Brown, grey and orange finch on a tree branch

Finches 101

“Finch” is actually just a broad term for small passerine birds or songbirds. The most common denominations of the breed to be kept as pets are the Estrildidae family of finches. This family includes the owl finch, society finch, canaries,…
Ferret in Grass

All About Ferret Toys

Ferrets are always very entertained by toys and games. They should be distracted with any toys and games you can provide since they get bored easily and boredom causes naughtiness. Make sure you’re providing the right toys to keep them safe…
Black and white kitten meowing

What Do Cat Meows Mean?

If you own a cat or have spent any time around cats, you know that they make many different sounds. The different types of meows can depend on your cat’s breed, size, and age. But there are some cardinal meows that are universal to all cats. Make…
Brown and blonde dog in a grey dog bed

Should I Get My Dog a Bed?

After a long day at work where’s the first place you want to go? Your bed! Well, your dog probably feels the same way. After a long walk or trip to the dog park, Fido probably want to slump down onto a nice cozy dog bed. Even if your dog sleeps…
Python hanging from a tree

What is the Friendliest Snake Breed?

Many families are hesitant to get a snake as a pet in a household with children due to their reputation for being escape artists and difficult to care for. However, there are many breeds that are beginner-friendly and will make great pets for…
Grey chinchilla eating a nut in a basket

Are Chinchillas a Good Pet for Kids?

Chinchillas are gaining popularity among pet owners in the US, and for a good reason. They are cute, full of personality, and small enough to be ideal for most living situations. However, many parents are asking the question, “would this be…

Why You Shouldn’t Declaw Your Cat

There are many reasons why cat owners may consider declawing their sweet little kitty. Maybe fluffy has a bad habit of scratching up the carpet or furniture. Or maybe your kitten has gotten a little testy and has started using his claws to let…
Two Green Birds on Hand

How Expensive Is It to Own a Bird?

Birds are a popular choice for many prospective pet owner’s across the US due to the conception that they are cheaper and easier to maintain than a cat or dog. This can be true, depending on what breed of bird you intend on owning. However,…
Orange and white fish

How to Care for Tropical Fish

Tropical fish are becoming a more popular pet for many American households. Around 13.1 million American families include tropical fish, making them the third most popular type of pet. This is no surprise since these majestic creatures are beautiful,…
Brown white and grey hamster with a cracker

Hamster Ownership 101

Hamsters are adorable pets and they make a great first pet for kids since they are small and easily contained. However, they are not as easy to take care of as you may remember from when you were a kid. Hamsters are great for teaching an elementary…