National Pet Month: Celebrating Responsible Pet Ownership

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National Pet Month: Celebrating Responsible Pet Ownership

April is National Pet Month - a time to celebrate the joys and benefits of pet ownership.

2018-03-28 01:47:27By Tina Hidderley

6 Equine Safety Tips for #NationalEquestrianSafetyDay

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6 Equine Safety Tips for #NationalEquestrianSafetyDay

It’s National Equestrian Safety Day on the 25th of March, so we’ve pulled together the charity’s top equine safety tips!

2018-03-21 17:10:24By Holly Fitzgerald

Want a pug or Frenchie? Read this expert advice before you buy

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Want a pug or Frenchie? Read this expert advice before you buy

Above, you'll see French bulldog Boss, who needed help from Blue Cross for skin problems. He is pictured on his fourth visit to our vets when he was only nine months old. A horrified veterinary profession has caused Frenchies and Pugs to make the headlines. As these breeds soar in popularity, vets have become increasingly concerned about their welfare, and the British Veterinary Association has voiced its concerns about suffering in these breeds. Flat-faced cats, such as Persians, and even Lionhead rabbits, are en vogue now, too.

2018-02-14 05:30:08By Caroline Reay

Why Your Dog is the Best Bet this Valentine's Day

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Why Your Dog is the Best Bet this Valentine's Day

You might have guessed that, here at Preloved, we love dog. This Valentines, we're spreading the doggy love as we know your pooch will never let you down and they deserve some attention for their unconditional love and affection!

2018-02-13 17:07:36By Holly Fitzgerald

Preloved and the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

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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

Our Top Tips for Your RSPB Garden Birdwatch

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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

How to Give a New Rescue Dog a Happy Home

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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

Common Illnesses of Pet Hens

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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

Beginner's Guide to Rehoming Hens

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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

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

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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