Pet Tips

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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>We have pets for a variety of reasons &ndash; but the majority of owners do so for companionship and enjoyment. Whilst we all hope to have a happy and mutually fulfilling relationship with our pets things can sometimes go wrong. This may be because of a misunderstanding of a pet&rsquo;s natural behaviour and can lead to a breakdown of the relationship &ndash; which invariably causes stress and unhappiness for both the pet and the owner.</p>\n<p>If you are having problems with your pet please contact your local APBC Member for help. You may also wish to look at our 10 Top Tips by clicking on the links.</p>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"dog_tips\">\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/tips/dog\">Top tips for dog owners</a></p>\n</div>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"cat_tips\">\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/tips/cat\">Top tips for cat owners</a></p>\n</div>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"rabbit_tips\">\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/tips/rabbit\">Top tips for rabbit owners</a></p>\n</div>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"horse_tips\">\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/tips/horse\">Top tips for horse owners</a></p>\n</div>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"rat_tips\">\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/tips/rat\">Top tips for rat owners</a></p>\n</div>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"guinea_tips\">\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/tips/guineapig\">Top tips for guinea pig owners</a></p>\n</div>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"dummy_tips\">\n<p>&nbsp;</p>\n</div>\n<div class=\"home_box\" id=\"parrot_tips\">\n<p><a href=\"http://www.apbc.org.uk/tips/parrot\">Top tips for parrot owners</a></p>\n</div>\n<div style=\"clear: both;\">&nbsp;</div>\n', created = 1487679106, expire = 1487765506, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:1b6c5d6523fb4d2cec58f329c37d8b46' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
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We have pets for a variety of reasons – but the majority of owners do so for companionship and enjoyment. Whilst we all hope to have a happy and mutually fulfilling relationship with our pets things can sometimes go wrong. This may be because of a misunderstanding of a pet’s natural behaviour and can lead to a breakdown of the relationship – which invariably causes stress and unhappiness for both the pet and the owner.

If you are having problems with your pet please contact your local APBC Member for help. You may also wish to look at our 10 Top Tips by clicking on the links.