National Pet Show 2019

UKpouchies to Attend The National Pet Show 2019 We are pleased to announce that UKpouchies will be attending for the first time, the National Pet Show at the Birmingham NEC on the 2nd and 3rd of November. You will have […]

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The Isle of Wight County show 2019

On June 30th 2019 the UKpouchies team got an opportunity to attend our first show at the Isle of Wight County Show. Our team attend with 2 of the new faces of UKpouchies, Sir Diddymus the First and Ziyal and […]

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And The Award Goes To…

On June 21st 2019 UKpouchies was proudly award for Best Pet Rat Care & Advisory Service 2019 This was awarded to us by Lux Magazine. Everyone at UKpouchies would like to thank everyone who have supported us over the last […]

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Welcome to America!

Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma WA became the first zoo in America to add pouched rats to their animal encounters. The 3 female Ansorgei pouched rats, Celine, Chiku and Mona Lisa all bred and trained by APOPO flew to the USA […]

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APOPO’s Bart Weetjens Meets Tora

On April 12th UKpouchies very own Tora had the opportunity with her carer Coral to meet APOPO’s founder Bart Weetjens at the prestigious Skoll conference held in Oxford. Needless to say Tora was on her best behaviour and won over […]

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Goodbye Tora Bell

Sadly on July 13th 2018 we had to say goodbye to our very own Tora Bell after becoming unwell at the age of 7 years old. Tora became the new face of UKpouchies taking over from Nerys in 2011, making […]

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Steroid Warning

With the rise in pouched rat illnesses over the winter season this year, this means more veterinarians have been treating animals they know very little about. Indeed there is still so much regards pouched rat health that we still don’t […]

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