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bird tables

Bird Feeding Tables, How to Choose the Most Suitable

Choosing a new  bird table, consider the following: What Size – a small table will lead to fighting rather than feeding. An area of about 3-4 square feet is perfect. What Material – Most bird tables  are made of wood, but an increasing variety of metal, plastic and polycarbonate tables and feeding trays have become available in recent years. Although these look less natural, they are easier to keep clean, maintain and don’t rot. Which post – The smoother and straighter the [...]

exotic pets

Ricky Gervais Urges Boris Johnson to End Exotic Pet Trade

Ricky Gervais asks Boris Johnson to End Exotic Pet Trade Ricky Gervais is among several celebs to have signed an open letter urging Boris Johnson to help stop the exotic pet trade.  The open letter was sent on behalf of World Animal Protection and the Campaign to End Wildlife Trade  was signed by 24 NGOs including World Animal Protection, Compassion in World Farming, Four Paws UK and Cruelty Free International. Its distinguished signatories included Ricky, who is frequently outspoken about animal [...]

free competition

Win a Bundle of Dog and Cat Sensitive Food Bundle

Free Competition:  Win a Bundle of Dog and Cat Sensitive Food Bundle Help keep those allergies at bay this year with our sensitive diets.  Our very special recipes are gentle on the digestion system and overflowing with omega 3 and other beneficial ingredients for your pets healthy skin. There are two big prizes up for grabs in our prize draw,  a cat prize and a dog prize. The lucky dog will win: 1 x 12kg bag of sensitive dog food (chose between sensitive/adult, sensitive [...]

budgies

Choosing a Baby Budgie for a Pet. Some Information

Buying from a breeder means you may have to wait until they are weaned, between 8 and 10 weeks after hatching. A young bird will have horizontal bar-markings across its entire head, including the crown. The frontal stripes disappear when the budgie moults for the first time, after three to four months. There are a number of things to look out for if you want to take home a budgie. Most breeders keep their birds in good conditions. If cages seem [...]

border collies

The Border Collie Dog, The Most Intelligent Dog

The Border Collie was developed to gather and control sheep in the borders between Scotland and England. They are known for their intense stare. They are a dog with energy, stamina, and working drive, all which make a premier herding dog. Today they herd sheep on farms and ranches around the world. If you have ever seen a Border Collie herd sheep, you are watching a master craftsman, with his intense stare as he approaches the sheep, his almost intuitive [...]

heatstroke

Keeping Your Dog Cool in Extreme Temperatures.

Keeping Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather. Dogs may suffer fatal heatstroke within minutes. Unlike us humans, dogs can’t sweat through their skin, they rely on panting and releasing heat through their paw pads and nose to regulate their body temperature and keep cool. Signs of heatstroke in dogs can include collapse, excessive panting, and dribbling. Watch out for these. Dogs suffer heatstroke quickly. A car can becomes an oven very quickly even when it doesn’t feel that warm. When it is [...]

dog beds

Dog Beds, Choose One Of The Top Rated Ones.

Dog Beds, Choose A Top Rated One. Dogs spend about half their lives sleeping. It’s important to get them a bed that’s comfy, supportive and lasting. If you’re buying for a puppy, you’ll need to get something comfortingly snug and crate-compatible, but also affordable because as they grow you will need a larger one. Older dogs may suffer from joint pain, so a memory foam mattresses can be a good buy. It’s important to get the size right – most websites [...]

great white sharks

Great white shark diet has big surprise for scientists

Great white shark diet has surprise for scientists The first-ever in depth study of the diets of great white sharks off the east Australian coast reveals this predator spends more time feeding around the seabed than first thought. In the sharks’ stomachs they found remains from a variety of fish species that  live on the seafloor or buried in the sand. This indicates the sharks must spend a good lot of time foraging just above the seabed. . The study examined [...]

exotic pets

The Exotic Pet Trade Explained and Information

The Exotic Pet Trade Explained Every year millions of exotic animals are traded around the globe, destined for owners basements and backyards. A Lot of this trade is legal, but numerous times animals are captured from the wild illegally to supply the demand for exotic pets. People have kept exotic pets throughout history, but demand for unique creatures has boomed in recent years. Many exotic pets are bred in captivity. Conservationists  see captive breeding as a way to save wild animals from poaching for [...]