Fish Diseases and Parasites: Know What to Look For
Fish Diseases and Parasites: Know What to Look For

There are lots of great reasons to opt for a home aquarium if you’re considering getting a fish. Aquariums take up minimal space if you are pinched for room at home. Watching a fish tank can reduce your stress level as they come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. Also, some people are allergic to cats and dogs, so fish provide an alternative option. But like any other pet, fish can become sick too. So you need to know common disease symptoms in fish. Knowing what to look out for means preventative measures can be taken to keep your fish healthy and happy.

Reminders on Proper Habitat & Enclosure Temperatures
Reminders on Proper Habitat & Enclosure Temperatures
It is getting cooler outside which means it is time to check your temperatures. Reptiles, small animals, fish, even our dogs, and cats are likely to be impacted by the change in season so check out our latest blog on proper habitat temperatures to ensure your pet is comfortable all winter long!
Pet Toxins & Algae Blooms - What You Need to Know
Pet Toxins & Algae Blooms - What You Need to Know

Every year, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center releases their “Top 10” list of nationwide pet toxins. We’ll cover them in this article as well as another very dangerous toxin that’s common in Oregon’s bodies of water during summer and early fall: Blue-green algae blooms.

Caring for Your Plecos
Caring for Your Plecos
These freshwater catfish are known to be algae eaters, bottom feeders, and scavengers that will eat just about anything, making them a helpful addition to an aquarium.
Fish 101: How to do a Water Change
Fish 101: How to do a Water Change
Whether you are a new fish-keeper or are just thinking about getting your first aquarium, maintenance can seem complex and intimidating. You may hear people talking about their equipment and their water chemistry, which can make taking care of an aquarium seem like a lot of work. But the most important part of regular aquarium maintenance is water changes, which are quick and easy to do.
Fish 101: The Importance of Water Changes
Fish 101: The Importance of Water Changes
Keeping fish can be intimidating at first. Care requirements range from very simple to mind-boggling depending on the type of fish you have. Regardless, one regular action you'll need to take is doing partial changes of your fish's water.
The Health Benefits of Owning a Pet
The Health Benefits of Owning a Pet
Over two-thirds of households in the US own pets, up from just over half of households. When considering pet ownership, it is easy to see just how much joy pets can bring to our lives. Here are a few health benefits of owning pets.
Breaking Down Your Cat's Diet
Breaking Down Your Cat's Diet
With so many options for cat food, it can be overwhelming to pick a type, flavor, and brand of food to serve your cat's needs. Here, we'll review a history of cat food and how to wade through all of the details and find what works best for your furry friend.
Providing Enrichment For Your Rat
Providing Enrichment For Your Rat
Rats can be some of the most loving and wonderful creatures around. Making sure that your pet rats stay healthy, happy, and engaged can be challenging. Here are a few tips and tricks on how to enrich your rat's life with toys, games, and food.
Pets For Small Spaces
Pets For Small Spaces
Dorm rooms and apartments can feel so lonely without pets. But how can you get a pet when you live in such a small space? Check out these tips for finding pets to fit your small room or apartment.
Ask the Expert: Animal Healing Arts
Ask the Expert: Animal Healing Arts
Can you use holistic pet care to ensure that your pets have happy, healthy lives? What natural supplements are available to help you improve your pet’s health? Read more to find out about holistic pet care and products from our expert, Dr. Keith Weingardt of Animal Healing Arts.
Good Pets for the Classroom
Good Pets for the Classroom
There are a handful of animals with the right temperament for a classroom environment. Here are some key factors to consider when choosing a classroom pet.