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How do pet birds keep warm and survive the winter?

How do pet birds keep warm and survive the winter?

This is how birds keep warm and survive in the winter.
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Looking for an exotic pet? These are the easiest ones to care for

Looking for an exotic pet? These are the easiest ones to care for

These are the easiest exotic pets to take care of for beginners
Bird lands into a woman's outstretched hand in winter

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

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

Here's how to attract birds to your yard quickly and easily.
school of neon tetras

8 best fish for first-time fish owners

8 best fish for first-time fish owners

These are the best fish for first-time fish owners
Teen looks through cage at hamster to feed her

How big should a hamster cage really be? We find out

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

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

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

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

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

Why frequent ferret baths are doing more harm than good

This is why bathing your ferret frequently is not advised.
Veterinarian examines a rabbit's ears on a table

How often should rabbits go to the vet? Here are some guidelines to follow

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.
Man cleans fish tank with a sponge

How to change aquarium water without making a mess

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

5 fun lovebird facts to know before you get one

Lovebirds make great pets. Here's what you need to know.
Hamster hides in his hollow log

How to choose the best hamster toys for your pet

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

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

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

This is how to clean your bird feeder effectively.
Black guinea pigs sits next to pink flowers

A handy guide to guinea pig noises and what they mean

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

7 coolest freshwater tropical fish for your aquarium

These are wonderful tropical fish for your freshwater aquarium.
Man holding corn snake

What can you feed a pet snake? It depends

What can you feed a pet snake? It depends

As the owner of a pet snake, you’ll have to feed your carnivore meat, but the type and frequency of feedings will vary. Here's what snakes eat.
Hamster sits in his blue wheel in cage

Gerbil vs. hamster: Which should you get?

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

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

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

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

We bet you didn't know these fun facts about macaws.
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These cuddly pets are great options for kids

These cuddly pets are great options for kids

Many small animals make great cuddly pets for your family, especially when parents are committed to their basic care. 
Green snake on branch

Curious why snakes flick their tongues so much? Here’s why they do it

Curious why snakes flick their tongues so much? Here’s why they do it

Anyone who has seen snakes knows they frequently flick their tongues. There's a reason for a snake’s long, forked tongue and why it flicks
Tree frog sits on a branch

Do frogs make good pets? What you need to know

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

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

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

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

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

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.
Colorful chameleon sits on a stick before a blue background

5 reptiles on Instagram with more followers than you

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

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

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

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

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

A handy guide to feeding your fish

Feeding your fish doesn't have to be complicated. Here's what to know.
Bird chirps into the sunset

How to stop your pet bird from chirping at night

How to stop your pet bird from chirping at night

Does your bird keep waking you up at night? Here's what to do.
A blue and yellow Macaw on roller-skates.

Now is the time to train your parrot to do tricks — here’s how

Now is the time to train your parrot to do tricks — here’s how

Training your parrot to do tricks is easy if you follow these steps.
Corn snake being held between a person's fingers

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

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.
Dwarf hamster sitting in a cage corner

Hamster vs. guinea pig: Which pet is right for you?

Hamster vs. guinea pig: Which pet is right for you?

Hamsters and guinea pigs are very different. So should you adopt a guinea pig or hamster? Here's how to choose between the two.
Guinea pig on hay

How long do guinea pigs live?

How long do guinea pigs live?

This is how long you can expect your guinea pig to live — and ways you can help increase a guinea pig's lifespan.
Woman looks through binoculars at a bird

4 amazing bird podcasts we’re listening to right now

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)

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

5 warning signs your turtle is sick

These are the telltale signs that your turtle isn't healthy.
bird flu guide at the vet

How to tell if a bird has bird flu

How to tell if a bird has bird flu

Worried your bird has bird flu? Here's how to tell.
Turtle pokes his head out of the water in his tank

How to clean a turtle tank the right way

How to clean a turtle tank the right way

How often should you clean a turtle tank? This is what you should know.
Man performs a water change in his aquarium by syphoning

How to get rid of green algae in a saltwater tank effectively

How to get rid of green algae in a saltwater tank effectively

Get a clean saltwater tank easily by following these simple steps.
Girl holds pet hamster in her hands

How to train a hamster not to bite

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

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.