Category: Pet Tech

Pet Grant’s Rhinoceros Beetle

Belonging to the scarab beetle family minus the penchant to devour human flesh like Brendan Fraser’s enemy beetles, the grant’s rhinoceros beetles are among the favorite pet insect in America. Grant’s rhinoceros beetles (Dynastes granti) have horn resembling that of rhinoceros, hence the name grant’s rhinoceros beetle. They’re the largest and the most beautiful beetles found …

Do You Want a Pet Gerbil

Gerbils are furry, adorable little rodents that children are always clamoring for as a pet. They are one of the safest and less demanding pet that you could give to your children to play with and to teach them responsibility. Before you surprise your children with a new furry pet though, know how to care for …

What’s Cute about Pet Snakes

Snakes make good pets according to some… do you agree? The truth is not all people appreciate snakes as pets. After all, some snake species can kill people within few minutes, and the way they slither and flick their tongue in and out does look frightening if not devilish. However, if you’re a daring reptile enthusiast, …

Tortoise and Turtle Pet Supplies

Do you want to have a stark contrast into your busy life… have a tortoise or a turtle in your house. You can’t rush things with these little guys. So they’re a great pet to have if you want to slow your pace down after hectic hours at work, or simply if you love pet reptiles. …

Leopard Tortoise 101

Leopard tortoise (Geochelone pardalis) is a one-of-kind pet to own but pretty challenging to maintain. Aside from a wide backyard, you must be pretty skilled and loaded in the pocket to have a leopard tortoise as a pet. So before getting one from an exotic pet shop, make sure you know what you’re bargaining for – get …

Raising Turkey Chicks

It’s not bad to get a couple of fully grown turkeys to raise as pets, but there are advantages in raising your pet turkeys from chicks. For instance, taking care of turkey chicks ensures that they’ll grow tamed and used to humans. Buying pet turkeys as chicks is a lot cheaper than buying them as adults, …

Raising Pygmy Goats as Pets

If you have the backyard, money, and time to raise pygmy goats, then the farm animal should be a good pet for you. Pygmy goats are fun and safe for kids to play with – there are fun activities you can do with pygmy goats that you can’t do with a dog for example. So if …

Popular Farm Animals as Pets

Although you can’t bring home a cow as pet, there other farm animals that make very good pets. Some farm animals are even smarter and playful than regular pets, so they can be adorable to have around the house or the backyard. However, because they are well-adopted to farm life and they tend to be larger …

Hibernating Pet Frog

Part of the fun and the challenge of having a pet frog is when they need to hibernate. Unlike other pet animals, your pet frog depends on its surroundings to regulate its tiny body’s temperature. So when the temperature gets cold during winter, some pet frog species slows down and some will completely halt and hibernate. …

Pet Axolotl: Strange, Cute, and Endangered

Looking like fish or an alien experiment gone wrong, the axolotl is one of the strangest pet you can ever own. Although it looks more like a fish with its fish tail and cat-fish-like face, it’s actually a salamander, thus an amphibian. An axolotl gets its appearance from an incomplete metamorphosis from its larval stage; it …

Wild Bird Seeds to Attract Birds in Your Yard

Do you want your yard to come alive with various bird species all year round? Although birds are more active during spring and summer, you can attract birds throughout the year using some popular, affordable wild bird seeds. In fact, the best time of year to give wild bird seed is during winter. Why? Because wild …

Pet Anteater: Stunning or Strange

For most of you, the closest you can get to an anteater is when National Geographic shows it bulldozing an ant mound. But for Angela Goodwin in Oregon, only an anteater could pass as a furry, four-legged best friend. Angela has two pet anteaters: Pua and Stewie. According to her, anteaters are adorable, intelligent creatures that …

Hedgehog, The Spiky Mammal Urchin

If soft fur or colorful feathers are too ordinary for you, get a cute, spiky hedgehog instead. Unlike a cat or a canary, a hedgehog is unique from the way it looks to the way it challenges you when it gets cranky. But like any other strange pet, learn everything you can about hedgehogs before giving …

Exotic Pet Centipede

Certainly centipedes are not cute; nonetheless, there are people who want them as pets, so exotic pet centipedes still deserve the mention. If you’re new to caring for exotic pets, however, it’s best to be cautious about having an exotic pet centipede; the animal can inflict a nasty, painful (some deadly) bite! Here’s what you need …

The Hairless Guinea Pig

There are two types of hairless guinea pigs: the skinny and the Baldwin. Though both types look wacky without their hairs on, they’re very popular among cavy lovers. They’re even surpassing their haired cousins’ popularity meter fast. And contrary to some belief, caring for a hairless guinea pig is easy. You don’t have to break your …