Tarantulas are not dangerous, are often quite beautiful and can make good pets. As with all spiders, they are venomous, but their bite rarely causes more pain and suffering than a bee sting. A small aquarium or plastic storage box will do for most tarantulas. Adult tarantulas will need only one or two meals a week.
In the chilly winter, rabbits need some help in keeping warm, and when temperatures drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, rabbits are more prone to illness. If you work through the day, make sure someone comes home midday to make sure your outdoor rabbit has enough straw to keep warm and the water is not frozen.
After bringing your dog home, one of the first decisions to make is what to feed him, how much to feed him and how often do you feed your new family member. Once you have decided what to feed your dog, deciding between canned food and dry food can be difficult. Canned or Dry Most dry dog foods are soybean, corn or rice based.
Celebrate the Bond Between Humans and Animals! The American Humane Association's 2005 Pets & Pals Photo Contest™ now open for submissions. Two Grand Prize winners will be chosen, and each will receive $1,000! All nominations are eligible to be featured in the American Humane Association's website and publications.
Millions of people enjoy keeping ornamental fish, a hobby that is both popular and rewarding. While many older, well-conditioned ponds and aquariums are relatively trouble free, problems of disease do periodically arise, particularly in newly established systems. The artificial conditions and high stocking densities found in many ponds and aquariums create a stressful environment that can be ripe for the rapid spread of disease.
Doctor, My cat has hypertension (high blood pressure) and is controlled with a medication called Amlodipine. She is doing great. My question is, can she have catnip? Is catnip bad for her if she has hypertension? Ann S., Newark, Ohio Hi Ann, What an interesting question. There is still a lot of mystery surrounding catnip regarding how and why it affects cats.