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What Kind of Snake Has a Yellow Ring Around Its Neck?

The ringneck snake, a small reptile identified easily by the yellow ring around its neck, has a wide range in the United States. This harmless species is shy and often goes undetected as it hunts for its food.

Watch Your Ferrets Frolicking Around With Fun Toys

The tiny, little creatures look incredibly cute when frolicking and playing all around your living rooms or within the four walls of their multi-floor homes. These lovely pets will persistently entertain you with their antics. Very often you'll come across people who give ferrets toys just to e

Find the Best Natural Pain Control for Pets

When you want to find the best natural pain control for pets, you have to consider the details of your situation before you start giving them whatever herbs you find. There are several things to keep in mind in order to assure that you don't hurt your pet as you administer natural treatments. I

On Retrieving

Dear Adam,About 6 weeks ago, I acquired a border collie through the local SPCA.She is about 18-24 months old. I have no idea of her history. All I can say is that "Rosie" is a very smart dog. Rosie is a quick learner and eager to please me. She knows the word "NO", knows how to s

Adopting Kittens: Tonkinese Appearance and Personality

Tonkinese cats are a recent cross between the Siamese and Burmese cat breeds. Some claim that Tonkinese-like cats have existed since at least the early 1800s. When the breed was first established in Canada, the ...

Why The Barf Diet Is Essential For Your Pet

Anyone who has a dog or cat as a pet knows that proper diet and exercise are vital for a long and healthy lifestyle. As far as diet goes, a favorite among many pet owners is known as the BARF Diet.

Types of Herons in Colorado

Herons are water birds, inhabiting coastal regions and other bodies of water. There are several common species in North America, with five of those inhabiting Colorado at various times of the year. The majority of herons pass through the east side of the state, with only a couple of species being f

How To Potty Train Your New Puppy

Potty training a puppy is a task that requires time and a lot of patience, there will be accidents. Choose areas that you are happy for the puppy to use as a toilet and place newspaper or mat there. Whenever your puppy appears to need the toilet take it to the area and wait with it, you can use shor

Antifungal Medications for Dogs

Fungal diseases in dogs are caused either by the animal inhaling the fungal spores or from contamination of the dog's skin by the fungi. Fungal spores are a normal inhabitant of the environment and, when in contact with cells of the dog, will release enzymes that produce toxins and kill, digest and

The Catahoula Bulldog

a short summary about the Catahoula Bulldog including history, description and pictures.

Guinea Pig Breeds - A Beginners Intro Into 13 Varieties

Guinea pigs are some of the most common household pets in the world. Their miniature size, fluffy fur, and quiet nature makes them irresistible to thousands of pet owners. Those who have owned one often quote that they're a fantastic alternative to rabbits and hamsters.

Favorite Foods For Pet Rabbits

Rabbits, just like people and all other animals, definitely have certain foods that they like to eat better than others. However, just like with people, these favorite foods are not always the best or most nutritious for them. An excess of a rabbit's favorite food can lead to serious health pro

Tips on Making Your Cat's Indoor Life More Interesting

Cats that live free in the wild or anywhere spend much of every day "hunting" for food. Indoor cats have life easier......or do they? We probably need to find more creative ways to provide cats ...

Raising & Management of Brush Goats

One of the primary ways that cattle herders control their grazing land is by using herbicides to kill off undesirable weeds and brush that their cattle cannot or should not eat. Ranchers may also employ personnel or purchase equipment to control the buildup of brush on their land. However, another e

Pet Treats: Buyer Beware of these Sweet Snacks of Love

Treats are a tail-wagging delight for dogs and cats, but the sugar in some pet treats warrants caution. Avoid the sugary pet snacks listed here and try our recommended treats to help keep your pet hap

Problems with Frontline Spot-On for Dogs

Frontline is a common flea preventative for dog owners, which is prescribed by a veterinarian. However, there are many problems associated with Frontline of which pet owners should be aware. The active ingredient in Frontline is an insecticide called fipronil, which can cause adverse reactions in ma

How to Build a Wooden Rabbit Cage

The House Rabbit Society says, "A cage should be at least 4 times the size of your bunny--more if he is confined for a large amount of the day." When it comes to the floor of a rabbit cage, the House Rabbit Society says, "Rabbits were not designed to live on wire floors...If you must use a cage with