Showing all posts in category: Pet DIYs

  • Showing some love for our pets this Valentine’s Day

    Posted on February 14th, 2022

    There are many types of love; platonic love, unrequited love, but maybe the best love of all, is unconditional love from our fur babies. Whether they’re old or young, still with us or have crossed the Rainbow Bridge, join us in showing some love for our pets this Valentine’s Day. The importance of pet companionship… Read More

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  • Keeping Pets Safe, Healthy and Warm This Winter

    Posted on January 14th, 2022

    The first couple of months of the New Year can be long, dark, and dreary, so keeping yourself motivated is important. When you start to look around, there are quite a few things to do this January that will benefit you and your pets. Wrap up warm As Alfred Wainwright once said, ‘There’s no such… Read More

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  • How to treat your pet this lockdown Valentine’s Day

    Posted on February 12th, 2021

    In these unprecedented times, Valentine’s Day is going to be different. Sadly, there won’t be the same level of romance as we are all staying at home and protecting the NHS. There is one silver lining, our pets are being spoilt as they have our near undivided attention. What can we do so they know… Read More

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  • Valuable tips for taking the best photos of your dog

    Posted on October 20th, 2020

    Dog owners would rather take a picture of their pup than of their partner, according to one study. Whether you’re taking a photo for old time’s sake or for the purposes of a lasting memory, for anyone who’s actually tried to get the perfect photo of their dog, you’ll know just how difficult it can… Read More

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  • Effective Natural Remedies to Kill Fleas, Ticks and Mites in Dogs

    Posted on May 7th, 2019

    Dogs start wagging their tails with excitement just at the mention of walks. However, with flea season starting we need to take precautions to protect them from creepy crawlies. It’s not really an option to keep our fur buddies at home for the fear of fleas and mites attacking them? These little monsters make our… Read More

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  • DIY pet costumes for Easter

    Posted on April 11th, 2019

    *Updated April 19 to include new costume ideas* If you are like me, then any occasion is an occasion to dress up your pet. Easter is such a fun time to get your pampered pooch dressed up. I thought we could take this opportunity to look at some of the best costume ideas for doggy-dress-ups… Read More

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  • 5 Homemade treats for your pet rabbit

    Posted on January 30th, 2018

    We all know how amazing pet rabbits are, you may have seen our previous post celebrating just that! Mix things up with a selection of these treats for your pet rabbit and add a little extra bounce in their step. Treats for your pet rabbit Katie’s Smack Snack for Rabbits There is a little more… Read More

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  • Make Your Home Safe for Your Kitten to Explore

    Posted on April 27th, 2017

    You may have read our post Kitten Checklist in which case you now need to kitten or cat proof your home for your new furry friend because just like small children…. they will get into everything. A few small changes can provide an environment safe for your cat and save your furniture. Not all plants… Read More

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  • Festive Felines and Christmas Canines: DIY Christmas Pet Gifts!

    Posted on December 6th, 2016

    It’s nearly Christmas!! We’re getting excited here in the CPC office and have decided to share that excitement with you! DIY Christmas gifts! Christmas is a time of family and gift giving, and pets are every bit a part of our family. So much so that they deserve their own presents! We had a quick… Read More

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  • Pet Halloween Costumes: Our Top DIY Finds

    Posted on October 27th, 2016

    Halloween costumes for Halloween!! It’s almost Halloween!!! It’s almost Halloween!!! It’s almost Halloween!!! It’s almost Halloween!!! *ahem* Excuse us, it’s a bit exciting here as Halloween is our favourite festival! We get a bit excited at this time of year, and, to extend that excitement to you, we’re giving away a FREE Halloween e-pack to… Read More

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  • Great Toys for Pet Birds

    Posted on August 30th, 2016

    Here at Petrest, we come into contact with many pets and animals. While Dogs and Cats remain a popular choice, having pet birds is also rather popular! Articles on our blog include Why You Should Get A Reptile, and some great ideas on DIY Pet Toys. And whilst researching those topics we were amazed at the range of toys… Read More

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  • Building an Insect Hotel In Your Garden

    Posted on June 28th, 2016

    Have you ever wondered how to encourage more insects and minibeasts to your garden? They’re great for the soil and can deter harmful predators from destroying your crops & flowers, but where will they live? In an insect hotel! The BBC Wildlife Magazine states that the average UK garden could be home to up to… Read More

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  • 5 DIY Pet Treats for National Picnic Week

    Posted on June 14th, 2016

    Treat your furry friends to some good old-fashioned home baking this week with 5 DIY Homemade Pet Treats you can make. Celebrate National Picnic Week in style, with your best friend! 11th-19th June marks the celebration of National Picnic Week, and here at CPC we’ve searched the internet for some great DIY Pet treats to take with… Read More

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