Keeping Your Reptile "Cool" In The Summer Heat
Reptiles are some of the most rewarding pets to own, but housing them safely with fluctuating natural temperatures can be a challenge. Check out this handy guide for adjusting your reptile's habitat to keep their temperature stable when summer hits.
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.
Trimming your Small Animal's Nails
Small animals are some of the most rewarding pets you can have -- but trimming their nails can be a necessary and challenging process. Click to read more.
Caring for Pets in the Classroom
Pets in the classroom for children can be a great educational experience, as well as a lot of fun! Here are some things to know before making a decision.
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.
New Pet Checklist
When you are ready to add a new member to your family, you are making a lifetime commitment to that animal, their health, and wellbeing. Here's how you can start off on the right foot.
Feeder Insect: The Dubia Roach
We've all heard of feeding crickets to our reptiles, but what about the more nutritious and hearty dubia roach? Here's all you need to know about them.
Small Mammal Hibernation 101
Have you ever wondered which of your household pets can hibernate? If you've got small mammals, here's your guide to hibernation!
Caring for Your Bearded Dragon
Caring for a bearded dragon is fun and relatively easy. Bearded dragons are one of the friendliest and most interactive reptile pets. Read this article to learn how to properly care for these adorable critters!
Preventing Metabolic Bone Disease in Reptiles
Learn what you can do to keep your beloved scaled friend healthy and prevent the most common health issue in reptiles!
Teacher Feature: Amy Williams and the Portland Montessori School
The Portland Montessori School knows a thing or two about class pets. With over half a dozen class pets, ranging from birds to small animals, and even a dog, the students of Portland Montessori interact with animals on a daily basis.
Caring for Your Ball Python
Ball pythons are one of the most popular pet snakes in the world. Learn all about what it takes to care for one of these incredible snakes!