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Bathing Guinea pigs

Over the years I have had several long haired guinea pigs. Currently I have 2 long haired guinea pigs who are approaching a year old called Tribble and Truffle. Tribble and Truffle Long haired guinea pigs do require care, several times a week they need to be combed. Every few months they require a bath […]

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  July 30, 2016   No comments

Keeping cool!

As much as I have been enjoying this hot weather personally, I must admit that it has turned me into a slightly crazy person trying to ensure that all my animals stay cool! We hear these days of so many pets dying as a result. Rabbit dies in hot hutch & Dog dies in hot car! Keeping […]

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  July 23, 2016   No comments

Moving House with Pets

Over the last 6 months there has been big changes in the Scruffytails household. Sarah has moved out and with that many of the ScruffyTails pets have moved. This was quite a worrying time ensuring that all the animals had a smooth transition into their new home. TOP TIPS FOR MOVING WITH A DOG Now Bailey […]

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  July 13, 2016   No comments

Doggy Holiday with a difference.

For May bank holiday the Scruffytails crew headed off to Telford in Shropshire for a holiday that was a bit different. We were headed to Pigeon Door for some glamping in a double decker bus! I must admit I was hesitant when we set off about what  to expect but after being greeted by the lovely Billy bus we were […]

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  July 9, 2016   No comments
Rabbit Awareness Week

Rabbit Awareness Week

Finally I get around to writing this blog! This week  has been Rabbit Awareness week because some ‘Rabbit’s get a RAW deal’. Rabbit knowledge is improving but it’s up to us who are passionate about rabbits to keep promoting the message. Last week Scruffytails went to the London Pet show and I was impressed with how […]

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  May 17, 2015   No comments
In sickness and in health!

In sickness and in health!

At some point all pets will get sick regardless of the great care that you give them. Currently my guinea pig Mack is being treated for an ear infection. It can be a very stressful and expensive time, so I thought I’d share some advice I have been given over the years from some very […]

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  May 3, 2015   No comments
Meet the Scruffytail Team!

Meet the Scruffytail Team!

Well I guess my first post should be to introduce ourselves. We are a mother daughter team who are passionate about animals big and small. In fact we have our own little zoo and care for other peoples pets. So I thought we’d better introduce Scruffytails own pets. Our leader of the pack is our […]

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  April 20, 2015   No comments