What to Give a Puppy for an Upset Stomach [how to make your puppy feel better]
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What to Give a Puppy for an Upset Stomach [how to make your puppy feel better]

At some point, your puppy may end up having an upset stomach. Puppy stomach bugs are no fun to deal with and if your dog is sick, immediately contact your vet for advice. However, with proper treatment, puppies and adult dogs can recover quickly from an upset stomach.  Please keep in mind that we are…

Siamese Munchkin Cat [what is a munchkin cat and how much do they cost?]
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Siamese Munchkin Cat [what is a munchkin cat and how much do they cost?]

Munchkin cats are a relatively new breed of cat that are considered to be dwarf cats. They have large eyes, fluffy tails, short stumpy legs, and are high-energy animals. Though there are many types of Munchkin cats, one very popular type is the Siamese Munchkin cat. Siamese Munchkin cats are a blend between Siamese cats…

When Should I Neuter or Spay my Puppy? [plus reasons not to]
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When Should I Neuter or Spay my Puppy? [plus reasons not to]

Spaying and neutering are essential parts of responsible pet ownership. New puppies should be spayed or neutered early in their lives to prevent unintended pregnancy, first heats, and other potential medical issues. It is also likely that this procedure will increase your dog’s lifespan. Female dogs are spayed and male dogs are neutered. We are…

How to Take Care of an Axolotl [complete guide on what you need to know]
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How to Take Care of an Axolotl [complete guide on what you need to know]

The Axolotl is a unique pet that is a rare type of salamander. Axolotls come from Mexico and as a pet, they have specific care requirements that need to be followed. Axolotls are not considered easy pets to take care of. In this article, I am going to lay out everything you need to know…

Why Does My Chihuahua Have Floppy Ears? [causes and what you can do about it]
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Why Does My Chihuahua Have Floppy Ears? [causes and what you can do about it]

If you get a Chihuahua at a young age, you may notice its ears either staying or becoming floppy. The ears of a Chihuahua puppy will be floppy as are all puppy ears. While there can be many causes of floppy ears some are just natural and should not be a concern. Other causes involve…

How to Tell if My Cat Has Ear Mites? [common symptoms and treatments]
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How to Tell if My Cat Has Ear Mites? [common symptoms and treatments]

Ear mites are an unfortunate but widespread parasite that affects cats of all ages. In this article, we are going to outline the clinical signs of ear mites and what you can do about getting your feline friend rid of these pesky parasites.  Keep reading to learn what you need to know about ear mites…

What is a Pug Dog? [breed charactistics, personality, temperament]
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What is a Pug Dog? [breed charactistics, personality, temperament]

Pugs are small, high-energy dogs, with flat faces, deep wrinkles, and curly tails that are guaranteed to make you smile. An ancient breed, Pugs most likely come from China with their origins dating back almost 2000 years! These funny-looking dogs have interesting personalities making them very popular pets. If you are thinking about bringing home…

What Do Bearded Dragons Eat? [bearded dragon diet and feeding guide]
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What Do Bearded Dragons Eat? [bearded dragon diet and feeding guide]

In the wild, Bearded Dragons eat a variety of foods including fruits, vegetables, and insects. As a Bearded Dragon owner, it may be difficult to find the best mix of foods for your dragon but in general, it should be mostly plant-based matter with some feeder insects included. Some examples are dark leafy greens, Dubai…

14 Blue Eyed White Cat Breeds [beautiful cats you will love with pictures]

14 Blue Eyed White Cat Breeds [beautiful cats you will love with pictures]

White cats with blue eyes are truly stunning animals but are they not necessarily rare. These stunning cats are very popular with cat lovers. Many cat breeds can have white fur and deep blue eyes. They range from the somewhat rare Turkish Angora to the incredibly common American Shorthair.  In this article, we will be listing…

Are German Shepherds Good With Kids? [are german shepherds aggressive]
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Are German Shepherds Good With Kids? [are german shepherds aggressive]

German Shepherds are one of the most recognized and popular dog breeds in the world. In addition to being beautiful, German Shepherds can also be good family dogs that thrive around children if given the proper socialization and training from a young age. Keep reading to learn more about how German Shepherds are great pets…

Black Lab and German Shepherd Mix [what is a Sheprador?]
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Black Lab and German Shepherd Mix [what is a Sheprador?]

