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The Code of Welfare for Companion Cats – legal obligations for cat owners
Did you know that as a cat owner, you are legally obliged to take proper care of your cat?
The Code of Welfare for Dogs – what does it mean for you?
Most of us are responsible dog owners and we already meet all the requirements of the Code.
Being safe with dogs
For many of us, our dogs are our best friends, but we all know the potential for any dog to bite and cause a nasty injury.
Zoonoses of species other than domestic mammals
Zoonoses can be acquired from species other than domestic mammals
Dog and cat zoonoses (diseases we can catch from dogs and cats)
For many of us, our dogs and cats are important members of the family and they enhance our quality of life.
Deer Farming on Small Farms - Part Two
The food requirement of deer varies hugely from one season to the next.
Deer Farming on Small Farms - part Three
It’s just as important to have a good understanding of how to manage your deer well and how to keep them in good health.
Cars and cats...and accidents waiting to happen
Last week, one of our lovely cats, Dave, was killed on our drive, probably by a courier van.
Accidental poisoning of dogs on the farm - more common than you think
Dogs will eat all sorts of unlikely things. In fact, the more disgusting they are the better!
Christmas isn't always very merry for dogs and cats!
Christmas food! It’s delicious, but there's usually a lot left over, and the scraps usually go to the family pet.