Pet-related activities, events, and products which are mainly of interest to pet owners in the UK. Examples include:
Availability of pets, supplies, and pet housing in the UK. Pet shows and events in the UK. Helpful vets etc. UK pet magazines, TV programmes, etc. Private advertising of pets etc. wanted or for sale.Postings relevant to animals in general, and not specifically to the UK scene, may best be handled by the existing rec.pets.* hierarchy. Political matters related to animals and their welfare in the UK may be more relevant to uk.politics.animals. The activities of wild animals are more suitable for uk.rec.birdwatching and/or the sci.bio hierarchy. Items related to horses and ponies etc. are likely to be most relevant to the uk.rec.equestrian newsgroup. Posters are asked to include a reference to the general class of animal involved, and the type of post, by including one or more of the following codes in the message title:
Short (less than 20 line) on-topic private advertisements and announcements of events relevant to readers are permitted, at intervals of at least a week; off-topic or commercial advertising is not, except as part of a signature.
- Aquaria, Fish etc.
- Birds etc.
- Cats etc.
- Dogs etc.
- For sale.
- Herpetology; snakes, reptiles, amphibians, etc.
- Invertebrates (insects etc.)
- Other mammals; Rats, mice, ferrets, etc.
Binaries are not permitted on this group, however references to on-topic FTP-able material and Web URL's are welcomed.
uk.rec.pets.misc Pet care and related issues in the UK