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

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