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Degus – An Exotic Pet You Can Fall in Love With

  Degus belongs to the rodent family. They are very friendly and intelligent pets when compared to other rodents. They are hassle free and demand less maintenance. Some people compare the degu to chinchillas, squirrels and even gerbils. But they are very different.   Let's dive right in.   Taking a Look at Having Degus as Pets   Degus have a tweed brown color and have a long tail with brush like hair at the end. The tail is nearly one to two third of the body’s length. They use it to maintain balance while climbing and while walking they keep it in the upright position.   Their belly is cream color and there are circles around their eyes. Their...

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Golden Retriever Crate Training

  Golden retriever crate training is something that some owners are reluctant to do. That is because a lot of people have the wrong idea when it comes to crates. This conception leads people to believe that crates are a punishment for dogs, and therefore they won’t use them. Much to the contrary, crates are actually one of the safest places you can put your Golden Retriever. Which also gratifies their natural instincts to situate themselves within a den.   Let's dive right in.   Looking at Golden Retriever Crate Training   If you have a crate and leave it open, your Golden will start to go to it when they get sleepy. Or when they get confused. Although Golden's...

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Taking Care of Cats – What You Need to Know

  If you plan to own a cat then you should do some basic research on taking care of cats. These days, cats are among the most popular pet you can own. There are several breeds available, with the most popular being Persian and Siamese. Cats are a domesticated animal, with origins dating back some 8,000 years and beyond. Like any other pet that you may own, including dogs, cats cost money to take care of properly.   Let's dive right in.   What to Know when Taking Care of Cats   When you get a cat, you’ll need to think about the costs of taking care of cats. You’ll obviously need food, and you’ll also need to plan ahead...

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Bird Vet – How to Choose a Good One

  If you want to own a bird one of the first things that you should do is find a good bird vet. Pet birds can be more complicated than you think they’d be. You might believe that pet birds are easy to handle, easy to train, and easy to own. However, the reality is that they are actually quite difficult. Because they take a long time to get to know and to train.   Let's dive right in.   How to Choose a Good Bird Vet   If you are going to own a bird and do it properly, you have to be sure that you know all about the bird beforehand. And you must be willing to take...

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Saltwater Aquarium Water Change – Doing It Safely

  Knowing how to properly do a saltwater aquarium water change is very important. As with people fish thrive when kept in an environment as close to their own as possible. For this reason aquariums should be carefully structured to imitate the natural environments of the species they are home to. At least as closely as possible. You will not be able to duplicate the exact living conditions found in the deep blue sea. But your fish will benefit from the effort that you put into a water change.   Let's dive right in.   Safely Doing a Saltwater Aquarium Water Change   Fish are very adaptable creatures. It is what allows them to live and thrive in captivity when...

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