Why Is My Horse Eating That?

Why is My Horse Eating That? Horses generally eat grain, hay, grass and the odd treat like an apple or a carrot. But sometimes they can display some unusual habits, for example eating manure and dirt. Whilst this behaviour can be worrisome or even offensive for the owner, is it actually harmful to the horse […]

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Tips On Loading Your Horse Into A Trailer Or Horsebox

Some horses will be loaded into a trailer or horsebox without so much as the bat of an eyelid, whereas others are a nightmare to load. This can be a real pain, especially if you regularly compete in horse shows or events. There are, however, a few tips and tricks for getting a difficult horse […]

How To Keep Your Horse Cool After Strenuous Exercise

How to keep your horse cool after strenuous exercise Did you know it is natural for a horse to warm up before exercise and cool down afterwards? Like any human athlete or bodybuilder it is important for a horse to limber up its muscles before any strenuous work and to relax afterwards to enable its […]

Safely Board Your Pooch Or Pet

As much as we like to believe our pets are just another family member, many places we go do not feel the same way. It is not always feasible for us to take our furry little loved ones with us, so we need a place to board them. Our pets probably are best to keep […]

The Curious Ways Of Cats

Image by Ilkerender Single girls have a bit of a reputation when it comes to their relationships with cats. It is a bit of a cliché now, that single girls have cats to replace men in their lives – and single older women will end up lonely spinsters on a hill, surrounded by the furry […]

How To Buy A Thoroughbred Racehorse

Throughout the history of horse racing, there have been numerous champions with multiple wins and staggering purses, impressive lineage, the ability to raise the spirits of a nation, and all the above. Thoroughbreds like Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Man O’ War have won the hearts of many–and pockets of some. Are you chomping at the bit […]

Caring For Your Pet’s Fur In A New Way

As unbelievable as it may seem to many of us who believe it is bordering on animal cruelty, there are many pet owners who have taken the style of their pet to the next level by dyeing their fur a different colour, and for many this has meant going for something hugely bright and very […]

#1 Reason Aquarium Fish Become Sick

The fish and aquarium community is a very caring and motivated bunch of people. The amount of devotion these people put forth towards their living habitats is mind blowing. If you have ever cared for an aquarium habitat, then you know it’s not easy work all the time. With all controlled living habitats there are […]

Keeping Your Guinea Pig Warm During Winter

Winter brings rain, wind and snow and it is important that you prepare extra bedding for your guinea pig’s hutch before it gets too cold. Keeping the hutch sheltered from the elements is also important for the wellbeing of your furry friend. Don’t wait until it is too late and the snow is falling before […]

The Riveting World Of Rabbits

Image by Mostly Dans One of the easiest pets you can own is a rabbit. When I was a child, I had a little white dwarf rabbit called Wilma, who had red eyes. I think she was an albino. She was an adorable little thing, even though she would tend to bite me when she was […]

Things To Consider When Buying A First Horse

Whether you’re buying a horse for yourself or for your child, buying a first horse can be a long but exciting process. The key to finding a great horse is to be patient and to keep an open mind. However, it’s also important to know that there are a few things to be careful of. […]

5 Perfect Pets For Small Spaces

Image by:  úlfhams_víkingur If you’ve always wanted a furry companion to keep you company, but have never had the room to keep cat toys or a garden to let your dog roam around in, there are endless alternatives and plenty of perfect pets that can live in small spaces perfectly comfortably. Goldfish Aquatic creatures can […]

Things To Consider When Buying A Snake

Things to Consider when Buying a Snake I know they’re not the most cuddly of pets, but there is something really mesmerising about snakes. I love reading about them and watching wildlife films about them, and I can never walk past a reptile pet shop without having a peak in at the vivariums. Everyone thinks […]

Vital Horse Care Information

If you are considering buying your very own horse, there are many things that you will need to research before you go ahead. Caring for a horse is a very big job and it will take up a lot of your time, money and space. Not only is it vital for you to understand how […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Living With Koi Carp

Caring for fish can be an extremely rewarding experience and a key feature in any garden. If you are thinking of filling in your pond with some aquatic life but are not sure of what exact type of fish to go for, there are certain things to consider before committing. Those with large outdoor ponds […]

