Dec
12

Keep your Parrots safe this holiday season

Keep your Parrots safe this holiday season

It's that time of year again and Christmas will be here before you know it. How time flies! Here is your friendly reminder to help keep your parrots safe as we enter another holiday season. Don't forget to share this with your friends! A little planning, some supervision, and a few things to watch out for can go a long way toward both you and your bird having a happy holiday. If I have forgotten anything, please let me know and I will build on this article for next year!

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Dec
02

Choosing an exotic pet

Choosing an exotic pet

There are many things to consider when choosing an animal for a pet. How much will it cost to care for it? How much room do I have to house it? What if it gets sick? These concerns are compounded when selecting an exotic breed to keep as a pet, as exotics have special needs that need to be addressed well before bringing the animal home. In this article I will point out some of the questions you will need to ask, and find the answers to, when thinking about adding an exotic pet to your household.

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Dec
01

Chinchillas as pets - Part 2

Chinchillas as pets - Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we talked about how to choose a pet chinchilla, and how best to house him. In this section, we will discuss the proper ways to make sure your new friend stays healthy. It's up to you, the owner and caretaker, to ensure that your pet is well cared-for. Here, I will give you the information you need to do so.

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Dec
01

Chinchillas as pets - Part 1

Chinchillas as pets - Part 1

Chinchillas are gaining in popularity as pets across the globe, and while most chinchilla owners are responsible and educated about their pets, there are some who are sadly lacking in knowledge about these sweet, wonderful creatures. Ignorance of their special needs can result in the injury or death of the animals. With this two-part article, I hope to keep that from happening to someone's beloved companion. Part One will address the selection of a chinchilla as a pet, and how to prepare his new home; Part Two will cover important feeding and health issues.

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Oct
04

Common diseases of tropical fish and what to do concerning them

Common diseases of tropical fish and what to do concerning them
While tropical fish can be a wonderful hobby that many people take pleasure in, they also can be susceptible to diseases that if not caught early on can lead to early death of the fish and danger of it spreading to other fish in the same environment. Even though there are literally hundreds of diseases that tropical fish can acquire, there is usually only a handful that most owners have to be on the watch for. Let’s look at some of them and help you recognize how to identify them.
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Sep
01

What To Do If The Bird Stays Bristled Up

What To Do If The Bird Stays Bristled Up

Your budgies has been bristled up for several days, shivers, its beaks grows and curves.....  The reason for your budgie's problem is the lack of vitamins and minerals.  As a beginning take it to the vet to cut the growths and to file away the curved beak. Don't try to do this yourself - it should be executed by a specialist.

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