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Bird


Articles:
Bird Brain (or, Understanding Our Parrot Friends) 
Image result for bird eating veggiesBird Grooming
Foraging
Having a healthier bird 
How to help keep kids interested in their pet
I found a baby bird, what do I do?
–      Offsite link to Marathon Wild Bird Center
Prepping your pet for summer
Travelling with your pets
Winterizing your pets
Your herbivore and you * UPDATED * 

Care sheets:
African Grey
Canary
Cockatiel 
Finch
Green cheek conure * NEW *
Lovebird
Parakeet * UPDATED *
Parrotlet
Sun conure

Cat

Articles:
Cats and nail care
“Caring for senior pets” series:

Cleaning your cat’s ears 
Dental care
FLUTD: What it is & how to prevent it 
Hairballs, treatment and prevention
Pest insects: Understanding pests * UPDATED * 
                     Treating and preventing pests * UPDATED * 
Prepping your pet for summer
Preventing kidney disease in cats
Travelling with your pets
The big stink about tripe
Understanding your pet’s food series:

Weight control
Winterizing your pets * UPDATED * 

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Dog

Articles:

Best way to walk your dog
“Caring for senior pets” series:

Cleaning your dog’s ears 
Cool summer treats for dogs
Crate training your new dog
Dealing with skunks 
Dental care
Introducing a new pack member
How to help keep kids interested in their pet
Our favorite chews for dogs
Pest insects: Understanding pests * UPDATED * 
                     Treating and preventing pests * UPDATED *
Prepping your pets for summer
Saving your lawn
Surviving Thunderstorms and the 4th of July
Travelling with your pets
The truth about raw bones
The big stink about tripe
Understanding your pet’s food series:

Walking your pup – tips from a pro
Weight control
Winterizing your pets * UPDATED * 

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Fish & Aquarium

Articles:
Aquariums: Feeding
Aquariums Maintenance: water changes * UPDATED *
Aquariums: The Nitrogen Cycle
Best tips for starting with fish
Common Fish Keeping Myths 
Dealing with pest snails
How to help keep kids interested in their pet
Pond season is here!
Prepping your pets for summer
Real vs artificial plants – pros and cons * NEW * 
Winterizing your pets * UPDATED * 

Care sheets:
Betta
Goldfish

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Invertebrate

Articles:
Taming Tarantulas 

Care sheets:
Fiddler Crab
Hermit Crab
Mexican Red Knee Tarantula
Pink Toe Tarantula 

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Reptile/Amphibian

Articles:
“Basics of reptile care” series:

Creating the perfect terrarium/vivarium
Dubious about Dubias?
How to help keep kids interested in their pet
Live feeders 
Pest insects: Understanding pests * UPDATED * 
                     Treating and preventing pests * UPDATED *
Prepping your pets for summer
Snake snacks * NEW *
Travelling with your pets
Winterizing your pets * UPDATED * 
Your Herbivore and you * UPDATED * 

Care sheets:Iguana African Clawed Frog
African dwarf frog
African Spur Tortoise
Anole * UPDATED *
Asian Box Turtle
Ball Python 
Blue Tongue Skink
California kingsnake
Crested Gecko 
Fire Skink
Florida Tree Frog
Frilled Lizard

Honduran milk snake * UPDATED *
House Gecko
Iguana
Inland Bearded Dragon
Jacksons chameleon
Leopard Gecko
Long tailed lizard
Marbled Salamander
Mali Uromastyx
Pacman Frog
Panther Chameleon
Red Eared Slider
Red eyed crocodile skink * NEW *
Russian Tortoise
Tomato Frog
Water Dragon
White’s Tree Frog

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Small Pets

Articles Easter and rabbits don’t mix
Feeding rabbits and guinea pigs * UPDATED * 
How to help keep kids interested in their pet
I found a baby rabbit, what do I do?
–      Offsite link to 2nd Chance: How To Care for Orphaned Wild Cottontail Bunnies
–      Offsite link to Squirrel Rehab.org
Introducing a new companion
Meeting your new hamster * UPDATED *
Pest insects: Understanding pests * UPDATED * 
                     Treating and preventing pests * UPDATED *
Prepping your pets for summer
Travelling with your pets
Winterizing your pets * UPDATED * 
Your herbivore and you * UPDATED * 

Care sheets
Chinchilla
Degu
Dwarf Hamster
Fancy Rat * UPDATED *
Ferret * UPDATED *
Gerbil * UPDATED *
Guinea Pig * UPDATED * 
Syrian Hamster * UPDATED * 
Hedgehog * UPDATED *
Mouse
Opossum
Rabbit * UPDATED * 
Sugar Glider * UPDATED *

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