Other Animals

Some animal-related things make us angry. By: Beverly & Pack I don’t hate animals. I love animals. But there are some things having to do with animals that I loathe. From the gut-wrenching feeling you get when your pet is lost to reading about yet another puppy mill bust, some things about animals upset us
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Fennec foxes can be house-trained, but you may have to work at it for a while. By: tambako So you’ve decided you’d love to add a fennec fox to your family. First off, congratulations! Second, there’s a lot to know about these little guys, so before you run out and adopt one, let’s go over
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These vocal animals are nocturnal. By: Pure! Travel Group Kinkajous are small mammals that are native to the rainforest. They’re intelligent, vocal and curious animals — and they’re one of the latest in the trend of exotic pets. Kinkajous grow to be 2–12 pounds, depending on their subspecies, and can live for roughly 20 years.
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Fennec foxes are quick and curious. By: Soren Wolf Exotic pets are an emerging trend; people who don’t care for the traditional dog, cat or goldfish are adopting pets like fennec foxes. Yes, foxes. Fennecs make for nontraditional, intelligent pets, but they have special requirements in order for them to be well cared for and
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Health and Illness This is part 4 of a multi-part series. (To begin at part 1, click here.) Guinea pigs, like any other animals, can live their lives happy and healthy with the right support. When it comes to sickness, guinea pigs have many possible illnesses and conditions and require an experienced veterinarian. Weight Up
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The species of the turtle is important for its care. By: Clara S. Turtles have been popular as pets, but they often perish because of improper care. All turtles are not created equal. Turtles can be aquatic- or land-based, and different species have different dietary and habitat needs. Before deciding on a turtle as your
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Lobsters need plenty of elbow room in tanks. By: Abi Skipp In the Northeast, lobsters are pretty common. You can find restaurants that serve them with just about any meal; even the fast food joints have some sort of lobster offering in the spring and summer months. But some people choose to keep their lobsters
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Pairing a dominant guinea pig with a submissive one can lead to fewer fights. By: David If you’ve recently acquired a guinea pig, you may be wondering if he’s lonely. You could be right. That’s an awfully big cage for one little guinea pig! Guinea pigs tend to be fairly sociable animals and like to
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Melissa Gill, of Santa Monica, California, could only hope that her Shetland sheepdog mix, Jackson, would tolerate all of her family members, including a black masked lovebird named Bird Noir. Her concern turned out to be unnecessary — the pair hit it off from the moment they met. That was 6 years ago. Jackson and Bird Noir
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