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.

Safe Dog Breeds for Children

So you’ve finally succumbed to the constant pleas of “Mummy, can we have a dog?” Or you’ve decided that a family pet would be ideal to teach your children responsibility and compassion. But if you’re thinking about adding a canine member to your family, which breed should you choose? There …

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Keeping Your Pet Bird Healthy

We all love the fun and entertainment that pet birds give us and hope to have many years with our feathered friends. So here are some tips to help you keep your pet bird happy and healthy. Top Tips First, make sure that you choose a healthy bird as a …

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All About The Pet Passport Scheme

The Pet Passport Scheme – otherwise known as the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) – was introduced so that pets entering or returning to the UK would not need to undergo the usual compulsory 6-month quarantine period to protect against rabies. Through this scheme, pets should be able to travel freely …

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What to Do With Pets When Moving House

Moving house can be a stressful time for all – and pets are no exception. All the noise, confusion and upheaval, not to mention the presence of strange removal men and big removal trucks, can cause even the calmest dog or cat to panic and possibly injure themselves in their …

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Holidaying With the Family Dog

Nowadays, more and more families are opting to take the family dog along with them when they go on holiday, rather than leave their beloved pooch behind and with the increasing number of pet-friendly accommodation, as well as eating and drinking establishments, it is becoming easier to enjoy holidays with …

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Safe Communication With Your Dog

Despite the increasingly important roles that dogs play in our lives many of us still don’t know how to communicate properly with our canine friends nor how to read their body language and understand what they are trying to tell us. For example, many people think a wagging tail means …

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Dognapping

Pet lovers will be horrified to hear that according to new research dognapping is becoming the fastest-growing crime in the UK and is still on the increase, with the stolen pet market booming. Over 40,000 dogs are reported missing each year, with the Battersea Dogs and Cats home receiving nearly …

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Safe Jogging with Your Dog

One of the most enjoyable ways of keeping fit is jogging with your dog and it has the added bonus of keeping your dog in shape too something that’s very important with the recent rise in pet obesity! Having your canine best friend along makes running less of a lonely …

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Keeping Mammals in an Aviary

If you love birds, but would also like a few small cuddly friends, you might be interested in investing in a large aviary which can also house small mammals. Providing you choose your species carefully and design the aviary with their needs in mind, you can create an environment which …

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Animal Welfare

All animal lovers in the UK welcomed the new Animal Welfare Act which comes into force early this year. It brings about some of the greatest changes in animal law since the beginning of this century and encompasses all commonly domesticated animals in the British Isles, including pets, farm stock …

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