Clough Farm Animal Sanctuary, based in Marple near Stockport in Cheshire, has a dedicated team of volunteers caring for all types of animals in need of a home. These range from ponies, sheep, chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, pigs and dogs, many of which have been neglected, abandoned or abused by previous owners. Each resident has an interesting story, ranging from Crunchie, the lame pony who struggles with asthma and has to have paper shred for his bedding to the Kune-Kune pigs which were so obese they could barely move. Continue reading →
Animal Friends Pet Blog
We are pleased to announce that the winter edition of our Feel Good Park magazine has been published; hot-off-the-press, this issue is yet another progression for the blossoming publication. Our cover story takes a look at how we completed our £1 million challenge, focusing on a few specific projects from charities that we have long been supporting such as Animals Asia and Born Free. Continue reading →
How Do You Know Which Pet Sitting Service to Use?
There are a number of options available these days; you can place your pet into a boarding kennels or cattery, you can have them stay in someone’s home or even looked after in your home. With this wide choice of services how do you know who to use? Obviously recommendation is a good start but what if you don’t have that benefit? What do you need to consider before you leave your beloved pet in the responsibility of someone else? Questions that need to be asked are, what makes someone qualified to look after your pet? Have they had animals themselves? Do they know what to do if your animal is sick or injured? Are they practical and do they understand your animal? Continue reading →