Pets

Pedro arrived one day near the 'soon to adopt him' family's house. The family didn't take long to realize that their new turtle, whom they named Pedro, was missing a back leg. Even so, it didn't seem to slow...
Selecting any pet should be done with care and consideration for the life of the animal and the family, and rabbits are a good choice for those who want a pet that will have a long life. While they...
Although it might seem easy to keep your pet at a healthy weight, the room for error is so much smaller for a pet than it is for a human. Consequently, just a few more bites of high-calorie treats...
For many of us, our pets are family members, and we would do anything to keep them healthy and happy. Food, toys, and grooming are a must, but we can’t forget about medical care. Visits to the veterinarian can...
While plenty of people think of chickens as animals they can eat, not everyone understands that they can be raised as pets. But just as with any animal, how you raise your chicken will help determine how friendly it...
Most pet owners tell of the personal joy, satisfaction and amusement they get from a dog, cat or other critter that lives in the house. Whether showing affection, performing wacky antics or simply providing companionship, an animal is both...
Full disclosure: I allow both of my dogs to sleep with me every night. One is a 107-pound Black Lab/German Shepherd named Gus, and the other is a 65-pound Cattle Dog/Pit bull named Ginger. They are eight and ten...
Most people understand they will have to deal with a few behavior problems while raising a puppy. However, not as many people realize that senior-aged dogs can present similar challenges. The difference is puppies may not understand rules and...
Turtles are great pets because they can be enjoyed easily indoors, and they do not make a lot of mess and noise around the house. The never chew on the furniture, there are no recorded incidents of them clawing...