Animals

The Beginners Guide to Keeping Tarantulas as Pets

Richard Adams, a British tarantula enthusiast, shares with us the essentials of keeping tarantulas as pets. He discusses tanks, substrate, atmospheric conditions and also recommends a couple of breeds for the absolute beginner. Keep on reading to discover more!

2016-10-13 00:00:37By Richard Adams

Animals

Lizard and Snake Care

The Animal Protection Agency discuss the needs and what the bear in mind should you be considering getting a reptile as a pet.

2016-07-29 10:33:45By Animal Protection Agency Foundation

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

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

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

Animals

Terrapin Care Sheet

Terrapins require specialist care to meet their complex welfare needs. There are many things to consider before committing to caring for a Terrapin, and we suggest that you read this guide before making such a commitment.

2016-05-03 14:18:34By Hannah Trayford

Animals

Tortoise Breed List and Care Guide

Happy World Turtle day! As a day to promote good husbandry and pet care, and share knowledge about our little shelled friends, we thought we would take a closer look at the differences between some popular species of pet tortoise.

2015-05-23 11:27:24By Justine Dench

Animals

Tortoise Hibernation

Are you a happy owner of a tortoise? Or are you looking to rehome one? Make sure you are fully informed about tortoise hibernation as we enter Autumn by reading our guide by the Blue Cross.

2014-10-20 10:45:26By Elise Smith

Animals

Buying and Caring For a Tortoise

Buying a tortoise, like any pet, requires a certain amount of prior research and should never be an impulse purchase, or one made without learning a little more about the animal. It's worth remembering that tortoises can live for many years and demand continued commitment from dedicated owners.

2011-03-11 17:36:32By Adele Gardner