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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What to Do If Your Dog Has Worms

Worms in dogs is relatively common as they can easily pick them up from external environments. Some can be relatively harmless, although may cause some discomfort, whereas others can be more serious. Your dog can easily contract worms by indirectly ingesting worm eggs or larvae via soil, stools or infected hosts. There are different types […]

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A Guide to Health Issues of Flat-Faced Dogs

Brachycephalic dog breeds are an incredibly popular choice for dog owners, with many being drawn to their cute facial features. Yet, what is usually most physically appealing about the various breeds is actually what is to the detriment of their overall health. With increasing news stories of the concerning health problems seen in these breeds […]

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6 Ways to Stop Your Cat from Killing Small Critters

Cats are adorable, they’re cute and cuddly and in general are relatively low maintenance pets.  Yet there is a dark side to kitty ownership which becomes most apparent when they reach adulthood and those instinctual behaviours begin to be tested in the real world! Yes, let’s call a spade a spade, you have indeed brought […]

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Do Giant Centipedes Make Great Pets?

Giant Centipedes are generally found in tropical climates around the world, with the largest centipede species, originating in the Amazon rainforest regions of South America.  However, smaller species can be found on most continents, including Europe. Smaller species of centipede can also be found in the UK. Popular amongst experienced exotic pet enthusiasts, these fascinating […]

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What Does It Mean When Rabbits Thump?

Bunny rabbits make adorable pets. Not only are they cute and fluffy, they also come with their own unique personalities traits making them a wonderful choice of pet for children and adults alike. Just like most other companion animals, rabbits communicate through their behaviours and actions. They may grunt, circle, lick, nip, mount and of […]

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How to Teach Your Puppy to Sleep Through the Night

It’s not uncommon for new puppy owners to liken the first few months of puppy ownership to that of caring for a new born baby. Whilst, granted there are many differences between babies and puppies, there too are some similarities – establishing a routine being a fundamental one. Puppy bedtimes can prove quite the challenge […]

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Do Rats Really Smell or is it Down to Owners?

Despite the reputation of their wild relatives, fancy rats make incredible pets for adults and children alike. They’re highly intelligent animals and have characterful personalities which are both adorably affectionate and entertaining. Companion rats are best kept in same sex pairs or groups and can live up to three years. They are sociable and easily […]

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