Category Archives: pet products

Omega-3 fatty acids: for everyone feathered, furred, or scaly

Do you take an omega fatty acid supplement in your diet? Omega-3 fatty acids – alpha-linoleic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) – are the buzz words among human nutritionists these days, as these fatty acids have … Continue reading

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New thoughts on reptile care

Attention reptile owners! It’s that time of year again – time to check your cage set up – now that the weather is getting cooler and drier. As winter approaches, you should check your tank temperature and humidity to ensure … Continue reading

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The Great Pellet Exhange for Birds

Do you own a bird that eats a lot of seed? Did you know that studies have shown that unless a bird is eating nearly 2/3 of its diet as formulated bird pellets, it’s not likely meeting its nutritional needs, … Continue reading

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Ferrets – New Treatment With Adrenal Gland Disease

New Discoveries on How to Treat Ferrets with Adrenal Gland Disease Adrenal disease affects thousands of ferrets annually in the U.S. and may be the most common condition diagnosed in ferrets by veterinarians. This disease is caused by the development … Continue reading

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Do exotic pets undergo aging changes?

Of course they do! Just like people, dogs, and cats, exotic pets’ bodies undergo a series of changes as they get older; exotic pets of all species – birds, ferrets, rabbits, rodents, reptiles, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, pot-bellied pigs, and others … Continue reading

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Does my ferret really need a dental cleaning? by Angela Cerone, veterinary receptionist

Did you know that ferrets can get dental disease just like your cat, your dog, or you? We humans don’t always go to see our dentist twice a year, as we should, but when we get a cavity, we get … Continue reading

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The top ten reasons it’s great to be an exotic pet

Exotic pets are great, no matter how you slice it. But here are a few very specific reasons you might not have thought of as to why being an exotic pet is really great: 1. You can poop/pee/vomit on the … Continue reading

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Are You a Pet Person?

In general, I think it is fair to say that there are two camps of people when it comes to animals – those who are true “pet people,” and those who are not. What is a “pet person”? While pet … Continue reading

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