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Pet Roadtest – Land Hermit Crabs
Breed: Land Hermit Crabs (Coenobita variabilis) Temperament: social, non-responsive Cost: crabs $7-$30 (set up $100-$200) Lifespan: several months to years Maintenance:...
Breed: Affenpinscher Temperament: Playful and affectionate Cost: $1,000-$2,000 Lifespan: Average 12 years Maintenance: Medium Recommended for: Young families, small dwellings...
Breed: Standardbred Horse Temperament: Calm, Resilient Lifespan: 25 years Price: Average $300 Maintenance: High Recommended for: Experienced horse people History...
Bird-friendly & Beautiful
For the full article click here (1MB PDF) Don Burke says you can discourage the bossy, unwanted feral birds and...
Shaking Hands With Horses
You often see horses smelling each other’s breath. This is the horses way of shaking hands – via an exchange...
Birds’ Beak and Feather Disease
Correct Name: Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD). In Australia, and probably other countries, PBFD and French Moult in...
Vitamin D: A Sick Budgie Breakthrough
The world’s most popular pet is the Australian budgerigar. It’s kept in captivity more than any other pet but unfortunately...
Whether they’re called ISAbrown, Hy-line, Hisex or Lohmann, the red plumaged commercial hybrids are fantastic layers that adapt well...
Pet Road Test: Spoodle Crossbreed: Spoodle (Cocker Spaniel x Poodle) Temperament: intelligent, active Cost: $360+ Lifespan: 10-12 years Recommended for:...
Siamese Fighting Fish
Siamese Fighting Fish Breed: Siamese Fighting Fish Temperament: placid when alone, aggressive towards other males Cost: $4-$18 Lifespan: average 2 years Maintenance: low Recommended for: anyone,...
Breed: Cavy (Guinea Pig) Temperament: quiet and manageable Cost: $5-$45 Lifespan: up to 11 years, average 4-5 years Maintenance:...
Breed: Standardbred Horse Temperament: calm, resilient Cost: often free, although average $300 Lifespan: 25 years Maintenance: high Recommended for:...