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

Friendly Reptiles: Leopard Gecko

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

Toilet Training

November 10th, 2018
Toilet training your new puppy or kitten is simple if you follow our guidelines below. You should begin teaching them as soon as you bring them home to get them into the routine and avoid too many accidents! To download

Homemade Bird Treats

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

How to Earn your Bunny’s Trust

November 5th, 2018
The first thing most new bunny owners are tempted to do is pick up and cuddle their adorable pet. However, handling a rabbit must be undertaken with great care and caution as rabbits are delicate animals who can become f

5 Ways to Bond with your Bird

November 1st, 2018
The biggest mistake owners can make is leaving their bird in it’s cage. Birds are not meant to be part of the furniture, left to sit in their cage for the rest of their lives. It is important to let your bird out a