Dog Food Nutrients

Key Nutrients in Dog Food

We all know that for humans Vitamin C can help against cold, and glucosamine can help with joints. But is it the same for dogs? And what else is beneficial? Here is a quick guide to nutrients and ingredients you may find in good quality dog food. Vitamin A – Good for eyesight Vitamin C […]

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Cat collars

Collars & microchips for cats.

The law states that dogs should wear a collar and tag, with the tag stating the surname of the owner, the first line of their address and their postcode. Believe it or not, that is all. Many people do not know this, and instead opt for useful information such as contact phone numbers or stating […]

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Reptiles need heat

Thermal gradients for reptiles

When setting up a reptile home for the first time, many owners get confused about which element should go where. There are usually one or two heat sources, possibly with one or two light sources too, and it can be difficult to know what goes where. There is one basic rule when setting up a […]

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guinea pig

Health problems in Guinea Pigs

On the whole, guinea pigs tend to be much hardier animals than rabbits, which can be susceptible to a wide range of health issues. There are just a few problems that owners of Guinea pigs should be aware of. Dental Problems – Guinea Pigs’ teeth can grow throughout their life. This is because they are […]

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Scared dog

Preparing your dog for fireworks

Fireworks season can be a bit like Marmite, with many people loving it but lots of people also dreading it. If you own a pet that is scared of fireworks, chances are you are in the latter group. It is not unknown for dogs to clear otherwise perfectly high enough garden fences in their adrenaline […]

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Pet Obesity 101

As many of 40% of cats and dogs in the UK are thought to be obese, and the problem comes about in pets in pretty much the same way as humans, with the only difference being that it should be easier to control, as they need us to feed them. Also as with humans, obesity […]

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Dog Training

Dog Training Fundamentals

Successful dog training tips. From teaching a few basic manners and tricks in the home, to attending training classes, all the way through to the Kennel Club Good Citizen Scheme assessments and dog competitions, the basics of dog training remain the same. Here are a few fundamentals to remember, whatever you are teaching. Dog training […]

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