Pet Care Sheets & Articles

 

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Bird


Articles:
Bird Brain (or, Understanding Our Parrot Friends)
Bird 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

Care sheets:
African grey
Canary
Cockatiel 
Finch
Green cheek conure
Lovebird
Parakeet
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
Treating and preventing pests
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

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Dog

Articles:

Understanding the hype and fear behind DCM and grain free foods DCM response online * NEW *

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
Treating and preventing pests
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

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Fish & Aquarium

Articles:
Aquarium maintenance: water changes
Aquariums: Feeding
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  
Winterizing your pets

Care sheets:
Betta
Goldfish

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Invertebrate

Articles:
Taming tarantulas

Care sheets:
Fiddler crab
Hermit crab
Mexican red knee tarantula
Moon crab
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
Treating and preventing pests
Prepping your pets for summer
Snake snacks
Travelling with your pets
Winterizing your pets
Your Herbivore and you

Care sheets:Iguana
African clawed frog
African dwarf frog
African spur tortoise
Anole
Asian box turtle
Ball python
Bearded dragon
Blue tongue skink
California kingsnake
Crested gecko
Fire skink
Florida tree frog
Frilled Lizard

Gargoyle Gecko * NEW *
Honduran milk snake
House Gecko
Iguana
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
How to help keep kids interested in their pet
I found a baby animal, what do I do?
I found a baby bunny – emergency care * UPDATED *
–      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
Pest insects: Understanding pests  
Treating and preventing pests
Prepping your pets for summer
Travelling with your pets
Winterizing your pets
Your herbivore and you

Care sheets
Chinchilla
Degu
Dwarf hamster
Fancy rat
Ferret
Gerbil
Guinea pig
Syrian hamster
Hedgehog
Mouse
Opossum
Rabbit
Sugar glider

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