When I try to proceed to checkout, I receive an error message. What can I do?
The shopping cart only accepts one product or is deleted. What am I doing wrong?
What are cookies?
Why do I need cookies enabled with zooplus?
How do I set my browser to accept cookies?
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When I submit my order I get the error message: your shopping cart has been deleted. What am I doing wrong?
My browser shows me that the security certificate has expired. Why?
An error occurred while I was placing my order. Did you receive my order?
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Do you have a minimum or maximum order value?
Can I combine several orders?
Can I change my order after it has been submitted?
Can I cancel my order?
Do I receive an order confirmation?
Will you inform me when my order has been dispatched?
How many packages will I receive?
How do I track my order status?
I ordered five working days ago and I still have not received my goods. What should I do?
There was no invoice in my package. What happened?
I have received an incorrect invoice. What can I do?
How much does shipping cost?
When will my order be delivered?
What delivery services do you use?
What happens if I am not at home when my goods are delivered?
Can the delivery address be different to the billing address?
Can my order be delivered on a certain day?
What does the delivery date icon mean?
Where do you ship to in the United Kingdom? Where do you ship to outside of the United Kingdom?
What methods of payment do you offer?
I pay by Credit Card. When will it be charged?
I have received a payment reminder, but I have already paid for the goods: what can I do?
I have received a payment reminder, but I have already totally or partially returned the goods in question. What can I do?
Can I pay by cheque?
When and how can I return an item?
I have received an incomplete delivery. What should I do?
I have received a defective item. What should I do?
I have received an incorrect article. What should I do?
Is there a time limit for returns?
Should I pay the postage for my returns?
The article I have ordered does not fit. May I return it?
Why do I receive an invoice with a product that is an exchanged item although I have already paid the previous bill?
Who should I contact if I have a special question about a product?
The product I wish to order is not available at present, can I still order it?
I forgot my password. What can I do?
Is my personal data safe?
Is there a zooplus store near my home?
Our customer service team is happy to help you with any questions or concerns you may have. Please take a look at our contact page for additional information.
Please note: Call costs will vary depending on your service and length of the call.
Please make sure that your browser accepts cookies. If your browser does not accept cookies then the system cannot save the items in the shopping cart. Learn how to set your browser to accept cookies by reading the text below.
Change your browser's security setting to allow cookies. Learn how to set your browser to accept cookies in the text below.
To read our full Cookie Usage Policy, click here.
During your shopping session at zooplus, we transfer a permanent cookie onto your hard drive. This allows our system to save the contents of the cart while you are shopping with us. A permanent cookie will be saved as a file on your computer and it will remain there when you close the browser. This cookie can be read upon your next visit to the website. Without this permanent cookie, you would not be able to put any products in the shopping basket so shopping at zooplus would be impossible. The cookie transferred by zooplus is only relevant for saving the contents of shopping cart. We ensure you that no information about your shopping behaviour will be stored in our systems.
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If you are using a Firewall, please make sure that the Port 443 for SSL connections is open. As there are many different Firewalls, zooplus cannot provide you with any detailed instructions for setting your firewall. Therefore, please refer to the instructions for your firewall. If you are working in a company network, contact your system administrator for further information.
Due to the fact that security certificates have expiration dates, an incorrect date setting on your computer can cause SSL pages not be shown. Therefore, please make sure that the date and hour have been set correctly.
Please feel free to contact our customer service team if you have any questions regarding the status of your order or the ordering process.
Our site should be legible in all standard up to date browsers. However, using earlier versions of the browsers may sometimes strongly affect the layout and functions. For this reason we advise strongly that you download and install the latest version of your preferred web browser software.
Please note: Changing or upgrading your browser is undertaken at your own risk. Zooplus is no way responsible for any damage or consequential damage which may take place through the installation or upgrade of any browser on your computer.
As our website, and especially our online shop, is often updated we suggest that you set your browser cache accordingly. That way you can ensure that you always have access to our most current offers. We recommend the settings described below. Using selected browsers as examples we will describe how to change these settings.
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For all other Internet browsers please consult the software's help file for guidance on customizing cache settings.
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The zooplus website is optimized for the Internet Explorer version 6.0 and newer, Netscape version 8 and higher, and Opera version 6.0 and higher. The website is also optimized for a 1024x768 monitor resolution (please consult your operating system help file to check your current resolution settings).
