Birds & Chicken Guides

Guinea Pig Grooming

Guinea Pig Grooming

Brushing Guinea pigs are fastidious groomers and will generally keep their fur clean by themselves. However, regular brushing will help to keep your guinea pig’s coat in good condition and give you the opportunity to check for problems such as lice or sores on the skin. The need for brushing depends on how long the […]

Shedding Fido's hair-loss problem

Shedding Fido's hair-loss problem

Cuddling on the couch with your furry friend is heaps of fun, but the hair he leaves behind? Not so much. But don’t worry, we have some roolly easy tips on how to keep up with Harry’s shedding, plus clean up his leftover fur. So rather than split hairs, simply have a read below: Brush your favourite furball. […]

Beware of the sun. (Woof)

Beware of the sun. (Woof)

Hot weather can take its toll on your little Joe Cool, particularly during the summer months. So, it’s important to keep him cool and comfy, while being a watchdog for heat stress: a very dangerous condition that can cause multi-organ failure in your little hotdog. Unfortunately, he only needs to be left unattended for a few minutes in […]

Training your puppy, paws-itively

Training your puppy, paws-itively

Puppies grow faster than the speed of a greyhound, and begin to understand what’s expected of them, just as quickly. At just three to four months of age, for example, your Growin’ Retriever should start responding to his name. Once this happens, you’ll be ready to introduce basic commands like ‘sit’ and ‘come’, not to mention build a […]

'My puppy is a shoe hound - the chewing kind!'

'My puppy is a shoe hound - the chewing kind!'

And it’s always Gucci over gumboots, right? Let’s face it, puppies love to chew. Shoes, handbags, belts, briefcases, electrical cords – yowza! Nothing is safe. To be fair to little Chewbacca, chewing is a natural instinct. We can never stop our puppies from chewing, but we can teach them to chomp the right items. And the […]