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Maintaining a Gerbil Cage (Part Two)

Posted on October 19, 2016 at 9:36 am

Here is part two of our post on maintaining a gerbil cage. We hope this informs you of some best practices! When cleaning do not throw out all of the old bedding. Keep some and mix it up with the new one. This allows the gerbils to know that it has its own scent and […]

Maintaining a Gerbil Cage (Part One)

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 9:33 am

Cleanliness is very important, especially for your pets. Keeping a pet is a lot of fun but it also needs a lot of effort. You must keep your gerbil’s cage clean at all times. On average cleaning should be undertaken once a week or at most once every two weeks. We know a lot of […]

Housing A Turtle

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 6:26 pm

As far as housing for a turtle goes, bigger is most definitely better. Many aquatic turtles are active swimmers, so choose the largest size enclosure possible. Glass aquaria are a popular choice. A 30-gallon tank is the absolute minimum size for smaller species measuring between 4 and 6 inches. For turtles between 6 and 8 […]

Looking After Your Cat’s Coat

Posted on April 3, 2016 at 7:25 pm

Cut away matted knotting with scissors. Cats with very thick coats such as shorthaired types regularly need a few strokes with the brush. Such grooming also provides a good opportunity to check the health of your cat. The coat should be glossy, clean and there should be no bald patches. Dandruff, incrusted or inflamed areas […]

Looking Out For Your Dog’s Dental Health

Posted on March 21, 2016 at 10:53 pm

Catching doggy teeth problems early will help avoid any potential dental diseases. The simplest way to keep track of your dog’s teeth is to look at them on a regular basis and be aware of signs that may indicate a problem. To inspect your dog’s teeth, lift the lips all around the mouth, looking at […]