Pets

  • Health benefits of gardening

    Health benefits of gardening

    There has been a lot of recent research from leading mental health charities about the benefits of ‘green exercise’ which translates as ‘doing physical stuff outdoors’. Studies have repeatedly shown that either alongside or instead of medication, gardening can be extremely therapeutic. Reducing stress levels Both anxiety and depression have tenancies to keep our focus

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    Plants and flowers that are harmful to pets

    Plants and flowers that are harmful to pets

    As the weather warms up and we emerge from the gloom of winter it’s nice to spend time outdoors. The same is true for our pets. Our cats will choose to go exploring instead of curling up by the fire, our dogs will happily romp about sniffing everything in sight. And that’s where the problems

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    Tips for buying a family car

    Tips for buying a family car

    Splashing out on a family car is a big deal, whatever your budget. A new vehicle is probably the biggest expense you’ll make in your life apart from your home. So it’s important to get it right. It can be exciting to choose a new car, but overwhelming too. Having just replaced our own family

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    Getting help with vet fees

    Getting help with vet fees

    Any responsible pet owner will periodically fork out for vets fees. A trip to the man or lady in the white coat can arise for the annual check-up, vaccinations, accident, illness or any other unforeseen event. Whatever the reason, professional services like these do not come cheap. Many pet owners have insurance policies that cover

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    Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

    Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

    If you’re planning a holiday in the UK or off to visit relatives in another area, taking your pet with you seems like a bit of a no-brainer. Not only do you avoid having to pay kennel or cattery fees, the furriest member of your family gets to enjoy the break too. However, long car

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    choosing the right pet for your family

    Choosing the right pet for your family

    Pets are great. They offer love, companionship and loads more besides. But in order to get the most from a furry friend, you have to make sure you choose the right one. If you’re looking to add to your family then you may be interested in our guide to choosing the right pet for your

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