Is Your Cat Happy?

Is Your Cat Happy?

Our favourite feline companions can be more aloof than dogs and their behaviour can be harder to read. We all want the best for our kitties but how can you tell if they are happy or not? Here are some tell tale signs to look out for in a happy cat.
January 15, 2021
How to Tell if Your Dog is Happy

How to Tell if Your Dog is Happy

As the saying goes, a healthy dog is a happy dog and as owners we all want to do the best for our four-legged friends. But how do you know whether your dog is really happy? It’s not always straightforward to know exactly how they are feeling, so being able to understand non-verbal cues is useful.
January 15, 2021
Looking After Your Pet During Lockdown

Looking After Your Pet During Lockdown

During the lockdown many of our usual day to day activities, including travel (even to and from work) and socialising are no longer possible, so making sure we keep ourselves and our pets active and stimulated is going to be more of a challenge. Here are some ways you can make sure that your pets are well provided for and that you keep your cat or dog happy while you are stuck indoors.
January 06, 2021
Tags: Cats Dogs
Keeping Your Pets Safe This Christmas

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year and particularly in 2020 it's a long awaited chance to spend precious time with loved ones. Wrapping paper, tinsel and turkey scraps are all great opportunities for some festive fun – but make sure you are aware of the potential hazards too so you can enjoy a safe and happy Christmas with your pets.
December 03, 2020
Tags: Cats Dogs
Ways to Keep Your Dog Warm & Well This Winter

Ways to Keep Your Dog Warm & Well This Winter

Stiff joints and other aches and pains can feel worse during the colder months and even a warm home can have cold floors and draughts that you may not have noticed – but your dog more than likely has. Here are a few simple ways to help make sure your dog is comfortable at home during the winter months and keep those stiff joints at bay.
November 17, 2020
Tags: Dogs
Looking After Your Senior Dog

Looking After Your Senior Dog

As dogs age they inevitably slow down and their needs and habits may change. Whether your dog is a Labrador or a Dachshund, there are some things you can do to keep your older dog happy and healthy and enjoying their twilight years as much as possible.
November 04, 2020
Looking After Your Horse's Health in Winter

Looking After Your Horse's Health in Winter

As the winter nights creep in, and the weather turns colder, it’s important to think about the changes in conditions and how they can affect your horse’s health. At this time of year you may be stabling during the night and even parts of the day – which means less room for your horse to move around as well as reduced or no ad-lib grazing.
November 04, 2020
Feeding Alpacas

Feeding Alpacas

Whether you are an experienced alpaca farmer or you are looking at welcoming a pet alpaca to your family, the key to feeding your alpaca well is fairly simple – essentially an alpaca’s diet should include mostly grazing, with additional forage where needed and a small amount of concentrated feeds or minerals. And of course, easy access to clean, fresh drinking water. The basic rule of thumb is that although they have a similar digestive system to sheep (Ruminants) they are often classed as ‘pseudo-ruminants’, and so they actually need a diet akin to that of the horse (Hindgut Fermenters).
October 23, 2020
COVID-19 Update - Deliveries Remain in Place

COVID-19 Update - Deliveries Remain in Place

With the latest lockdown coming into force across England we are pleased to confirm we are open and taking orders as usual. However, some deliveries are still taking slightly longer than usual - please therefore allow more time for your order to arrive. Our dedicated team is working hard to minimise any disruption to you during the restrictions.
August 07, 2020
Looking After Your Horse’s Muscles

Looking After Your Horse’s Muscles

Whether you are gearing up for competition season or you have an ex-performance horse enjoying its retirement, issues like tying up or muscle loss can be common and frustrating. And because all horses use their muscles extensively during every ride, giving them the proper care is essential. Follow these tips to keep your horse’s muscles in tip top condition.
July 16, 2020