How To Raise Backyard Chickens

So, you want to raise chickens? Get ready to embark on an exciting journey. Raising your own chickens is great for many reasons. First, nothing compares to fresh, great-tasting eggs for breakfast. And raising your own chickens ensures that you have chemical free, exceptionally clean and healthy chicken. Plus, chickens make for fun, family friendly […]

Why You Should Get Your Fiance A Puppy This Christmas

Finding that perfect gift for a loved one is always a challenge during the holidays. You want to get them something you know they’ll love, and something that demonstrates how much you love them. If you’re shopping for your finance this Christmas, your task is to find a gift that’s worthy of the lifelong commitment […]

Why Including Your Pet In Your Holiday Activities Makes For A Happier Holiday

Holidays are all about family. The parties, gift-giving, and traditional holiday routines are all about spending quality time with loved ones. As you’re planning your holiday activities this year, make sure you don’t forget the other important member of your family: your pet. Whether you have a dog, cat, fish, or ferret, the holidays are […]

Are You Ready To Get A Puppy?

If you are thinking about getting a puppy, then you should also think of the hard work that it is going to be. You should not just assume that having a puppy is always going to be fun and easy, as it can be extremely hard work. Don’t get me wrong, having your own little […]

Older Dogs Depression When a New Dog Comes Home

This post answers the following questions 1) How to deal with older dogs depression? 2) Why dogs are very territorial when it comes to other dogs? 3) How to create old dog training? 4) Why should you not allow the new dog to get away with any destructive actions? 5) What are the difference between […]

Let your Dog Sleep in Peace with Orthopedic Dog Beds

This post answers the following questions 1) Where should your dog sleep in peace? 2) How to choose the right orthopedic dog beds? 3) What are the smaller versions of nesters are good for large dogs? 4) Why do you need to buy orthopedic dog beds? 5) What are the most popular styles available? Sometimes […]

Tips for Raising Dogs on the Cheap

Even a “free” dog comes with his share of bills and living expenses, but we have the tips and tricks to help manage your dog’s allowance and raise that pup cheap! Dogs can be expensive to have. Much of the cost depends on the needs of your selected dog breed and on your decisions as […]

Should You Breed Your Dog

When you own the most beautiful dog in the world, as we all do, it’s tempting to let her have a litter so you can have another just like her. However, this might not be the best idea. The Primary Purpose of Breeding The aim of breeding dogs is to produce puppies that are healthier […]

Halloween Costumes for Dogs- Right or Wrong?

Image by mccun934 Halloween is one of those festive occasions where anything goes when it comes to dressing up. From risqué animal outfits to freaky zombie make-up, we love transforming ourselves into curious characters for the night. Even those that are vehemently anti-fancy dress seem to relax at this time of year, digging out their […]

Savour Memories with A Portrait of your Pretty Pet

A portrait of those people or animals you care most about is ideal for decorating your home, for passing onto the next generation of family or just to show how proud you are of them in the home or at the office. A favourite photograph can be transformed into a painted portrait or a custom […]

How to Support Your Local No-Kill Shelter

In recent years animal rights have become more and more main stream. People are becoming very concerned and standing up for the lovable pets that have been around for ages since they cannot speak up for themselves. People are beginning to understand how important it is to give animals a second chance at a good […]

Can You Volunteer at a Dogs Home?

Dogs homes owned by animal charities such as the RSPCA would not be able to provide such good care for their dogs without the help of volunteers.  People who willingly give their time, skills and efforts to help to care for dogs awaiting rehoming are very much in demand. Depending on the needs of your […]

Can You Volunteer at a Dogs Home?

Dogs homes owned by animal charities such as the RSPCA would not be able to provide such good care for their dogs without the help of volunteers.  People who willingly give their time, skills and efforts to help to care for dogs awaiting rehoming are very much in demand. Depending on the needs of your […]

How Cats Choose Which Door to Scratch

Owning a cat, or better yet, being owned by a cat, is a wonderful experience of cohabitation and companionship. Unlike dogs, cats are not domesticated in the same sense. They have maintained a lot of their natural characteristics, making them more of their own creatures and willful than dogs. One of people’s biggest problems with […]

The Health Risks That Pocket Pets Pose

Small furry animals kept as pets are referred to as “pocket pets.” There is a wide variety to choose from, including hamsters, mice, gerbils, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, sugar gliders and squirrels. They are cute and easy to carry around, and because they’re tiny, keeping them is not that much of a problem. Usually, these small […]