Cats and dogs are amazing pets to have, but you may be considering something a little more...exotic. Exotic pets may not be as popular as other animals that you are used to seeing as part of a family’s household, but they can be just as fun, rewarding, and easy to form bonds with!
Birds, for example, are highly intelligent animals that can be taught to or vocalize. Turtles, if provided the proper habitat and dietary requirements, can be another great addition to your home with their unique personalities. Reptiles are quiet, low-maintenance, scaly friends that can also offer you companionship without all the hassle. Read more below to discover what type of care each of these animals needs and if they’re right for you.
Signs That Your Cat is Experiencing Pain
Do you know when your cat is in pain?Read more
Holiday Pet Safety Tips
Do you know how to prevent pet holiday mishaps?Read more
Does Your Dog Have a Sleep Disorder?
Wondering why your dog seems tired during the day? A sleep disorder could be to blame.Read more
Can Pets Get Food Poisoning?
Food poisoning could be the reason for your pet's sudden illness.Read more
Could Your Cat Have a Neurological Disorder?
One of these neurological disorders could be to blame for your cat's unusual behavior.Read more
How to Make Your Rescue Pet Feel Comfortable in Your Home
Planning to welcome a new dog? These suggestions will help your rescue pet adjust to a new home.Read more
Health Problems Common in Large Dogs
Do you know what health problems your large dog could develop?Read more
Does Your Pet Have an Abscess?
Could that lump on your pet's body be caused by an abscess?Read more
The Do’s and Don'ts of Pet Summer Safety
Do you know how to keep your pet safe this summer?Read more
The Most Common Vaccinations for Your Cat and Dog
Do you know what vaccines your cat or dog needs?Read more
Preparing for Your Kitten’s Developmental Milestones
Need to hone in on your kitten knowledge? Check out the milestones your new pet will reach during its first year.Read more
What Is Ataxia in Dogs?
Could balance or gait issues mean your dog has ataxia?Read more
If you’re thinking of getting a pet fish, you should know that your veterinarian has a lot of good advice about pet ownership. Fish can be very rewarding as pets, and you just may be surprised about how much fish actually interact with their owners. Here’s more valuable information about choosingRead more
Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family,Read more
The scientific name for leopard gekos is Eublepharis Macularius. They may live 20 or more years and grow to be approximately 8-10 inches long. Their common coloring is yellow and white with black spots (hatchlings start out striped, and gradually change to the spotted appearance). There are several colorRead more
Species: Anolis carolinensis. Sometimes also called American chameleons, although they are not true chameleons. They can do a color change from green to brown, especially when stressed. Quite readily available in the pet trade. Life span averages around 4 years, although they can live longerRead more