found in rescue is the staffie because these dogs are being overbred and kept for the wrong reasons. The staffie is commonly seen as a status dog and portrayed by the media in a negative light. For staffie lovers such as myself, it is not only heartbreaking seeing all these unwanted dogs in rescue, but also just as sad to hear the negative comments people make about the breed. Staffies make great pets and it’s sad that they are so misunderstood. Examples of common misconceptions that are made are as follows; Continue reading

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