Ferrets as Pets

Ferrets are animals which can divide even the biggest pet fans. Some people base their opinions on rumours and hearsay, assuming that ferrets smell bad, bite regularly and generally make bad pets. Still others, however, know people who have ferrets and understand what fantastic pets they can make when you follow some simple guidance. Indeed, […]

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Imperial / Emperor Scorpion Care

The emperor scorpion, also known as the imperial scorpion, is one of the most commonly found scorpions in captivity. This is no accident, as emperor scorpions make one of the most impressive and forgiving species of pet scorpions. Emperors are large scorpions, often reaching between 4.5 and 6 inches in overall length as adults. As […]

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Hamsters as Pets

One of the most popular small pets, especially for children, are hamsters. Solitary in nature, easily looked after and supremely handleable it is little wonder that hamsters have become so popular. If you’re looking for information and advice on hamsters as pets – both the pros and the cons – then read on to discover all […]

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Stick Insects for Kids

  Stick insects can represent an ideal first pet for children, on account of their ease of care. Just a few benefits of stick insects for kids include: Stick insects are short-lived meaning that you won’t be left cleaning and feeding them for decades to come if your children get bored Stick insects are generally […]

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Best Pet Tarantulas for Beginners

Looking to get your first pet tarantula but don’t know what species to start with? The reality is that many years when tarantulas first started to gain in popularity there were really only a handful of species seen for sale in pet shops. These days, however, things are very different. There are over 600 different […]

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Gerbils Vs Hamsters

Two of the most popular small pets available in pet shops are hamsters and gerbils. Traditionally hamsters have been viewed as the best pet – especially for children – but is that really the case? The purpose of this article is simple; to present a balanced view of the “gerbils vs hamsters” argument, in order […]

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Feeding Terrapins (& Terrapin Food Advice)

If there’s one major downside to keeping terrapins is their feeding habits. There are a number of reasons why feeding terrapins has its challenges: Terrapins are carnivorous. In other words you’re going to need to feed most terrapins some kind of meat. This isn’t just expensive – it can be messy too. Terrapins are messy […]

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Good Pets for Flats

What happens if you live in a flat, yet love animals? Certainly it’s likely that keeping a dog or cat in a flat (especially if it’s rented) will be out of the question. But that doesn’t mean to say that you can’t keep any kind of pet. Infact, as it turns out there are all […]

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The Beginners Guide to Keeping Tree Frogs as Pets

Tree frogs have an enviable reputation; even people that turn white just thinking about keeping pet tarantulas or snakes seem to fall in love with tree frogs. Something about their big round eyes, bulbous toes for climbing and rounded little bodies seems to endear them to people of all ages. If you’re considering keeping tree […]

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Pet Flights – Flights for Cats and Dogs

Most pets travelling abroad are transported on planes. This ensures that your dog or cat is contained within their airline-approved carrier for as little time as possible. In this way pet flights are designed to minimize any stress on your best friend. That said, flying with pets means complying with a range of rules and […]

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