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Puppy's first year firsts

Puppy’s First Year Firsts

Now that you have a little bundle of joy (with sharp teeth, and a curious appetite for trouble!), you’re most likely going to ask yourself, what now? What do first time puppy parents do with their brand new dog? Is it hungry? Should I train her/him now to jump, fetch or sit? Does it need… Continue reading Puppy’s First Year Firsts

How to prepare your home for a new pet

How to Prepare Your Home for a New Pet

Congratulations, you’re considering welcoming a furry new member to the family! This article is a helpful guide for first-time pet owners or people who are considering bringing home a new pet. Before you make the big decision, there are a few factors to consider to make sure integrating a new cat or dog into your… Continue reading How to Prepare Your Home for a New Pet

Potty Training Your Puppy: The Complete Guide

Potty Training Your Puppy: The Complete Guide

You just got a puppy! Congratulations! You’ve just given your puppy the best gift ever: a loving home. As you and your puppy grow together, you’re in for a lifetime of adventures. And while some of those adventures will be super exciting, one of the first “journeys” you’ll go on is a little less of… Continue reading Potty Training Your Puppy: The Complete Guide

Basics of crate training

Basics of Crate Training

Crate training is a useful tool to teach your dog or puppy boundaries within the home. Your dog gets their own private safe space, whilst you benefit from a well-trained pup who is content relaxing in an enclosure. For a new puppy, a sense of safety and stability in your home is incredibly important to… Continue reading Basics of Crate Training

how to introduce a cat to a dog

How to Introduce a Cat to a Dog

Dogs and cats living together peacefully may seem like an unachievable goal, but there are ways to ensure your furry friends all get along. The best way to introduce a cat to a dog is to take precautions when they first meet, as you don’t want to create a bad experience for either animal. It’s… Continue reading How to Introduce a Cat to a Dog

no-kill animal shelter

No-Kill Animal Shelter

“Each and every animal on earth has as much right to be here as you and me.” —A.D Williams This quote sums up the mission statement of any legitimate no-kill animal shelter in existence today. But, what exactly is a no-kill animal shelter? A no-kill animal shelter is an animal rescue shelter that doesn’t euthanise healthy… Continue reading No-Kill Animal Shelter

how to bottle feed kittens

How to bottle feed kittens

There are several reasons why a kitten may need to be bottle-fed. Perhaps they were found without a mother, or their mother passed away. Maybe the mother cat is aggressive or has a medical condition, such as mastitis, that prevents her from being able to feed her kittens. No matter the reason, the responsibility of… Continue reading How to bottle feed kittens

adopting a cat

Your Guide to Adopting a Cat from Rescue Shelters

Congratulations! You’re on your way to adopting a cat! Apart from gaining a friend for life, you’re also providing a better home for him/her. This guide covers all the necessary information you need in order to adopt a cat from a rescue shelter, including: Deciding and planning for adoption Cat proofing your house Choosing a… Continue reading Your Guide to Adopting a Cat from Rescue Shelters

what is fair trade clothing

What is Fair Trade Clothing?

You’ve probably come across an item with a fair trade label on it. Maybe it was some farm produce or even an outfit. You might even have heard the term in conversation, but what does it mean? Fair trade is a market-based method aimed at providing market opportunities to producers in developing countries while maintaining… Continue reading What is Fair Trade Clothing?

How to become a foster carer for pet rescue

How to become a pet foster carer

You’re thinking about becoming a foster carer. Congratulations! You’re on your way to helping animals find their forever homes. Pet rescue is about a whole lot more than adopting your own fur friend. In this guide to becoming a foster carer, we’ll cover important points to consider before submitting an application to bring an animal… Continue reading How to become a pet foster carer

Your guide to adopting a shelter dog

Your Guide to Adopting a Shelter Dog

Adopting a rescue dog is a question of deep commitment. By the time the initial honeymoon phase is over, your life would have completely changed. Take this time to evaluate how ready you are and plan ahead by taking the time to answer questions such as: who will look after your new dog when you’re… Continue reading Your Guide to Adopting a Shelter Dog