Spring Cleaning Safety for Exotic Pets

Maywood_iStock_000078175339_LargeThe snow is melting, the bulbs are peeking through the soil, and the days are getting a little longer. Spring is on the horizon, and if you are like many people, cleaning is on your mind.

If you have exotic animals in your home like birds, pocket pets, or reptiles, though, you probably realize that many commonplace chemicals and practices aren’t always safe. If you are lucky enough to own one of the amazing critters, be sure to review cleaning safety for exotic pets before delving into your chores. Continue…

Finding The Right Pocket Pet For You

Maywood_iStock_000058057502_LargeSo you’ve decided to adopt a pocket pet! Besides being small and cute, pocket pets (gerbils, hamsters, mice, and the like) are fascinating to watch and can be a wonderful alternative to dog or cat ownership. Whether you are short on space, have allergies, are on a budget, or just love tiny animals, a pocket pet may be the perfect companion for you. Continue…