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How to Keep Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather

Just like humans', dogs' opinions on hot weather vary. Some absolutely worship the sun and will take any opportunity to find a… Read More

Dogs and Swimming Pools

While it’s true that most dogs can swim, not all of them actually enjoy it. Some dogs’ idea of swimming involves paddling … Read More

Last Order Dates for Delivery Before Christmas!

For delivery in time for Christmas, please ensure you have placed your order by the below date. Please be advised problems wit… Read More

How to Care for an Older Dog

Photos by Tadeusz Lakota on Unsplash In many ways dogs age in similar ways to humans. Older dogs have less energy, lose some … Read More

Moving House with Chickens

Moving house is stressful for everyone involved – and that includes pets and chickens. As far as your hens are concerned, th… Read More

How Long Can I Leave My Chickens Alone for?

As with all pets, you as the owner have the main responsibility for making sure the animals are safe and happy. That means tha… Read More

Cats and Stress – Why It Happens and How to Spot It

Photos by Tatiana Rodriguez on Unsplash Humans stress about w… Read More

What Are Red Mites, and Why Are They a Chicken Keeper’s Worst Nightmare?

It’s red, it looks like a spider, it lives in huge colonies, a… Read More

50% off Peck Toys when you sign up to the Omlet newsletter this Halloween

Trick or treat your hens this Halloween with a s-peck-tacularl… Read More

Why Chickens Make Great Pets for Families With Children

Chickens really are wonderful pets for the whole family. Not o… Read More

How Much Should I Be Feeding My Chickens?

Chickens are great foragers, and free-range birds will peck and scratch for all kinds of wild treats, from grass and weeds to … Read More

How Much Exercise Do My Guinea Pigs Need?

[one_half] [/one_half] [one_half last][/one_half] [clear] Guinea pigs are not built for marathons, but they still lo… Read More

6 Steps to Starting Seeds in Your Girls’ Eggshells

  Next time you’re about to throw away your empty egg she… Read More

10 Things Not to Do in Summer if You’re a Chicken Keeper

1. Don’t leave the coop and run in the sun If possible, mov… Read More

Why Do Some Eggs Have Double Yolks?

Most people would agree that the yolk is the best part of the egg. A double-yolker in the breakfast pan is therefore a very welc… Read More

10 Ways to Tell if Your Chickens Have Taken Over Your Life

1. You have created a social media page for your Hens Let’s… Read More

Do My Chickens Need Supplements?

Photos by William Moreland on Unsplash The very short answer to that question is probably no. If you give your chickens a goo… Read More

Are My Cats Safer in an Outdoor Cat Run?

Cats that are let outside have a shorter life expectancy than indoor cats. Sure, some outdoor cats live until they’re 20 yea… Read More

Should I Be Worming My Chickens?

Like most other animals, chickens can suffer from parasitic worms. These are endoparasites that live inside your bird’s bo… Read More

Ten Tips for a Successful Doggy Playdate

Playdates for dogs are an increasingly popular calendar fixture for dog owners. The fact that these most sociable of animals l… Read More