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What Do Dogs Dream About?

Have you ever watched your dog while he is sleeping and seen his legs moving as if he was running, or heard him whine and growl? You may assume that your dog is dreaming of chasing rabbits or playing a rousing game of fetch. But, can dogs dream, what do they dream about, and is […]

How Fast Can Snakes Move?

When you think about the fastest animals on Earth you probably think about the cheetah or another land animal with legs, right? Did you ever consider that an animal with zero legs could be so fast? In fact, faster than the blink of the human eye? A recent study done by San Diego State University […]

What to Feed Your Hamster as a Treat

Hamsters are a great low-maintenance pet option which is what makes them appealing to families with children who are trying to learn the responsibility of a pet. Hamsters are also adorable and fun pets and children often want to feed them treats to show their affection. But, it can be confusing trying to figure out […]

Tips to Teach Your Parrot to Talk

One of the main reasons that many people choose to get a parrot is their ability to talk. But, just like a human child, parrots must be taught to talk. This can be a daunting task for new bird owners who do not have experience in animal training. However, speech can be taught fairly easily […]

What Is the Most Common Cat Breed?

When asked, many United States-based cat owners do not know the breed of their cat in the same way that most dog owners do. This is because 95% of the cats in the US are classified as “domestic shorthair” or “domestic longhair”. This is basically a fancy way of saying, “we don’t know this cat’s […]

What Do Geckos Eat?

In the wild, geckos eat crickets, spiders, grasshoppers, and even small rodents at times. They typically hunt at night and use their sticky tongues much like a frog to capture their prey. Geckos are expert camouflage artists and are therefore very good at sneaking up on their food. As with any pet, you’ll want to […]

Gerbils 101

Like hamsters, gerbils have become popular pets to keep as they’re small, inexpensive, and easy to care for. There are still some places in the world where certain gerbil species live in the wild, but most of the world’s gerbil population are captive. The most common species for pet gerbils are Mongolian gerbils. While their […]

Why Do Dogs Spin Around Before They Lay Down?

If you have a dog or spent any time around one, you’ve probably noticed that they like to do a couple of circles before they hunker down for a nap. You may have thought to yourself, where does this strange behavior stem from? It actually dates back to prehistoric times when dogs lived in the […]

What About Wing Clipping?

If you are considering owning a bird or a new bird owner, you may have heard of wing clipping. Wing clipping is a way to prevent your pet bird from gaining significant altitude when using their wings. It still allows for a controlled descent to the floor. Many people compare this procedure to the declawing […]

Are Geckos Good Pets?

Geckos are becoming a popular option for reptile owners since they are small and have a longer lifespan. With over 1,600 species of geckos across the world, there is a wide variety of coloring to choose from as well. However, not all of these species are commonly kept as pets or easy to find in […]