Blue, grey and black birds on a perch

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…
Leopard gecko

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…
Brown, white and black dog with a newborn baby

How to Introduce Your Dog to Your Newborn

So you’re graduating from a fur parent to a full-blown human parent! Expanding your family is very exciting for everyone but, keep in mind that your pup will need some prep time. Babies can be intimidating and just brand new for dogs. There…
Black and white kitten pawing at a flower

The Most Popular Cat Names of 2020

2020 was a strange year. Many people adopted animals to fill the void of loneliness that isolation in quarantine had created. “Absolutely-not cat people” were suddenly posting photos of fluffy kittens in their homes and crazy cat ladies…
dark and light blue parrotlet sitting on a rock

How to House Different Birds Together

If you already own a bird, or you dream of owning birds, you probably have fantasized about a large aviary with lots of different bird species intermingling and cohabitating. This idea, while serene, is not always realistic. Mixing different…
Orange and white fish

Fish Tanks 101

Fish are popular pets for both their beauty and their stress-relieving properties. There’s also a wide variety of fish and tank styles to choose from so there is an option for any home and style. This blog will go over the basics of how to…
Ferret

What Should Be in Your Ferrets Food?

If you’re considering adopting a ferret you may be wondering, “What should I be feeding my ferret?” Doing a bit of research before you go to the pet store is always a good idea. Many pet food brands will use sneaky tactics to make their…
German Shephard Police dog with muzzle on

How Do Police Dogs Track Scents?

Police or scent tracking dogs are an essential part of a police unit. Police dogs are trained to assist their human colleagues in searching for people and suspect odors, drugs and illicit substances, bombs, missing people, and even corpses. All…
Green, blue and red parakeet on a branch

Why You Should Remove Mirrors From Your Bird Cage

Owners are often concerned that their birds are lonely and opt to get a mirror instead of a second bird. While their intentions are good, mirrors are not always a very healthy option for your pet bird. Mirrors can actually be psychologically…
Gila monster

Are Gila Monsters a Good Pet?

Gila Monsters are beautiful animals with black bodies with pink, yellow, and orange patterns adorned across them. Their bodies are similar to iguanas, with short legs, wide and long bodies, and forked tongues. They only eat a few times per year…