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  1. House Breaking a New Puppy

    House Breaking a New Puppy
    Happy belated New Year Pet-Pals! We’re already halfway through January and it only seems to be getting colder! With the New Year comes new opportunities, new choices and new friends! In regards to the latter, many of you may have received a new furry family member (with teeny-tiny paws!), either for Christmas or as a personal undertaking. Well fear not... read more
  2. Our Littlest Friends - The Gerbil

    Our Littlest Friends - The Gerbil
      Aren’t they just adorable? The Gerbil is a small, furry, desert-dwelling mammal that is normally confused with mice or similar species of rodent. Gerbils are awfully curious and have a knack for forming great bonds with their human owners, even more so than rabbits or guinea pigs! Gerbils are a fairly inexpensive pet to care for too, but where... read more
  3. Experiences From Owning a Rabbit

    Experiences From Owning a Rabbit
      Recently, one of our staff had purchased a rabbit from our Drogheda store. A little grey and white fluffy thing, no larger than the palm of your hand, left us and went off on an adventure with his new owner. This is their heartwarming (and hilarious) story so far:   "I remember driving up in the car and thinking to... read more
  4. Cara Rescue Dogs Appeal for Help

    10 puppies were found abandoned in cardboard boxes in Monasterevan, Kildare yesterday. The puppies are now in the care of Cara Rescue Dogs who have launched an appeal for help during this difficult time. &nbsp &nbsp The cardboard boxes in which the 10 pups were found Posting on their Facebook page yesterday, Cara Rescue said "10 Pups abandoned in cardboard boxes in Monasterevan... read more
  5. Size matters: How to choose a pet for your home

    Many people who live in small homes and apartments feel that having pets in that environment isn’t an option. They feel that they simply can’t keep pets due to lack space, lack of a garden and even lack of time. If you don’t have a garden or easy access to a grassy area it may not be ideal to keep... read more
  6. Dublin Zoo welcome a new arrival!

    This week Dublin Zoo proudly announced the birth of a male Asian elephant calf. Proud mum Yasmin gave birth to the healthy calf on Monday afternoon (15th May) and the calf is estimated to be 1 metre tall and weighs approximately 130kg. Speaking about the birth, Gerry Creighton, Operations Manager at Dublin Zoo said, “The birth of an Asian elephant... read more
  7. How to care for your pet rabbit

    How to care for your pet rabbit
    We all know that rabbits make great pets and that they are especially good for kids to teach them about the joys of pet ownership. But with pet ownership comes responsibility and we want to ensure all rabbits who have recently moved into a new home are properly cared for. Read below to find out how you can become a... read more
  8. Dublin Zoo welcomes a new Rhino!

      We don't normally need an excuse to visit the zoo, but now we have a whopping 60kg reason to visit!   A male rhino calf was born last Thursday to parents Ashanti and Chaka and joins the rest of the rhino herd, Sam, Reni, Chaka, Zanta and Nyala at the African Savanna.   Helen Clarke-Bennet, team leader of the... read more
  9. Shamrock the Bunny

    Shamrock the Bunny
      We are happy to report that Shamrock is settling in well to his foster home. Rachel who works closely with Last Hope Animal Charity has kindly fostered Shamrock, now affectionately known as Rocky, with the intention of introducing him to her own two rabbits and if this is successful, adopting him permanently.   Before heading off with Rachel we... read more
  10. 10 ways to show your Pet you love them.

