Rats as Pets! The Basics And More!

Some animals get to take over the calendar, like with April being National Frog Month. Other animals only get a day--like when rats were...

Happy National Ferret Day! Add One To Your Menagerie!

Ferrets have been domesticated companion animals for over 2,000 years now--and yet they still need a National Ferret Day to promote the idea that...

Puppy Proofing! As We Get Ready For National Puppy Day!

We're always ready for National Puppy Day--which is March 25th! We're not always ready for a new puppy, though. We learned a hard lesson...

Prepare For Puppy Day With A Puppy Primer!

Finally, there's a holiday that you can celebrate with getting a new puppy, and you don't have to worry about traumatizing your new pet....

Rabbit Adoption! Get One Bouncing Out Of The Shelter!

We've had plenty of rabbits in our home. Jersey Woolies, Mini Lops, French Lops--sometimes all three at the same time. Frankly, we're surprised more people...

Dogs vs. Wildlife! More Alarming (Or Alarmist) News!

Well, here we go again. It wasn't so long ago that we were dealing with a Nature.com report that claimed that cats (feral and...

Tonik the Human-Faced Mutt Is Going Viral! (And Is Ready To Be Adopted)

The saga of Tonik the Poodle/Shih Tzu mix began with a simple posting on Petfinder.com. The staff of Petfinder sure didn't seem to think...

Alley Cat Allies Vs. Nature.com! Protecting Cats Vs. Protecting Birds!

Nature.com sure got a lot of media coverage out of their recent report titled "The Impact of Free-Ranging Domestic Cats on Wildlife of the...

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