Posted April 10, 2012 by Creature Features

Tattooing pets for cosmetic purposes really gets under some people's skins... just imagine how the pets feel! The disturbing concept of tattooed pets sheds light upon the complex issues surrounding pet ownership, animal rights and the nature of art itself.

Posted April 9, 2012 by William Bortz

Insurance companies are getting more calls about insuring exotic pets rather than regular animals. With this interest constantly increasing, the push for safety awareness and research is on the rise. Here are a few facts on the subject.

Posted April 4, 2012 by Lady Bee

If you've had any desire to get under the skin of just about any species
of animal, then you have to get to London sometime between now and
September and see the Animals Inside Out exhibit at the British Natural History Museum.  But be prepared...

 

Posted April 3, 2012 by William Bortz

There's no question that cockatiels are beautiful animals, but there's one more thing that will leave you in awe.

Are you tired of talking to your pet cat without it giving you a response? Friends and family giving you funny looks when you carry on a twenty minute conversation with your dog? Well I think I have found the pet for you! These beautiful birds, with the right training - can learn cute sayings, sing elegant songs, and even make cat calls at your friends! You'll definitely be the life of the party with a your new pet cockatiel.

Posted April 3, 2012 by William Bortz

Have you ever considered getting a pet iguana?

Iguanas are native to South America and surrounding areas, and you can usually find them treetop in thick forests. The transition from a plush forest habitat to an aquarium can be rather trying, but you'll come to find that these beautiful lizards can make amazingly loyal pets with the right care.

Posted April 3, 2012 by Myra Per-Lee

Hey PETA , did you see Fiona's rescue video that went viral last week?  Did it make you feel any guilt at all for euthanizing 95 percent of your rescues?

 

Posted April 1, 2012 by Ron Callari

Traveling with one's pet can be an arduous task, but often dog, cat and bird
owners just can't leave home without them. So the issue becomes
how to scout out pet-friendly accommodations in advance of travel to be
assured there will be 'room at the inn' when you
arrive. With today's technology and specific websites dedicated to pet
travel, that job has become a lot easier as a result of certain hotel
brands and even independent inns and B&Bs opening their doors to
four-legged guests.

Posted March 30, 2012 by Lady Bee

This week an international team of researchers from several
universities published its 10-year study that determined the largest
extinct crocodiles had bite forces exceeded 23,000 pounds, a force twice
as great as the T rex. But that's not all. They also succeeded in identifying the the living crocodile with the strongest bite, registering him in the Guinness Book of World Records!