Q: Oscar, our German Shepherd, met lots of people as a puppy, but has started to bark at people wearing coats and hats. Why? A: This is not an uncommon behaviour, particularly with German Shepherds. It sounds as though you obtained Oscar as a puppy in the spring. Although you spent time socialising him
It seems those superstitious types have had it wrong all these years. New research by Petplan shows that black cats are lucky after allInsurance claims reveal that black moggies are the least accident-prone, and 15% less likely to suffer from accident or injury - while their ginger friends are twice as likely.
Q: Our cat seems to have a silent purr. We have never heard him make any purring noises, but we have felt a vibration in his throat when he is content. Is this common?A: It is likely that your feline is purring, but at such a low volume that you
Q: My three-year-old dwarf lop house rabbit was perfectly house trained and used his litter trays with no any 'accidents' until he went into a rabbit boarding hotel for a weekend 18 months ago. After that, he continued to use his tray but occasionally urinated just outside it, too. Recently, he has
Pets often demand a lot of care and attention â€“ and this can put a strain on other relationships in your life. We take a look at what to do when your pet becomes a green-eyed monster. From the PetPeople magazine archiveWhen your dog insists that you cuddle up to him and not your new partner, or your cat disappears in a huff every time your partner shows their face, it could be down to a case of pet jealousy. The problem of jealous pets is now of such sensitivity that Battersea Dogs & Cats Home have offered their advice to pet owners about how to best to bring your pet and new partner together. â€˜Jealous pets can be a deal-breaker for relationships, especially in the early stages,â€™ says Pat Moore, Batterseaâ€™s behaviour unit manager. â€˜Over-compensating by mollycoddling them doesnâ€™t work either,
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