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Chameleons

Chameleons

  Chameleons are members of the lizard family.  While size and temperament vary with the species, they all share several characteristics.   Chameleons are arboreal, which means they live in trees.  They are territorial, especially males, and must be housed individually…

Bird Health

Bird Health

Birds will hide symptoms of illness or injury as long as they possibly can. This instinct is common to prey animals, and while it protects them in the wild, it makes it difficult for owners to detect early symptoms at…

Chinchillas

Chinchillas

Chinchillas are a social and active rodent that can live up to 20 years.  They thrive on attention and are best kept in pairs for their emotional health.  If kept alone, chinchillas require an immense amount of daily interaction with…

Choosing a Bird

Choosing a Bird

Pet Birds range from tiny finches to large parrots.  In general, all birds have many of the same needs.  They all require a cage, food, water and enrichment.  Vocalizations and flight are other characteristics shared by all birds.  That’s where…

Bird Behavior

Bird Behavior

Birds are very intelligent and sensitive animals.  They are usually quick to learn accepted behavior with consistent reinforcement from their owners. Body language, vocal tone and facial expressions are all used to discipline birds.

Did you know…

Did you know…

Dogs have sweat glands in their paws Ailurophobia is the fear of cats Cats sleep an average of 15 hours a day Dogs have 42 teeth Greyhounds can run up to 45mph Cats’ hearts beat twice as fast as humans’…