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Kennels and Catteries. Some take in strays so if you are looking for a rescue animal give them a call.

Strawberry How Nursery School

Strawberry How Rd, Cockermouth CA13 9XR, UK – 01900 823322

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Millcroft Veterinary Group

Wakefield Rd, Cockermouth CA13 0HR, UK – 01900 826666

Outstanding service. Vicki and the team at workington and the cockermouth surgery provided emergency critical care to my poisoned parrot and saved his life. They acted very quickly and knew exactly how to treat him in order to help him, for this I am so grateful and would highly recommend the surgery to anyone with exotic pets. Thank you guys, you are worth your weight in gold and we are so grateful to you xxx.

Very good care if all animals. Explain in depth the problem and treatments. Recommend after being with them for over ten years

Happy Dogs

46 Market Pl, Cockermouth CA13 9NG, UK – 01900 824559

excellent. received bonitas harness today. exactly what I wanted for her. webbing all coverdale by fleece. so soft on the body and not rubbing in any apart of the body. unlike cheaper ones from pet shops. can highly recommend. thank you x

Good selection of products.

WCF Pet & Equestrian

Station Road, Cockermouth CA13 9PX, UK – 01900 822249

Very welcoming. Let us look around without hastle. Happy friendly staff. Gave our dog a treat at till. So happy we returned later in the week. Great service ++

Links to wide range of animal charities.
Advice on animal care, how to donate, etc. The Blue Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of sick and unwanted pets; they take in animals of all shapes and sizes, from hamsters to horses, and find them loving new homes and make sure thousands more get the veterinary treatment they need when their owners cannot afford to pay.

UK charity helping to prevent cruelty to animals associated with sports such as fox hunting, game bird shooting and wildlife crime
Get advice from Vets on the Net. Ask veterinary questions and access pet first aid advice
Pet Care Advice plus news, campaigns, how to donate, etc.
Guide to badgers in the UK. Includes educational resources and offers books, videos and other merchandise.
Charity dedicated to raising funds for the conservation of native animals and their habitats in the UK. Their work is varied and extensive ranging from direct support for conservationists to involving the public and volunteers in practical action to help specific species and habitats.
Offers photos, facts, and a newsletter for people interested in the nature and countryside of Britain.
International chapter of the OFI working to increase awareness and understanding of conservation issues facing the endangered orangutan.
Marine conservation charity dedicated to forging links between people and the sea. ORCA is committed to the study of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and promoting their conservation through enthusing, inspiring and educating others.
WWF works to ensure a healthy future for people, species and their habitats, addressing global threats like climate change and environmental degradation.
Offers links to rescue orgnanisations, information about the breed, how to look after an adopted dog, and more.
Database for lost, stolen, and found animals.
Promotes the keeping, breeding, care, study, and conservation of this highly coloured and endangered species. Meetings are held in many UK locations.
Pet Care Advice
UK Hamster Society. Includes information on shows, monthly journal, events, and more.
Government site explaining what you have to do to bring your pet dog, cat or ferret into (or back into) the UK through the Pet Travel Scheme (or PETS for short) without putting it into quarantine. It also explains the requirements for bringing many other types of pet animals into the UK. This site also tells you about quarantine in the UK for animals that don't qualify for PETS.
Offers advice on medical problems for dog and cat owners in the UK.
This has got much more humane. The Pet Travel Scheme allows pet animals from certain countries to enter the UK without quarantine, as long as they meet certain conditions. The Scheme also means that people in the UK can, having taken their pets to these countries, bring them back without the need for quarantine