Category Archives: Pets & animals

How to keep safe in windy weather

There are many ways you can keep safe during strong winds by being prepared: Secure items outside your home that could be blown away, such as patio furniture, bins etc Place cars in garages or where they will be protected … Continue reading

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Dog fouling – here’s what we can ALL do about it

Dog fouling in the playing field and the paths leading to it is on the increase. The parish council has contacted the Council dog warden – and if he gets enough individual reports of dog fouling, he’s promised to come … Continue reading

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Dog theft checklist

See whether you have taken the right precautions to prevent dog theft, thanks to this checklist from the Dogs Trust:

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Preventing dog theft

The Dogs Trust has put together this advice to keep your pooch safe from being pinched:

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Harvesting the skies for nature

by Adrian Thomas of the RSPB Sometimes in making a garden better for wildlife, you have to challenge yourself, and for me that comes whenever the DIY toolkit is called for. After all, I’m the kind of person who gets confused … Continue reading

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Cool tips for summer pets

Apply sun block to pets with short white fur, particularly on ears and the tops of noses as they are the most prone to sunburn. Use a product suitable for babies. Ensure your pets – cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs … Continue reading

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60 seconds to safety

The super-speedy security checklist   Even when you’re rushing to leave the house, one extra minute could make the difference between you keeping your stuff safe at home – and a burglar depriving you of it. 60 seconds to go… Do … Continue reading

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