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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Best Snakes for Pets

Snakes are everyone's best friend! This statement may not be altogether true, however some snakes do make great pets, but only if you know how and when to... More
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Are Rats Affectionate Pets?

Rats, through the centuries, have been vilified by humans. Maybe they gained their notorious reputation because of the bubonic plagues which spread through Europe, via ridesharing fleas. In... More
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Signs a Goldfish Is Happy

Did you know that the simple goldfish you purchased at the pet store or won in a ring toss game at the fair could lead a wonderfully long... More
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Can Goldfish See in the Dark?

Have you ever noticed how your sudden movement in the vicinity of your aquarium sends your goldfish into a panic? The reason is the goldfishes' vision can see... More
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