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…and here’s how to protect your horse too

With some plants and trees being poisonous, and sometimes fatal, to horses, it’s important you know their names, can recognise them, and are aware of the places they may grow, so you can keep your horse safe. Here are the nine most common poisonous plants to watch out for… Ragwort While ragwort has a bitter taste and is rarely ...Full Article

Protect your cat from common poisons

There’s a reason why cats are known for their curiosity and it can sometimes get them into trouble. While they are more careful eaters than dogs, they can be ...Full Article

Caring for your chinchilla

Before choosing a chinchilla as a pet, you need to consider that they can live for up to 15 years. They are lively animals and mostly nocturnal so they ...Full Article

Dogs at night time and home alone

Dogs, like us are very social animals. They would naturally live in family or friendship groups and have ‘evolved’ alongside humans over thousands of years to work with us ...Full Article

Keeping rabbits and other small animals cool this summer

Flystrike (myiasis) is a nasty condition that occurs when flies lay their eggs on or near rabbits. These hatch into maggots and then feed on the rabbit – causing ...Full Article

Caring for a terrapin

Pond terrapins or ‘sliders’ (Trachemys scripta) include red-eared sliders, yellow-bellied sliders and Cumberland sliders. They are a type of hard-shelled, small turtles. The lifespan of a pond terrapin/slider is ...Full Article

Puppies need to chew but the right things!

All puppies enjoy and need to chew. This is partly to relieve some of the discomfort they experience during teething (between three and seven months of age) and also ...Full Article

Home comforts for hamsters

The ideal home for a Syrian hamster is a large wire cage with a plastic base no smaller than 60cm x 30cm floor space, by 30cm tall. Hamsters love ...Full Article

Your cat and dental care

Teeth are important and, just like people, animals benefit from regular dental care and daily brushing can prevent this process. Before starting, look inside your pet’s mouth. The teeth ...Full Article

Is your puppy nervous? Top tips for socialisation

Nervous dogs need extra care when being introduced to new situations or people, as they are naturally more cautious than other dogs. It is therefore vital that, as a ...Full Article
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