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About Ellis Hayes

I am pet lover and likes to write on various pet related topics.


The Changes Coming To Dog ID Laws In April 2016

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In February 2013 the government announced that every dog owner in England, Scotland and Wales would have to have their dog microchipped from April 6th 2016. The microchips will hold all of the owner’s details and aim to crack down on the number of strays. If you fail to comply, you could be hit with a fine of up to £500, so if you haven’t already had your four legged friend chipped then make sure you do so before the rule change comes in next month.  So what do you need to know? Continue reading


How To Stop Stable Vices For Good

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Winter is one of the least welcome seasons in the equestrian calendar as short days and long nights mean long durations spent in the stable for our equine companions. Although stabling protects them from the elements, being stabled for long term periods can have detrimental effects on horses who quickly become bored and can develop unwanted vices such as weaving, windsucking and crib biting to name but a few. If your horse has started to exhibit some of these signs don’t panic, there are tried and tested methods that can keep your horse happy when stabled, reducing boredom to help them to reduce or eliminate their unpleasant vices for good. Continue reading