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Animal Welfare
Animal Welfare
a summary of the new Animal Welfare Act 2006, including details of the changes in place and the role played by the Cats Protection UK....
Chip and Tag Your Pet
Chip and Tag Your Pet
It is a legal requirement for a dog to wear an identity tag and collar whilst in a public place. Not to do so could not only attract a hefty fine but hamper rescue…...
Choosing Pet Insurance
Choosing Pet Insurance
This article gives advice on choosing pet insurance. It details what to look for in a policy that will provide the best care possible for your pet and ease the…...
Choosing the Right Vet
Choosing the Right Vet
The importance of choosing the right vet and the factors to consider when choosing your vet....
Coping When Your Pet Dies
Coping When Your Pet Dies
Pet loss affects everyone in the family, including the remaining animals. It is important to acknowledge your grief and express it....
Introducing a New Dog to a Resident Cat
Introducing a New Dog to a Resident Cat
How to ensure safe and successful introductions when adding a new dog to a family with a resident cat....
Microchips and Tags For Your Pets
Microchips and Tags For Your Pets
Ways to identify your pet if it goes missing, is lost or stolen - focusing on the two main methods of pet tags and microchips: how they work and the pros and cons of…...
Most Popular Pet Dog Breeds from Around the World
Most Popular Pet Dog Breeds from Around the World
Everyone’s got their favourite dog breed - from those who love the wrinkly jowls and don’t mind the constant slobber to those who - love the ‘handbag pups’ - but there…...
Pet Disaster Plans
Pet Disaster Plans
No matter where you live, you are not immune to the effects of disasters, which is why we all need to have disaster preparedness plans that include our pets....
Pets and Road Traffic Accidents
Pets and Road Traffic Accidents
This article gives advice on what to do should your pet be involved in a road traffic accident. The first few minutes can make the difference between your pet…...
Picking Safe Boarding Accommodation
Picking Safe Boarding Accommodation
This article advises how to choose the best accommodation for your pet while you are on vacation, ensuring a worry free vacation for both you and your companion....
Putting Different Breeds Together
Putting Different Breeds Together
How to keep things safe and happy in a multi-pet household, including a summary of the common combinations....
The Danger of 'Fad Pets'
The Danger of 'Fad Pets'
It happens every few years - a celebrity is seen with an unusual pet or an animal is whimsically portrayed by film or the media - and suddenly, a new ‘fad pet’ is…...
The Most Common Pet Injuries
The Most Common Pet Injuries
A brief description of the most common pet injuries....
Top Injuries Caused by Animals Around the World
Top Injuries Caused by Animals Around the World
A fact filled summary of the top animal attacks around the world - from the point of view of media coverage Vs. real statistics...
What to Do With Pets When Moving House
What to Do With Pets When Moving House
how to keep your pets safe when you're moving house...
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