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Woman carries her bearded dragon on her shoulder

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Here's everything you need to know about caring for a discus fish.
Alligator wades in swamp with plants

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

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

There's a simple reason why reptiles are cold-blooded animals.
Lizard looks out while swimming in a tank

Have you ever wondered how reptiles breathe? It’s pretty interesting

Here's how reptile breathing differs from how mammals breathe.
Gold fish looks at camera from his aquarium

These are the best fish tanks for beginners that people rave about

Beginner fish owners swear by these easy fish tanks.
red and white betta in aquarium

The best low-maintenance fish to keep you company in your office

Having a fish provides hours of enjoyment for you during and after the workday. Our list shows the best low-maintenance ones.
dog and tortoise friendship sulcata

This puppy’s friendship with a tortoise is just too cute

We can't stop watching the videos of this dog sharing toys with their tortoise friend.
Guinea pig with plants above his head

These guinea pig names are so cute, we can hardly stand it

These are among the most adorable names for guinea pigs.
Little girl feeds a guinea pig in his run

The truth about how much it really costs to own a guinea pig

Here's a rundown of what it costs to have a guinea pig.
Owner holds her hamster in her hands

Why do hamsters die so fast? What to expect with their lifespan

There's a reason why a hamster's lifespan isn't as long as other animals.
Hamster peeks sweetly out of her wheel

Why do hamsters run on wheels? Human behavior holds the answer

The reason why hamsters run on wheels is pretty interesting.
Sea turtle swims next to fish in tropical water

What’s the difference between fish and reptiles? The one key difference

There's one main difference between fish and reptiles that's important.
Lizard on substrate in his cage

Try these simple steps for cleaning a reptile carpet

Follow these tips to easily clean your reptile's carpet
Little boy pets his guinea pig while it sits on his lap

What does it mean when guinea pigs purr?

If you hear your guinea pig purring, here's what the noise means.
Cute guinea pig rides on his owner's shoulder

Why do guinea pigs poop so much? Here’s what’s normal

If your guinea pig poops a lot, pay attention to these guidelines.
Rabbit runs across the lawn with outdoor cage in the background

How to extend your sweet pet rabbit’s lifespan

What you can do to make your pet rabbit live longer.
Guinea pig plays with a toy

The best guinea pig toys your furry friend will adore

Your guinea pig won't be able to resist these fun toys.
Two guinea pigs sit in their owners hand

8 cool guinea pig facts you probably never knew before

You probably never knew these 8 fun facts about guinea pigs.
A brown guinea pig stands outside

Why do guinea pigs squeak? It could be a good or bad sign

It's important to figure out why your guinea pig is squeaking.
Hamster peacefully eats a worm while being held in hand

How long do hamsters really live?

This is how long you can expect your pet hamster to live
Guinea pigs lies down in a sweater

3 guinea pig podcasts you just have to listen to

These guinea pig podcasts will have you hooked from the minute you listen.
Guinea pigs cuddling in the grass

How to extend your precious guinea pig’s lifespan

There are things you can do to make your guinea pig live longer.
Woman kisses her parakeet sitting on her shoulder

6 ways to tell that your bird really loves you

Watch for these signs that your bird really loves you.
Girl holds a dwarf hamster on her shoulder

What’s the difference between hamster breeds? They aren’t all alike

Here's info on the different breeds of hamsters so you can choose the right one.
Person feeding a hamster

What you should be feeding your hamster?

Feeding your pet hamster is easy. Read this handy guide that will be helpful to you regarding its lifestyle and diet.
Hamster peeks out of tube and into cage

These are the best hamster cages that pet owners rave about

These are the best hamster cages this year that people rave about.
Guinea pig yawns and shows his teeth

What you can learn about your guinea pig from watching their body language

Your guinea pig's body language can give insight into how he's feeling.
Hamster enjoys his tubing in well stocked cage

Get these hamster cage accessories if you want your pet to be happy

These are the best hamster cage accessories this year.
Lorikeet sits on a branch outside

How to retrieve your pet bird on the same day they escape the home

Here is advice on how to retrieve a bird who escapes your home.
Girl plays with her hamster in his cage

Which hamster breed is best for kids? You’ll want to pick the right one

The different hamster breeds and which ones are best for kids.