German Shepherds and Labradors are both friendly, intelligent, and loyal dogs, with boundless energy and a playful nature. The German Shepherd Labrador mix or Sheprador embodies the qualities of both breeds and is known to be a wonderful companion dog. In this article, you’ll learn about the Labrador and German Shepherd mix dog appearance, their…

Budgie Birds Complete Care Guide [are Budgie birds easy to care for?]

Budgie Birds Complete Care Guide [are Budgie birds easy to care for?]

Despite being referred to as “beginner” birds, Budgie Birds are fragile and have many care requirements. Specifically, Budgies need an appropriate cage, a healthy diet, and plenty of enrichment. There are also many safety considerations that should be taken to keep your Budgerigar well. With their beautiful coloring and clever nature, Budgie Birds or the…

What is an Orange Tabby Cat? [why orange tabbies are so popular with cat lovers]
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What is an Orange Tabby Cat? [why orange tabbies are so popular with cat lovers]

Many different cat breeds can have both orange coloring and the tabby coat pattern in their fur. In fact, all orange cats are tabbies no matter what breed of cat they are. This also means that orange tabbies are just as common as they are popular.  Orange tabby cats have been popular with cat lovers…

English vs Western Horseback Riding [which style of riding is best for you?]

English vs Western Horseback Riding [which style of riding is best for you?]

Let’s get right down to the main questions that every new rider asks about horseback riding: what is the difference between English and Western riding, and which one is right for me? For those who prefer a style of riding that involves more showiness, elegance, and physical poise, English riding would most likely be the…

How Long Do Angelfish Live? [the complete guide to keeping Angelfish]
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How Long Do Angelfish Live? [the complete guide to keeping Angelfish]

Are you planning on buying an Angelfish for your fish tank but want to know how long it will live? Well look no further, the answer to your question is here! There are many kinds of Angelfish including both fresh and saltwater. There are three species of freshwater Angelfish from South America while there are…

Small Teacup Dog Breeds [cutest most popular tiny dogs ever with pictures]

Small Teacup Dog Breeds [cutest most popular tiny dogs ever with pictures]

There are many different types of toy breeds that can come in a tiny teacup size naturally. Among some of the most popular of these toy breeds are the Chihuahua, the Yorkshire Terrier, and the adorable teacup Pomeranian. Some dog breeders have also created designer breeds that are bred to be tiny in size as…

Spotted Horse Breeds [beautiful horse breeds you will love with pictures]

Spotted Horse Breeds [beautiful horse breeds you will love with pictures]

Spotted horses have been around for an extremely long time, and people have been infatuated with spotted coats on horses throughout history. A strong interest in these beautiful and unique horses continues to this day.  There are many different horse breeds that can have a spotted coat pattern. This is thanks to a couple of…

Do Snakes Make Good Pets? [what snake is good for beginners with pictures]
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Do Snakes Make Good Pets? [what snake is good for beginners with pictures]

When thinking of getting a new pet, most people think of a dog or a cat. However, for some, cats and dogs don’t quite intrigue them. Instead, they’d rather have something cool and hairless, like a snake! And snakes can make great pets for the right person. Be advised that some people say snakes should…

44 Best Freshwater Aquarium Fish for Beginners [complete guide to freshwater fishkeeping with pictures]
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44 Best Freshwater Aquarium Fish for Beginners [complete guide to freshwater fishkeeping with pictures]

Freshwater fish are great beginner aquatic pets because they are relatively easy to care for and have a small space requirement. They can also provide you with hours of entertainment and stress relief. A freshwater fish aquarium is relatively inexpensive to buy and maintain. If you are interested in colorful freshwater fish as pets keep…

