Pet Ownership in the UK is Falling


Dogs

A survey conducted by Mintel has revealed that pet ownership in the UK is in decline. There are several reasons for pets falling out of favour and none of them have anything to do with the popularity of the animals! We remain a nation of animal lovers but the way we live is changing dramatically. […]

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Why Switzerland is the Best Place to be a Pet


Dogs

Switzerland is a relatively small country but boasts an estimated seven million pets. This number does not include the many farm animals which also call Switzerland home. The country has an impressive history of protecting the well-being of animals and there are many reasons why it is a great place to be a pet. In […]

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The Real Ace Ventura


Dogs

It’s 20 years since Ace Ventura:Pet detective hit the big screen. It still seems like a rather fanciful tale but guess what? There really are pet detectives! I thought that this was a bit like discovering that Santa Claus exists. What a fabulous job to have! Pet detective I mean, not Santa. I wouldn’t fancy […]

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Why you should consider adopting an older pet


Dogs

There are always thousands of animals waiting for new homes. Many find new owners very quickly whilst others spend many months in shelters and are continually ignored by potential adopters. It is generally the older animals which are repeatedly overlooked. Senior pets typically wait four times as long as young animals to find a new […]

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Pets and Divorce: Who gets the Dog?


Cats, Dogs

A divorce or a separation from a long term partner can be extremely traumatic. Disputes over possessions are common and these only serve to make the process even more stressful. But the situation can feel a whole lot worse if you face losing a treasured pet. If there is a battle for custody, who should […]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

The Social and Economic Impact of Pets?


Dogs

There are approximately 65 million pets in the UK and roughly half of all households have at least one pet. It isn’t difficult to imagine that our animals have a major impact on the nation’s economy. A new report published by CABI attempts to quantify the costs and benefits of our animals. This report highlights […]

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

The Real Cost of Pet Ownership


Dogs

The Real Cost of Pet Ownership There is much to consider if you are thinking of welcoming a pet into your home. All animals will make significant demands on your time and may impact your life in a variety of ways. Animals can be noisy, messy, disruptive and destructive. They can also be very expensive!

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Radio Station for Pets?


Dogs

Celebrity Launches New Radio Station for Pets We recently reported that recorded music is now available for pets. But if you are looking for some doggy entertainment for your pooches when they are home alone then why not switch on the radio? One celebrity certainly thinks that pets should have their own station and so […]

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016