Keeping guinea pigs as pets
By Hester (Peppermint Tea.♥)
So youíre thinking about getting a pet, but arenít sure which animal to choose. Perhaps youíve already decided against a cat or a dog because they're too large or too much work. Guinea pigs are small, can be kept in cages and are very cute and cuddly. Guinea pigs (also known as piggies) belong to the cavy family, and are originally from South America, where they were considered a delicacy! They are now considered very popular pets,...
Planning your pet's vacation
By Robin (PSY)
Many of us are going on vacation during the summer and winter breaks! Before you pack the suitcases and print off the boarding passes, though, have you considered where your pets will be while youíre gone? Fortunately, making arrangements for your furry, feathered, or scaly friends wonít be too difficult or time-consuming, now that you have this article to help guide you through the process!
First, determine each petís needs. Dogs will...
Article featured in Avatar - Volume 3, Issue 12 (June 2010).
Adopting a Pet
by Cheyenne (Desert)
Pet adoption can have many benefits. Not only can it allow you to give a home to an animal in need, but adopting a pet may also improve your own mood and give you the chance to care for something that will love you in return. If youíre considering adopting a pet and need a few tips, youíve come to the right place!
Choosing a pet can be a challenge. Some people choose to adopt dogs or...
Article featured in Avatar - Volume 3, Issue 8 (February 2010).
Siamese Fighting Fish Care
by Charlie (x-gothic-princess-x)
The very common Siamese fighting fish, also known as Betta, is a colour fish to the freshwater aquariums. They come from rice paddies in Thailand and Cambodia. They are called "pla-kad" or "trey krem" which means "fighting fish" in native Thai. The fighter fish came from the Belontiidae family of fish. They come in many different colours and tail types and also...