Sadly, far too many kittens are born to die. Desexing your cat is a simple way to reduce the number of irresponsibly born kittens that end up in animal shelters.
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.
Aquarium filters remove solid wastes, create water flow and aeration, and chemically clean the water.
How do you know if your dog has an ear infection? What can you do at home to treat it and when should you visit your vet?
Whether training a new puppy or solving simple behaviour problems, the central tenet is the same – reward your dog for getting things right! By adopting a reward-orientated training program, it is not necessary to punish your dog at all.
Some common illnesses in pet birds involve a change of droppings. A change in the colour, frequency, volume, or character of droppings can indicate a problem that requires attention.
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!
A luxated patella is where the kneecap slips out of its normal position in the knee joint. Some pets are prone to a patellar luxation because they have a shallow groove, or no groove at all, where the kneecap normally sits.
Training your bird to accept some basic flight requests is a beneficial alternative to wing-clipping.
Birds have learnt to hide signs of illness in order to survive. This instinct, known as the masking phenomenon, is just as strong in pet birds as it is in wild birds. Learn how to recognise the early warning signs.