Advice


Let’s get over the idea that older dogs can’t learn new tricks. They can. We’re not talking about balancing a ball on the end of his nose (although that can be done) but about enriching both your lives through activities you enjoy together. ...read more
 

This everyday phrase takes on a new meaning for pet lovers. Welcome to the world of Tellington TTouch® What is Tellington TTouch®? This is a gentle and positive way to help animals and humans to relax, to manage environmental stress, increase body awareness and promote healing. ...read more
 

Have you ever slipped your pooch a bite or two off your plate? Dished up turkey with all the trimmings so that they can celebrate too? Sprinkled leftover fish fingers over kitty’s pellets? Topped up their bowls with scraps from the kids’ plates? Many of us have… and then felt guilty or worried afterwards. ...read more
 

Dogs became domesticated thousands of years ago, creating a mutually beneficial relationship, but we need to remember that they are a different species, have different needs, ‘speak’ a different language, and behave in a different way to us. We need to respect that in order to keep our families – and our pets – safe. ...read more
 

Adopting an adult cat is like inviting a friend to move in with you. The relationship is an equal partnership based on trust, co-operation and understanding, and compensating for each other’s differences, strengths and weaknesses. ...read more
 

Every animal deserves to be looked after well, including their health. This means regular check-ups, dental care, vaccinations, parasite treatment, and sterilisation, as well as getting prompt treatment if they are ill or are injured. Bottom line: if you have a pet, you need a vet. ...read more