Posted June 10, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I suppose that I should have decided what I was knitting before I started. It doesn't really matter . . .

Posted May 31, 2017 by Creature Features

Snuggles the mouse was comatose after accidentally eating heroin but now she's back on her tiny feet, thanks to some innovative treatment by Vancouver overdose prevention workers.

Posted May 25, 2017 by Rebecca West

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?

Posted May 23, 2017 by Rebecca West

Having a gerbil as a pet can be great fun, but do you know how to keep them healthy? Read our tips for gerbil owners on the best ways to extend longevity in "desert rats."

Posted May 2, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

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.

Posted April 27, 2017 by Creature Features

A wandering beaver from Hamilton, Canada found out the hard way that good fences – especially those made of iron – don't always make for good neighbors.

Posted April 14, 2017 by Rebecca West

Small pets are natural escape artists on the level of Houdini himself. Learn how to find them, get them back in their cage and keep them from escaping again.

Posted April 7, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today is International Beaver Day so here is a picture of the cutest beaver I could find. Naturally that means it is a baby. What a little snookums!