For other pets
We can also board them in their own homes. Our carers are very experienced at looking after all manner of pets.
Since the business began in 1999 we have looked after most types of animals, including small and large birds like parrots, budgerigars, and chickens, chinchillas, fish (marine, tropical and cold water varieties), Guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits (both house and garden varieties), snakes including Boa constrictors, spiders including two tarantulas, and tortoises.
Our carers apply the same thorough, professional and loving care to these animals as they do to everything they are commissioned to look after.
We understand that for many people, their pets are their children, and they want them to be looked after as well as they would be by themselves.
Our carers therefore know, for example, that domestic rabbits come in a variety of sizes, colours, and breeds.
They are naturally curious, intelligent, and social animals, and like other pets, many rabbits have been trained to use a litter box and come when their names are called.
However, we are also aware that many rabbits do not enjoy being handled but when cared for properly, rabbits make highly rewarding pets.
Guinea pigs have also become an extremely popular pet in the UK. These cute animals are naturally inquisitive and social, requiring plenty of exercise and stimulation.
Syrian, Campbell’s Russian, Winter White, Chinese, Roborovskii – for an animal that was barely known 100 years ago the pet hamster now comes in many guises and occupies many people’s homes. All types make good pets. Our carers know that Syrian hamsters must be kept singly whereas the Russian and Chinese hamsters will live together with others of their own species.
Another pet that CDPOM is increasingly asked to care for is the chinchilla. Shy and skitty, these can become very tame with regular handling. Large and crepuscular (active at dawn and dusk) this species can take a longer time to become comfortable with humans than some other rodents. However, in time they can be very docile, but are very quick and can be disturbed easily.
Similar to Burmese Pythons in that they are considered a ‘friendly giant’ of the snake world, Boa constrictors usually average between 7ft and 9ft in length, females being the larger of the sizes, but they have been known to reach 14ft in length – a formidable force for such a large-bodied snake.
Many sub-species of Boa constrictors are now recognised, and should also be considered as good pet snakes.
When you commission Cats, Dogs & Peace of Mind to look after your pets and your home you can rest assured, you have hired a dedicated, committed and fully insured team.
We genuinely look forward to hearing from you and looking after your pets.