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

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


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

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

Quick Reads

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 Natalie Reynolds


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

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

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


DIY Bird House Inspiration

Is your garden ready for bird nesting season? Why not create your own bird house for our wild feathered friends by making your own bird box at home! Read on for some hints and tips to ensure birds are safe in your garden for nesting.

2015-02-21 10:37:53By Terri Lowe


2 Weeks Until Christmas - Feed the Birds

During the winter months, food sources for our wild birds start to fizzle out. Natural vegetation sources will have whittled away, and most insects will have reduced in numbers until the spring...

2014-12-11 16:24:16By Justine Dench