Are Cocker Spaniels Family Dogs? [are Cocker Spaniels good with children]
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Are Cocker Spaniels Family Dogs? [are Cocker Spaniels good with children]

If you’ve ever been interested in a Cocker Spaniel, you may have wondered: are they a good fit for a family? The good news is yes, Cocker Spaniel dogs make excellent family pets. Known for their affectionate, easy-going personalities, Cocker Spaniels are excellent choices for those with young children. Before running to your nearest rescue,…

Are Bengal Cats Good Pets? [the good and bad about this amazing cat breed]
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Are Bengal Cats Good Pets? [the good and bad about this amazing cat breed]

The Bengal cat is a truly unique cat breed that attracts many people due to its exotic appearance and friendly personality. One of the most common questions about the Bengal cat breed is whether or not they actually make good pets.  It has been noted by many Bengal owners that their cats tend to do…

How to Choose a Horse Boarding Facility [complete guide to types of equestrian stables]

How to Choose a Horse Boarding Facility [complete guide to types of equestrian stables]

Choosing a great horse boarding facility begins with knowing what to look for and what to avoid. You want a clean operation that is run by good people experienced with horses and where they always keep the health and safety of your horse as a top priority. I am going to cover all the common…

How to Get a German Shepherd Puppy to Stop Biting [training steps you need to know]
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How to Get a German Shepherd Puppy to Stop Biting [training steps you need to know]

You are excited to start playing with your new German Shepherd puppy However, you soon find that your new puppy likes to bite and those sharp puppy teeth can hurt! Using puppy training techniques such as alternative play or finding professional help, you can get your new German Shepherd dog to stop biting and be…

Mexican Horse Breeds [native horses of Mexico]
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Mexican Horse Breeds [native horses of Mexico]

Horses have played an incredibly important role in Mexican culture for centuries. From Spanish conquistadors to Mexican charros, horses have been used for many purposes and played important roles in Mexican history. Only two horse breeds are native to Mexico. In this article, we’ll talk about some of the history of horses in Mexico. We’ll…

Are Geckos Good Pets? [why geckos make good pets for beginners]
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Are Geckos Good Pets? [why geckos make good pets for beginners]

Geckos are often the beginner reptile owner’s first choice for lizard ownership. Pet lizards are fun and a popular choice for reptile enthusiasts due to their easy care requirements. Adult geckos can be a good choice for someone looking for a new pet that is unique, quirky, sassy, and low maintenance.  While geckos are comparatively…

What is a Cane Corso? [large, powerful dog breed with Roman heritage]
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What is a Cane Corso? [large, powerful dog breed with Roman heritage]

The Cane Corso is a large dog breed that will grab your attention when you see it. These intelligent dogs have their origins in ancient Rome where it was believed that their ancestors joined armies to fight on the enemy lines. They make excellent guard dogs as well as great family pets if precautions are…

How to Introduce a Puppy to an Aggressive Cat [tips for cats and dogs to get along]
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How to Introduce a Puppy to an Aggressive Cat [tips for cats and dogs to get along]

Steps for introducing a puppy to a home with an aggressive cat. Keep them apart unless they are supervised. Limit their time together. Having a slow introduction is key. Feed them alone in separate rooms. Make sure they both understand basic human commands. Gradually increase their time together keeping a close eye on them. Be…

Human Foods That Are Good For Dogs [healthy people food dogs like]
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Human Foods That Are Good For Dogs [healthy people food dogs like]

There are many human foods that dogs can safely enjoy, and several of them have beneficial vitamins and minerals. However, some human foods can cause severe health problems for dogs and should be offered only in limited quantities or avoided completely. Keep reading to learn about which human foods are safe to feed your dog…

Norwegian Forest Cat vs Maine Coon Cat [differences between these large cats]
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Norwegian Forest Cat vs Maine Coon Cat [differences between these large cats]

