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RSPCA warns about more fat pets
Almost 80 per cent of vets believe that the number of fat pets is on the increase according to an RSPCA survey. The society is warning that many animals are suffering from being overfed and says 76
Guinea Pigs Club awarded site of the month from 'Comfy Cavies'
Author Albert Saliba
One of the most well known Guinea Pigs Sites on the net 'Comfy Cavies', awarded 'Guinea Pigs Club' as the site of the month for October 2006.
Top Five Tips for a Natural Flea Remedy
Author David Demetre
Some people and their pets are allergic to chemical flea treatments and need a natural flea remedy, even though the chemicals usually work fast and are easy to use.
How Do You Choose a Pet?
Author V Brown
Having a pet can be one of the greatest joys of life; after all, who wouldn’t want something that offers unconditional love, companionship and often an unbiased shoulder to cry on?
Your Child Wants a Pet?
Author Amanda Baker
Tired of hearing your child whine about wanting a pet? All parents seem to have this problem at one time or another. Many children want a pet, and it's a perfect
Replacing Animal Experiments
Animal experiments are just one way of conducting scientific and medical research, yet they cause pain, distress and suffering to tens of millions of animals every year worldwide.
Guinea Pigs in the Wild
Guinea pigs are rodents from South America, originally domesticated by the Incas of Peru for food. Depending on who you believe, they got their name from being taken by English and Dutch traders first
Why Guinea Pigs are called Guinea Pigs?
The animal's name carries connotations of it being a pig in many languages other than English; the German word for them is Meerschweinchen, literally "Little Sea Pigs"
Independent review exposes failings of animal tests
A new NHS report raises serious questions about the validity of animal experiments.
Peter Gurney, who died on July 2 2006 aged 68, was a campaigner for the rights and welfare of guinea pigs, and regularly brought the animals into the wards of Great Ormond Street Hospital, where the c