Buying a Puppy For The Family – Read This First!

So your thinking of buy a puppy. How exciting for your family to be making this long-term commitment to get a dog. Think about what type of dog is right for your lifestyle. Exercise, food, a kennel, time commitment, do you spend a lot of time away from home? Buying a puppy from a breeder Dog breeders are using the internet to their gain when it comes to advertising and selling farmed pups. 87% of puppy trade calls to the RSPCA are [...]

Are Labradors Good Family Pets to Own.

Labradors are generally considered to be good family pets and this is totally true, for a lot of families. But not for all of them! They have a reputation for being outgoing, gentle and easy to train. While no two dogs of any breed will behave exactly the same, the general opinion is that they make great family pets. However, there are some characteristics of the breed to bear in mind before making a decision of becoming an owner. This article will [...]

Recyclable Coat Hangers Developed By Fashion Designer.

A recyclable clothes hanger has been produced by a fashion designer in a way to end the use of those plastic ones. Roland Mouret comments that plastic hangers are the “plastic straw” of the fashion industry and he has developed the world’s only sustainable brand. They are constructed out of 80% recycled plastic recovered from the oceans and 20% recyclable plastic, and they also feature aluminium hooks. Current use plastic coat hangers are difficult to recycle because of how they are [...]

Lewis Hamilton Going Carbon Free By End of 2019

He is well known for speeding around on a race track at silly miles per hour, but Formula One star Lewis Hamilton is giving himself a different kind of goal by attempting to be carbon neutral by the end of2019. He spoke to the press about his concerns for the environment and said he has changed parts of his lifestyle to try and help cut his carbon footprint, firstly by selling his private plane and having a ban on plastics [...]

Dog Grooming Baths To Use At Home

Bathing your dog can be a great experience and for most it can also be a big challenge.  It is almost guaranteed that there will be some mess, whether its bathing your dog, brushing, nail clipping or trimming, your dog can make a mess, or actually it might be you that causes the mess.  Having a dog grooming bath in your home can really improve your dog bonding and dog grooming job. Owning any of the best dog grooming baths is a [...]

Two Daft Doggy Inventions You Just Might Need

Some dogs really hate to get wet in the rain while on a nice walk. Protect your pooch with this hilarious umbrella. Keep your pampered pooch nice and dry while out on rainy walks with this clever pet umbrella! It attaches speedily to the collar and is clear so you can still see your pet. Go Here: Now your dog can have a drink when he pleases. All you have [...]

Plastic In Our Canals, How You Can Help

The plastics and litter in our oceans is a worldwide problem. One that seems out of reach from our own neighbourhoods. But there is a way you can make a big difference on your own doorstep. Take the PlasticsChallenge  The next time you visit a waterway close to you: Pick up just one piece of plasticTake a photo of you with it and share it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #PlasticsChallengeTake it home with you and bin it or better still recycle If [...]

Herons and Otters Comeback, the Wildlife of Canals

Canals are often seen as a second-class copy of a river. That may go back to their industrial history. From a wildlife point of view canals and rivers are pretty interchangeable. Wait quietly and a kingfisher could appear, usually spotted by its persistent high-pitched call followed by a flash of blue and orange as it flies up or down stream. Herons usually hunt for fish and frogs, either perched on the bank or standing in the shallow [...]

Mountain Gorilla One Step Away From Extinction

With only 5000 Eastern gorillas (Gorilla beringei) being left on the planet, this species now faces the risk of entirely disappearing. Four out of six of the planets great apes are now severely endangered, and only one step away from being extinct, this includes the Eastern Gorilla, Western Gorilla, Bornean Orangutan and Sumatran Orangutan. Chimps and bonobos are also listed as endangered. War, hunting and land loss to refugees in the past 20 years have led to a [...]