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6 Excellent Reasons to Adopt a Senior Dog

 This is a guest article written by Alexandra Seagal. Alexandra is a dedicated dog owner and a firm believer in the advancement of owner education and knowledge. Her website,, provides comprehensive information on dogs, from breeds characteristics to behavior and training to healthy nutrition. By prov...16:15 Thu 03rd Aug 2017


Domestos is a globally recognised brand for cleaning. The range includes bleach in a bottle, rim blocks, hygiene wipes and bleach cleaning spray. The sheer power of Domestos bleach gives the confidence to know you are eradicating all known germs. With Domestos, you can be absolutely certain that the job is done.Domesto...13:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

More Than Insurance

More Than is an insurance company which prides itself delivering the excellence of service and products UK customers demand and expect. Their tag line ‘We Do More’ shows that good customer service is what they are all about. If you're looking for an insurance company willing to do that little extra, More Th...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010


Insureandgo is the UK's largest direct travel insurer, they provide insurance for over 2 million passengers every year offering worldwide medical assistance and cheap travel insurance, ski and annual travel insurance, covering baggage, money, cancellations, hospital bills, and repatriation. Some of the unique features...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

TESCO Compare

Tesco Compare is a competitive online comparison site from one of the UK's favourite supermarkets. Simply enter your details once and they do the rest, helping you find the quote for insurance or financial products that suit you best. TESCO decided to set up its own comparison website in response to the growing market...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Pet Owners 'Confused About Insurance'

Animal owners are often unaware that there are three different types of pet insurance available, it has been claimed. A veterinary practitioner has said there is a lot of confusion surrounding the cover available. He stated: "Ringing around isn't always the best way to find the cheapest policy and clients very of...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Pets suffering since the economic downturn

Out of all the things that will have suffered thanks to the recession, pets may have been quite far down on most people's lists. However, it seems that as people have cut back and trimmed their budget to cope with the economic downturn, many pet owners have decided to pack in their pet insurance, leaving their pooches...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Insurers 'can help find lost pets'

Its common knowledge that the UK is a nation of pet-lovers, but no one likes to think about the worst happening to their furry companions. As everyone who owns a pet knows, it can be hard to keep them from escaping from time to time. Whether they sneak out through the back gate, dig a hole under the fence or wrestle t...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Pet Insurance Can Cover More Than Vet Bills

Many of us have the joy of owning one or more pets. They can be integral to family life and almost become like another child. So when something goes wrong and the beloved animal is ill or involved in an accident then it can be devastating.  No-one wants to envisage their canine companion or feline friend needing m...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Horse Insurance - Jump Right In and Find Yourself A Thoroughbred Insurance Policy

With many of us wanting to change our lifestyle to escape the rat-race, a more traditional rural life can be attractive. What is more traditional and rural than owning a stable full of horses However, many people do not realise that owning a horse can be a far bigger task than a cat or dog, so insurance may be importa...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

On the reasons birds migrate

andrewlee asks: Birds migrate to sunnier climes with more plentiful food supplies, such as north Africa. So why do they bother to come back In a nutshell - for the same reason that all us Brits01:00 Tue 17th Dec 2002

How many animals are facing extinction

According to the latest edition of the Red List Of Threatened Species, compiled by the World Conservation Union, a total of 5,453 animal species are in danger of being wiped out forever, and 5,71401:00 Wed 09th Oct 2002

How long does the commmon garden spider live

Chris Baylis asked: "How long does the common garden spider live " Most British spiders live for a year or so - if they don't get eaten - though money spiders live much shorter, and other, more01:00 Wed 18th Sep 2002

The strange case of the lyrebird

The lyrebird is the show-off of the animal kingdom. In human terms, it's the uncle who insists on dancing at a wedding and the friend who hogs the microphone at a karaoke evening. But now it is01:00 Mon 17th Jun 2002

Why is Uranus blue, is it made of water

A. No, in fact, Uranus doesn't have a liquid or solid surface that anything could land on. Its atmosphere is made of gas, mainly hydrogen, helium and methane. The methane absorbs the sun's red01:00 Mon 22nd Apr 2002

What is bleached coral

A. Although the resultant colour leaves the coral looking devoid of colour, no bleach is actually involved. Nor is it, directly, the result of the suns rays. Bleached coral occurs when the algae01:00 Mon 22nd Apr 2002

Are horseshoes necessary

A. Yes, horseshoes are necessary but only because modern day horses walk and run on terrain that their feet didn't evolve to deal with. Q. What type of ground is ideal for an unshod horse A. 01:00 Mon 22nd Apr 2002

Are meercats really cats

A. No, they belong to the mongoose family, and to further press the point, the correct spelling is 'meerkat', not 'meercat'. Q. What does meerkat mean A. Meerkat is a South African Dutch word01:00 Mon 15th Apr 2002

How do octopi change colour

A. Many octopuses, along with other cephalopods like squid and cuttlefish, can change colour. They do so by virtue of special pigment cells called chromatophores that can change size, varying the01:00 Mon 15th Apr 2002

What s the difference between a turtle and a tortoise

Pussing wants to know, thanks to incitatus for his answer. A. As far as the scientists are concerned they're all they same thing: turtles. Turtles belong to the order Testudines, tortoises are just01:00 Mon 15th Apr 2002

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