Preparing your pets for life after lockdown
For many of our companion animals, having us at home is a dream come true - but what happens when we go back to work?
Keeping your cat safe and happy at home
With a large portion of the population living in densely populated cities and urban suburbs, preventing your cat from roaming from your property is an increasingly common practice.
SPCA Science Team
Pet obesity - how big is the issue?
Pets come in all shapes, colours, breeds, species, and sizes. It’s hard to resist a cute dog or cat who loves cuddles, and we hardly seem to mind if they are extra cuddly because they are a bit overweight.
Keeping pets safe in summer
Hot summer months can present some challenges for our animals. Here are our tips on helping your pet stay happy, healthy and cool during summer.
What do Fish Want? Environmental Enrichment for Companion Fish
When looking out for the welfare of our pets, there are two key questions we need to ask ourselves: Are they healthy? And do they have what they want? As (sadly) we are not able to communicate with animals verbally, we need to carefully observe and understand their body language.
Are Fish the Right Companion Animals for You?
Fish can be fascinating pets! They are intelligent, delightful and charismatic animals. However, they are not an “easy” pet to care for. There are some key factors to consider before choosing to take on the responsibility of a fish.
How should I deter cats from entering my property
If you are experiencing frequent unwanted visits from our four-legged friends, here are some tips to humanely discourage them from entering your garden.
How to care for fish
While fish are amazing pets, they are also a serious commitment. Fish are living beings with needs, wants, and feelings - just like you and I. They require a lot of time, money, love, and understanding – they are not low maintenance pets. It is your responsibility to keep your fish safe, happy, and healthy.
How to care for ducks
While ducks are amazing pets, they are also a serious commitment. Ducks are living beings with needs, wants, and feelings - just like you and I. They require a lot of time, money, love, and understanding. It is your responsibility to keep your ducks safe and happy at home.
How to help your arthritic pet cope over winter?
Older animals tend to find the cold weather over winter a bit of a challenge, especially those with arthritis. Arthiritis is inflammation of the joints and can have many underlying causes including prior injury, degenerative disease and developmental disorders.