Do Guinea Pigs Get Fat?

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Guinea pigs are vegetarian and their diet has little fat, so it is unusual for them to become overweight. However, they can gain weight from having too little exercise, being fed too many treats, or suffering from a medical issue like pregnancy or a tumour. How do I tell if my guinea pig is fat?… Read more »

Are bearded dragons friendly?

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  With the name ‘dragon’, you may think that bearded dragons have seriously scary temperaments, but bearded dragons are actually one of the most calm and friendly reptiles you can have as a pet.  If you’re thinking of owning a bearded dragon, read on to find out about how your bearded dragon will behave around… Read more »

Which snake is best for a pet?

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Snakes are captivating animals due to their unusual look and little need for attention so you may want one for a pet. They require special requirements however, which vary between breeds. This means you should choose a snake breed which best suits your interests and time. Here are five common breeds which are easy to… Read more »

Our Diverse Planet

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diverse ecosystems

Our Diverse Planet   Did you ever stop to think just what a diverse planet Earth is? Earth is incredibly varied in terms of micro-organisms, plants, animals and ecosystems. How many different species of animals do you think there are? Well it is estimated that there are as many as one trillion different species living on… Read more »

Which hamster breed is the friendliest?

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Roborovski Hamster

    Hamsters are a common pet for children as they are quite easy to care for, but you may find it difficult to choose between the wide variety of breeds available.  Each breed is a little different, the best hamster breed just depends on what you’re personally looking for. Hamsters are nocturnal, but some… Read more »

Will a Ban on Trophy Hunting Help?

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Trophy Hunting

Recently, the government has been caught between showdowns from parties vouching for a ban on trophy hunting and those against it. People supporting their opinion make a strong case of why trophy hunting should or should not be banned. Our association with animals makes our opinion lean towards whichever choice would be better for the… Read more »

How Animal Therapy is Supporting the Healthcare Industry

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How Animal Therapy is Supporting the Healthcare Industry

In the year 1931, George Mottershead founded the Chester Zoo. Today, it is one of UK’s largest zoos. The BBC drama named, ‘Our Zoo’ was based on Mottershead’s life and how he founded the zoo. It discusses the emotional support that Mottershead found in animals. Mottershead had returned from World War I and suffered from… Read more »

Biodiversity loss-Technologies work to solve this problem

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biodiversity loss

As animal lovers, we have always been vocal about the importance of saving the environment. In fact, environment conservation is one of our favorite discussions. Most of our animal workshops include educating children about conservation efforts. So, when we came across these ways in which technology is helping the environment from biodiversity loss, we had… Read more »