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22 06, 2017

Everyday Care for Chinchillas

By | 2017-06-18T12:47:23+00:00 June 22, 2017|Categories: , , , |Tags: , |0 Comments

Basic pet care is basic life training. Having a pet is like having a baby; it requires planning and anticipation which sets a long term responsibility, an addition to your family, and something that can share a bunch of memories as you go along with life. A pet is a part of something personal that [...]

9 03, 2017

5 unusual pets to keep you quirky and fun.

By | 2017-03-17T18:48:19+00:00 March 9, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

            Fennec Fox. Most foxes do not make good pets, but the Fennec fox is the exception. This desert fox is smaller than a cat, is very smart, and can be taught to use a litter box.  The Fennec fox requires a lot of exercise, is very playful and poses no [...]

23 06, 2016

Animal Cruelty in New York

By | 2016-11-30T00:34:39+00:00 June 23, 2016|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

  BELLMORE, New York- Around 400 animals, mostly turtles and birds, were rescued on Tuesday from a home in Nassau County. This rescue mission is considered the largest animal seizure seen in the county. The animals were removed because of unsanitary conditions. According to ABC 7 NY, the home sounded like a rainforest because of [...]

13 06, 2016

Combat Zika with a Bat House

By | 2016-11-30T02:25:04+00:00 June 13, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |1 Comment

As we've seen already (here), bats are amazing creatures, and many of the 1000 species are facing extinction. Although many people are afraid of bats, another fear is looming at night: mosquitoes and the diseases they carry. With the threat of Zika virus spreading, some people in the southern United States have stepped up to combat [...]

7 06, 2016

Keeping a Pet Pig

By | 2016-06-07T22:44:15+00:00 June 7, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cats and Dogs are so mainstream. Everyone has a cat or a dog or a gold fish. If people are really adventurous, they may have a lizard or a snake. But what if you want something more... something different... something not all your neighbors have... (provided, of course, you don't live on a farm or in [...]

4 06, 2016

Is a Pet Skunk Right for You?

By | 2016-06-04T19:21:28+00:00 June 4, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A dog or a cat... hey, everyone has one of those. Maybe you want to think outside the box a little bit. Exotic pet ownership is on the rise in the United States, and there are a number of different animals that fit the needs and interest of humans. Some animals, like Chimps, are completely [...]

30 05, 2016

Choosing a Pet Pig

By | 2016-05-30T16:57:21+00:00 May 30, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Since pet pigs have become popular over the last decade, celebrities started a trend by choosing them as house pets. With any animal it is important to know about how to take care of them and their temperament before becoming an owner. With pigs being unusual pets there is not always much information available. Keeping [...]

26 05, 2016

Bugs and Such… Choosing an Unusual Pet

By | 2016-05-26T23:10:34+00:00 May 26, 2016|Categories: , , |0 Comments

Why should you keep insects, bugs, and other invertebrates as pets? The answer to this question is very simple. Many people love strange shaped beautiful insects, their diversity, color, interesting life cycle, and unusual behavior. Lots of people around the world discover the fun in keeping insects as pets. Many people in Japan, the United [...]

26 05, 2016

A Clutch of Feathery Friendship

By | 2016-05-26T08:00:35+00:00 May 26, 2016|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

This week's exotic pet of the week comes to us from Liz in Texas, who has shared several pictures of just some of her backyard chickens. Chickens aren't exactly exotic pets, but for most, they are more unusual than dogs and cats. Liz has several back yard chickens at her Texas residence, in [...]