The Maine Coon Cat and the Norwegian Forest Cat are the two biggest breeds of domestic cats. Known as gentle giants, these two large cats are known to be excellent furry companions and make great family pets. Within this article, we’ll explore the unique characteristics of both breeds, their history, and the best way to…

How to Treat Colic in Horses [colic symptoms, prevention and treatment for your horse]

How to Treat Colic in Horses [colic symptoms, prevention and treatment for your horse]

About five to ten percent of horses will suffer from colic during their lifetime. Colic is basically pain in your horse’s abdomen area and in severe cases can lead to death if not treated properly. Quick recovery from colic is accomplished by knowing the symptoms with an early diagnosis and then taking quick action. There…

33 Non-toxic Houseplants for Dogs [4 toxic plants you should avoid]
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33 Non-toxic Houseplants for Dogs [4 toxic plants you should avoid]

Houseplants are an excellent addition to any home. They make your home look brighter and more lovely, but some plants can pose a significant danger to your dog. Knowing which nontoxic plants are dog safe is an important consideration for all pet owners. Keep reading below for a list of some of the best non-toxic…

Are Hamsters Good Pets? [reasons why hamsters are the best small pets]
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Are Hamsters Good Pets? [reasons why hamsters are the best small pets]

Hamsters are fairly common and well-known small household pets. Especially popular in families with young children since they are docile, low maintenance and have a fun personality. Hamsters definitely can make great family pets if given the proper care and attention.  Keep reading to learn more about why hamsters make great pets! Why Hamsters Make…

11 Brown Cat Breeds [stunning cats that make great pets with pictures]

11 Brown Cat Breeds [stunning cats that make great pets with pictures]

Brown cats are definitely among the cutest kinds of cats but did you know that brown cats are also fairly rare?  Brown cats are not very common. However, there are several different cat breeds that can have brown fur. This includes the stunning Havana Brown, the Oriental Shorthair, the Persian, the York Chocolate cat, and…

Akhal-Teke Horse Breed [the horses of Turkmenistan!]
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Akhal-Teke Horse Breed [the horses of Turkmenistan!]

Akhal-Teke horses are a specialized, rare breed of horse originating from Turkmenistan. Originally bred as long-distance racers, these horses are easily recognized by the metallic sheen of their golden color coat, which earned them the nickname ‘golden horse’. Keep reading to find out everything you want to know about the appearance and history of these…

What is a Betta Fish? [Are betta fish good pets?]
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What is a Betta Fish? [Are betta fish good pets?]

If you ever thought about having a pet fish consider the Betta. They are amazing, colorful creatures and make interesting aquarium fish. Betta fish are wildly colorful, strikingly beautiful, small, freshwater fish that originated in Southeast Asia. They are considered one of the easier pet fish to take care of and a good starter fish…

Greyhound Lab Mix [what is a Greyador?]
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Greyhound Lab Mix [what is a Greyador?]

The Greyhound Labrador mix, also known as the “Greyador,” combines the Lab’s friendly personality and the Greyhound’s elegant looks. This hybrid dog is becoming a popular family pet. Initially, the product of random encounters, the Greyhound Lab mix is now a designer breed crossing a purebred Labrador with a purebred Greyhound. The Greyador is a…

Bengal Cat vs Tabby Cat [how to tell the difference with pictures]
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Bengal Cat vs Tabby Cat [how to tell the difference with pictures]

To the untrained eye, Bengal cats and Tabby cats appear to be very similar. In reality, they can be very different. Bengal cats are a breed and Tabby is simply a coat pattern. While they have a similar appearance, Bengal cats have different temperaments and personalities as well as different energy levels and general care…

How Big Do Dwarf Rabbits Get? [what is a dwarf rabbit]
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How Big Do Dwarf Rabbits Get? [what is a dwarf rabbit]

Dwarf Rabbits are the smallest rabbit breeds and they also live longer. They are usually no more than one to five pounds fully grown and are often characterized by distinctive ears and a unique facial structure. There are many different breeds of rabbits that are characterized as dwarf rabbits. Some of them earn this classification…

