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Ownership / The Positive Effect Pets Can Have On Children

Cat With Child

Cats and dogs do not have the capacity to judge someone based on connotations, prejudice or any other first impression that humans use when they meet someone. Young children are much the same; having not been tainted or learnt to judge someone without knowing them, they take people for who they are. This can be … Continued

Guide / A Guide to Socialising Your Puppy

Taking ownership of new puppy is a very exciting time.  These furry little balls of fun seem to have limitless energy and bring much enjoyment to your house.  Of course, there is a more serious side to being a dog owner and you have a responsibility to ensure that they remain fit, happy and healthy.  … Continued

Care / Grooming Your Pet

Many people believe that pets do not like to be groomed but I believe that it is a matter of routine and familiarity. If you only groom your pet twice a year then they are not going to be as enthusiastic or accepting about it as if you maintain a strict grooming schedule. If a … Continued

Care / Vigilance with Pet Medication

When thinking about how your pet can be treated for an illness or after an operation, often the first thing that springs to mind is medication of some sort. Whilst most medication aids a cat or dog back to full health, it is extremely important to consider the different drugs that can be prescribed and … Continued

Cat / Self-Awareness in Animals

Each year there seems to be a new study that shows just how brilliant animals can be and more importantly how such cognitive abilities are helping them to advance and adapt. There has been much deliberation and discussion on the subject of animals and consciousness (self-awareness). Conscious thought is an essential step to understanding that … Continued

Care / Dog Training Pads: A Great Way To A Toilet-Trained Pet

Despite the reported joys of having a pet dog inside the household, there are many pet enthusiasts out there who are hesitant to adopt a pet. The common reason for this hesitation is the relative inconvenience that they will encounter if and when a certain pet lives with them. Aside from having to look out … Continued