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Group rides horseback through the woods

6 essential trail riding rules to know before you saddle up your horse

6 essential trail riding rules to know before you saddle up your horse

Before you horseback trail ride in the wilderness, know these National Forest rules.
Baby bird standing up

What do birds eat and drink? How to feed a baby bird

What do birds eat and drink? How to feed a baby bird

While a baby bird must stay in its nest, sometimes you must care for one. We offer tips on how to feed a baby bird and who to contact that can help.
Cute duckling sits in the yard

Are ducks good pets? 8 things to consider when thinking of adopting these cute feathered friends

Are ducks good pets? 8 things to consider when thinking of adopting these cute feathered friends

Ducks can make great pets, but there are important things to consider first. Find out if ducks are right for you.
Three chickens eat while outside in their backyard

Determined to raise backyard chickens? 6 essential things to do before you set up your coop

Determined to raise backyard chickens? 6 essential things to do before you set up your coop

Before establishing an urban backyard chicken hutch, learn what is involved in chicken care.
Two bearded dragons sunning

All reptile parents can make life easier with this essential heating-lamp hack

All reptile parents can make life easier with this essential heating-lamp hack

If you are a reptile parent, you know that heating your pet's habitat is essential. We have a tip to make it easier.
Hamster in a glass box

How to potty train a hamster

How to potty train a hamster

Here’s everything you need to know on how to potty train a hamster. Your furry friend will have a cleaner and better-smelling cage
House finch eats at nyger feeder

Try out these 6 different kinds of best bird feeders to attract your feathered friends

Try out these 6 different kinds of best bird feeders to attract your feathered friends

These are the best bird feeders to keep in your backyard and the types of colorful birds that they'll attract.
Hamster staring on white counter

How to tell if your hamster is sick

How to tell if your hamster is sick

Hamsters are wonderful pets, but it's upsetting when they're sick. We list their common ailments, symptoms, and helpful preemptive care.
Man in a wheelchair laughing as he pets a horse.

Everything you need to know about equine therapy

Everything you need to know about equine therapy

Equine therapy is a growing type of therapy for individuals with special needs. We have vetted the best.
Woman holding white rabbit

Can rabbits see color? The answer just might surprise you

Can rabbits see color? The answer just might surprise you

Except for a small blind spot directly in front of its nose, rabbits have an enormous field of vision. But can they detect color like humans?
Hand cleaning tank with sponge

How to fix cloudy aquarium water in a few easy steps and make your fish happy

How to fix cloudy aquarium water in a few easy steps and make your fish happy

Here's how to clear up cloudy water in aquariums for a clean tank depending on what color it is.
Person strokes their pet turtle

Do turtles make good pets? This one fact may make you reconsider

Do turtles make good pets? This one fact may make you reconsider

Considering a turtle for your next pet? Here's everything you need to know first.
Sparrows eat rice out of a man's hand

Myth or fact: throwing uncooked rice will hurt birds (you might guess wrong)

Myth or fact: throwing uncooked rice will hurt birds (you might guess wrong)

You've heard to never offer or throw uncooked rice for birds. Is it a myth?
A mother and her baby visiting with goats on a farm.

Why a working farm stay should be your vacation of choice this summer

Why a working farm stay should be your vacation of choice this summer

Working farm stays allow vacation-goers to get a taste of farm life. Is it for you?
Brown rabbit held by owner

How to properly clean your pet rabbit

How to properly clean your pet rabbit

Pet rabbit grooming methods are different than cats or dogs. We offer details and tips on how to properly and safely clean them.
Child looking at baby turtle on counter

Caring for your new baby turtle: Do’s and don’ts

Caring for your new baby turtle: Do’s and don’ts

Take the best care of your new turtle with this baby turtle care guide.
Two rabbits sit happily outside in their hutch

Can my rabbit live outside? Not without the right outdoor rabbit hutch

Can my rabbit live outside? Not without the right outdoor rabbit hutch

Think your rabbit needs some fresh air? Get the right outdoor rabbit hutch to keep your furry friend comfortable.
Gecko looks up at the camera

Gecko care: What you absolutely need to know before bringing one home

Gecko care: What you absolutely need to know before bringing one home

Considering adopting a gecko? Learn all about baby gecko care before you bring one home.
Man working on aquarium

What causes pH to rise in aquariums?

What causes pH to rise in aquariums?

What causes a high pH in aquariums differs between water type, fish, decoration, and more. Our guide discusses what you can do to control it.
Snake lies down on his wood

Is your snake bored? How to tell (and why you should care)

Is your snake bored? How to tell (and why you should care)

Is your snake bored or is something else going on? Why your snake is listless.
Hamster in wood shavings in cage

Best hamster bedding: The safest options for your furry friend

Best hamster bedding: The safest options for your furry friend

These are the best hamster bedding options for your furry friends.
Two bearded dragons sit on a rock

Can you make a profit breeding your bearded dragon?

Can you make a profit breeding your bearded dragon?

