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.
When a pet's behaviour goes astray, the results affect the whole family. There are solutions to most of the annoying behaviours that are troubling you and your pet. Usually the solutions flow when the following four questions are answered.
It is extremely important to detect disease at the earliest possible opportunity, since prompt treatment may be able to save the affected individual fish and prevent the disease spreading to other fish.
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.
Goldfish are colourful, peaceful, have a long lifespan and are intelligent!
Desexing both male and female cats will help prevent urine marking, territory defending, fighting, roaming, injuries and unwanted kittens that starve or have to be euthanased.
Do your dog a favour! Desexed dogs live longer and healthier lives.
No matter how aggressive a dog is, it cannot bite innocent pedestrians if it can't get onto the street. For those dog owners with aggressive dogs, the fence must be perfect, or the dogs must go.
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.
In the wild, Lovebirds eat a variety of seeds, fruits, berries and vegetation such as leaf buds.