Posts in Animal Care
City Dog (Guest Post)

Being a dog and/or dog owner in the UK should be easy, right?  At least that’s what you might be led to believe.  As a Londoner and relatively new owner of a young pupper of around 11 months, I’ve come to understand a few things.  Things that don’t align with my romanticised fantasies of strolling through London with hound by my side, sharing plates of pasta whilst playing cat and mouse with the pound.  Many a time have I caught myself regurgitating phrases like ‘it’s a dog’s life’ and ‘man’s best friend’ - and whereas this may be true in most parts of the UK, I’ve come to the slow realisation that things may not be quite what they seem in doggy haven HQ.  Don’t get me wrong, if you’re a country canine then you’re probably riding the easy train to comfort town but when it comes to London living, life may not be quite so simple.

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Mushu's Gone Black and He's Never Going Back

The never ending battle of trying to get your bearded dragon to eat his greens. For some silly reason, I never thought about the fact that they too seem to get bored with their food. That they too like variety. However, when your dragon stops eating his greens/insects, you know it’s time for a change in menu.

After a long trial and error period, today I am pretty clear on Mushu’s favourites and least favourites. Let me begin by saying that to Mushu, size definitely matters. With the exception of waxworms (his favourite type of junkfood), he prefers big insects. He tends to eat the bigger ones and completely ignore the smaller ones. 

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