Jackie Morris

Icy weather, Grit on the Roads and the Danger to Pets Members Public

Not only is the icy weather a danger to human walkers in the form of slipping, falling and potential broken bones, but the grit that is spread on the roads is a very real danger to your pets. Rock salt is a mixture of salt and grit used to de-ice

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Amazing Dogs and how they help us Members Public

Dogs have been man’s best friend for thousands of years, possibly 40,000 years according to research on DNA analysis on the world’s oldest known dog remains in Eurasia. Our faithful four- legged friends are helping so many people because of their incredible intelligence and noses? We all

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Keeping a Tortoise as a pet Members Public

If you want to buy a tortoise you must be aware this is a lifetime commitment, tortoises have been known to live for 150 years. In some cultures, such as China, they symbolize longevity. You need to consider both the tortoise’s immediate and long-term needs, please always contact a

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Paw Prints: Caring for your pets in the dark. Be safe, be seen! Members Public

Now the nights are drawing in, thoughts are turning to how to keep your pet safe. For your dog or cat perhaps a reflective collar is an option. When walking your dog, a high visibility waistcoat, or reflective strips on your own coat to warn drivers that you are there

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CATS AND KITTENS – PROS AND CONS OF OWNING ONE Members Public

The Ancient Egyptians were the first to keep and use cats to help get rid of rodents and other pests and to protect stores of food. In Ancient Egypt, the cat was worshipped as a god or goddess, if anyone killed a cat they were given the death penalty, such

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