    Happy National Love your Pet Day, we have come up with some lovely ways to show your pet how much you love them (today & every day!).   A nice walk, dog owners wrap up warm and get out for some fresh air. This is one of the easiest ways to show your dog some affection. Let him run in the... read more
  11. Setting up your Tropical Aquarium

    Fish keeping is a fantastic pastime. It introduces you to an exciting new underwater world with a wide and varied cast of characters each with different needs , habits and personalities. Your kids get the thrill of caring for fish of all types while learning the lessons of responsibility that come with looking after these fascinating creatures. Put simply, fish keeping is unlike any other hobby! Because of this, fish require a different maintenance approach to many other pets. Before you buy your aquarium or buy your fish you need to think hard about what you need and start to plan ahead. read more
  1. House Breaking a New Puppy

    House Breaking a New Puppy
    Happy belated New Year Pet-Pals! We’re already halfway through January and it only seems to be getting colder! With the New Year comes new opportunities, new choices and new friends! In regards to the latter, many of you may have received a new furry family member (with teeny-tiny paws!), either for Christmas or as a personal undertaking. Well fear not... read more
  2. Our Littlest Friends - The Gerbil

    Our Littlest Friends - The Gerbil
      Aren’t they just adorable? The Gerbil is a small, furry, desert-dwelling mammal that is normally confused with mice or similar species of rodent. Gerbils are awfully curious and have a knack for forming great bonds with their human owners, even more so than rabbits or guinea pigs! Gerbils are a fairly inexpensive pet to care for too, but where... read more
  3. Experiences From Owning a Rabbit

    Experiences From Owning a Rabbit
      Recently, one of our staff had purchased a rabbit from our Drogheda store. A little grey and white fluffy thing, no larger than the palm of your hand, left us and went off on an adventure with his new owner. This is their heartwarming (and hilarious) story so far:   "I remember driving up in the car and thinking to... read more
  4. Cara Rescue Dogs Appeal for Help

    10 puppies were found abandoned in cardboard boxes in Monasterevan, Kildare yesterday. The puppies are now in the care of Cara Rescue Dogs who have launched an appeal for help during this difficult time. &nbsp &nbsp The cardboard boxes in which the 10 pups were found Posting on their Facebook page yesterday, Cara Rescue said "10 Pups abandoned in cardboard boxes in Monasterevan... read more
  5. Size matters: How to choose a pet for your home

    Many people who live in small homes and apartments feel that having pets in that environment isn’t an option. They feel that they simply can’t keep pets due to lack space, lack of a garden and even lack of time. If you don’t have a garden or easy access to a grassy area it may not be ideal to keep... read more
  6. Dublin Zoo welcome a new arrival!

    This week Dublin Zoo proudly announced the birth of a male Asian elephant calf. Proud mum Yasmin gave birth to the healthy calf on Monday afternoon (15th May) and the calf is estimated to be 1 metre tall and weighs approximately 130kg. Speaking about the birth, Gerry Creighton, Operations Manager at Dublin Zoo said, “The birth of an Asian elephant... read more
  7. How to care for your pet rabbit

    How to care for your pet rabbit
    We all know that rabbits make great pets and that they are especially good for kids to teach them about the joys of pet ownership. But with pet ownership comes responsibility and we want to ensure all rabbits who have recently moved into a new home are properly cared for. Read below to find out how you can become a... read more
  8. Dublin Zoo welcomes a new Rhino!

      We don't normally need an excuse to visit the zoo, but now we have a whopping 60kg reason to visit!   A male rhino calf was born last Thursday to parents Ashanti and Chaka and joins the rest of the rhino herd, Sam, Reni, Chaka, Zanta and Nyala at the African Savanna.   Helen Clarke-Bennet, team leader of the... read more
  9. Shamrock the Bunny

    Shamrock the Bunny
      We are happy to report that Shamrock is settling in well to his foster home. Rachel who works closely with Last Hope Animal Charity has kindly fostered Shamrock, now affectionately known as Rocky, with the intention of introducing him to her own two rabbits and if this is successful, adopting him permanently.   Before heading off with Rachel we... read more
  10. 10 ways to show your Pet you love them.

    Happy National Love your Pet Day, we have come up with some lovely ways to show your pet how much you love them (today & every day!).   A nice walk, dog owners wrap up warm and get out for some fresh air. This is one of the easiest ways to show your dog some affection. Let him run in the... read more

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