Tips And How Tos

How to Find Exotic Pets at Animal Shelters

Many people adopt their pet dogs and cats from shelters, yet never think twice about buying a guinea pig or a parakeet from a pet store. Discover how simple it is to find exotic pets in shelters near you.

Coping with the Loss of a Pet

The grief felt when a pet passes away can be just as intense as when a fellow human passes away. It isn't always easy to know how to help yourself grieve for a pet.

Keeping Minnows as Pets Care and Feeding

You have a new school of minnows, and you need to know how to keep them. Unfortunately, finding out how to feed and care for a minnow is not a simple task-- unless you know, specifically, what species you have.

How to Convince Your Cat to End a Hunger Strike

This article outlines some of the reasons cats may refuse to eat and offers tips for pet guardians who are caring for a cat who is refusing food. The article also outlines the ways in which a veterinarian might treat the condition.

What Not to Do when Introducing a New Kitten to an Older Cat

There is a great deal of misinformation floating around about how to introduce a kitten to an older cat. Here are some things you should never do when introducing your cat to a new kitten.

How to Care for a Pot Bellied Pig

How to keep your pig healthy and happy should be on every pig owners mind.

How to Get Your Dog to Love Its Crate

If plan to crate your dog, use these simple, no nonsense tips to get your pet to love its crate.

How to Stop Excessive Shedding in Dogs

Most dogs shed, and when they do they can leave behind a huge mess. Excessive shedding can be a sign of poor health or negligent grooming habits. Here are ten things you can do to reduce the amount of hair and fur your dog sheds.

What is a Veterinary Specialist

Veterinary specialists are explained, including how they receive their accreditation to practice. Article contains helpful pointers for the client to maximize the exam experience with the specialist and how to acquire an appointment.

How to Brush Your Dogs Teeth to Maintain Proper Canine Oral Health

Brushing your dog's teeth should begin once you bring that pup into your home. In order to ward off dental diseases and bad breath, it is imperative that your dog receives proper oral hygiene at home . . .

How to Adjust the Temperature in Your Fish Tank

Fish need a constant temperature in their aquarium, however we may find at times that we need to adjust it. Changes need to be made as soon as possible to ensure the health and safety of the fish.

Five Things that Cause an Increase in Canine Body Odor

Five common things that often cause an increase in a dog's body odor and how to treat them.

How to Choose the Best Pet Insurance

Many pet insurance plans look good--until you read the fine print.

How to Relieve Pressure on an Elbow Hygroma in Great Danes

Does your Great Dane have a tumor-like growth on its elbow? Find out what an elbow hygroma is and how to make your Great Dane's elbow more comfortable and prevent infection.

Why Dogs Seem to Lick Everything and How to Stop the Behavior

Some dogs just love to lick everything and everybody in sight. Sometimes it can be very annoying for the pet parents and even a danger for the dog. there are ways to work with the dog to stop the behavior . . .

How to Stop Your Dog from Eating Poop

Ever wonder why a dog will eat his or her own excrement and other dog's as well? Read on and find out how to stop your dog from engaging in this disgusting habit.