Recent Blog Posts

  • Choosing an Exotic Pet

    April 1, 2019
    Choosing a normal pet like a cat or dog normally does not require a lot of thought or consideration because more often than not, you have seen or played with one. However, when choosing an exotic pet, there are several more things you should consider.
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  • Understanding Bedding Types and Their Benefits

    April 1, 2019
    Bedding is more than just a floor covering for your livestock. It provides cushioning and comfort for good rest, helps insulate against cold and drafts and absorbs moisture to keep your animals dry. But how do bedding types differ and which is best for your animals?
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  • Choosing The Right Dog Food

    March 1, 2019
    Whether you've acquired a new dog or whether you've decided you want to change your current dog’s food, you should do some research. Different dog foods have different ingredients that are essential for the health of different aged and sized dogs.
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  • Keep Ticks and Fleas Away from Your Pet

    March 1, 2019
    I love summertime, but the worst part is by far the bugs. Bugs like fleas and ticks are most prominent during the warmer seasons and can wreak havoc on your pet if not handled properly. Fleas for example can swarm in masses and quickly infest your pets and home.
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  • Reptile Health Checklist – Annual Reptile Home Health Exam

    February 1, 2019
    Reptiles have become common pets among households in America. Often times when we think of reptiles we imagine big lizards and crocodiles. However reptiles can also be turtles, snakes, iguanas, and many other species. As pets, reptiles can require a lot of maintenance.
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  • Teaching Your Children to Be Comfortable Around Pet Reptiles

    January 1, 2019
    From turtles and tortoises to snakes, geckos and iguanas, reptiles can be great pets, even for kids. Unfortunately, many children are squeamish around reptiles or even afraid of them.
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  • Signs to Never Ignore in Pets

    December 1, 2018
    Every pet owner tries to give their pet the best possible life by providing nutritious food, a safe environment, and proper veterinary care. Pets can’t tell us when they aren’t feeling well, don’t like something, or are scared, stressed, or in danger, however.
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  • Help! I Think My Reptile Is Dehydrated!

    November 1, 2018
    Water is critical for the health of all pets, especially reptiles that are often confined to heated enclosures.
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  • What to Do If Your Pet has an Ingrown Nail

    October 1, 2018
    An ingrown nail can be painful for your pet, and if left untreated, could lead to sores, infections or in severe cases, even lameness or more severe complications. Fortunately, it is easy to deal with ingrown nails and keep your pets on sure footing.
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  • Bearded Dragon Diet

    September 1, 2018
    Bearded dragons have been steadily increasing in popularity over the last few years. In fact, the inland bearded dragon is considered one of best lizard pets of all time.
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  • Turtle Shell Care

    August 1, 2018
    A turtle’s shell is a critical part of its anatomy, and the shell needs proper care to keep your turtle healthy. Understand the shell and how to care for it safely and effectively is essential for every turtle or tortoise owner. What Is a Turtle’s Shell?
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  • 5 Great Beginner Pet Lizards

    July 1, 2018
    Lizards can be fascinating pets for all ages, but they can also be tricky to care for properly. Choosing a lizard that is suitable for beginners is essential for a happy, healthy pet and a positive experience owning your very first lizard. What Makes a Lizard Good for Beginners?
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Basic Bearded Dragon Care

    December 3, 2016
    Basic Bearded Dragon Care             Bearded Dragons are one of the most commonly kept pet reptiles. They have curious minds and often a fondness for their keepers (even if it is only because we bring the food).
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2016
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Best Pet Reptiles for Children

    April 1, 2016
    Kids are fascinated by reptiles, but not all reptiles make good pets for children. Understanding what reptiles need is the first step in choosing a good snake, turtle or lizard for a child's pet, and there are several types of reptiles that can be ideal for young pet owners.
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  • Pet Care on a Budget

    January 1, 2016
    Pets can be expensive, with thousands of dollars in vet care, supplies, food and more. But savvy pet owners can take very easy steps to lessen the cost of pet care without giving up their furred, feathered or scaled companions.
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  • Indoor Activities to Keep Your Pet Busy in Winter

    December 1, 2015
    While the coming of winter does mean cozy nights by the fire and hot cocoa, there is no doubt that the switch to life indoors can, at times, be a bit stifling. If you are feeling bouts of excess energy during these months, odds are, so are your pets!
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  • Helping Your Pet Reptile Through Climate Changes

    April 1, 2015
    The increasing popularity of pet reptiles means one can find them all over the world—finding homes in environments they would never survive in naturally. As the owner of a reptile, it is your responsibility to construct a substitute environment that still meets all of your reptiles' needs.
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  • Avoiding Accidents Inside: Urine Trouble For Pets

    November 1, 2014
    It’s a tough pill to swallow sometimes. Every pet owner has been through this scenario. You come home after a long day at work and you see that your pet has had a urine accident inside your home.
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