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Five Smart Ways To Avoid An Emergency Visit To The Avian Pet Hospital This Holiday Season

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The holidays are a time of bustling activity, with a welcomed introduction to seasonal foods, excitement and fun. If you are a parrot owner, however, you need to be especially careful around the holiday time to avoid a potential accident or illness that could land your feathered friend in the bird hospital. Keep your parrot in fine-feathered form by following a few holiday hints for your pet’s safety and well-being. Here are five ways to avoid an unexpected incident with your parrot over the holidays: Read More»

Interesting Rat Facts For Potential Owners

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Unlike their wild cousins, pet rats aren’t considered pests at all–they’re intelligent, personable, and even capable of learning tricks or cuddling with you when trained correctly. Curious if rats are right for you? These interesting facts will help you to understand the pros and cons of owning domesticated rats. Rats are Extremely Intelligent Most rat species, including the domestic fancy rat and the Gambian pouched rat, are extremely intelligent. Their natural curiosity and love of learning results in quick and easy training for most rat owners. Read More»

Progressive Retinal Atrophy: How Can Your Helpful Changes In The Home Hurt Your Dog?

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If your beloved pooch’s vet diagnoses them with progressive retinal atrophy, you do all you can to make its life easier. But sometimes the best intentions actually harm instead of help pets with vision problems. Progressive retinal atrophy damages the tissue in your pet’s eyes that control how well it sees at night or in low lighting. The disease is progressive, which means that your pet’s eyes won’t get better with time. Read More»