Community Blogs

Community Submitted Entries & Posts

Spider Identification

With air travel and growth of tourism, we often come into close contact with creatures we are not familiar with in our native land. Both Australia and South Africa are popular tourist destinations and home to a large population of spiders, many of them venomous.

  • 23 Jun 2017

Choosing A Pet Bird That's Right For You

Modern homes often don't have space for traditional pets, such as dogs or cats. For many, a pet bird offers companionship and beauty, requiring minimum space.

Before rushing off to buy a bird, consider how you intend to interact with it.

  • 23 Jun 2017
Popular Blogs
9 Jun 2017
Posted By Anita B.

Why Buy a Heated Dog Bed

Most dogs will benefit greatly from having a heated dog bed. This type of bed is especially beneficial to dogs who sleep outside or in places that have cold floors. Heated beds for dogs can actually prevent a dog from suffering muscle injury, as the heat keeps the muscles warm and supple. Constantly sleeping in places that are prone to temperature drops can increase a dog's chances of getting canine arthritis.
Comments (1)
1 Jun 2017
Posted By Faye A.

Different Styles Of Car Seats For Pets And The Best Way To Use Them

Car seats for pets are becoming more popular as pet owners want to ensure that they are safe and secure whilst being transported. Pets love to travel with their owners, and enjoy spending time on the road. However, they can be rather restless and become dangerous if they jump around in excitement. Using a pet seat is the easiest way to ensure that the pet is secure and will not injure themselves, or the driver.
Comments (2)
22 Jun 2017
Posted By Eric G.

Dog Clicker Training Reinforces Positive Behavior

Training dogs has many methods and one of these methods is called Dog Clicker Training. It is used to train dogs, but was first introduced to train dolphins. It allowed the use of a clicker or a clicking sound to communicate to the dolphins as they swam under the water. The clicker method was found to be useful for other animals as well, including puppies, fish, elephants and other animals.A clicker is a simple metal gadget that creates a click sound that does not waver in volume or pitch.
Blogs Trending
24 Jun 2017
Posted By Jess J.

Proper Parrot Care for First Time Parrot Owners

Parrots make entertaining and lovable pets. Because of their high intelligence levels, their ability to mimic, and their sensitivity to the world around them, proper parrot care is essential in providing a happy and healthy home for a parrot companion. Regardless of what parrot species you choose, cage care, a well balanced diet, proper grooming, and love are all necessary aspects of good parrot care.
8 Jun 2017
Posted By Audrey E.

7 Reasons Why Pet Rats Rock

1. Rats are very intelligent animals. They will often find ways to outsmart people who set traps, by taking the food without getting caught. Pet rats can be trained to come when called and do heaps of tricks.2. Rats are very friendly and tend to love people and even other larger animals, like dogs. My little rat Summer loves to snuggle up with Charlie the dog. Rats like to sit on peoples' shoulders and chatter into their ears.3. Rats are ticklish.
Comments (3)
10 Jun 2017
Posted By Jake H.

The Art of Yorkie Grooming

Yorkies are famous for their soft, flowing coats. But, it takes a great deal of care to keep the fur in tip-top condition. Fortunately, it is easy to learn how to care for your Yorkshire terrier's coat.Their tresses is incredibly soft & mellifluous and is often referred to as being very similar to human hair. This fact is wonderful for people that are perhaps allergic to ordinary animal fur.Most wash made for people can actually irritate the integument of Yorkshire Terriers.