Our minimum order value is 29€ (excluding shipping fees). We do not have a maximum order value, but our products are only available in regular quantities for household use.
In the Republic of Ireland, we provide free shipping and handling for orders over 49€ with DPD and over 59€ with DHL. For orders to the Republic of Ireland with a value of less than 49€ we charge a small shipping and handling fee of €4.99 regardless of the number of packages, size of the consignment or its weight. For shipping fees and information on shipping to other countries please click click here.
Because we start processing your order in our warehouse extremely quickly, it is not possible to combine orders once they have been submitted through the check out process. We thank you for your understanding.
It is only possible to make changes in your order in very exceptional cases. We strive to process and deliver every order as soon as possible, so usually orders cannot be modified as requested. We thank you for your understanding
This is only possible in very exceptional cases. We strive to process and deliver every order as soon as possible, so usually orders can not be cancelled as requested. We thank you for your understanding.
In such cases please contact our Customer Service Team immediately. If you have already paid for the goods by credit card you will be refunded once your returned goods are received.
Yes. After your order has been submitted and processed you will receive an order confirmation by e-mail within 1-2 hours.
Yes. As soon as the goods have left our warehouse you will receive a dispatch confirmation by e-mail. This e-mail will also inform you of the number of the packages you can expect to receive.
This information will be included in the dispatch confirmation e-mail, which is sent once the goods have left the warehouse.
You will need to contact our contact our Customer Service Team in order to trace your order.
We will send you your invoice as soon as possible. Please contact our contact our Customer Service Team to request a copy invoice.
Please contact our contact our Customer Service Team in the event that you have received an incorrect invoice.
For orders to the Republic of Ireland, we provide free delivery and handling from an order value of €49 with DPD and from €59 with DHL (restrictions may apply). Orders of a lesser value incur a small shipping and handling fee of €4.99 regardless of the number of packages, size, or weight of the consignment. For shipping fees to other countries please click here.
After an order is shipped from our warehouse, which is usually completed within 48 hours of the order’s receipt, it usually takes three to five working days for it to arrive.
For orders to Ireland you can choose that your package be shipped with either DHL or DPD and its regional delivery partners respectively. Please note: a small number of particularly large items can only be shipped with DHL. Thank you for your understanding. For a complete list of countries and their respective delivery services please click here.
The delivery services DPD, DHL and its international partners will deliver either to you personally, or leave your order with a neighbour. If there was no response at the consignment address when delivery was attempted then the driver will leave you a written note stating the whereabouts of your package. In cases where there was nobody (eg a neighbour) available to receive delivery of the consignment then the note will state a specific depot address where you must go and collect the package yourself within 7 days. You must take the card that the driver left with you for identification purposes when collecting your consignment.
Yes. During the checkout process you will have the opportunity to enter an invoice address different from the shipping address; however the invoice itself can only be sent with the package or by e-mail.
We are currently unable to provide precise dispatch and delivery times. Your order is usually shipped within one to two working days of its submission. After an order is shipped it usually takes three to five working days for it to arrive. The goods are usually delivered between 8am and 4pm.
Unfortunately, the article you wish to purchase is temporarily out of stock. Click the icon "delivery date", enter your e-mail address and confirm our notification conditions. As soon as the article is available again, you will be automatically notified by e-mail.
We ship to all of the UK (including Channel Islands) as well as other countries in Europe except Finland, Italy and Sweden. Shipping fees vary by country, and customers for these countries are advised to use the dedicated www.zooplus.ie and www.zooplus.com shops respectively. For more information regarding international shipping fees please click here.
All of our payment methods are fully secure. All personal information (such as payment information, email and address) and payment details are protected by encryption and by an additional authorization process.
We have the following payment types for items purchased:
Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) can be safely & securely used as well to pay for your transaction at zooplus. After your card has been authorized, items are shipped from our warehouse. The charge to your credit card company is typically made after 2-3 days.
PayPal is an online account-based system that lets anyone with an email address send and receive online payments using their credit card or bank account. You can use it at zooplus to pay safely, easily and quickly. During the ordering process, you can also open up a PayPal account if you already don't have one. The advantage of PayPal is that our system recognizes the payment immediately and your items are shipped after 24-48 hours! Please note that we cannot accept Paypal accounts from the USA.
