Recent Blog Posts

  • Common Pet Bird Diseases and Solutions

    March 1, 2019
    Birds can be enjoyable pets and loyal companions, but it can be distressing when your feathered friend shows signs of illness and isn't its usual chirpy self.
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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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  • 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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  • Bottle Feeding Kittens

    February 1, 2019
    Newborn kittens require delicate care and specific nutrition to thrive in their first few hours, days, and weeks of life. Ideally, the mother cat should be well-equipped to nurture her kittens, but this isn’t always possible.
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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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  • Tips for Building a Waterfall for Your Pond

    February 1, 2019
    Nothing is more relaxing than the gentle gurgle of your own backyard waterfall, but how can you add one to your pond? It can be easier than you think to enhance your pond with a simple waterfall. Why Add a Waterfall to Your Pond?
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  • Ammonia Level Monitoring Tips

    January 1, 2019
    Ammonia is a silent, invisible killer in aquariums. Because it is clear and dissolves easily in water, even a clean, beautiful tank could be full of ammonia, and even low levels of this toxic byproduct are harmful, even fatal to fish.
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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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  • How To Control Unwanted Pond Snails?

    December 1, 2018
    Every aquarium enthusiast has at some point had to deal with pond snails. Initially, when you see a snail in your tank, you think it’s pretty cool. However, pond snails tend to grow and reproduce at a rapid rate taking over your aquarium and the life within it.
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  • Holiday Food Dangers for Dogs and Cats

    December 1, 2018
    We look forward to the deliciousness of the holiday season for many reasons – special meals and drinks, seasonal treats, feasts with friends and family, and goodies galore all make the holidays a tasty time of year.
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  • Treating Rabbits For Fleas

    November 1, 2018
    Rabbits, just like dogs or cats, can get fleas. However, if given some of the same treatment as a dog or cat might receive, it could be fatal.
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  • Signs To See If Your Bird Is Sick

    November 1, 2018
    Part of your responsibilities as a bird owner is to take your bird to the vet when he’s sick. Sometimes it’s not always easy to diagnose its problems.
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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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  • Heartworm Prevention in Pets

    October 1, 2018
    Heartworm is a very serious and potentially deadly disease that can affect all breeds of dogs at any age. This parasite has also been reported more rarely in cats and ferrets, and it is wise for any pet owner to take precautions to protect their pet.
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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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  • Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

    October 1, 2018
    Dogs enjoys putting their mouths on just about everything. They will eat a shoe, lick the carpet, and in some cases even eat grass. It’s always a weird thing to watch as they try to wrap their mouths around individual blades, but it happens and it’s not necessarily a terrible thing.
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  • Top 3 Starter Birds

    September 1, 2018
    A bird can be an amazing pet, but friends with feathers are very different than those with fur, and birds require specialized care to live long, healthy, well-adjusted lives as pets.
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  • Does Your Cat Have Ear Mites?

    September 1, 2018
    Ear mites can be uncomfortable, even painful, for your cat, and recognizing the signs of ear mites is essential so you can get your feline friend the proper treatment to eliminate these irritating parasites.
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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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  • Nut Dangers to Dogs

    August 1, 2018
    Nuts are always popular treats, not just as an easy snack, but also in all sorts of baked goodies and other recipes. It is important that dog owners not share many of those snacks and treats with their pets, however, because of the different nut dangers to dogs.
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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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  • Why Are My Fish Hiding Now?

    July 1, 2018
    Fish can be wonderful pets, amazing installations of aquatic art you can enjoy and even interact with. They can become skittish, however, and when your fish start hiding, you can't enjoy them nearly as much.
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  • 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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