This video explains how to teach a hyper-dog to obey commands by using treats. The dogs he uses in his video are quite large and they look very unsettled. He goes on to explain that as soon as the dog completes the command it gets a treat immediately. He also explains that he uses a clicker to let the dog know it has completed the command.
A mouse is a wonderful pet if you don’t have a yard and live in a unit. They are friendly and clean and don’t take a lot of looking after. Mice are intelligent and with a lot of attention will learn all sorts of tricks.
This is a place that you can share your pet stories, photos, videos and get advise.
Beautiful, bright and mesmerising – these fish are the perfect pets.
We know, it can be overwhelming when you walk into a large aquarium or pet store and are greeted by tanks and tanks of fish across breeds, colours, shapes and sizes, etc. There are just so many to choose from, so where do you begin?
If you’re looking for a pet bird, but not sure what species, here you can search by what may be important to you: color, size, interaction etc. and find some good choices. Searching by one or two choices will give you better results than searching by everything.
When choosing a pet bird, it is important to consider what type of bird suits you best. This will help you to be the best pet owner you can be. Unsure where to start?
It’s a little embarrassing to write this article, not only because everyone who knows me knows I am a turtle and tortoise nerd, but also because I have literally loved turtles and tortoises to death.”
If you’re thinking about bringing home a feline companion for the younger family members in your household, the first point of consideration should be whether or not the cat is kid-friendly.
Million Paws Walk is Australia’s biggest dog-walking event and holds a special place in the hearts of many people and their pooches. While it is a great day where we all come together and celebrate our love for dogs, the safety and well-being of our supporters, volunteers, staff and animals has always been our priority.
The unpredictability of funny cat behaviour livens up any household, but what you see as silly and entertaining is just them following their instincts. They tolerate and incorporate people into their daily routine, winning them over with one hilarious act after another.”
Rabbits make wonderful indoor pets. They are adorable and brimming with personality. But before you swoop into the shelter and pick out a cutie, there are a few things you should know to ensure a rabbit is right for you and your family.
“Raw dog food diets are controversial when you mention them in groups both online and in person. Some argue that just like people who feel better consuming all-natural foods, canines feel the same effect.
They are the closest reptile that looks like a dinosaur and they don’t carry the innate fear that snakes bring to certain people. Lizards can make great display animals and depending on the species, can be regularly handled. Here we present to you five great friendly lizards in no particular order.
Before you bring your new equine companion home, you’ll want to learn about the basics of good horse care.
Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are real and they can kill pigs. Your pig should have plenty of opportunities to cool off or be in an area that is shaded or cooler for them. Remember, they can’t sweat to cool their bodies off as people can.
You’ve probably seen the super cute videos of tiny piglets cuddling with puppies or drinking from equally tiny bottles. But do teacup pigs actually stay that small forever? And do they really make good pets?
In Australia we have dozens of native species, among them cockatoos, cockatiels and budgies, which, because of their individual popularity, we treat separately on this website.
On previous trips to your veterinarian’s office, it is likely that you’ve had a conversation at some point about heartworm preventive care.