What Do Guinea Pigs Eat?

There are a huge range of different guinea pig foods for sale, and much conflicting advice on discussion forums about how best to feed your guinea pig. For anyone wondering what guinea pigs eat, what follows is a complete introduction to the guide. Simply follow these steps and you’ll be well on your way to […]

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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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Breeding Cockatiels

Breeding cockatiels is not a particularly difficult exercise. At its most basic all you need are a pair of birds of appropriate age who are suitably pair-bonded. It seems that changes in day length and daytime temperature are major factors in the onset of breeding and some cockatiel owners get home to find one or […]

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Rabies in Dogs

Rabies is one of the best-known and dangerous viral diseases known to veterinary science. While it can in theory affect any warm-blooded mammal, it is most prevalent in wild animals due to the absence of vaccination. Rabies in dogs is uncommon in areas where canines are properly vaccinated, but even a vaccination cannot ever offer […]

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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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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Dog

Let’s be honest; owning a dog is a big responsibility. Properly looking after your dog takes considerable time and effort, not to mention money. Fortunately there are a number of ways to save money on your pet care bills when you know what you’re doing. If you’re worried about how much you’re spending on your […]

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How to Keep Your Fish Tank Clean

  Aquariums are in essence a “closed system” – that is to say that when your fish defecate or food is left uneaten, there is simply nowhere for it go apart from floating around in the water. For obvious reasons, over time this build-up of organic waste can be harmful for your fish, as well […]

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How to Tame a Budgie

For many years budgies have been one of the most popular pet birds. This is hardly surprising; they’re reasonably-priced, full of character and are quite long-lived. However if both you and your budgie are going to get the most possible out of your relationship then it’s essential to get him used to you as soon […]

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Preparing Your Pet for Winter Emergencies

I hate to be the one to say it, but winter is coming. And with winter comes the cold, the wet and the dark. While few of us like to think about winter until it actually arrives, the reality is that it often makes sense to plan ahead. In such a way, not only will […]

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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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