Inspiration

11 Ways To Repurpose a Crib

Cribs are one of those items of furniture that serves its purpose for a limited amount of time. Once your children have outgrown them, they generally cannot fulfil another function; cue the repurposed crib.

2016-12-30 00:00:18By Natalie Reynolds

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

Local & Community

Cats Also Need Care Over Christmas

Set up in 1927 to inform and educate the general public about cats and the issues they faced, Cats Protection works helping thousands of cats every year and depends solely on donation. Last year the rehomed and reunited 47,000 cats and kittens - that's 130 felines per day!

2016-12-06 00:00:26By Cats Protection

Local & Community

A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas

Thirty eight years on from the birth of its famous slogan “A dog is for life not just for Christmas®”, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, which has 20 rehoming centres across the UK and one in Ireland, is bracing itself for another busy Christmas.

2016-12-06 00:00:02By Dogs Trust

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