10 Benefits of Adopting a Pet

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Adopting a pet has many benefits, some of which you may have not considered. Here are some reasons why adopting a pet would benefit you and your family.

Introduction to spaying and neutering month!

With Winter almost at an end and the Spring on its way it’s the time of year when we start expecting to see lambs in the fields and hear baby birds chirping from their nests. It’s also one of the most popular times of year for people to welcome a new pet into their lives.

10 Animals you can Adopt from Rehoming Centres

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If you are thinking about adopting a pet, it is worthwhile looking for your new companion at an animal shelter. As well as dogs and cats, other animals that you perhaps wouldn’t expect to find there are also waiting for a new home. Have a look at our list to see the sorts of animals available for adoption from shelters throughout the UK.

Animal Friends Wins Three Consumer Moneyfacts Awards

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Last night Animal Friends staff members attended the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards at the London Marriott in Grosvenor Square.

Buddy the Horse: Guest Blog from HorseWorld

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In January 2011, staff at equine rescue centre, HorseWorld, worked around the clock to save the life of a young cob who arrived at the charity’s welfare department weighing just a third of his ideal body weight. Now, four years later, he is fully recovered, fully grown and has finally found a family and a home to call his own.

10 Famous Adoption Stories

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Every rescue animal deserves to be adopted into a home that will provide them with the love and security they need. These amazing stories illustrate how important rehoming is, and why adopted animals can prove to be the most amazing additions to any family.

Happy New Year!

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Christmas is over for another year, and many of us will be getting ready to pack up the decorations and see what 2015 has to offer. Here at Animal Friends, many of us have made New Year’s Resolutions in the hope of having a better year than ever, and we thought we should get our pets in on the action! To help you start the year as you mean to go on we’ve got lots of content coming your way all about exercise and health, as well as some handy Read More »

2 Super Social Networking Pages

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More and more we are starting to rely on technology to network, learn and entertain ourselves. Social networking pages have become hubs for interacting with people who share your interests, asking questions and sharing images and videos. We’ve compiled a little list of our favourite dog and cat pages on Twitter and Facebook!

3 Thrifty Gift Ideas

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One of the best things about Christmas is seeing the look on a loved one’s face when you give them a thoughtful present. Sometimes, though, our Christmas gift budget doesn’t stretch quite as far as our desire to give requires. Never fear, if you have a sewing kit, some old clothes, and a little bit of time it’s really easy to put together some really special gifts that you can on a budget. We’ve got one for cats, one for dogs and one for the animal lover in your life.

4 Games to Play on Rainy Days

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As the days get darker, colder and wetter it becomes less and less appealing to play with our pets for long periods outdoors. While it is still essential to take dogs for daily walks and make sure cats are remaining active, it’s always helpful to have some extra tricks up your sleeve to keep them busy and engaged without getting completely waterlogged. Here are our 4 favourite games for rainy days.