Category: Pet Grooming

Caring for the World’s Largest Spider

If you want to build up your extreme exotic pet collector reputation, go for the world’s largest spider as pet: the Goliath bird-eating spider. The spider belongs to the tarantula species, and like most tarantula, the Goliath bird-eating spider is not poisonous to humans*. With enough background knowledge and firsthand experience, you can quickly buil that …

Best Dog Wipes 2020: Reviews & Topicks

We say it is hygienic for humans to use wipes, so why should the same logic not apply to dogs as well? The Best Dog wipes are the best option for you if you have a dog. That way you won’t have to worry about your puppy getting his ears or paws dirty wherever he goes. …

Complete Guide to Hippotherapy

If conventional therapy sessions no longer interest your physically or mentally challenged loved one, hippotherapy offers the best alternative. A lot of loving parents are discovering the power of horses to help their challenged children (or adults) to regain some form of independence from their disability. Some are seeing hope in hippotherapy after observing a significant …

Examining Different Reptile Tank Substrate

Your choice of reptile tank substrate is crucial to the success or failure of your reptile terrarium. For the uninitiated, a reptile tank substrate is the bedding you use in your pet reptile (i.e. lizards and snakes) tank that provides both safekeeping and comfort for your pet reptile. There’s no single best reptile tank substrate so …

How To Look After Pet Goats

Goats are among the most favorite farm animals raised as pets. But not everyone is lucky to own pet goats because of restrictions like city ordinances, the size of the area needed, or simply the time needed to raise the farm animals. To help you decide whether pet goats are right for you, here’s what you …

Caring for a Pet Turkey

Aside from being a popular Thanksgiving dinner, turkeys are popular pets too. In fact, a white turkey was among the first pets to graze the White House lawn when Abraham Lincoln was the president. Today, however, you cannot have the farm animal as pet easily. You must either be living in a farm or have a …

Caring for a Pet Duck

Although ducks are cute birds to have as pets, they are not for everybody. For one, ducks need at least an artificial pond to live happily. And ducks are social birds; they live in flocks. So you can’t get just one duck; you need at least two. If you have the necessary space, however, adult ducks …

How to Raise Ducklings

If you’ve seen ducklings for real, you’d wonder where Hans Christian Andersen based one of his famous children’s book characters. Ducklings are everything but ugly. They are jolly, tamed, cute little birds that get exited with your presence. In fact, if you’re not planning to have ducks as pets, then don’t stare a duckling at the …

How to Keep Pet Chickens Healthy

Not all pet chicken lovers are lucky enough to raise chickens in their backyard. Raising pet chickens requires a separate coop, and even though some have wide backyards, not all cities permit raising farm animals as pets. So if you’re lucky to have a bantam or Polish chicken in your yard, keep your pet healthy because others could …

Administering Pet Medications for Pot Bellied Pigs

Pot bellied pigs, especially those miniature ones, make very good pets. However, like other pet farm animals, pot bellied pigs have special needs in terms of pet meds for common pot bellied pig diseases. And if you’re asking if you can give first aid or preventative pet medications for these common pot bellied pig diseases yourself, …

Common Guinea Pig Illnesses: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

With proper care and maintenance, guinea pigs are pretty hardy for a cute and tiny hairball of a pet rodent. But since you got a full-time job and the kids aren’t exactly religious about looking after their pet guinea pig, some common guinea pig illnesses are bound to show every once in a while. It’s best …

Parrot Loosing Feathers, When Should You Worry

A Parrot, birds in general, lose its feathers naturally when molting. This is not a bad thing for your parrot; instead, be happy when your parrot is molting because what will grow are bright new feathers. So when should you worry when you see your parrot loosing feathers? It’s when your parrot refuses to eat or …

Pet Ball Python Care Sheet

For a really ballsy animal lover, a ball python is the perfect pet. Not everyone screams with glee when they see a snake, but at least most people stands in awe when they see a stocky, beautifully colored ball python. Since the exotic pet ball python is most likely not native to where you live, you …

Caring for the World’s Most Expensive Pet Fish

Are you loaded enough to care for the world’s most expensive aquarium fish? Some of these fish species can fetch close to $50,000 when fully grown; pound for pound, they’re really a gold mine in a fish tank. You can buy common pet Arowana species, though, such as the Silver and the Jardini Arowana, for 20 …

Guide to Keeping a Pet Wallaby

One of the most important people to own a pet wallaby was former President Calvin Coolidge, U.S.’s 30th president. Wallabies are native to Australia, but you can own one anywhere in the world as long as you acquire them legally and you have pertinent permits to own them. But because wallabies are exotic pets, they have …