Three years ago, our world was changed forever by the outbreak of Covid-19. While the cost in lives lost and damage done is discussed frequently, the impact on our animals has also been severe and has continued consequences today. Pandemic Puppies For many people, lockdown was considered the perfect time to welcome a new puppy….Read More
It is safe to say that males in the animal kingdom are not best known for being kind, caring and doting fathers. Often they are gone long before their babies arrive, leaving the challenging task of raising young to the female. But that isn’t always the case, and with Father’s Day coming up in the…Read More
The 8th of June is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate the beauty of the oceans and think about how we can better protect them and all the weird and wonderful creatures they support. To do our part, we are looking at eight of the biggest threats to our oceans and what we can…Read More
The 22nd of May is the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDBD). The theme this year is ‘From Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity’ with a focus on rapid implementation of the framework agreed at COP15. What is Biological Diversity? Biodiversity is the number and variety of organisms living within a particular area. The more…Read More
The cost of almost everything today has increased dramatically, from energy bills to food prices. Many of us are budgeting our own expenses, but there are even more extra costs to consider for our pets. They still require food, shelter and stimulation, so how can we make sure we are giving them the life they…Read More
Earth Day 2023 falls on April 22nd. The theme is Invest In Our Planet. It is a day to raise awareness about environmental issues and encourage positive action. What changes can you make for a greener more sustainable future?
Easter is full of traditions but they are not always kind to animals. Before you get stuck in to the festivities, read our to tips for an animal-friendly Easter.
Swimming slowly at the surface while leisurely munching on seagrass, manatees are the gentle giants of the water. They are marine mammals, so they spend their lives in coastal waters, estuaries and rivers but have to come up to the surface to breathe, like whales and dolphins! The biggest threats to manatees Manatees have few…Read More
As a society, we often lack compassion for street animals, such as stray dogs and cats. As a result, they suffer neglect and cruelty instead of love and care. Yet, they are living beings just like us. They deserve our kindness and respect, and we are responsible for ensuring that they receive the care and…Read More
Animal videos and photos are some of the most shared things on the internet, and the explosion of social media has played a big part in their popularity (hello, cat videos!). As well as the fun and harmless side of this, some worrying research suggests social media users are increasingly putting animals into situations that…Read More
Rabbits are prey animals who rely on their senses to keep them safe from animals looking for a tasty lunch. That means they are sensitive to the world around them and spook easily.
Amazing scientists worldwide are fighting to save our planet and its incredible species. And, it is easy to think, if you don’t have a scientific background, that there is nothing you can do to contribute to their work. Fortunately, this is not the case – citizen science projects are immensely valuable for scientists and are…Read More
As we say goodbye to December and hello to January, we would like to take a moment to say Happy New Year to all our readers. We know you love animals as much as we do, so we have some exciting new content coming your way this year. To kick off the year, we’re going…Read More
Bringing an animal into your home can be a wonderful life-changing experience. I fondly remember the bonds I made with my family’s cats when I was growing up. I recall how the first cat we adopted, a ginger tomcat (aptly named Tom), used to leap into my arms when he wanted to be held, snuggle…Read More
Our #AnimalOfTheMonth for November is bats the spookiest pollinators and pest controllers on the planet!
Halloween is only days away now. It’s easy to get caught up in all the preparation – making costumes, decorating, party planning, and getting ready for trick-or-treaters – but don’t forget to think about your animals. They need you at this time of year, as what is fun for us can be terrifying for them….Read More