Archive for the ‘Exotics’ Category


5 Feathery Facts about Macaws

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Macaws are a popular choice in pets from the Parrot Family. They’re sociable personalities make for a colourful companion to keep you entertained. Their loyal nature makes them a great bird to grow old with. But how ol

Rabbit Sounds

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Rabbits may not be as loud and chatty as pet cats and dogs can be. But that doesn’t mean to say they don’t get pretty vocal when they want to. Rabbits vocalise often to express their emotions. Each noise has a comple

Tips for Preventing Obesity in Guinea Pigs

Monday, December 10th, 2018
A bit of chub on your beloved guinea pig can be endearing but as a responsible pet owner you also need to watch out for signs of obesity- a common health concern among many domesticated pets. Just like humans, obesity in

Shedding in Snakes: Dos and Don’ts

Monday, December 10th, 2018
One of the most important basics of snake husbandry is to know how to handle problematic sheds. For those new to reptile care, the first thing to mention is that regular shedding of a snake’s skin is a completely norma

Dispelling Myths about Rats

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Rats are not a popular choice for a pet and many squirm at the very thought of keeping a rodent in their household. However the bad rap that rats have been given is largely undeserved and due to a number of misconception

Beak Care

Monday, November 26th, 2018
The condition of your bird’s beak is a good indicator of their overall health. Learning to look out for abnormalities in the size, texture and colour of your bird’s beak will help you identify and resolve common heal

Caring for your Cockatoos Emotional Needs

Monday, November 19th, 2018
Cockatoos are known for their entertaining quirks and vibrant personalities. Keeping a cockatoo as a pet can be a truly rewarding experience as they often form strong bonds with their owner.  However with an affectionat

Bunny Proof Your Home

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Rabbits are a joy to have in the home. But they love to chew, dig, and get into tiny dark spaces. It is still possible to let your bunny roam around freely and be a part of the family. You just need to do some prep work

Friendly Reptiles: Leopard Gecko

Monday, November 12th, 2018
Another friendly reptile that features in Petcover’s list is the Leopard Gecko and there are many compelling reasons to welcome this cute little lizard into your household. Compact, tame, low maintenance and with a rel

Homemade Bird Treats

Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Just like us humans, birds need a balanced diet to keep them happy and healthy. But everyone deserves a treat some times. Treats are a great way of enticing your bird to learn new tricks or rewarding them for good behavi