Other Pets

Pets that don’t live in a hut or cage but are still wonderful pets that are loved and cared for by millions of people worldwide. We give help and advice on caring for all pets.

names for groups of animals

What is a Group of Animals Called?

A collective noun is a name for a collective or a group. In this case, a group of animals. Did you know that many animals have unique, even whimsical collective nouns? For instance, a group of parrots is called a pandemonium as well as a flock! 1. A Clowder of Cats A group of cats […]

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What is a Group of Ferrets Called?

Fittingly, a group of ferrets is called a business. This is because they are so very busy, hunting, playing, or exploring new territory. Ferrets are very inquisitive and fun-loving animals, and they make lovely pets. They prefer companions and should live in a pair (or more). Are Ferrets Sociable With Each Other? Ferrets are extremely […]

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ducks and rabbits

Ducks And Bunnies (Can They Live Together?)

If you’re an avid animal lover, it is likely that you will want more than one pet. That’s great; there should be more people who are willing to take on animals and provide them with a happy home. However, there are some animals that will live together better than others, for example rabbits and ducks. […]

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ferret eating

What do ferrets eat in the wild?

It can be hard to recognize a steely and ruthlessly efficient predator when you look at your pet ferret, but your mischievous and playful furry friend is not so far removed from its wild relatives. A key area in which ferrets retain the need to exercise their natural and authentic behaviors is their diet.  Having […]

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ferret in a house

Can ferrets be house trained?

If you have just joined the ranks of the millions of pet ferret owners in the United States, we’re sure you are excited to welcome your very own cheeky and furry friend to their new home.  Ferrets are full of personality, but there is no escaping the fact that they are still wild animals at […]

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Backyard chickens vs ducks

Backyard chickens vs ducks? ( Key Comparisons )

Chickens versus ducks for your backyard – which way to go? An aspiring domestic poultry owner has literally hundreds of species of chicken, ducks, and other fowl to choose from. One of the early decisions to make if you are set on keeping a flock of your own is whether chickens or ducks will be […]

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pets for the elderly

7 Low Maintenance Pets For The Elderly

As we get older, many of us will likely find ourselves living alone. Having a pet is a great way to have constant company and studies have shown that animals can improve mental health. With many older adults suffering from depression as a result of loneliness, this has never been more important. However, some pets […]

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Christmas Gifts for pet lovers

Christmas Gifts for Pet Lovers | 11 Unique Present Ideas

Everyone loves getting gifts at Christmas and non more so than pet lovers, especially when it’s a pet-related gift. Not only do we buy our pets Christmas gifts but we buy each other at least one pet-related Christmas present each year. Last year I got a 3D Wall Art of my pet rabbit, So flipping […]

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pets for people with allergies

Best Pets for Allergy Sufferers | Hypoallergenic Pets

Suffering from allergies is no laughing matter but it should not stop you from doing the things you love and enjoying life experiences like keeping pets. My son suffers from allergies and he’s especially sensitive around cats and dogs. However, that hasn’t stopped us having pets. Keeping pets as a young child builds and shapes […]

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depressed man holding a guinea pig

Small Pets to Help Treat Depression (9 Pets That Make You Feel Happy)

Small pets are excellent companions. They improve emotional well-being and help their owners deal better with trauma. Pets can help calm people with severe depression and drive them towards better social interactions. Small pets, emotionally connect with their owners, warding off loneliness. This emotional bond becomes support, giving people with depression an effective method of […]

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pets in college

Easy Pets To Take Care Of In College (7 Perfect College Student Pets)

The grand adventure that is college is calling. For the first time, you will be away from your family, friends and home for long periods. It could also be your first separation from a beloved long time pet and companion. Let us face it; going to college can be a stressful ordeal. It is not […]

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Top 7 Most Expensive Pet Birds ( Which do you want?) 1

Top 7 Most Expensive Pet Birds ( Which do you want?)

Our round-up of the world’s top-flight pets! Have you ever wondered what kinds of pet birds are kept by the rich and famous? The acquisition of rare, unusual, or ornamental birds is the preserve of the world’s wealthiest, with many of these beautiful creatures housed in palaces, estates, and mansions across the globe. Procuring expensive […]

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