The Things You Need to Have on Your Pet Insurance

Insuring your pet can be costly yet extremely worthwhile, however, some policies out there either do not contain the coverage you may need or cover things that may not apply to your pet. In some cases, there are elements of cover you may not find at all unless you really shop around. We looked at […]

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Decoding Your Pet Parrots Behaviour

Parrots display a vast array of characterful behaviours, not just limited to vocalisations. They make entertaining and affectionate family pets, but it can be a challenge to truly understand what is going on behind those inquisitive eyes. Parrots noises are usually the most obvious behaviour to pay attention to, yet your bird could be revealing […]

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Things to Consider When Adopting a Pet

With so many unwanted pets out there, rehoming animals can be a responsible choice and can be a gift that keeps on giving. Whilst adopting a pet will be a very exciting time for the whole family, like any commitment, it can be useful to take the time to fully explore your options before making […]

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Top Rabbit Breeds for Kids

Rabbits are a popular first pet for children, as they are friendly, characterful and can teach your child valuable lessons in terms of responsibility. That said, they do require daily care and as a parent, you will need to take most of the responsibility for ensuring the animal is cared for sufficiently. There is a […]

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A Guide to Pregnancy for Your Cat

Whether it comes a surprise, or you have intentionally bred from your female cat, the idea of kittens is a very exciting one. However, much research will need to be consumed, regardless of whether you are a reluctant or willing first-time breeder. How Do I Know if My Cat is Pregnant? Cats come into season, […]

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How to Breed Terrapins

Terrapins are freshwater turtles, of which there are only seven species. These aquatic pets are very popular in the UK and there are countless specialist reptile stores that sell hatchlings. However, there are many reputable breeders too. If you have terrapin experience, you may wish to breed your own. This guide will help you get […]

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Guinea Pig Noises and Body Language: The Ultimate Guide

Whilst guinea pigs are not the most popular pet in the UK, there is still around 0.7 million nestled in our gardens. Whilst cats and dogs inevitably reign supreme, guinea pigs (along with rabbits) are a popular choice for those who want something smaller but equally as affectionate. For new owners, it can be hard […]

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Breeding Lovebirds

The first question you need to ask when you’re considering breeding lovebirds is what you will do with the chicks. Pairing up your birds without any idea of who will take the babies off you can end badly, so all captive breeding should be carefully and consciously planned well in advance. Once you’re confident that […]

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How to Breed Chinchillas

Firstly, the fine print: animal rescue centres are awash with unwanted pets, some of them a result of unwanted breeding. Before you decide to breed any animal at all you should be certain that you have homes for any babies produced. In addition, it is important to appreciate that there are always risks in breeding […]

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Types of Stick Insects

Stick insects have, in the past, suffered from a reputation of being “boring”. The “classic” stick insect is a small, thin, green insect which sits motionless for hours at a time, largely resembling the very plant they’re resting on. As a result, their reputation is hardly surprising – even if it is undeserved. In this […]

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