Landlords charge 'pet rent' to recoup losses after ban on unfair fees

Landlords charge 'pet rent' to recoup losses after ban on unfair fees

The new practice means tenants with animals are being charged up to £50 a month additional rent for a single pet, adding considerably to the cost of housing at a time when more and more families are priced out of buying and rely on rented homes.

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter

I was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. To date I’ve stayed in 25 houses, looked after 30 cats and saved about £10,000 that would have gone on rent.

British employees want flexible working hours and more staff benefits, study claims

British employees want flexible working hours and more staff benefits, study claims

The study also revealed employees who started their working life in 2010 or later are most likely to want pets in the office, and free breakfast supplies. Free tea and coffee is most valued by workers aged between 45-54, with over-55's the most likely to seek out an enhanced pension contribution.

Is your dog depressed? Blue Monday nightmare as owners' woes make pets' lives miserable

Is your dog depressed? Blue Monday nightmare as owners' woes make pets' lives miserable

Blue Monday a crisis time for pets (Image: PDSA) Rabbits are happier when they can form social bonds (Image: GETTY) Vet Anderson-Nathan added: “Too much time indoors without enough exercise leads to health problems on a much larger scale, such as obesity.

Fun Backyard Ideas for a Pup Paradise

Fun Backyard Ideas for a Pup Paradise

“Make sure the dog pool is made of durable material that can handle the heat and does not become brittle and break into sharp edges that can cut a dog’s mouth or cause other injuries.”

New Hope for People and Pets Affected by Domestic Violence

New Hope for People and Pets Affected by Domestic Violence

Marie Philip, deputy commissioner of the Office for Domestic Violence, New York City Human Resources Administration said, “We are in need of innovative programs to give people whatever helps to encourage them to leave an abusive situation, and URIPALS does just that.”