What’s your idea of the perfect pet? Are they affectionate? Do they enjoy long cuddles with you on the sofa? What about playfulness? Do you picture endless laughs over their mischievous personality? If so, your perfect pet could well be a dog, cat, or the best of both – a bushy-tailed little rabbit! Rabbits have […]
When it comes to owning a rabbit, there’s plenty to think about and lots of decisions to make. What will you call it? What will you feed it? What type of hutch will it have? However, arguably one of the most important questions is where you’d like your bunny to live – indoors or outdoors. […]
If you’re looking to broaden your brood and think your son or daughter is up for some very special responsibility, a pet could be an excellent addition for your household. Read on to discover which of our furry friends make the best pets for kids:
Are you desperate to add a new furry addition to your family but worried your lifestyle is limiting?
Vets are warning rabbit owners not to feed their pets muesli. The mixed rabbit food might seem like a relatively benign meal for bunnies but that is not the case. Rabbits require a surprisingly complex diet including fresh water, hay, selected fresh vegetables and dry food. It is the dry food aspect of their nutrition […]
Boa constrictors are beautiful and fascinating creatures which have become popular as pets. But you should think carefully before taking on a boa. These snakes can grow relatively large and require a home which is appropriate for their size and they can live for 40 years in captivity. Here’s everything you need to know about […]
In recent years, reptiles have become increasingly popular as pets. Indeed, a survey conducted by REPTA in 2008 estimated that over 1.2 million households in the UK were home to over seven million pet reptiles. If these figures are accurate, there are now more pet reptiles in the UK than pet dogs. Reptiles have proved […]
A Warwickshire couple have spent thousands turning their Stratford-upon-Avon garden into a bunny kingdom for their 30 rabbits. Emma Hartshorne and Wayne Kenward have created an Alice in Wonderland themed play park for their pets which includes a treehouse, complete with a bar, and a maze shaped like a giant rabbit! Recycled Materials The rabbits […]
Pets help people in so many different ways! You will probably have heard many heart-warming stories of how animals have assisted soldiers to recover from post-traumatic stress disorder or autistic children to improve their social skills. Now, a pair of rabbits have proved instrumental in their new owner regaining the use of her hands! Marley-Belle […]
Rabbits have a delicate digestive system, so a consistent, balanced diet is essential in keeping your floppy-eared companion healthy and happy! Eat Your Greens As a herbivore, your rabbit will need a ready supply of fresh, leafy green vegetables, e.g. Brussels sprouts, cabbage or radish tops as part of its diet. It is also important […]
Golfers in the United States are used to seeing a variety of animals during their rounds. With many courses being adjacent to waterways, forests and swamps, the local wildlife does tend to find its way onto the fairways and greens. raccoons, snakes and even alligators can be common sights but perhaps not llamas!
With the weather getting warmer a lot of us just want to soak up as much of the sun as possible – but what about our pets? We all know how important it is to keep our dogs and cats hydrated, or keep the window open if we need to leave them for a moment […]
There’s nothing quite like a few cute animals if you want to garner attention on social media. The plethora of cats and dogs which have scowled and gurned their way to online stardom will not have escaped your notice. Now, a media agency has delivered another stroke of marketing genius by showcasing yet more cute […]
Adorable, cute, affordable and low maintenance, rabbits are the perfect pets for families, right? Well, maybe not, actually! There are few things that you need to know before you invest in a bunny because, like most animals, rabbits take some looking after. There is a reason why so many are abandoned every year. So here’s […]
When you think about pets being abandoned it is probably dogs and cats which first spring to mind. But our smallest furry friends are also abandoned in great numbers every year. The RSPCA has released its latest figures which show that a disturbing number of smaller pets are regularly cast aside by their owners.