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Obesity in dogs and cats – What to do about it
Cats
Obesity in dogs and cats – What to do about it
In Part 1, we looked at the causes and adverse effects of obesity. In this Part 2, we will discuss how to manage it. What should you do about an obese cat or an overweight dog?  Well, the mainstay of obesity managem…
June 21, 2020 • 43 shares
Obesity – how do I know if my dog is obese or my if my cat is overweight?
Cats
Obesity – how do I know if my dog is obese or my if my cat is overweight?
Obesity in pets is becoming a serious problem. No matter how cute they look and how much we love those ‘chunky’ dogs and cats too, obesity should not be trivialised. Obesity carries a huge range of health conditions and…
June 19, 2020 • 68 shares
What Is a Micropig and should I get one?
Farm animal
What Is a Micropig and should I get one?
Micropigs were popular pets back in 2010, when Paris Hilton and stars of The Only Way is Essex bought them. Now they’re facing a resurgence, with popstar Ariana Grande and YouTube stars Logan Paul and Robert reportedly o…
June 6, 2020 • 25 shares
Is it unethical to call the animals in our lives 'Pets'?
News and Comment
Is it unethical to call the animals in our lives 'Pets'?
If you’ve been watching a lot of TV lately (and let’s face it, who isn’t?), you may have caught an interview a few months back on Good Morning Britain where a spokesperson from the animal rights group PETA (People for th…
May 25, 2020 • 20 shares
Which is the best pet? Cat vs. Chicken
Best Pet
Which is the best pet? Cat vs. Chicken
Well, what a question! At first glance, these two animals may seem worlds apart on the pet scale, but although they certainly have their differences, they also share a surprising number of qualities. Whether you’re a fan…
May 21, 2020 • 16 shares
Surge in new pets as families enter lock-down
News and Comment
Surge in new pets as families enter lock-down
Under current government guidelines, rehoming of pets now doesn’t count as essential travel, affecting breeders and rehoming centres across the country.  The week before lockdown, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home experi…
April 20, 2020 • 39 shares
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