Pet care and safety

Are We being Too Clean

Are We Too Clean?

Earlier this month researchers in Belgium suggested that the use of bleach as a cleaning product could actually cause more harm to children’s health than it prevents. In a study involving more than 9,000 schoolchildren from Spain, the Netherlands and Finland, researchers concluded that a 20% increase in risk of flu and a 35% higher

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Living with Bipolar

Living with Bipolar

Bipolar disorder affects a huge number of people in the UK, with one in twenty being on the spectrum and 1%-2% of the population having a diagnoses of it. With these stats in mind, it’s important to find ways to support yourself or others to live well alongside this condition. Information is power! Educate yourself

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Dogs and new babies

Dogs and new babies

Up until now, your pet dog may have been your ‘baby’ but if you will soon be bringing a new son or daughter home then your pooch may start to feel a little put out. Dogs can find new babies very puzzling and often aren’t quite sure what to make of them, especially if they

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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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