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

Animals

Tricks for Treats - 4 Tricks to Teach Your Dog

Not a fan of Halloween? Do not worry! We have gathered some useful tricks to teach your dog. Click through to see the tutorials.

2016-10-31 00:00:45By Natalie Reynolds

Animals

National Black Cat Day

In the UK, black dogs and cats take longer to be adopted. The reason? They are perceived to be less friendly. In 2015, the Cats Protection found found that black or black and white cats made up 45% of the more than 5,000 cats in their care across the UK.

2016-10-26 00:00:20By Justine Dench

Animals

The Beginners Guide to Keeping Tarantulas as Pets

Richard Adams, a British tarantula enthusiast, shares with us the essentials of keeping tarantulas as pets. He discusses tanks, substrate, atmospheric conditions and also recommends a couple of breeds for the absolute beginner. Keep on reading to discover more!

2016-10-13 00:00:37By Richard Adams

Animals

4 Ways to Braid Your Horse's Mane

Have you ever found yourself admiring a horse’s main? Especially when they have been delicately combed for an exhibition. Click through to discover 4 ways to braid your horse's mane!

2016-10-07 00:00:23By Natalie Reynolds

Animals

5 DIY Toys for Your Horse

Days will become colder and wetter now, and our elegant friends will slowly but surely start to spend more and more time in the stable. With this in mind, we had a look around the internet for some DIY toys for horses, to act as boredom breakers.

2016-10-05 00:00:09By Natalie Reynolds

Animals

13 Fun Pet Facts

We love to learn quirky things about our pets. It's been a good day when we get home and start a sentence with: did you know...? Here at Preloved with have gathered 13 fun and interesting facts about our furry friends.

2016-09-30 00:00:01By Justine Dench

Animals

14 Tips to Cat-Proof Your Home

Bringing home a lovable feline from the shelter is so exciting. However, first-time cat parents should prepare their homes for the arrival of their new kitty. Emily from Catological gives us some tips to cat-proof our home in preparation to welcoming a new pet.

2016-09-23 00:00:44By Emily Parker