The Most Intelligent Bird Breeds

Bird-brained is not necessarily a bad thing - when it comes to birds! Along with their beautiful, colorful plumes, pet birds are prized for their companionship and their... More
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Can Rats Get Along with Dogs?

Even between the unlikeliest of species friendships will sometimes form. You might see snapshots of dogs snuggling with cats or ducks snuggling with pigs going viral on the... More
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Are Guppies Easy to Care For?

This multi-hued tropical fish is abundant. Native to warmer climates, they have been introduced to every region of the world except Antarctica. They were originally imported to reduce... More
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The Healthiest Diet for a Parrot

Parrots are omnivorous meaning they can eat both animals and plants. In the wild they have a steady diet of fruits, vegetables, and small critters. In captivity their... More
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What’s the Quietest Pet Bird?

My wife keeps kidding me that we should buy a pet parrot because she knows that its constant talking would drive me crazy! Of course, she'd teach it... More
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The Basics of Pigeon Keeping

Why on Earth would someone want to learn about keeping pigeons? Believe it or not there is a pigeon crisis. Domesticated pigeons have been abandoned and left for... More
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Owning a Hamster vs a Guinea Pig

Hamsters and guinea pigs are often used interchangeably in speech, but they are quite different. Not only are their physical characteristics remarkably dissimilar, their temperaments and behavioral traits... More
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Why Does a Rat Grind Its Teeth?

A rat is a deceptively intelligent and sensitive creature. Grinding its teeth is indeed a behavioral adaptation but also an indication of how it is feeling. Also known... More
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What Do Goldfish Eat Besides Flakes?

Commercial diets for goldfish are commonly in the form of flakes or pellets. While commercial food is acceptable goldfish enthusiasts understandably want to spice up the diet a... More
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What’s the Best Diet for Pet Rats?

Rats have survived for millions of years partially due to their flexible diets. They can pretty much survive on anything that could be even loosely considered food. Still,... More
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