Category: Hints & Tips

Fireworks maybe fun for us, but not for our pets

Posted On 2010-10-18 10:10:45

Bonfire Night is almost here and pet owners are very aware that most cats and dogs are terrified by the sounds of fireworks. It is best to stay at home with your pet if you know that they are especially frightened but if your dog or cat tries to hide... more

Train your dog to return when called

Posted On 2010-09-08 02:09:29

It is a common problem dog owners face that their dogs fail to return to them when they are called. Most puppies run to their owners when they are called but as dogs get older some will ignore their owners calling to them. Firstly, owners often give confusing, contradictory signals... more

What plants should cat owners avoid?

Posted On 2010-09-02 03:09:51

If you are a cat owner and in the process of redesigning your garden or planning what to plant for next spring/summer, then make sure you consider your feline friend. Cats are inquisitive creatures and enjoy chewing grass and maybe other plants and flowers which may be poisonous to them.... more

Robbie and Ayda’s dogs were bridesmaid’s at their wedding

Posted On 2010-08-11 12:08:33

Have you ever been tempted to include your pets in your wedding ceremony? Why not? They are a part of the family aren’t they? When Robbie Williams and Ayda Field tied the knot recently, they decided to break with tradition by having Ayda’s eight dogs walking her down the isle... more

The elegant Egyptian Mau

Posted On 2010-07-13 10:07:56

Originating from the streets of Egyptian cities, Egyptian Maus first arrived in the UK in 1998, but now are growing in popularity with cat owners. The breed shares similarities to felines featured in ancient Egyptian art and they are characterized by a random spotted tabby pattern and a slightly worried... more

Getting a dog from a rescue centre

Posted On 2010-07-12 03:07:34

Carol Price, a dog behaviour expert and dog trainer gives the following advice to owners who are thinking about giving a home to a rescue dog: Choose your rescue centre carefully; look for one that maintains the highest welfare and hygiene standards, does home-checks to make sure that the pet... more

Seven simple tips to make your home more cat friendly

Posted On 2010-04-21 08:04:13

Give your cat a stimulating home, especially if it is an indoor cat. Think three dimensional by providing both high and comfortable sleeping places as well as offering lots of different levels such as shelves and surfaces to them to climb up and jump down on. Hide dried food around... more