How to Feed a Dog Commercial diets are highly palatable which means they have a number of additives which can easily lead to weight gain. Dry foods are recommended before canned and wet/moist food. Moist food will generally have a higher energy density per 100g of dry weight, but they contain much more water in their moist state, therefore financially you will be paying for fewer nutrients for your money. ...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
How to keep cats away from birds Some cats appear to hunt more than they need. Some suggest that ensuring the cat has enough to eat will stop them from hunting, but hunger and hunting do not appear to be related in cats.  Some experts believe this is because cats require variety in their diet, so they are motivated to hunt, even just after eating their prey.    But should we and can we stop a cat killing prey?...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
How to Train Dogs By teaching a young dog many basic commands, we are able to have control it. This is essential as it helps to protect the dog from the world which they are unaware of – such as running away or being struck by a moving vehicle, or into any dangerous situation, whatever it may be. ...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
Keeping Chickens with Dogs Introducing a chicken to the family can be an exciting and nervous time for you and the other pets that inhabit your house and garden –dogs, cats, and other chickens. Sometimes a little care and planning may be required to ensure a smooth transition....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
Keeping Poultry Poultry keeping is cheap and simple when you compare it to keeping large animals such as goats, sheep, pigs or cows. Poultry are easy to handle and easy to manage; to keep poultry happy and healthy they need access to sunlight, a dust bath and appropriate (it can be simple) housing, that is well sheltered from cold winds and is vermin/fox proof. ...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
Plants that Affect Pets Some plants are good to have around pets, others can harm your pets, but most are neither especially beneficial or harmless. It is important to know at least the harmful one and avoid them. Some pets can develop allergies also, in the same way that some people can....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
What to Feed Pet Rabbits Rabbits are herbivores and naturally in the wild they will graze on grass, leafy weeds, forbs and vegetable matter.  They would generally graze late in the afternoon or when their environment is free from predators.  ...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
Which Dog Breed is Best Depending on the breed, the size and temperament of the dog will differ greatly. You will find tiny (teacup), small, medium, large and giant dog breeds. Smaller breeds are best suited to small homes or apartment living because of the obvious space restrictions. Small breeds also cost less to look after than larger breeds, for example less needs to be spent on feeds and medications. Many working breeds require space to exercise and run, some large breeds like to sleep and do very little but still need an appropriate living area and outside space...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
Why is my cat aggressive? We have talked about the different types of aggression above, but they are not mutually exclusive. For example, a cat may be displaying maternal aggression when the family dog walks by, but then when the owner comes in to pet the kitten, the Queen attacks their owner.  So there is overlap between the different causes and types of aggression.  ...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more