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Peacocks as Pets: Guidelines and Tips

Can you keep green peacocks as pets?<p><b>Green or Java peafowl</b> are native to Southeast Asia, including the island of Java. It is recognizable for its …

Differences between Pheasants, Quails and Chickens

What are quails like?<p><b>"Quail" is a general term</b> that includes two families, the Old World Phasianidae and the New World Odontophoridae: There are 29 …

Differences between Male and Female Pheasants

Main differences between male and female pheasants<p>Adult common <b>male pheasants are colorful</b> and quite beautiful, with a distinctive and unmistakable …

How does a Bat's Bio Sonar Work?

How do bats catch their prey?<p>Through the emission of a series of <b>loud ultrasounds</b> ranging from high to low frequency with variations, bats can make …

The 10 Most Dangerous Animals in Asia

The Komodo Dragon<p>Known scientifically as <i>Varanus komodoensis</i>, the <b>Komodo dragon</b> is the largest lizard across the globe. Some of the biggest Komodo …

What is the State Animal Of... - Animal Emblems of the United States

What are the state animals or animal emblems of the U.S.?<p>The national bird of the United States is the <b>bald eagle</b> (<i>Haliaeetus leucocephalus</i>), while …

Bones for Puppies: Choosing the Best Toy

Advantages and disadvantages of bones for dogs<p>These are the advantages of giving a bone to your puppy to gnaw and play:<p>Dogs enjoy the taste of …

These 10 items Can Kill your Cat at Home

Water with bleach<p>In the warmer months, it's normal for your cat to <b>try and drink water wherever they find it</b>. If their water bowl is empty, they might …

Native Animals of the Sierra Nevada

Rare species in a biodiverse region<p>Many rare Californian species are endemic to the Sierra Nevada, and they are mostly <b>threatened due to loss of</b> …

Are Bats Dangerous to Humans or Pets?

Homeless and hunted<p>Bats have become a problem and a more serious danger because caves, their natural habitat, have been <b>systematically destroyed by</b> …

Vulnerable Native Breeds in the UK: Updated List

Bloodhound<p>In 2015, only 77 <b>Bloodhound</b> puppies were registered in the UK, although their numbers are growing slowly. These large dogs are scent hounds; …

10 Things You Should Know About Golden Retrievers

Besides the best traits of Golden Retrievers you should be familiar with, we would also like to dismantle five false myths about this noble breed. …

Chemotherapy in Dogs: What You Should Know

What type of cancer affects dogs?<p>Having a pet with cancer in the house can be as hard and as difficult to assimilate as having a human relative …

Removing Knots and Tangles from a Persian Cat's Coat

Removing knots and tangles step by step<p>It is very important to follow the advice on caring for a Persian cat's coat to keep it soft and tangle-free. …

Bathing a Persian Cat: Step by Step Guide - 8 steps

Steps to follow:<p>1<p>Whether a kitten or a fully grown Persian cat, the first step to bathing them will be to <b>get them used to warm water</b> (37° C to 38° C …

10 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for Allergic Families

What are hypoallergenic dog breeds?<p>As we mention, there are some hypoallergenic dog breeds that are perfect for allergic families. However, we must …

Common Diseases of Persian Cats

Hairballs and trichobezoars<p>Persian cats are known for their long and dense coat. Therefore, they are more likely to suffer from trichobezoars than …

Caring for a Persian Cat

Caring for a Persian cat's fur<p>The Persian cat has long and abundant fur that you will need to care for daily; you must brush your cat every day using …

How do you make new friends as an adult? Be like the golden retriever

When you are an adult, it is hard to make new friends. I myself used to be real weird about it. At a party, for example, a potential friend might ask about my favorite sandwich. <i>This is it!</i> I would think. <i>My big shot! What’s a cool kind of sandwich to like?</i> But in my eagerness to impress, my mind …

Pets

Caring for an Albino Cat

Differences between albino cats and white cats<p>Not all white cats are albino, but <b>all albino cats are white</b>. Besides that, what are the differences …

Tips to Train a Bull Terrier

Origin and history of the Bull Terrier<p>All dogs, no matter their breed, belong to the same subspecies: <i>Canis lupus familiaris</i>. In general, dogs are …

Common Diseases of Bull Terriers

Are Bull Terriers healthy dogs?<p>The Bull Terrier's average <b>life expectancy</b> is of about 10 years, but it is of great importance that they are able to …

Hairballs in Cats: Prevention and Symptoms

Why do cats swallow so much hair?<p><b>Cats spend lots of time preening themselves</b> to keep their fur clean and in good condition; they can do so thanks to …

5 Dog Breeds That Don't Shed Hair

Boston Terrier<p>The Boston Terrier is a dog breed with a soft and short coat, minimal odor, and easy to train. This dog is quiet, doesn't bark much and</b> …

5 Hairless Dog Breeds

Chinese Crested Dog<p>The Chinese crested dog is also known as the Crested or the Puff. You've probably seen one, since this hairless breed looks really …

Why Do Crows and Ravens Caw?

It has been demonstrated that <b>the crow has an excellent memory</b> of its peers, recognizing them after periods of up to three years. When a crow meets …

Healing a Fractured Bird Leg: How to Make a Splint

Identify the type of fracture<p>There are different causes that can cause a leg fracture in a bird. The most common causes usually come down to a hit or …

What Can You Do if You Find a Cat that's Been Run Over?

Road accidents: How to react when a cat's been run over<p>If you find a cat that has been run over it is important to act calmly. If the cat is lying on …

Physical Exercise for Obese Dogs: Tips and Guidelines

Causes of obesity in dogs<p>There are several causes that can lead to your dog becoming obese or overweight. It is very important to identify what is …

6 Benefits of Jogging with your Dog

1. Stress release<p>Over the years stress has become one of the main causes of many diseases and ailments that affect modern humans. How many times have …