Recent Blog Posts

  • Should My Caged Bird Have a Bath?

    January 15, 2017
    A bird bath is a popular outdoor fixture that wild birds enjoy, but what about your pet cage bird? Should there be a bath available for your bird, or should you take the time to bathe your feathered friend?
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  • How to Switch a Tank From Freshwater to Saltwater

    January 1, 2017
    Keeping fish can be a rewarding hobby, and when many aquarists first get started they often stick solely with freshwater tanks.
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  • How Often Should I Clean My Reptile's Habitat?

    December 15, 2016
    All pets deserve a clean place to live, free of rotting food, feces buildup and dangerous bacteria. At the same time, however, cleaning a cage or tank can be stressful and unnerving for a pet reptile, so it is important to limit cleaning frequency to minimize that stress.
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  • How to Keep my Aquarium Plants From Dying

    December 1, 2016
    Aquarium plants are a great addition to any tank for many reasons. The number one reason is that it provides a healthier environment for the aquariums inhabitants.
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  • The Best Fish Breeds That Will Survive Winter in Outdoor Ponds

    November 15, 2016
    A pond can be a stunning backyard feature, especially with graceful fish gliding through the water, nibbling delicately at plants and even interacting with visitors. If your pond may freeze over in winter, however, which fish breeds can survive that cold snap?
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  • Which is Better for Your Dog: Leash vs. Harness

    November 1, 2016
    I get asked all the time, which is better for dogs: using a leash or using a collar? The simple answer is neither, let your dog run wild and free! All jokes aside the truth is that the right answer is whatever best suits the needs of your pup.
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  • Games to Play With Your Cat

    October 15, 2016
    Cats may seem independent and aloof, but they still need the attention and interaction of play. Fortunately, there are many fun, simple games cat owners can play with their feline friends. Benefits of Playing With Your Cat Playing with a cat is more than just a game.
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  • Fish Breeds That Live Well Together

    October 1, 2016
    An aquarium can be a beautiful addition to your home, especially when it is a thriving, active ecosystem with different varieties of fish swimming peacefully together.
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  • Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

    September 15, 2016
    As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.
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  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    September 1, 2016
    Allergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.
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