Expert Advice to Keep Your Pet Safe

Whether you're looking for the best way to care for your pet or tips on how you and your children can safely enjoy your pets, SaferPets offers you a unique reference point on keeping your pet and your family safe.

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 shaggy dogs and don’t mind the hairs everywhere, from those who love the gentle giants to those who love the ‘handbag pups’ – but there …

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How to Create a Pet Friendly Garden

Just as it’s important to “pet-proof” your home, it is also important to check your garden and make sure that it does not harbour any dangers to your pets. You may not realise it but there can be many things that might be harmful to our pet dogs and cats …

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Questionnaire: Are You Killing Your Pet With Kindness?

Pets love the security of routine and consistency and this applies not only to their diet but also their daily exercise and leadership from you. We all love our pets and want to do the best for them but sometimes in our efforts to show how much we love them, …

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Top 10 Pet Safety Questions

While we all enjoy having pets in our lives, we do sometimes worry about safety issues around them, especially when children are involved. For example, many worry about the transmission of germs and disease from pets to humans; others worry about the chances of injury from pets – and of …

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Dangerous Pet Diseases Which Can Infect Kids

Pets can carry many parasites and micro-organisms which can cause disease and some of these can be transmitted to humans (called “zoonotic diseases”), leading to serious illness – particularly in those with weaker immune systems, such as young children. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the pet diseases …

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We Used Calming Signals on Aggressive Dog: A Case Study

Laura had always loved to visit her grandfather – he lived on a farm and was very wise about all animals. In particular, he knew a lot about dogs and was always teaching Laura interesting things about them. One of the things he had taught her about was “calming signals” …

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We Cured Dog’s Jealousy of New Baby: A Case Study

James and Fiona were thrilled with their new baby and they were sure that their Cocker Spaniel, Molly, would be as well. In the rush of the last few months, what with Fiona’s difficult pregnancy and preparing for the baby’s arrival, they hadn’t had much time for Molly but they …

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Keeping Pet Chickens

Some might laugh at the idea of keeping pet chickens but in fact, they can make very entertaining and engaging pets. Not only do they provide companionship and affection – in their own way – and enjoyment watching their antics but they also “earn their keep” by providing you with …

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How to Train Your Pet Lizard

Would you like a closer relationship with your pet lizard? Would you enjoy being able to handle your lizard more and maybe even teach him to interact with you? Then read on for some tips on how to train your pet lizard: 1) Know What to Expect First, it’s important …

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Keeping Indoor Cats Happy & Healthy

It is well-known that cats which are allowed outdoors are prone to many more dangers and risks such as fast-moving traffic, cat fights, infections and predation from other animals such as dogs, as well as posing a threat to local wildlife. In fact, cats which are kept exclusively indoors have …

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