Responsible Pet Ownership

For many of us, pets are important members of the family. A pet can bring a lot of joy, but they are also a big responsibility. Pets are not accessories that can be thrown aside and forgotten. Pets are companions that need love, care and devotion for their whole lives.

Are you Ready for a pet?

To become a caring and responsible pet owner, there are many different things to be considered before acquiring a pet. Some of these considerations are more straightforward than others, but to become a truly responsible owner, they all need to be thought about properly and answered honestly.

Kitten Hazel

Why Do You Want to Have a Pet?

Discover the motivations behind pet ownership

Dogs at home

Does a Dog Fit My Lifestyle?

Test yourself with our '30-day dog challenge'

Guinea Pig

Quiz: What Pet Best Suits My Lifestyle?

Find out what pet might be perfect for you

Cat at home

Does a Cat Fit My Lifestyle?

Test yourself with our '30-day cat challenge'

Guinea pigs as pets

Does a Small Mammal Fit My Lifestyle?

Test yourself with our '30-day challenge'

Puppy and its owner

The Responsible Way to Acquiring a Pet

Where should you purchase your pet from? 


Animals Are Not Presents

Too often, the animals gifted as presents end up back in a shelter after the holidays are over.

How to become your pet’s best friend?

The Beauty of Adoption

It’s a way of giving a loving new home to a shelter animal – and maybe even saving its life. There are many different animal care issues to consider during the adoption process, but it will all be worthwhile when the new owner goes home with their adopted pet. FIND OUT MORE

How to become your pet’s best friend?

You have already taken on the responsibility for an animal? Our pet guides offer many helpful tips and useful information for the everyday life with an animal.

Happy cat

Being a Responsible Pet Owner

How to become your pet’s best friend? 


Healthy Nutrition for Your Pet Mice

A balanced diet is important for every animal


Clicker Training for Guinea Pigs

This method is mostly known from training with dogs

Old dog

How to manage Pain in your Pet

How you can help your pet in pain management 

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Worth knowing about companion animals

Facts about dogs, cats, guinea pigs and other lovely animals

Dog hiding

Cruelty to Animals


Dog in pain

Pain in Pets

What your pet feels, and how to understand the warning signs


The Beauty of Adoption

Adopting a pet is a wonderful process


10 Facts about Cats

Surprising facts about our feline friends

Facts about rats

10 Facts about Rats

What do you know about this little rodents? 

bushy bunny

10 Facts about Rabbits

You can house-train them, do clicker training and much more


13 Facts about Guinea Pigs

We’re all aware that guinea pigs are funny little creatures, here are some fun facts about them


10 Facts about Dogs

Surprising facts about “man’s best friend” 

Rabbit listening

The Proper Lifting and Lowering of a Rabbit

What a you should know about caring of a rabbit


A Natural Life for a Guinea pig

Interesting background facts about these lovely rodents

Pools are a danger to animals

Swimming Pools Pose a Danger to Pets and Wildlife!

Having a swimming pool is fun, but there are risks for animals that can be prevented


Make a Snuffle mat for Your Dogs

Creative fun for you & your dog!

A Snuffle Mat is a great and easy way to keep your dog occupied with a little bit of a challenge for them. There are many variations and there are no limits to its creativity.

Find instructions here!

Build a Guinea Pig Food Tree

Do It yourself!

How to design food tree? Find out more by watching the video here.

Animal-friendly Activities for Children!

Boredom? Not with us!

There are plenty of fun, animal-friendly activities for children to enjoy when stuck at home during the corona crisis! . Not only are these activities good fun, many of them can benefit animals in some way. Have fun and explore!