adopting a rescue dog

How to Retrain a Rescue Dog

In the US, more than 3.3 million dogs enter animal shelters every year. It’s a sad fact that some people aren’t able to look after their pets. This may be due to age, new or existing disabilities, lifestyle change, financial burden or many other unfortunate reasons. In other cases, dogs are retrieved due to abandonment, or…

amazon parrots as pets

Amazon Parrots as Pets

There may be more than 350 different types of bird species known to man, but there’s one in particular that bird owners flock to for pets: Amazon parrots! This beautiful and exotic pet breed is made up of 30 different species, known for their striking looks and active personalities. As with all pets, before owning…

how long are cats pregnant

How Long are Cats Pregnant?

Whether you’re a cat breeder or owner, if you have a female cat that is not spayed, it’s possible that you may experience cat pregnancy at some point. There’s much to consider during the gestation period of your cat, here we look at some of the issues surrounding your pet’s pregnancy, and what you can…

facts about siamese cats

What are Siamese Cats?

Delightful and charming, cute and clever, the Siamese cats are much-loved with a popular following. They are instantly recognizable with their sparkling blue eyes, characterized by their darker points on their head, tail and legs. If you have one, find a veterinarian here. There are many interesting facts about this unusual breed, from their Asian…

signs your dog is sick

9 Signs Your Dog is Sick

We all have off days, but when you’re able to talk it’s easy to explain your alignments and seek help. However, it’s less easy for dogs to communicate their feelings especially when they are unwell. It’s important to understand some of the sounds, actions and behaviors from dogs, and how they communicate with us. If…