We Love Pets News

Jul 27, '2021

5 Best Exotic Pets for Beginners

At We Love Pets, we’re mad for all types of animals: from furry friends, such as cats and dogs, to scaly snakes and lizards, and everything in between! We see a variety of reptiles and amphibians in our care and have narrowed down the top 5 exotic pets for beginners.

As they’re not quite as commonly kept, when it comes to introducing an exotic pet to your life, it’s important to understand that their needs can be more complicated than other animals. However, adding an exotic to your life can be an enjoyable challenge! If you’re a first-time owner, here’s what you need to know.

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May 27, '2021

What to do if your pet goes missing – microchips can help!

Chip Your Pet Month - what's a microchip?

The month of May is recognised as “Chip Your Pet Month,” to help bring awareness to the benefits of microchipping your pet. Microchips are tiny computer chips that are implanted underneath your pet’s skin, and each one has a unique number. These numbers are recorded and stored in a pet database, and when scanned the registered chips can be identified. Statistics show that pets with a microchip have a much higher chance of being reunited with their families if lost!

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Apr 1, '2021

Rabbit Care: What you need to know!

Spring is in the air, and with Easter this weekend, many of us instantly conjure up mental images of cute and fluffy rabbits, or possibly consider heading down to the pet shop to buy the kids their very own Easter Bunny.

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Jan 25, '2021

Looking for a cat? Adopt, don't shop.

So, you want to add a cute furbaby to your family group; what are your first thoughts? Are you thinking of breeds? Colours? Long hair versus shorthair? (Because after all, you will need to clean up the hair that is shed) Where will your cat sleep and play? Will you need a cat flap? What is your approach to making a decision? Would it involve a family discussion or are you just going to find one you personally are drawn to? And finally, but importantly, where will you go to find your new pet?

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Dec 13, '2020

Why Horses Make Great Pets

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Dec 3, '2020

Christmas Gift Guide for Your Pets

Many of us love to be able to include our pets in the Christmas festivities. It is a time of giving and, as our pets are members of our family, we enjoy being able to gift them something as well!

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Apr 10, '2020

Preventing separation anxiety in dogs

During this lockdown our pets are getting used to spending more time with us, and getting extra fuss and attention. We need to make sure that all this extra time with our pets doesn’t make it hard for them when we do return to work and venture back into the outside world.

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Dec 20, '2018

Food pets should avoid over the festive period

Veterinary surgeries report that the number of pets coming into them with food-related issues over the Christmas period almost doubles. Our vet nurse, Sophie shares her tips on foods your pets should avoid, and what to do if they get hold of any...

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May 21, '2018

Most Popular Pets in the UK

In the UK, there is an estimated 12 million households that have pets. That is equal to 44% of households. The question is, which pets are the UK’s favourites? Here are the top 8 pets for households in the UK…

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