Animal Care Guides
Being able to digest this information and translate it into action is paramount however. If for any reason you can not provide the right home for an animal, you should not keep it. Just like a child in the family, a household pet is dependent on you for almost everything. It’s very easy to fall in love with your pets and consider them a part of the family but it is no excuse to maintain ownership if you can not properly house, sufficiently feed or provide routine health checkups for them.
Not to worry though, a good majority of people that do decide to take on animal ownership have the ability to fulfill their animal’s needs. And since you landed on this page, it is apparent you obviously care enough to know what your pets must have to be happy. Follow the information in these guides and ask questions when you have them and you will do just fine.
Being prepared before taking home a puppy is the ideal way to make getting a new companion easy….
The iconic image of the bubble shaped goldfish bowl has led to many of new pet goldfish to live very short lives…
Since if you get chickens as chicks from mail order or farm supply outlets you may end up with male chickens, adoption is better…..
Syrian hamsters shouldn’t be housed together as they are territorial creatures, but. it’s okay to keep dwarf breeds in the same cage…
Personality matters with hedgehogs. Keep this in mind when you purchase one, as they maybe a bit prickly at first when adapting to a new environment…
Getting a duck or duckling as a pet should only be considered as an option if the proper environment can be provided to ensure a happy duck…
When you are purchasing fish you have to make sure they are all the same type or close to it. There are non-aggressive, semi-aggressive, and aggressive freshwater fish….
Make the kitten feel more comfortable by not making many changes in its environment…..
For a single rabbit, even a small dwarf breed, its cage or hutch needs to be a minimum of 4’L x 2’W x 18″H (61cm x 122cm x 46cm)…
There’s a variety of pet turtle species available and each have unique needs. Some are vegetarians while other are carnivores…
When selecting your new pet frog, consider the amount of care it will require and its unique habitat it needs to thrive….
The cages that are usually sold in pet shops as ‘chinchilla cages’ are often too small for a grown chinchilla to move….
Be sure to buy a snake that has been bred in captivity and is free from diseases and other problems that snakes raised in the wild might have….
There are some lizards that are better for beginners than others and lizards that are for the more experienced. They include….