Pet parasites: How to deal with ticks on dogs and cats

Pet parasites like ticks are affecting dogs and cats in many parts of the world. They climb onto plants, especially in areas of long grass, pasture or mixed forest and wait for a suitable animal to walk past, allowing them to cling onto the coat. Areas with high...

Rat care: best guidance on caring for your pet rat

Keep reading and you will find out all the rat care information you need to make your small furry friend happy. Rats are intelligent, clean and friendly rodents who make gentle, affectionate pets. They are nocturnal, and live for 2-2.5 years. Rats are social animals –...

Hamster Care: How to Make Your Rodent Friend Happy

Hamsters are short tailed nocturnal small rodents originally from desert environments. There are several types seen as pets – Syrian (Golden), and the dwarf breeds Chinese (striped), Campbells’s, Winter White and Roborovski. The Syrian is the largest and most popular...

Guinea pig care: how to look after your guinea pig

Guinea Pigs are small rodents related to chinchillas and degus. They are social and active animals, and in the wild live in large colonies. Because of this they should not be kept alone – pairs or threes work well, but remember if they are different sexes then the...