Is Your Food Animal Welfare Friendly?

If you eat food that has come from animals, do you care if those animals were well treated in their lifetime?  If you do, how would you know?  After all, one packet of smoky streaked bacon looks like another, right?  This question has tasked animal welfare campaigners for generations.  Market research has indicated that the … Continue reading Is Your Food Animal Welfare Friendly?

Fearing a Chimp Doesn’t Make you a Wimp

This week’s local news cycle has been dominated by the story of the chimpanzees who briefly strayed outside their pen in Belfast Zoo.  This got me thinking, “what do I really know about these guys?”  Well, I decided to do some research, and here is what I found.Chimps are a type of great ape - … Continue reading Fearing a Chimp Doesn’t Make you a Wimp

How to Care for your New Puppy

Following on from our previous and popular article about Kittens, this week’s article is all about puppies!  Now, who doesn’t love a puppy?  Many of you will have new puppies after Christmas - but as the old maxim goes “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas”.  I know all of our readers want … Continue reading How to Care for your New Puppy