We Love Pets News

Apr 25, '2022

Does your Pet Have Allergies?

Did you know that just like humans, animals can suffer from pollen allergies? Summer days are great, but for those with allergies, when the pollen count is high, that means irritation and discomfort for pets with hay fever.  

 

How to know if your pet has an allergy?  

The cause of allergies in pets and humans is the same, however the signs and symptoms are different.  

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Apr 12, '2022

Pet Spotlight! All about Rabbits

In the UK today, there are an estimated 900,000 pet rabbits, with 1 in 50 adults owning one. That makes them the fourth most popular pet after dogs, cats, and fish!

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Apr 4, '2022

Why Exotics Need Pet Care Services

As exotic pets become more and more popular, one of the most common things I hear is that people struggle to find someone to look after them when they are away from home. 

Sadly, a lot of family members are often put off by having to feed frozen mice to a snake or handle crickets to feed a lizard or are just petrified of going anywhere near a tarantula tank!  However, it is important that our scaly and hairy friends get the same care our furry friends do when you go away.   

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Mar 28, '2022

Owner’s Insights – Indoor vs Outdoor Cats

When it comes to cats, few points are so heavily debated as indoor vs outdoor. Naturally, owners of each tend to vouch for their own cat’s superiority. In an attempt to shed a balanced light on the subject, we’ve interviewed two people who have had both!

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Mar 21, '2022

Best Hypoallergenic Pets

What causes allergies to pets? 

The main cause of allergies to pets is dander, which are dead skin cells shed by your pet, other sources of allergens include proteins found in your pet's saliva, urine and faeces. All of these sources of allergens are airborne and can easily stick to bedding, fabrics and furniture and without proper air quality in your home, exposure can trigger your allergens.  

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Feb 28, '2022

What's life like with a pet bird?

Ever wondered what life might be like with a pet bird? Small birds like parakeets, conures, budgies, and the like, are affordable, trainable, and loving pets. They are also readily available at pet stores across the country. Despite all these pros, pet birds are still fairly uncommon. Less than 2% of pets in the UK are birds, an estimated 1 million in total.

Whether you’re thinking of getting one, or just curious about what they’re like, we’ve managed to source some advice for you lovely readers from a bird owner. As much as other research is needed, it’s nice to hear from a real person who’s had a bird for years, instead of just Google. So, we interviewed Tafline, proud owner of the adorable ‘Ringling.’ Enjoy!

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Feb 21, '2022

Pet Dental Health Month

February is pet dental health month, just like we regularly clean and check our teeth and gums, it is important to do the same for our pets! 

Here are 6 tips to help prevent dental problems and keep your pets' mouth clean and healthy:  

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Jan 31, '2022

Wet vs. Dry - what food is best for my pet?

What did the hungry Dalmatian say when he had some kibble? That hit the spot!

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Jan 10, '2022

Raw Food: Trend or Trustworthy?

You may have heard all about the latest craze in feeding our cats and dogs – the raw food diet. But what is it, why are people going nuts for it, and is it worth the hype? Let’s take a look.

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