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Hailing from South America, primarily the country of Chile where they can be found living in the Andrean mountains, Chinchillas are adorable and active creatures. Hunted for their fur, the wild chinchilla is now critically endangered. However, without being hunted, these creatures usually live for 12 years, though some have been known to live up to 20, which means that for a pet they require a lot of commitment. But if you’re willing to invest the time, you will be blessed with a long term companion.

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With the changes in new bin charges coming into effect next year, cat owners may begin to feel the pinch. As cat litter is disposed of in general waste, it can begin to weigh up and cost you more money than you need to spend. Consider an alternative to your regular cat litter. Cat’s Best OkoPlus is an Organic Cat Litter that is 100% Biodegradable, which means you can place it in your compost heap or bio-waste container*.

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In the previous post, we discussed flying with your pet, so today we’re outlining the general guidelines set out by the authorities to help make travelling with your pet a little easier.

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As mentioned in a previous blog post, there are plenty of pet-friendly holidays to enjoy abroad. The only issue is the sea between us. However, travelling with a pet is a lot more accessible than it once was. It’s just a matter of choosing the destination and finding the airline that will fly you there. Read More
Radio Fences - Debunking the electrifying myth. You got a puppy for Christmas? Fantastic. Only now the dog is getting big and energetic and wants to run around. So how do you keep that dog in your garden during play time? Do you set up a large security fence around the perimeter of your property? Sure, that could work. But what about that flower bed you planted last year? Or that shed you put your rubbish into? Because dogs like to rummage. It’s one of their favourite things in the world. What about a wired off run? Also an option if you don’t mind your view being spoiled. The perfect compromise is the radio fence. It’s non-intrusive, sets up a boundary of where your pet can and can’t go, and gives enough space for your pet to roam and exercise. There’s a lot of fear mongering over radio fences and, more importantly, a lot of questions. So let’s debunk a few myths and look into the benefits of radio fences. Read More