Settling in

What to expect and what is normal

Happy cat settled in bed

New cat

Setting up your home ready for your new cat to help them settle in quickly

Cats, Adopters, Cat behaviour

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New dog

How to help your new friend settle in and start to build a bond

Dogs, Adopters, Dog behaviour

indoor space for happy cats

Making your home cat-friendly

If you make your home a comfortable environment for a cat, they will spend more time with you and so be a more rewarding pet. 

Cats, Adopters, Cat behaviour

Secure room for a newly adopted kittem

Secure room set up for cats

How to set up a secure room for newly-adopted cats, or nervous cats

Cats, Adopters

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Dog adoption timeline

What to expect in the weeks and months after adopting a dog

Dogs, Adopters, Dog behaviour

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Letting your cat outside

Letting your cat outside for the first time is nerve-racking! Here are some tips on how to prepare your cat for their next adventure 

Cats, Adopters, Cat behaviour

Dog cocking his leg to urinate

Housetraining

Toileting and even not-toileting are common frustrations in dog ownership. Here's our advice on encouraging housetraining in dogs.

Dogs, Dog training, Adopters, Dog behaviour

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Introducing cats to each other

Cats are solitary but can form friendships, here's our tips for helping that feline friendship blossom.

Cats, Adopters, Cat behaviour

Free roaming cat in hidey hole

Free-roaming and Community cats

The set up you need, and first steps to owning a more independent cat

Cats, Adopters, Welfare

dog with food puzzle game

Games with your dog

Keeping a dog mentally stimulated will prevent behaviour problems such as barking, being destructive or over-grooming. Let’s beat that boredom!

Dogs, Adopters, Dog behaviour

training a dog to give their attention

Focus and attention games

Great commands to build a bond and keep them close

Dogs, Dog training, Adopters

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