Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Exercise Ideas for Guinea Pigs

    July 1, 2017
    Guinea pigs are fun and popular pets with their friendly and affectionate natures, cute expressions and easy care needs.
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  • What to Do With Your Fish When Cleaning Your Pond

    April 30, 2017
    Cleaning your pond is essential not only to keep it looking attractive, but also to remove mud, silt, dead leaves and other debris that can unbalance the water chemistry, clog pumps and filters and foster dangerous bacteria.
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  • Converting Birds To Pelleted Diet

    April 30, 2017
    <p><strong>Converting your birds diet to pellets</strong></p> <p>Most birds are creatures of habit and will choose foods that look familiar to them.  Converting your bird to pellets is mainly a matter of convincing your bird that it is food.
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  • What You Should Know About Raising Turtles

    March 1, 2017
    A tiny, newly hatched turtle is sweet and charming, but it isn't necessarily the best pet for you or your family. Understanding turtles' needs and what it takes to be a successful turtle owner is essential before adopting one of these popular reptiles.
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  • Games to Play With Your Small Animals

    March 1, 2017
    All pets need play, but you can't take a hamster for a walk, teach a ferret to catch a Frisbee or play fetch with a parakeet – so what games can you play?
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  • Crate Training your Dog

    February 1, 2017
    Training your dog to go into his crate can be effective for confining him when he can’t be supervised, as well as a place for him to call his own.
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  • Fish Tank Temperature Control

    February 1, 2017
    Aquarium fish can have great sensitivity to temperature changes and good temperature control is essential to keep your fish healthy and comfortable. But how can you always keep your tank at the ideal temperature?
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