Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips on Opening Your Pond in the Spring

    April 1, 2018
    When the days lengthen, temperatures rise and the air has that unmistakable balmy feel of spring, you may be eager to open your pond.
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  • Litter Box Training Tips for Rabbits

    April 1, 2018
    Rabbits have the potential to be very domestic creatures given proper care and training. Like cats, rabbits can be litter trained which is why many owners choose not to cage them and allow them to run free around the house. The notion that rabbits are dirty creatures is a common misconception.
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  • Hermit Crab Care

    March 1, 2018
    Hermit crabs – despite their less than friendly name – can be the perfect first pets for kids or companions for anyone interested in coming out of their shell and enjoying a new pet. But these crabs do need proper care or they may just get crabby with their new owners!
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  • Fish Breeds That Live Well Together

    March 1, 2018
    An aquarium can be a beautiful addition to your home, especially when it is a thriving, active ecosystem with different varieties of fish swimming peacefully together.
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  • Parrot Beak Care 101

    February 1, 2018
    Your parrot's beak is its most important tool, essential for preening, eating, climbing, drinking, prying, playing and more. A bird's beak must be in top condition to be up to all these tasks, and proper beak care is essential for your pet's good health, comfort and happiness.
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  • Poisonous Plants for Pets

    February 1, 2018
    Pet owners take great care to feed their pets a healthy, nutritious diet (with an occasional treat, of course! But do you know there are many potentially toxic, even lethal, plants lurking around our homes that are dangerous to pets)
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  • Common Reptile Diseases and Solutions

    November 1, 2017
    Keeping reptiles can be very rewarding and many different types of reptiles – snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, etc. – make great pets.
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  • Good Bacteria: The Benefits It Can Have on Your Fish

    August 2, 2017
    It may seem like the cleaner an aquarium is, the better it will be for fish, coral and other tank residents, but in reality all fish and other aquatic guests need certain beneficial bacteria in their environment in order to thrive.
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  • Gerbil Social Behaviors: Introducing a New Cage

    August 2, 2017
    Gerbils are popular pets and social animals that do best in a happy, companionable group. These are curious and intelligent creatures, but they can also be territorial and aggressive as adults.
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  • How to Stop Your Dog From Bullying Other Dogs

    July 1, 2017
    Dogs are social animals that are most comfortable with companionship, but that doesn't mean that all dogs naturally get along. It can be embarrassing and even dangerous when a dog becomes a bully, but fortunately there are ways a responsible pet owner can correct their dog's bullying behavior.
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