Why Do Snakes Yawn?

One would think that a yawning snake is a tired snake and vice versa but, no, a yawning snake can mean different things! The Bulge & Big Head... More
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Are Fish Expensive Pets?

The answer depends on what type of fish you intend to buy. The species itself could fetch a large sum and the equipment necessary to care for the... More
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What Are the Most Sociable Reptiles?

Are reptiles social animals? Some say "no" but then how can you account for all of those Galapagos Island Green Iguanas basking together in the morning sun? Okay,... More
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How Big Do Teacup Piglets Get?

If you're considering buying a teacup piglet, please stop considering it. This recent marketing scam is just that - an attempt to defraud people into buying into the... More
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Low Maintenance Pets

Even if we love animals not all of us have the perfect situation for dogs, cats, and other domesticated creatures that require loads of time and attention. Fortunately,... More
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What Do Hermit Crabs Eat?

Hermit crabs are omnivores and can eat almost anything. In fact, they are a pretty unfussy lot - preferring to be scavengers, living as bottom-feeders, and even feasting... More
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Rat Care Basics

If you've decided to adopt a rat as a pet, you are probably very open to hearing what rats need to live happy lives. While they may look... More
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How Do Sea Monkeys Come to Life?

The "Sea Monkey" was actually a copyrighted brand name for a product invented by Harold von Braunhut in 1957. Surprisingly, these seemingly simple-looking creatures took years to develop... More
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Do Chickens Make Good Pets?

If you're part of the meat-eating population of humankind, you might think that chickens make a darn good meal. However, whatever our diets may be composed of, many... More
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How Smart Are Pigs?

Ever since pigs have been domesticated for food, they have unfairly been the object of disdain and abuse from humans. Perhaps this is because most humans would have... More
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What’s the Right Pet Fish for Me?

Fish make fabulous pets, especially for those who want to have an animal companion in the home. They're good for people with allergies or those who don't want... More
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