Animals

How to Give a New Rescue Dog a Happy Home

Taking on a rescue dog is a wonderful thing to do, however, it can be stressful for the pooch when moving to a new home. Our friends at Wood Green are here with some tips on ensuring a new rescue dog has a happy home.

2017-10-11 09:00:56By Wood Green

Animals

Common Illnesses of Pet Hens

Chickens are now the sixth most popular pet, and re‐homed commercial hens (ex-bats) are the ideal starter hen for first‐time hen keepers. Ex‐bats do, however, have their own specific issues, and sometimes knowing what is normal can help to establish the severity of a presenting condition. Our friends from the BHWT have put together a helpful guide to common illnesses of pet hens to help you along!

2017-10-09 09:00:24By The British Hen Welfare Trust

Animals

Beginner's Guide to Rehoming Hens

The British Hen Welfare Trust takes us through all the information you need when it comes to re-homing ex-bat hens.

2017-09-22 00:01:16By The British Hen Welfare Trust

Animals

A New Start? Adopting a Cat, A Blog by Pancake

A blog on adopting a cat - written from the perspective of the adoptee! Pancake gives us an insight into being adopted by Beth from the Preloved team.

2017-09-19 00:00:27By Holly Fitzgerald

Animals

Treats Safe for Horses, and What to Avoid

It is always tricky to know which treats are safe to give horses, and which ones are potentially lethal. The general rule for giving any treat is to feed in moderation, as a sudden change in a horse’s diet can cause changes to gut bacteria resulting in diarrhoea or even colic. Gemma Taylor from Blue Cross walks us through what treats are safe for horses and what you should avoid.

2017-08-04 00:00:47By Gemma Taylor

Animals

A Guide to Guinea Pig Behaviour and Hygiene

Marie Pavaday-Pillay, from Wood Green tells us all about guinea pig behaviour, how to keep good hygiene, how to recognise their sounds and what the most common ailments are.

2017-07-28 00:00:12By Marie Pavaday-Pillay

Animals

How to Protect your Horse from Flies

We all look forward to long warm summer days, but they inevitably mean the arrival of dreaded flies! Ruth Court from Blue Cross shows us how to protect your horse from flies in the summer.

2017-07-21 00:00:03By Ruth Court

Animals

Give Your Guinea Pig the Best Living Conditions - 10 Cage Facts

We asked Guinea Pig Welfare how to give our piggies the best living conditions, from the size of our guinea pigs' cage to the type of bedding to whether they should be inside or outside as well as the dilemma of leaving food in the cage.

2017-03-06 00:00:54By Guinea Pig Welfare

Animals

CoP17: CITES Updates For Endangered Species

On 4th February 2017, some important restrictions were put in place to protect more endangered and vulnerable animal species from excessive international trade. The African Grey parrot was one of these. Keep reading to learn more about the changes in law.

2017-02-14 09:00:57By Justine Dench

Animals

Where’s Mum? – Puppies and their mothers

For anyone who loves dogs, you will know that in order for dogs to have the best start in life, puppies should stay with their mother until they are 8 weeks old. Preloved strongly oppose puppy trafficking and want to show its members what to do if you want to sell, buy or rehome a puppy. Remember to always ask "where's mum?"

2016-12-14 00:00:16By Justine Dench