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.
Aquarium filters remove solid wastes, create water flow and aeration, and chemically clean the water.
As with other pets, obesity is a problem often encountered with birds.
When eaten by cats, any part of the lily plant can cause severe and often fatal kidney disease.
Once you have taken your bird home, you become fully responsible for its care and well-being. It is not good enough to just put them in a cage with some seed and water, and hope for the best.
Training your bird to accept some basic flight requests is a beneficial alternative to wing-clipping.
The non-pigmented noses and white ear margins of cats are susceptible to repeated sunburn. Over time the cells undergo changes which eventually lead to cancer, known as squamous cell carcinoma.
Take your dog to the park or throw a frisbee! Playtime is vital for your dog's well-being.
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.
Be prepared with the right cage before you bring home your new guinea pig, mouse or rat.