Small pets can come equipped with impressive appetites, but they need to be given the right foods, if they're going to stick around and enjoy your company for long. Do you have one of the small pets on our list?
With summer days fast approaching comes the risk (though slight) that your dog or cat could become infested with a parasite known as cuterebra. While it usually infests rodents and members of the rabbit family, dogs and cats with outdoor privileges can also be infected. This parasite is the larval stage of one species of bot fly. It enters the animals' bodies through mucous membranes or open wounds.
Growing up, rabbits often became our pets at Easter time. However, many of us learned over the years there’s a concern pertaining to the pet ownership of these fluffy creatures, since they are also one of the most abandoned pets in the U.S..
Of recent date, I've been fascinated to learn of an island occupied solely by monkeys. I was particularly intrigued since this unique isle is located just a short distance offshore of Beaufort, South Carolina where I reside. Then when my research uncovered that 'Monkey Island’ — as it known by the locals — was an animal laboratory of sorts, images of H. G.