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May 2015

Pet insurance can save you an huge amount of money if something happens to your pet 30/05/2015

Here’s What You Need To Know About Pet Insurance

When considering getting a pet for your household, the majority of your thoughts will focus around the nice moments of going for walks, playing around the house and making a fuss of them. Unfortunately, it’s vitally important that you also spare a thought for if the worst happens and your pet should fall ill or have an accident, which is where pet insurance can really help. Do I need pet insurance? This depends on a number of things. There is no NHS for animals and therefore you’ll have to pay... Read More

Author Gwen Cooper discusses the joys of looking after a special needs pet 26/05/2015

How Looking After a Special Needs Pet Can Change Your Life

Gwen Cooper, author of the New York Times bestseller Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love With a Blind Wonder Cat, talks about the merits of caring for a special needs pet. When I adopted Homer, the Blind Wonder Cat, eighteen years ago, I was the adopter of last resort.  Having just broken up with my fiancé and moved into a friend’s spare bedroom with the two cats I had already, I was hardly the ideal candidate for a third—and one with ‘special needs’ to... Read More

Pet Owner Mistakes via Vet Medic 21/05/2015

Top 5 Most Common Dog Owner Mistakes

As you will know, being a dog owner is a huge responsibility. Mistakes may be made but the most important thing to do is to learn from them. There are a few common errors that dog owners make, so we thought we’d give you a few tips to help you avoid those mistakes. Here is a list of the top mistakes that will ensure you keep your four legged pals healthy. Buying a pet on an impulse decision It is important that before you buy a dog, you think about if he or she will be... Read More

Trust by Isabel Garcia 15/05/2015

Amazing Portraits Of Pets And Their Owners

Pets and their owners are a team. They look at us, we look at them. But rarely do we get pictured by a third party, someone who captures the amazing, natural bond we have with our pets that shows why we’re such a huge part of each others’ life. The National Portrait Gallery’s #PetsInPortraits competition to mark the release of their Pets in Portraits book has done just this, and the shortlisted entries are absolutely wonderful. They’re inspiring, heartwarming and will just make you want to go and spend time... Read More

01/05/2015

A Who’s Who Of The Most Popular Pets On The Net

The internet has had varying effects on the careers of stars in all corners of showbiz. Celebrity pets, though, have enjoyed more than their fair share of the limelight and the web has only aided their fame. Internet surfers seem to have an insatiable appetite for cute pictures of cats, humorous dogs and an assortment of more unusual animals. The pets of celebrities were perhaps the first to find fame on online forums and gossip sites. However, humans have since stepped aside to let pets take centre stage regardless of... Read More