Rats and mice have become common pets in recent times. Apparently, they may look like the same, but there are a lot of differences among them. In this article, we will cover all the major and minor differences between a rat and a mouse. This article will enable you to select a rat or a […]
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Are you thinking about adding a pet to your family? It is a great idea to have a pet. A pet not only makes you happier, but it also becomes friends with children in your home. Pets are known to provide unconditional love and also help in reducing stress levels. There are different pets that […]
During the winter it is important to take steps to ensure that your small pets are warm and comfortable. Temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit (or 10 degrees Celsius) can pose hazards to the well being of your small pet. Very young or elderly small pets are at higher risk to viral or bacterial infections when […]
There are a variety of situations where a small animal owner will determine that they can no longer keep their small pet. It could be caused by health or financial problems, a changing life situation, or the discovery that a particular pet or species isn’t suited to the household they are currently in. There are […]
Unfortunately, there comes a time when we need to decide if our pets are suffering and should be let down quietly. This can be due to an injury, and illness, or old age. If your pet isn’t eating, is exhibiting signs of pain, is lethargic, and generally seems unhappy and distressed it can be time […]
There are three primary types of breeders: Responsible Breeders, Casual/Hobbyist Breeders, and Profit Breeders. Before deciding to breed your pets, you should determine what category you will fall into. Responsible Breeders Responsible Breeders are careful to obtain their breeding animals from good sources (such as other establish breeding lines). They will carefully monitor the bloodlines […]