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Facts About Exotic Pets You May Not Know

Animals

Facts About Exotic Pets You May Not Know

Learning to care for exotic pets is a big job and requires a great deal of research. But, if you're just looking to learn a little more about some of the beauties in the exotics field, here's a few fun facts for you. Enjoy.

2022-01-17 12:00:18By Tina

5 Common Behavioural Problems in Pet Parrots

Animals

5 Common Behavioural Problems in Pet Parrots

Having a pet parrot means introducing a whole bunch of joy into your household. Pet parrots can be quite naughty and it’s a part of their charm. Therefore, behavioural problems are common, but it’s possible to fix them successfully.

2020-07-08 10:45:52By Kathrin Garner

Preloved and the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

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 Zoe Allison

Our Top Tips for Your RSPB Garden Birdwatch

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 Zoe Allison

Common Illnesses of Pet Hens

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

CoP17: CITES Updates For Endangered Species

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

Nest Boxes: What Are They And Which Ones Are Best?

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Nest Boxes: What Are They And Which Ones Are Best?

If you missed The Big Garden Birdwatch last month but would like to help out wildlife, never fear! With National Nest Box Week taking place, why not add nest boxes to your garden and enjoy the wildlife they will bring? Click through to learn which design is best.

2017-02-13 00:00:35By Zoe Allison

Zebra Finch and Canary Care

Animals

Zebra Finch and Canary Care

Our friends at The Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare have put together some essential care tips for Zebra Finches and Canaries.

2016-07-03 13:13:45By Sarah Gorringe

Cockatiel Care

Animals

Cockatiel Care

Our friends at The Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare have put together some essential care tips for Cockatiels.

2016-06-29 16:58:51By Sarah Gorringe

Parrot Care

Animals

Parrot Care

Pet birds require specialist care to meet their complex welfare needs. If you are still interested in having a bird as a pet after reading this basic guide, you should do as much research into the different species and their needs as possible before getting a bird.

2016-05-13 16:28:52By Hannah Trayford