Garden Safety Tips for Tortoises

There’s no denying the fact that spending time outdoors can be very beneficial for pet tortoises. The ability to bask in natural sunlight, for example, can help to keep your pet fit and healthy on warm summer days. At the same time, having the space to dash around your lawn exploring and looking for food […]

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Tortoises as Pets

Tortoises can make fantastic pets, particularly for older children and adults. Many can live to be more than 50 years old, so expect your tortoise to become an integral part of the family for the decades to come. Many assume that tortoises are robust, due to their tough shells. However, tortoises are delicate creatures and […]

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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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The Internet’s Most Festive Pets

The festive season is well and truly upon us. We’re all enjoying the Christmas celebrations and, of course, we wouldn’t want to ever leave our pets out of the festivities. With special Christmas treats, fab festive costumes, and even some decorations to enjoy, our pets are all getting into the Christmas spirit and we’re right […]

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What is the Difference Between Terrapins and Turtles?

Terrapins and turtles are both aquatic reptiles, but much disagreement exists about the differences between these two chelonians. Indeed, the difference really depends on where you live; within the USA the word terrapin is rarely, if ever used. Instead all aquatic members of the tortoise family are known as “turtles”. Within the UK, and much […]

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Easy To Keep Lizards (Perfect for Beginners)

While reptiles have been gaining in popularity as pets over the last few decades, it is lizards that seem to have come the furthest. There are a number of possible reasons for this. Firstly, lizards tend to be the least “alien-looking” of all the reptiles. They have legs (unlike snakes). They have eyelids (also, unlike […]

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Heating Pet Snakes & Lizards During Transportation

Transporting reptiles like pet lizards and snakes represent additional difficulties to those experienced when trying to ship cats and dogs. The reason is that reptiles are of course cold-blooded, which means they require some external source of heat. In nature, of course, this warmth is provided directly by the sun, or indirectly from rocks, fallen […]

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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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