Bearded Dragons are generally low maintenance, and omnivores. After getting to know them it can become clear they do indeed have different characters. Some can be feisty, others mellow, reclusive, cunning…the list goes on. There are some basic things to remember when adopting, or purchasing bearded dragons.
1) Heat and UV Light are important. The temperatures in their environment should be hot during the day 80+ degrees and warm at night 65+ degrees; and light should be constant during the daylight hours. Specialized UV lights and direct summer sun are both considered necessary. If a bearded dragon opens its mouth for a long period of time it is actually hot! it does this to cool off. You may want to …Continue reading
The idea that rats are dirty and mean is a common misconception. This may be true about sewer rats or swamp rats who live in filthy places but it is false when referring to pet rats. Domesticated rats are intelligent, curious, friendly and entertaining. Rats found in pet shops are descended from the Norwegian or brown rat. They are small and have been bred over the years to be suitable pets. Their color ranges from white to black with many shades in between. Pet rats are actually one of the cleanest rodents you will find in a pet shop.
When planning to have a rat as a pet it is important to be careful to pick one that is healthy. …Continue reading
When you leave your ferrets in the care of a pet sitter, it can be unnerving. With a bit of preparation you can make your time away smooth and comfortable for everyone. Responsible pet care includes a clear and precise ferret sitter reference guide so you, the pet sitter and the ferrets are at ease.
Write down the specific days and times you are traveling. Include flight numbers if applicable.
Give your pet sitter the security code to your home, so she can enter and exit without stirring up trouble.
Have these telephone numbers legibly printed on a single piece of paper: Continue reading
-Your contact number
-A contact number for 2 locals (friends or relatives) to call in …
Depending on the type of pet you own there are various online resources that can help you take good care of them and make sure they are healthy. Out of the thousands of sites that may offer tips the following resources are some of the best around. This article of resources is designed to help you better care for your pet so they can be healthy and happy in your keeping.
Online Resources: Cats
Your furry little feline companion, so loving, so full of personality and yes even a little bit of an attitude every once in a while. Cats are a common household pet because of their ability to show love and kindness toward their owner… they are cute …Continue reading
Having a horse can be a great responsibility. It will require great dedication and in most cases some money. They are naturally very good companions and are genetically inclined to graze in open areas with their herd. Caring and feeding your quarter horse is pretty much the same as caring and feeding any horse.
While your quarter horse learns to adapt to life in the stable it is important to exercise your quarter horse to meet their physical needs. Horses often become bored and restless when they lack companions, whether human or other horses. When allowing your horse to graze, it is vital to check for hazards in the grazing area. Be on the look for holes in the fences, …Continue reading