Payment by Bank transfer:
If you are paying via Bank Transfer, please be sure to include your order invoice number in the payment reference field when you enter the information for your bank transfer. Please transfer the balance to the following account:
IBAN: DE64 7004 0041 0211 4411 01
SWIFT (BIC): COBADEFF700
Please note: Your bank's regular domestic bank transfer fees are only valid for standard EU bank transfers. For a standard EU bank transfer, you must enter the IBAN (international bank account number) and BIC (bank identifier code) of the recipients bank. Bank fees charged for other types of foreign bank transfers will not be covered by zooplus.
We'll ship your order as soon as we have received your payment.
After the goods have been dispatched, we forward your invoice details within two days to the relevant credit card company. You will be charged according to your personal accounting period.
We would be pleased to check your data. Please inform us about the precise date that your credit card was charged by contacting our customer service team.
Your account cannot be credited until we receive the items you returned, so this may take several days. If you are unsure about the status of the returned goods or your account, please contact our customer service team. If you have a postal return receipt for the goods you returned then please have it ready.
No. Unfortunately, it is currently only possible to pay with credit card or via pre-payment.
If you wish to return an item for any reason, please see our Returns page.
It may happen that the packages with your order are delivered on different days. Please make sure that you have received all the packages stated in the dispatch confirmation. If the delivery is still incomplete please contact our customer service team.
Please contact our customer service team in the event that you have received a defective item.
Please contact our customer service team in the event that you have received an incorrect item.
If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you have 14 days (from the date you receive your goods) to return it to us for a full refund.
As well as refunding your full invoice value, including delivery, we’ll also cover the costs of returning the goods to us. Please contact us before returning any items – see our our Returns page for more information.
Yes, this is covered by our standard 14 day returns policy – please see our Returns page for more information.
If the price of the item you have received as a replacement is more favourable than that of the original order then the difference will be credited to your customer account. It can then be used for future orders. Credit cannot be used for future orders and a refund is generated instead.
If the price of the item you have received as a replacement is more favourable than that of the original order then the difference will be credited to your customer account. It can then be used for future orders. For more information regarding your account please contact our customer service team.
Enter the voucher's claim code into the "coupon" field on the "Shopping Cart" page and click the "redeem" button. You'll see the voucher's value is automatically deducted from the total charge and displayed as a saving on the "Shopping Cart" page. To avoid complications be sure to use the code's exact spelling and format (eg only use hyphens if they are in the original coupon code). If you don’t see a place to enter a coupon code then there may already be a coupon in your shopping cart. You can click to “remove” the coupon and enter a different coupon code instead. For further details please read here
We can only accept one voucher, coupon, or special discount per order placed. However, if you use a bank transfer as your method of payment you will receive an additional and automatic 2% Clever Discount.
It is not possible to redeem coupons for cash or to apply coupons or vouchers to previous orders.
Yes. You can purchase personalised gift certificates to the value of €20, €25, €30 or €50.
Selection and Stock of Products
You are welcome to contact our customer service team using our online contact form. Your question will be answered by one of our product experts as soon as possible.
If the product you are considering is temporarily out of stock we will be pleased to let you know when it is available again. Click the button "delivery date" on the right-hand side of the product, enter your e-mail address and then confirm our information conditions. As soon as the article is in stock we will notify you by e-mail.
Special offers are generally valid while stock lasts, although sales prices are subject to change. All products (including special offers) can be ordered in regular household quantities. In rare instances product quantities are restricted (for example, it may only be possible to order 1 or 2 of the product) to ensure that all customers have the opportunity to purchase the item in question.
Please enter the e-mail address which you have registered with zooplus into the password reminder. Your password will be sent to your e-mail address within the next few minutes.
Please note: Your current password is saved in our data as encrypted code and cannot be given to you by telephone.
The security of your personal data and the protection of your privacy is our first priority. We employ all security precautions in order to ensure that you feel completely safe during your visit to zooplus.co.uk. This is true for the payment process just as it is true for all the data that you share with us. We are happy to share further information with you about our high privacy & security standards; please contact our customer service team to learn more.
zooplus is purely an online pet shop and does not have any physical stores; however, we are available for you 7 days a week, 24 hours a day at www.zooplus.ie.