Gypsy Vanner Horses [facts and history of an amazing horse breed]
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Gypsy Vanner Horses [facts and history of an amazing horse breed]

Gypsy Vanner Horses are short, stocky, strong horses that have broad chests and powerful muscles. They were bred to pull large heavy loads in Gypsy caravans and stand out with their amazing looks. The Gypsy Vanner breed has a calm and friendly demeanor and they also make great pleasure riding horses. In this article, we…

Mini Goldendoodle vs Medium vs Standard Goldendoodle [which size goldendoodle is best for you?]
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Mini Goldendoodle vs Medium vs Standard Goldendoodle [which size goldendoodle is best for you?]

There are several sizes of Goldendoodles. Standard, Medium, Miniature, and Toy. The Standard Goldendoodle is a large dog that needs lots of space. The difference between a Mini and Standard Goldendoodle is basically size and temperament. The Toy Goldendoodle is a tiny dog full of life. When people hear of the Miniature Goldendoodle, they often…

Can Unvaccinated Puppies be Around Vaccinated Dogs? [are vaccinations bad for dogs?]
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Can Unvaccinated Puppies be Around Vaccinated Dogs? [are vaccinations bad for dogs?]

Pet owners may wonder if there is a risk when you have an unvaccinated puppy around a vaccinated dog? Is there a chance the unvaccinated puppy will get sick? The answer is yes, they can. Since the early 1900’s the medical profession has been using vaccines on dogs to prevent them from getting Bordetella Bronchiseptica, Canine…

Lipizzaner Horses [history and origins of the famous white stallions]
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Lipizzaner Horses [history and origins of the famous white stallions]

Lipizzaner horses are a rare breed of white horses originating out of Spain. These stallions are prized for their amazing beauty, intelligence, and ability to perform complex classical dressage riding maneuvers often described as a dance.  The Lipizzan breed has a long and rich history and is said to be one of the oldest horse…

Shih Tzu Yorkie Mix [Is a Shorkie the Perfect Pet?]
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Shih Tzu Yorkie Mix [Is a Shorkie the Perfect Pet?]

The Shih Tzu Yorkie mix (Shorkie) has filled the hearts of many despite their tiny size.  The Shorkie is a mix between a Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier. This small and relatively new designer dog breed is becoming very popular. Their lively nature and loyal temperament make them great companion dogs. Other than their need…

The World’s Largest Horses [complete list of the biggest horse breeds]

The World’s Largest Horses [complete list of the biggest horse breeds]

The world’s largest horses are unique breeds in a class of their own. They are popular horses due to their massive size and strength. Historically, large horses were bred as workhorses, but today they’re popular for parades, harness competitions, and horse-drawn plowing events. The Shire breed is considered to be the largest horse breed. Horses…

18 Curly Haired Dog Breeds

18 Curly Haired Dog Breeds

Curly haired dog breeds tend to shed less and are better for allergy sufferers. Many, such as the standard and toy poodle, are frequent contestants in dog shows because of their unique looks. Others, like the Kerry Blue Terrier, were born to hunt and chase their prey. Their coats can be anything from tight curls…

Poodle Mix Dogs [12 best poodle hybrid dogs!]
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Poodle Mix Dogs [12 best poodle hybrid dogs!]

Poodle mixes are designer hybrid dogs that come in a variety of sizes and temperaments. There are many Poodle mixes to choose from with the Goldendoodle and Labradoodle being the most popular. Poodle hybrids were bred to be highly intelligent dogs that are affectionate, calm, and tend to shed less making them better for allergy…

14 American Horse Breeds [some you never heard of!]

14 American Horse Breeds [some you never heard of!]

There are many horse breeds that are considered American Horse Breeds. This includes the Appaloosa, Morgan, Tennessee Walker, and the famous Quarter Horse. There are also many others you probably never heard of. These horses have a variety of traits and characteristics, from Curly horses to American Miniature horses. Many say that Christopher Colombus first…

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