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How to attract colorful birds to your yard in 5 easy steps

Here's how to attract birds to your yard quickly and easily.
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How big should a hamster cage really be? We find out

Here are guidelines for how big your hamster cage should be.
Parrot cracks nut in his claw

8 toxic food for birds you probably have in your home

Here are 8 toxic foods for bird that you may have in your home.
African gray parrot standing on a ledge

What is a pet bird’s life expectancy? It’s longer than you might expect

Here is how old you can expect your pet bird to get.
Boy looks at hamster eating through his cage

How to properly clean your hamster cage without a mess

Here is how to properly clean your hamster cage without a mess.
Hamster pretends to take a bath in a dollhouse

How to properly clean your hamster and how often you should bathe them

Here's how you should bathe your hamster and how often you should do it.
Ferret gets shampooed while taking a bath in the sink

Why frequent ferret baths are doing more harm than good

This is why bathing your ferret frequently is not advised.
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How often should rabbits go to the vet? Here are some guidelines to follow

Here's how often you should take your pet rabbit to the vet.
Red and blue betta in aquarium

6 best tank mates for bettas you should consider

These aquarium fish are compatible with bettas and can live with them.
Parrot gets his winged examined by a vet

How to clip a bird’s wings so you don’t injure them

If you're considering clipping your bird's wings yourself, read this first.
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How to change aquarium water without making a mess

Follow this easy guide to change your aquarium water.
Woman sits at laptop while her pet lovebird perches on it

5 fun lovebird facts to know before you get one

Lovebirds make great pets. Here's what you need to know.
Roborovski hamster hiding in a tree trunk toy and looking out to the camera

How to choose the best hamster toys for your pet

This is what to consider when picking hamster toys for your pet.
Guinea pig munches on a green grape

Can guinea pigs eat grapes? Guidelines you’ll want to follow

Should you feed guinea pigs grapes? Here's what to know.
Man hangs a yellow bird feeder on a tree

8 bird feeder cleaning tips that will make your life so much easier

This is how to clean your bird feeder effectively.
Flock of homing pigeons flying

5 crazy facts about pigeon training you probably don’t know

How much do you know about pigeon training? Here are the facts.
Black guinea pigs sits next to pink flowers

A handy guide to guinea pig noises and what they mean

This is what it means when your guinea pig makes noises.
Swordtail in an aquarium with neon tetras

7 coolest freshwater tropical fish for your aquarium

These are wonderful tropical fish for your freshwater aquarium.
Hamster sits in his blue wheel in cage

Gerbil vs. hamster: Which should you get?

Should you get a gerbil or a hamster? We consider the facts.
Minute leaf chameleon stands on a penny

10 coolest reptiles that are still on the endangered list

Help raise awareness for these amazing reptiles that are on the endangered species list.
Man feeds iguana a piece of melon on a stick

5 helpful solutions to try if your iguana’s not eating

If your iguana isn't eating, try these strategies.
Hyacinth macaw flies across the grass

7 interesting facts about macaws to decide if they’re right for you

We bet you didn't know these fun facts about macaws.
Tree frog sits on a branch

Do frogs make good pets? What you need to know

If you're thinking about a pet frog, read this handy guide.
Rabbit leaping over a hurdle during an agility competition

8 reasons rabbits are totally fantastic pets

Rabbits are an underrated pet. These are the reasons why.
Human hand holding a baby hamster

5 things you should never do when you’re caring for baby hamsters

If you're not sure how to care for baby hamsters, follow these tips.
Two snakes curl around a person while another pets them

How long do snakes live? Everything you need to know

Snakes can live for a very long time. Male sure you're informed before you commit.
Two birds eating at a birdfeeder

Everything you ever wanted to know about bird feeders

Read this handy guide before you set up that bird feeder.
Two ferrets look out of a carrying case

Do boarding facilities take pets that aren’t cats or dogs? What you need to know

Wondering what to do with your small pet when you go on vacation? These are your options.
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5 reptiles on Instagram with more followers than you

We love these reptile Instagram accounts and you will too.
Girl petting mini horse in a zoo

5 simple ways to get involved for Farm Animals Awareness Week

Here are five ways you can help farm animals this week and in the future.
Little girl holds her pet iguana

8 effective tips for iguana training

Iguanas are beautiful creatures, but they do have sharp claws and teeth, as well as a powerful tail. Here's how to train them so they don't mind being handled.
Panda sits and eats bamboo

6 amazing endangered species you can help save

These endangered species need help — here's what you can do.
Conure sits on branch

These are the most colorful birds you can keep as pets

Want a super colorful bird? Consider these breeds.
Woman feeds a red betta fish in an aquarium

A handy guide to feeding your fish

Feeding your fish doesn't have to be complicated. Here's what to know.
Corn snake being held between a person's fingers

8 important things to consider to properly care for a corn snake

This is what you need to know to properly look after a corn snake.
Woman looks through binoculars at a bird

4 amazing bird podcasts we’re listening to right now

These bird podcasts are informative and interesting.
Parrot talks with beak open

6 words to teach your parrot (and 3 not to)

Teaching your bird to speak will take time and lots of practice. Here are the words you should make sure they can say ... and a few to leave off the list.
Person holds turtle in hands

5 warning signs your turtle is sick

These are the telltale signs that your turtle isn't healthy.
Girl holds pet hamster in her hands

How to train a hamster not to bite

If your hamster has a biting habit, this is how to stop it.
Rabbit sits outside with a carrot

A handy guide to taking your small pet outside

Rabbits, guinea pigs, turtles, tortoises, and birds (in cages) can all go outside for some sunny playtime. Here's how to take your pet out safely.
Blue macaw looking quizzically into the camera

The 7 most intelligent birds you can keep as pets

Birds are actually one of the most intelligent creatures and have the unique skill of mimicking the human voice. These smart birds make the best pets.
Owl sits in his outdoor aviary

Do owls make good pets? Harry Potter got it wrong

There are a lot of reasons why owls make terrible pets.
Dog up close to camera in the desert

We can’t stop watching this docuseries on Peacock

This docuseries is amazing and every pet lover should watch it.
Hedgehog curled up in his owner's hand

What you need to know about hedgehog care before you get one

This is the handy guide you need if you're getting a pet hedgehog.
Gecko steps into a bowl of mealworms

What do geckos eat? We’ve got a handy feeding guide

If you're wondering what to feed your gecko and how often he needs to eat, read this handy guide.
Woman stands silhouetted with her horse in stables

Is your child ready for a horse? What you need to know

Consider these factors before getting your child a horse.
Beautiful hummingbird flaps its wings

7 amazing bird photographers on Instagram to follow

Follow these bird photographers on Instagram—their work is gorgeous.
Bird perches on owner's hand

Trimming your bird’s nails is super easy if you follow these 6 steps

Follow these 6 steps to get great results when you trim your bird's nails.
Hamster snacking in a plastic tube

6 easy ways you can increase your hamster’s life span

Help your hamster live longer with these useful tips
Man sits on the end of the cliff with his chihuahuas on a hike

Follow these 6 useful tips to take your small dog hiking

Follow these tips and tricks to safely and successfully take your small dog on a hike.