Back To Life Blues and How To Beat Them

We’ve been bunked down for a few weeks in isolation with our pets and it’s nearly time for us to return to the big wide world, but what about our pets when we return to work and social events? Dogs aren’t the only pets that can suffer from separation anxiety. Cats, rabbits, birds and even … Rest of Post

Is Your Pet All Set For Winter?

Adjusting Your Pet’s Environment to the Change in Season The change in season is here and the weather is starting to cool down after a tumultuous summer. Now is the time to start getting ready to make the changes to your pets living arrangements to make sure they are comfortable and safe throughout the colder … Rest of Post

Your pet and back to school blues

And just like that our summer holidays have come to an end. Have you considered that your pets could be bored or lonely without you? Bored pets can be destructive pets, causing damage around the house and garden. Dogs and cats need to be kept busy when they are at home on their own. Cats … Rest of Post

is your bird a plucker?

Our pet’s behaviour is the best indicator that they are suffering from anxiety or stress. They tell us a lot by their actions, their physiological responses, and sometimes by the “evidence” they’ve left while you’ve been away from home. Many people don’t realise that birds can fret when their owners go away or there is … Rest of Post

Your Bird’s Beak

Your bird’s beak is his primary tool for survival. It is used for eating, drinking, playing, talking, grooming, climbing, touching, and protecting. This makes it very important to help your feathered friend take the best care of it! The RSPCA says that a healthy beak will be a smooth, even shape and colour, the top … Rest of Post

What is the right bird for your family?

When looking to add a bird for your family, there are lots of things to consider. Doing basic research on the key aspects of birds is a great place to start. There are many species of birds to choose from. They vary in size, colour and intelligence. Pet birds, also known as companion birds, vary … Rest of Post

How to select quality toys for your pet

What should you look for when purchasing toys for your pets? Our pets never stop finding ways to have a good time, but they rely on us as owners to ensure what they use will keep them safe and not expose them to any harm. Toys are an important aspect of your pet’s play time, … Rest of Post

Bird Breeding

In nature, seasonal changes create conditions that stimulate the release of breeding hormones that give parrots the urge to breed. For most parrots this urge to breed is in response to the warm weather and increasingly longer daylight hours of spring. To get the best chances of breeding, you need to ensure that your birds … Rest of Post

Scaly Face or Leg Mite

Parasites can cause skin problems for birds, just as they do in other animals and humans. Scaly Face or Leg Mite is a burrowing parasite (Knemidokoptes) which commonly affects budgies, canaries and finches. In parrots, it is usually only a problem for budgerigars. Infected budgies lose feathers in the affected area, a condition which resembles … Rest of Post

Busting the Boredom

So the time has come for fur parents and their families to return to work and school, but what about the furchild? How do they adjust back into their normal routine after constant daily interaction to being left alone for the day? Bored pets can be destructive pets, causing damage around the house and garden. … Rest of Post