Learning About Rodent Pets

  • Factors That Affect Which Light Your Terrarium Will Need

    26 April 2021

    Some requirements for reptile lighting are fairly universal. For instance, reptiles generally need UVA light to see by and UVB light to help them produce vitamin D3. But some need more UVB than others, and some may require higher temperatures than others as well. Here are a few factors that can affect the reptile lighting you'll need in your terrarium.  1. How many reptiles you have Keeping multiple reptiles of different species in one habitat may not be the norm, but some people do it (although it's not recommended for beginners).

  • What You Should Know About Veterinary Internships

    30 December 2020

    If you are currently studying to become a veterinarian or you are just considering applying to a program, one of the aspects of the learning process you may be wondering about is veterinary internships. Most veterinary educational programs require internships as a part of the process. So, what does this mean for you? What can you expect from being a veterinary intern? Get to know some of the main facts about veterinary internships.

  • Want A Pet Turtle? Look For These Species

    28 July 2020

    Turtles are truly unique creatures, and they actually make great pets. However, there are many different kinds of turtles to be seen in pet shops and through private sellers. If you are looking for a turtle, here are a couple of top species to consider. Red-Eared Sliders These turtles are, not surprisingly, named for their appearance. They have red ears, and they are shaped like hockey pucks. What makes them good pets, however, is their personalities.

  • Is It The Right Time For A Puppy?

    11 March 2019

    If you like the idea of bringing home a puppy, you want to make sure now is a good time for you to do so and that you and your family are prepared. If you aren't ready for everything that a puppy involves, then you will either end up with a dog that disrupts your life, or you will end up needing to find it a home. This is one of the reasons so many dogs end up in shelters — because people don't ask themselves the right questions before getting a dog.

  • 3 Reasons To Avoid Giving Your Dog Raw Foods

    12 October 2018

    Many pet owners believe that their dog will thrive on a raw diet. While varying opinions exist on whether or not a raw diet is adequate, the research shows that raw foods and your canine companion shouldn't mix. Giving your dog raw foods could be setting him or her up for serious illness. When you understand the risks associated with feeding your dog raw foods, you will be more inclined to keep your pet on a strict diet of vet-approved foods instead.

  • Benefits Of Spaying Your Dog

    8 June 2018

    If you have a female dog that isn't spayed then you have probably been having people tell you how important it is for you to have her spayed. If you haven't gone through this before, then it may not be something you have given much thought to in the past and you may not even really know much about it. If this is the case, then you should read this article which will give you a lot of information on the benefits of spaying your dog.

  • Keys To Bringing Home A Poodle Puppy

    6 March 2018

    To make sure that you are looking to become a dog owner, it's important that you figure out how you can buy puppies and take them in on your own terms. When you become a dog owner, look into poodles as an option. You can buy poodle puppies for sale when you take advantage of the tips in this article so that you are able to make your home a welcoming haven for a new dog.

  • Getting Your Dog Necessary Help After It Eats Something Poisonous

    23 February 2017

    If you discovered your dog has eaten a poisonous substance, you are undoubtedly concerned about their medical condition and will want to get them assistance promptly. It is important to have an emergency veterinarian check out your dog to ensure they are not at risk of health problems. Here are some steps you can take before and during your trip to a veterinarian with your dog. Call a Vet to Get Necessary Instructions

  • Preventing Dental Disease In Your Cat

    17 June 2016

    Your cat will put up with a variety of health problems without a complaint. That includes anything wrong with their teeth. Like their human owners, cats can develop tooth and gum disease. If not addressed, the dental issues can become so severe that the only treatment is to pull all of your cat's teeth. You can keep your cat from going through this painful process by watching out for the following signs and getting your cat to the animal hospital should you spot one of these dental issues.

  • New Parrot Owners: Protect Your Feathered Friend From These Three Hidden Dangers In Your Home

    13 June 2016

    If you've never owned a pet parrot before, you may be surprised to learn of a few potential threats that could harm your new pet. Unlike other pets such as dogs and cats, birds are susceptible due to their delicate respiratory systems. The following is a list of three potential threats that could land your feathered friend in the animal hospital: 1. Overheated Nonstick Products This is a potential danger that may surprise some new parrot owners.