Autumn is a wonderful time for dog owners to spend more quality time with their best friends. With the summer heat behind us, here are some fun activities you can do this fall while spending bonding time with your pup!
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The positive correlation between pets and mental health is undeniable – countless studies have shown that pets can be a great source of comfort and motivation, and help us live mentally healthier lives. Our pets provide us with unconditional love and unwavering companionship, so it’s no wonder they have such a beneficial effect on our wellbeing!
According to a 2015 Harris Poll, 95% of pet owners think of their animal as a member of the family - no matter their age. Children, adolescents, adults, and seniors all find joy in their pets, so it makes sense that pets and our mental wellbeing go hand in hand.
Check out these 6 ways that pets can make us happier and healthier!
Keeping chickens as pets continues to grow in popularity across the country, and it is estimated that there are over 5 million pet chickens kept in the UK. That’s more than hamsters, birds, guinea pigs, and even rabbits – combined!
Ever wondered if your dog could be a blood donor? The answer is yes! And canine blood donors are in high demand.
Guinea pigs are very interesting animals. Their origins lie in South America, and they come from a lineage of rodents that can be traced all the way back to the Incan empire - one of the most dominant empires on earth at its time. Now, they make lovable pets in homes across the UK!
If you’re looking for a small, furry addition to your life, a guinea pig might be just the ticket:
September is Pet Sitter Education month, which promotes educational awareness on the benefits of using a pet sitter. Getting away for the weekend? Although, your cat might be fine on its own for a couple of days, hiring a cat sitter is the best way to ensure your cat is ‘feline fine!’
If you’ve come across a We Love Pets dog walker, you might have noticed their handy-dandy bum bag, packed full of walking essentials! Our professionally trained dog walkers always come prepared, and these are the five must haves that they recommend bringing on any dog walk:
The UK is a nation of animal lovers, and birds have been a popular pet of choice in British culture since the earliest royal courts; especially prized for their intellect, colour, and songs. Some 500 odd years later, not much has changed. A 2020/21 survey found that birds ranked third in UK household ownership, just behind dogs and cats, with a population of nearly one million pet birds in 2020.
Whether you’re after a chatty companion, or musical songbird, there’s a bird to fit every taste. Thinking about adding one to your home? Read more about which domestic breeds may be suitable to your lifestyle, and what to expect for their care.
Are your pets vaccinated? If you’re not sure – go ahead and check with your vet! Pet immunisations are extremely important as an animal owner as they can protect your pet from a host of illnesses. And August is National Immunisation Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to get educated!