About Our Website
Petz.co.uk is a free, independent resource for pet parents, pet lovers and everyone in between – to read and learn about their “fur babies” as they navigate through the world of animal companionship.
The site exists to inform, educate and entertain. Our website contributors consist of animal lovers, experts, trainers and qualified vets. We thoroughly research topics to bring you the latest products and pet care advice so you can enjoy time with a happier, healthier animal.
Charli graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BSc in Zoology. She has spent the last decade working and specialising in pet nutrition for a well known UK brand. She spends her time volunteering, writing, researching and looking after her family which includes her rescued staffy-cross Pippa, and cat Roxy.
Dr Joanna de Klerk
BVetMed (Hons) MScTAH MRCVSJo is a graduate of the Royal Veterinary College, London. She has a Masters degree in Tropical Animal Health, and has spent most of her career working in mixed veterinary practice. She featured in the BBC 2 TV Show 'Young Vets', is a published author of several books, and enjoys working as a freelance veterinary writer around her clinical work. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her horse and her family. She has two dogs, a slightly nutty Springer Spaniel and a loving little Yorkshire Terrier.
Amber is a passionate animal lover who volunteers at her local shelter, which she argues is a blessing and curse at the same time (she loves spending time with the animals, but wants to bring them all home!) Amber brings a wealth of experience to the team, managing product testing and research. She is a keen writer who loves spending time with her Collie-cross, Dodger.
Ezra grew up in Australia before relocating to the UK so he's no stranger to exotic animals. He is a freelance writer specialising in pets, and claims that doing what he loves means he 'never has to work a day in his life'. 'Ez' lives with his partner, two kids, two dogs, two cats, 6 chickens and his bearded dragon 'George'.
Mark is the editor and co-owner of Petz and is an outspoken animal rights advocate. He grew up with a rescue dogs and his budgie 'Tails' (named after the character in Sonic the Hedgehog) which sparked his love of animals. Combining his passion for animals and the internet was always a dream and that's how Petz was born. He has rescued over 20 animals with his partner including dogs, cats, lizards and rats.
We regularly feature articles from other authors who are specialists in their fields. We’re also always on the lookout for like-minded people to join our team – if you’d like to work with us then please get in touch.
We have a simple philosophy: “All Pets Matter”.
Did we mention we’re dedicated to pets?
Animal welfare is our highest priority and we firmly believe a healthy animal is a happy animal.
Our website is packed full of useful information and the latest product reviews to help pet owners make informed decisions not only about health and welfare, but also on how best to play with and stimulate their pet.
We fact-check everything before publishing on our site, however the content on this web site should be considered of an informational nature only – it is not intended to replace the advice of a professional veterinarian.
Happy Animals, Happy Planet
Animal (and environmental) welfare is SUPER important to all of us here at Petz.co.uk. This is a topic very close to all of our hearts.
- Is Carbon Neutral (We offset)
- Donates a portion of profit to charity every single month
- Is completely supported by our readers, so please help us spread the word!
As well as being active members of various animal welfare movements and help groups, the team behind Petz also make regular donations to charities and rescue centres in the UK – something which would be impossible if not for our readers.
Please see our charity list if you’re considering making a donation!