Category: Knowledge

What’s in a Pet Collie?

From north to south, who could have not heard about the famous pet collie, Lassie? Lassie has been around on TV, movies, books, cartoons, toys, and even in novels since Eric Knight wrote a short story starring a pet collie in 1940. Lassie charmed a lot of pet dog lovers wanting a pet collie to add …

Top Five Dog-friendly Cities in North America

In this day and age, traveling should not be exclusive to humans only—the four-legged, furry member of the family can travel too. Pet-friendly hotels and vacation homes are making more money now than they do before because there are more pet owners now who feel that their pooch or their mousers deserve the luxury of travel. …

A Quick Checklist to Pet Proof Your House

You owe it to the feathered, furred, or scaled member of your family to pet proof your house. Reduce the source of risks in your house by surveying it from ceiling to floor and from the garden to the bathroom for your pets’ sake. For this, a quick checklist to pet proof your house should help …

What’s a Pet Antlion or Doodlebug

If you want a bit of the African Safari action (survival of the fittest) in your room, the quickest way to stage the scene is to have a pet antlion in a box. For the innocent, antlions are not a cross between an ant and a lion. Have you heard of doodlebugs? Those insect larvae that …

African Clawed and African Dwarf Clawed Frogs Care Sheet

Pet frogs are unique additions to an aquarium. Though some pet frogs do nothing all day but sit and wait for food to come, the African clawed and the African dwarf clawed frogs are different. The care and maintenance of clawed frogs are not too complicated too. That’s why they’re recommended for newbie pet frog owners. …

What to Do With Cat Scratching

Cats are cuddly, cute pets to have. But they have this tendency to destroy expensive furniture or leave a mark on your skin with their claws. What can you do if you have a scratching cat? Why Do Cats Scratch Before learning what you can do if your cat is a “scratcher,” you need to know …

How to Breed Grant’s Rhinoceros Beetle

If you like grant’s rhinoceros beetle so much that you want to help preserve the species, you can breed your own grant’s rhinoceros beetle easily. All you need is to learn the lifecycle of the beetle and enough patience to tend to the growing larva. After all, grant’s rhinoceros beetles can stay in the larval stage …

Having a Rabbit Litter Soon?

Like all pregnancies, it’s always anxious, exited when waiting for a rabbit litter. But are you prepared to care for the soon to be doe and its fur-less bunch? Take note that rabbits are not exactly like dog or cats when it comes to dedication to their litter. Some rabbit moms even abandon their rabbit litter …

Why Should Children Have a Pet Insect?

Insects are probably the first animals that a child can independently care for as pets. For concerned parents, there are a lot of reasons they should let their children raise an insect or two as pets. Raising insects on their own teaches children anything from natural processes to personal responsibility. The best part about it is …

Cat on a High with Catnip

This may sound illegal in some countries, but people seek a “weed-high” in others. But no matter where you live, your cat can always get away with a high from catnip. In fact, catnip oil infused toys are among the bestseller cat toys today. What’s in catnip that creates the high in felines or is the …

The Truth and Fiction behind Dog Depression

Any loving pet dog owner would want his or her pet to be happy and fit physically and emotionally all the time. You worry if you see your dog mope or feel a little moody. But what really is dog depression? Can dogs really be depressed just like humans? Or are people just exaggerating and forgetting …

How to Maintain a Goldfish Aquarium

Although there are a lot of other fish species that are more delicate than goldfish, it’s nonetheless important to maintain a goldfish aquarium well. You took an East Asian fish from its natural habitat, put it in an aquarium—you shouldn’t leave the fish to adapt to its new environment itself. It’s your responsibility to replicate the …

Essential Guinea Pig Supplies

Different pets need different essentials to stay healthy, happy, and strong. Guinea pigs are no exceptions. Guinea pigs need essentials supplies which can be grouped into four categories: food, medicine and supplement, grooming, and housing. Guinea Pig Food If you feed your cavies the right guinea pig food, you’ll eliminate by more than 50% the chances …

Raising Pet Hamsters

A pet hamster is one of the most popular pets around. They usually bond well with their owners and are easy to take care of. Above all, they are adorable! Before going home with a couple of hamsters though, there are things you need to familiarize yourself like the right pet supplies, housing, pet food, toys …

Getting to Know a Pet Papillon

A Papillon is a lapdog with plenty of character and energy. Despite being small and pampered, a pet Papillon knows how to work if needed – and work it does because it loves to please its people. Here’s everything else you have to know about Papillons. The Looks of a Pet Papillon Papillons closely resemble spaniels …