What do baby beardies sell for? Can you safely and ethically breed your beardie?
Aquarium in house with plants and controls

Don’t kill your fish: How to prepare your aquarium before vacation

Don’t kill your fish: How to prepare your aquarium before vacation

Going on vacation? Prepare your aquarium or fish tank for your absence.
Brown bunny sits in the grass

Bunny care 101: If Easter inspired you to adopt a rabbit, read this first

Bunny care 101: If Easter inspired you to adopt a rabbit, read this first

Did you adopt a bunny? Take our Bunny Care 101 before you mess anything up.
Girl plays with her hamster in a cage outside

5 amazing hamster habitats under $50 your furry friend needs right now

5 amazing hamster habitats under $50 your furry friend needs right now

Your hamster needs a fun tube habitat to run through. Buy one of these picks for under $50.
Zebra pleco bottomfeeds in his aquarium

Get unusual aquatic life for your tank for the coolest conversation starter

Get unusual aquatic life for your tank for the coolest conversation starter

These unusual additions to your aquarium will be conversation starters.
Woman carries her bearded dragon on her shoulder

How to evacuate your house with your bearded dragon in case of emergency

How to evacuate your house with your bearded dragon in case of emergency

In an emergency, are you ready to evacuate with your bearded dragon?
tubes for hamsters cute little hamster in tray  closeup view

5 reasons hamsters go crazy for tube habitat enclosures

5 reasons hamsters go crazy for tube habitat enclosures

Does your hamster need a fun habitat to run around in and through?
A pair of budgies preen on a perch

Travel often? 5 low-maintenance pets that won’t miss you much while you’re gone

Travel often? 5 low-maintenance pets that won’t miss you much while you’re gone

Don't have time for a dog or cat? These five pets are low-maintenance and ready to go home with you right now.
Two chicks sit in the grass

You caved and bought baby chicks. Now what?

You caved and bought baby chicks. Now what?

If you caved and bought a live chick (or three), here's what you need to know now.
Parrot flies in front of trees in the wild

We don’t need another Tiger King: Responsibly source your exotic pet purchase

We don’t need another Tiger King: Responsibly source your exotic pet purchase

Do you know the steps for ethically sourcing exotic animals?
Saltwater aquarium with live rock.

This is why your saltwater aquarium needs live rock in it

This is why your saltwater aquarium needs live rock in it

There are good reasons why you should put live rock in your saltwater aquarium
Girl pets her guinea pig in the grass

Guinea pig makes a daring leap in viral video, and now we’ve seen everything

Guinea pig makes a daring leap in viral video, and now we’ve seen everything

We dare you not to be amazed by this talented guinea pig, who catches a ride with its owner on a busy city street.
Goldfish in aquarium.

These 3 fantastic fish make the perfect tank mates for your goldfish

These 3 fantastic fish make the perfect tank mates for your goldfish

If you want a tank mate for your goldfish, these are 3 good fish to get.
Leeches in a glass jar.

Leeches in your aquarium are gross! Here’s how to get rid of them

Leeches in your aquarium are gross! Here’s how to get rid of them

Follow these steps to eliminate leeches in your aquarium.
Planarian flatworm.

If your aquarium has flatworms, here’s how you can eliminate them

If your aquarium has flatworms, here’s how you can eliminate them

Follow these steps to eliminate flatworms from your aquarium.
Putting silicone strip on seam of aquarium.

Is your fish tank leaking? Follow these easy steps to fix it

Is your fish tank leaking? Follow these easy steps to fix it

Here's what to do in order to fix a fish tank leak
pig in pen

Viral video shows what happens when curious bear tussles with territorial pigs

Viral video shows what happens when curious bear tussles with territorial pigs

Watch what happens when a large bear leaps into a pig pen in rural Connecticut.
Guinea pig lies on a bed with a bow on her head

The real story: How much it costs to care for a guinea pig

The real story: How much it costs to care for a guinea pig

Considering getting yourself a guinea pig? Here's everything you need to know about the cost of owning and parenting a guinea pig
Hamster peers up at the camera from her cage

A beginner’s guide to caring for a hamster

A beginner’s guide to caring for a hamster

Do you know how to care for a hamster? Here's everything you need to know about caring for your furry little friend
Two goldfish hanging out in an aquarium.

How to take care of your goldfish so they have a longer life

How to take care of your goldfish so they have a longer life

There are a few ways to properly care for your goldfish to extend their lifespan.
A Jaguar lies on a tree branch and takes a nap

This adorable video is proof that jaguars are really just big house cats

This adorable video is proof that jaguars are really just big house cats

This is what happens when you expose a jaguar to catnip, and it's too cute not to see.
Boy gives his hamster a kiss on the nose while it sits on a chair

New hamster? Here’s how long you should expect him to live

New hamster? Here’s how long you should expect him to live

How long do hamsters live? Prepare to be surprised!
Two guinea pigs sit in an enclosure and eat hay

Guinea pig purring is cute, and we now know why they do it

Guinea pig purring is cute, and we now know why they do it

Does your guinea pig purr? It's adorable! We finally understand why they're purring. Read on to find out more!
Boy watches his fish tank closely

Have bacteria bloom in your aquarium? What to do to get rid of it

Have bacteria bloom in your aquarium? What to do to get rid of it

Here's what to do to fix bacteria bloom in your fish tank.
Discus fish school in an aquarium

Taking care of discus fish: What every beginner should know

Taking care of discus fish: What every beginner should know

Here's everything you need to know about caring for a discus fish.
Black beard algae grows on wood in aquarium

This is how you get rid of black beard algae in your fish tank

This is how you get rid of black beard algae in your fish tank

Try these tips to eliminate black beard algae from your fish tank.
Alligator wades in swamp with plants

What makes an animal a reptile? It all comes down to these characteristics

What makes an animal a reptile? It all comes down to these characteristics

Here's what you need to know about what makes an animal a reptile.
Lizard suns on a rock under a heat source

5 best reptile heating pads to keep your little friend warm

5 best reptile heating pads to keep your little friend warm

These are the 5 best reptile heating pads to keep your pet warm.
Sea turtle swims underwater

Why are reptiles cold-blooded? The reason is so simple

Why are reptiles cold-blooded? The reason is so simple

There's a simple reason why reptiles are cold-blooded animals.