Animals

Preloved and the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

This year, we're supporting the RSPB Big School's Birdwatch and bringing our community a whole load of treats along with it.

2018-01-12 15:39:30By Holly Fitzgerald

Animals

Our Top Tips for Your RSPB Garden Birdwatch

To help you along with this year's Big Garden Birdwatch, we're bringing together all the blogs we have to help you to make your garden a haven for feathered visitors.

2018-01-09 14:24:27By Holly Fitzgerald

Preloved News

#PrelovedPets - Meet the Preloved Team's Pets

To celebrate #PrelovedPets month, we thought we would introduce you to the most important members of the Preloved team, our pets!

2017-10-17 08:45:14By Holly Fitzgerald

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