Fighting Pet Obesity

December 10th, 2018
Whether it’s lack of exercise or overfeeding, sometimes our pets seem to add a few extra kilos on around the stomach. Although a little bit of weight gain isn’t a huge problem, it can lead to pet obesity which itself

You can’t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

December 10th, 2018
No matter the age of your dog, it is never too late to teach them new tricks. Contrary to popular belief, older dogs generally have an amazing ability to concentrate and learn new things, which makes the whole process so

5 Feathery Facts about Macaws

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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