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You can now buy a barkuterie board loaded wi

    (Image credit: ULTRA)You may have spotted the barkuterie board trend on TikTok over the last few months - and you might have even given it a…

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New study confirms cuddling a dog is good fo

    (Image credit: Getty Images)The news that cuddling a dog is good for your health is bound to put smiles on the dials of pet parents around t…

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Best cat brushes: Ensure your cat's coa

    (Image credit: Getty Images)Choosing the best cat brushes is no easy task given the sheer number that are vying for your attention. But sinc…

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Chicken?

    Raw chicken carries health risks.Getty Images/ZonticaFeeding your dog raw food is a trend for a reason; many owners strive to give their dog…

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Why Is My Dog Constantly Biting and Scratchi

    Adrienne is a certified dog trainer and former veterinarian assistant who partners with some of the best veterinarians worldwide.If your dog…

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How to Treat Sepsis in Dogs

    Any breed of dog can develop sepsis.Getty Images/Sebastian CondreaSepsis can affect any dog. It's is a result of an infection that ente…

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You can now buy a barkuterie board loaded wi

    (Image credit: ULTRA)You may have spotted the barkuterie board trend on TikTok over the last few months - and you might have even given it a…

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Are dog treats healthy? How much is too much

    (Image credit: Getty)As a veterinarian, I often have clients ask me, “Are dog treats healthy?” While I would love to be able to direct the…

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Best puppy food: Ensure your new dog grows u

    (Image credit: Getty Images)Welcoming a new pup into the home is an exciting time, and all owners want to provide the best care possible. Th…

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Best kitten food: Prepare your kitty for a l

    (Image credit: Getty)The best kitten food is one of the first things you're likely to want to buy if you've just welcomed a new bu…

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Are dog treats healthy? How much is too much

    (Image credit: Getty)As a veterinarian, I often have clients ask me, “Are dog treats healthy?” While I would love to be able to direct the…

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Best cat litter: Dust-free, flushable and od

    (Image credit: Getty Images)While shopping for cat litter probably isn't on your list of the most exciting ways to spend your free time…

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Lice in Freshwater Fish

    Henrik_L / Getty ImagesFreshwater fish lice are members of the Argulus genus. These macroscopic parasites are visible to the naked eye and l…

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Saltwater Aquarium Fish Diseases

    Jessie SandersThere are a wide variety of diseases saltwater fish are susceptible to. Since fish essentially live in a toilet and are consta…

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How to Treat Ich (Ichthyophthirius Multifili

    James PickettThe name Ichthyophthirius multifilis translates to "fish louse with many children," a title that fits well, as each parasite ma…

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Choosing a Healthy Red Eared Slider

    Getty Images/Stacey Udstuen/EyeEmReptiles in the pet trade are prone to being very stressed and sometimes ill. There are some specific thing…

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Common Health Problems With Red-Footed Torto

    Red-footed tortoises tend to be healthy, but there are some potential injuries and ailments to watch out for.Daytona Breeders Show via Wikip…

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Common Health Problems for Pet Snakes

    Mouth abscessWhitney has raised and bred different species of geckos, snakes, lizards, tortoises, and other exotics since 2003.Signs of a He…

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Common Hairless Rat Health Problems

    Health Problems in Furless RatsCanvaTheophanes is a New-England-based blogger and experienced caretaker and breeder of hairless rats.Health …

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How to Breed Healthy Hairless Rats (Sphynx R

    Sphynx rats are difficult to breed, so theyre recommended for experienced breeders only.Image by Misja Климо&#…

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How to Prepare a Healthy Homemade Diet for Y

    Homemade rat food can be a delicious and healthy supplement to your rats diet.Whitney has extensive domestic animal husbandry experience and…

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Five Common Rabbit Illnesses

    Keep Your Bunny in Tip-Top ShapeRabbits are unarguably one of the cutest animals you can have as pets. However, they are not so cute when th…

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Recognizing a Long-Haired Bunny Moult

    Bunniez is a rabbit lover and has expertise in husbandry and grooming techniques for long-haired lagomorphs.1 / 3The Moulting PhenomenonA re…

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Is My Bunny Sick? 5 Signs It's Time to

    Is your bunny sick? Here are the top five warning signs to look for.Seekhim1 from Pixabay via Canva.comI have kept a variety of pet rabbits …

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5 Signs Mean Your Bird May Be Sick or in Pai

    DjelicS / Getty ImagesWhile it's true that some birds are able to "talk," they aren't able to tell their owners if they are sick o…

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How to Clip Your Bird's Wings

    Paul Bricknell / Getty ImagesClipping your bird's wings can seem like a daunting task, and indeed it takes patience and practice to mas…

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Common Pigeon Diseases

    Getty Images/Mieke DallePigeons are surprisingly popular pets. They, along with doves, are short-legged, stout-bodied birds that are found a…

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Picking out a Healthy Guinea Pig to Be Your

    Sally Terrett / Getty ImagesGuinea pigs make great pets. They're cute balls of fluffy fur that are amusing to watch and fun to play wit…

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How To Choose a Healthy Hamster

    Carlina Teteris/Moment/Getty ImagesA hamster might be a small animal, but choosing a healthy pet is important, no matter what the size. Befo…

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Hamster Health and Diseases

    Andrew Bret Walllis / Getty ImagesHamsters are fairly hardy pets, but they are so small that when injuries and illnesses occur things can be…

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Traffic noise can distract female frogs, lea

    Female frogs can become distracted from noise generated by vehicles and end up selecting the wrong males. This, in turn, can have serious re…

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Chimpanzees’ working memory is remarkably s

    Working memory is central to our mental lives. It allows us to keep track of a series of previous events or actions. For instance, we use it…

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Understanding zoonotic diseases: ‘Enthusias

    Ever since its discovery in China in December 2019, the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has befuddled many scientists with its ferocity and d…

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3 Simple Ways to Stay Tick-Free This Summer

    Watch out for black-legged ticks, which can spread the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.James Gathany, CDC // Public DomainAs the weather g…

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Is a Dog's Mouth Really Cleaner Than a

    iStock / Twinkle StudioComparing a dog's mouth with a human's mouth is sort of like comparing apples and oranges—really filthy ap…

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Space Travel Causes Liver Damage in Mice

    iStockDon’t book that trip to Mars just yet: According to a study recently published in the journal PLOS ONE, a quick trip aboard the space…

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An Expert's Guide to Raising Healthy Ch

    © L. Holloway 2015-2019L. Holloway is an experienced keeper of chickens and other fowl who has spent nearly a decade educating others o…

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