Oct 032018
 
Getting our pets ready for the colder months

The seasons have changed, and with the mercury dropping we have to make some changes – longer shirts, pants, light jackets. We thought it was time to go over some tips for our pets, from the common sense to a few things you may never thought of (and not just for dogs, too). Dogs: No […]

Sep 252018
 
Live aquarium plants vs artificial

Aquascaping, the planning and decorating with plants, rocks, driftwood, and decorations in your aquarium, is one of the most enjoyable things about keeping fish. Some prefer to go for a natural look, while others prefer something fun and whimsical. Plants are an important part of your tank; besides making your tank look beautiful, they provide […]

Sep 122018
 
Cleaning your cat and dog's ears to prevent infections

The importance of clean ears It’s one part of our dog’s grooming routine that we frequently forget – what with bathing and nail trims – is cleaning out their ears. Cleaning your pup’s ears on a regular basis will help prevent serious problems down the road. Over cleaning their ears can also be a problem, […]

Aug 232018
 
Dogs deserve real food - even in their snacks!

Bocce takes the ingredients for their treats seriously. They are made with simple, limited,real ingredients in small batches without preservatives or fillers, from foods sourced and produced in the US. That means that dogs just love the flavors and you can feel good about feeding them Small batch treats: Beef Bourguignon – Move over Julia […]

Aug 232018
 
Hydration is vital for your cat's health

You hear a lot of stories of older cats with kidney problems; kidney disease is the leading cause of death in domestic cats. You may have experienced this in your own life with your own pets. It’s a common problem for older cats, but it doesn’t have to be. Cats are thought to have been […]

Aug 062018
 

Part of responsible pet ownership is providing a healthy, species appropriate diet. For many animals, mostly reptiles, that is going to include feeding live foods. And yes, they can be gross for some people, but they meet a need that your pet has like nothing else can. Why feed live, when there are dried and […]

Aug 022018
 

One of our favorite aquariums – the biOrb!   Sleek, modern style Efficient filtration All topped with an efficient    LED lighting system   Constructed Out of Acrylic- 10 times stronger than glass, 50% lighter and 93% clearer True 5 Stage Filtration – Biological, Mechanical, Chemical, Water Stabilization and Oxygenation Low Voltage – All biOrb […]

Jul 312018
 
The basis of how our aquariums work

All organisms, whether animal, plant, or fungus, produce organic wastes, either during their lives as products of their metabolic activity (excreta, carbon dioxide, etc.) and the shedding of dead tissue (skin cells, leaves, etc.) or through the decay of the entire life form after death. These residues are recycled in nature via biogeochemical processes, one of […]