Goldfish are colourful, peaceful, have a long lifespan and are intelligent!
It's not a very agreeable topic, but it's a common problem. Many dogs engage in the not-so-pleasant activity of eating their own faeces or those of other dogs (or cats!). Why do they do it and what can you do about it?
Anorexia (loss of appetite) and lethargy (listlessness) are common signs of illness in pet birds. Though not specific for any particular disease, they do indicate a severely ill bird that requires immediate medical attention.
Once your puppy is in his new home, there is a fairly busy time ahead as he gets his health and nutritional needs attended to, and learns proper behaviour.
In the warmer months we are likely to be out and about more with our pets. However, the sunshine can also be a cause of heat stress. You need to be careful that you don't put your pets at risk in hot weather.
Ringworm is the 'social butterfly' of pet diseases and is quite happy to flit from pet to pet, from pet to owner, or even from an infected owner to his or her innocent pet!
Seizures or convulsions in dogs can be a frightening thing, for both you and your dog. Here are some of the signs to look for as well as the possible causes.
Have you ever considered a rascally rat as a pet? Rats make fascinating buddies and are easy to maintain.
Imagine this: you have finally established your aquarium and done some fine tuning to get your miniature ecosystem in balance – plants, fish, pumps, filters, power... Power?? Oh, fudge!
Have you no room for a pet and no backyard? Do you want a pet but don’t want to spend a fortune on buying and feeding it? Maybe a mouse or rat is just the pet for you.