Indian Ringneck Parakeet Care

Indian ringnecks are some of the most widely-distributed parrots found anywhere on earth. Their natural habitat stretches from arid western Africa right through to the humid monsoon forests of India. As you might expect, the Indian Ringneck is an astonishingly adaptable bird, capable of surviving in all manner of habitats. It should be little wonder […]

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What’s the Most Popular Pet in the UK?

It’s estimated that 3.2 million households added a pet to their family during the pandemic, meaning that over 17 million households in the UK now own a pet. Research by the PFMA found the most popular pet in the UK. Below, we analyse the top ten pets favoured by UK households. 1st Dogs There are […]

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Parrot Lifespans: How Long Do Parrots Live For?

Parrots are incredible animals, and just one of the things that makes them special is that they can live an awfully long time. But how many of these stories are exaggerated urban myths – and how long do parrots really live? General Rules Governing Parrot Lifespans Parrots as a group are quite long-lived birds, but […]

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The 10 Best Pets for Allergy Sufferers

Particularly for children, the concept of not having a pet because you are allergic is unfathomable. When your friends are gloating about their new puppies and kittens, you are left staring longingly at the latest Andrex advert. However, armed with some medication and a bit of knowledge, allergies do not have to mean a pet […]

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How to Take Care of a Cockatiel

Cockatiels are a very popular domestic bird species in the UK. They are happy, social and intelligent birds. When you decide that a cockatiel is for you, be prepared that you are taking on all the potential behaviour and health problems than can accompany your bird. There are many more facets to caring for a […]

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The Best Pet Birds for Beginners

When it comes to cage birds, there are a vast range of options available. So much so that selecting the best pet, especially if you’re new to keeping birds, can be a major challenge. Bearing in mind just how long pet birds can live – many will live for 10+ years – it is essential […]

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How To Prevent Your Pet From Getting Lost (And Track Them Down If They Do)

It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare. You wake up in the morning, or get home from work, to an eery silence. It takes you a minute to figure out what is different; then your heart stops. Your pet is missing. Each year, over 10 million pets go “missing” – whether that’s because they escaped or, […]

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What Is CITES And How Does It Affect Your Pet?

CITES stands for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. It is a piece of legislation designed to control the transport of over 30,000 species of animals and plants around the world. In doing so, CITES aims to conserve endangered species by monitoring their worldwide movements and thus reducing the number of illegally wild-caught […]

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