Category Archives: Pets

How Animals Can Help Combat Mental Illness

Patients at the Priory’s Hospital in Bristol are benefiting from the company of a “therapy dog” to help with their treatment for stress, anxiety, and depression. Lara, a rescue dog from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (BDCH), is introduced into … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Your Pets: The Dos and Don’ts

Who needs a cuddly toy at night when you have a pet, am I right? Well, unless your pet happens to be a hedgehog. Slightly less huggable, perhaps. It’s true though; letting our pets sleep in our bedrooms – or … Continue reading

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Surge in Growth for Company Creating 3D Pet Sculptures

An innovative company that makes 3D sculptures from photos of beloved pets is experiencing a surge in demand for its products from veterinary practices, and from pet owners in general. As a result, Arty Lobster https://artylobster.com which was a Finalist … Continue reading

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Vet Says Cats Adept at Hiding Illness from Owners

A leading London-based feline vet is recommending that cat owners generally need to watch their cat’s behaviour more closely – to spot subtle signs of illness before it becomes serious. Dr. Jeremy Campbell, a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Advanced Practitioner in … Continue reading

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Easy Mistakes Pet Owners Can Make

If you’re a new pet owner, you’re likely on a bit of a learning curve. Unless you’ve owned pets before, there’s a lot of new information, signs, and signals to take in. Dogs and cats all have their own unique … Continue reading

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Harold the Hamster Dumped on Doorstep in Harrods Carrier Bag

A man had quite the surprise when he found a hamster dumped on his doorstep in Cambridge – with no sign of how he’d got there or who had left him behind. The little hamster had been left in a … Continue reading

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Want a Unique Pet? Here Are 3 Reasons to Consider Getting a Bird

When people think of pets, they usually go straight to the two main ones: dogs and cats. There are many breeds of these two common household pets, they’re usually quite friendly and playful, and they’re also relatively easy to maintain. … Continue reading

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Shocking Research Reveals that Puppy ‘Impulse Buying’ is Rife

A dog may be for life, but shockingly many people spend more time choosing a pair of shoes or their weekly supermarket shop than they do a puppy with devastating consequences. Pups are more likely to get ill and their … Continue reading

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Extending your Wedding Guest List to Include Your Best Four-legged Friend

Animal charity Blue Cross has today revealed that one in 10 Brits have given pets a key role in their wedding ceremony. When asked why, over a quarter (26%) said they did so because it helps them remain calm and … Continue reading

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Fat Cats & Top Hats: Is Your Pretty Kitty Healthy?

Pets in the home are some of the best cures for stress and sadness. Having your cat curl on your lap for a snuggle and stroking them as their purr can bring your stress hormones right down and make you … Continue reading

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