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.
Every dog has the potential to be a star student. Start with the basics and teach your dog to sit, drop, stay and come.
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.
Pets behaving badly are a family menace and the solutions are often frustratingly evasive. You need to know how to set humane and effective limits for wrongful behaviours - these ten hints may help make your pet a better buddy.
If you plan on taking your feathered friend on holidays with you, to a new house or even on a short trip to the vet, then here are some tips on how to travel safely with your bird.
Manic, attention-seeking, manipulative mutts, cantankerous, man-mauling catastrophic cats and even ballistic, finger-nipping, belligerent birds can all have their behaviours improved using the technique of 'Time Out'.
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.
Hand-feeding baby birds is only a substitute for parent-raised birds but it does have certain advantages. The hand-raised baby usually makes a better pet as it has been completely socialised with humans.
Is your dog staining its reputation? A previously perfect pooch may begin to soil the home for many reasons. The first step is to determine whether the problem is medical or behavioural.
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.