Archive for the ‘Exotics’ Category

 

Shell Problems

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
All terrapins, turtles and tortoises have shells that vary hugely in terms of shapes, sizes and colours, that’s what makes them so individual and interesting. We will outline the main problems that can occur in hard s

Flystrike in Rabbits

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
Flystrike is a condition caused by flies laying eggs on the rabbit, which then hatch into maggots and eat the rabbit’s flesh. This is very painful for the rabbit and be fatal if not caught and treated early. Any rabbit

Popular Bird Names

Thursday, November 28th, 2019
Choosing a name for a pet can be a difficult task. One way of deciding what to name your pet could be looking at your pet’s behaviour, appearance or personality for inspiration.  Birds have become such popular pets an

5 Common Viruses That Reptiles Can Get

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
It’s important to note that although you can’t directly prevent viruses from being picked up and developing in your reptile to the best of your ability you can provide a stable environment that diminishes the possibi

Popular Guinea Pig Names

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Choosing a name for a pet can be a difficult task. One way of deciding what to name your pet could be looking at your pet’s behaviour, appearance or personality for inspiration.  Guinea Pigs have become such popular p

8 Lovebird Facts

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
Smart, beautiful and charming birds it is no surprise to see why lovebirds are such a poplar pet.  We take a look at 8 interesting lovebird facts. Lovebirds originated from Africa, specifically the forests of Sub-Sahara

4 Oldest Tortoises

Thursday, October 31st, 2019
Tortoises are known to have one of the longest lifespans in the animal kingdom averaging from 50 to 100 years. Although scientists cannot actually confirm how old a tortoise can get there have been some tortoises that ha

DIY Ferret Toys

Thursday, October 24th, 2019
Ferrets are such entertaining creatures that love to play and need toys to stimulate their natural instincts. Ferrets will play with many different things however it is important to choose toys that are durable and will

3 Ways to Keep Your Bird Happy

Thursday, October 17th, 2019
Birds are such intelligent animals and keeping them happy and content could mean that your bird is less likely to deal with boredom or becoming depressed, which is not ideal. Here are three ways to keep your bird happy a

Reptile Profile: Leopard Tortoise

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Retaining their name from the beautiful marking on their shells, Leopard Tortoises are amazing creatures. We take a closer look at what makes a Leopard Tortoise so unique. They are native to central and southern Africa a