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Tiger Barb

Tiger Barb

Category: Barbs Common Name: Tiger Barb Scientific Name: Puntigrus tetrazona Water Type: Fresh Water Temperature: 74° - 79° F Temperament:  Semi-Aggressive pH: 6.0 - 7.0 Maximum Size: 3" Minimum Tank Size:  30 Gallons Diet: Omnivore Husbandry:   The tiger barb is a...

Pet Magasin Cat Cave Giveaway

Pet Magasin Cat Cave Giveaway

We are happy to take part in this awesome cat lover's giveaway for a comfy new cat cave for your furry buddy.  It looks so nice, you might even try to crawl in there, too!  Enter daily through March 31 for your chance to win!  good luck! This post contains affiliate...

Guinea Pigs

Guinea Pigs

Common Name: Guinea Pig   Scientific Name: Cavia porcellus   Life Span: About 3 - 6 years   Size: 8 - 14" (20 - 36cm)   Diet: Guinea pig mixes from a local pet store can be a good place to start, but beware that guinea pigs will pick and choose what they like out of...

People Food as Dog Treats

People Food as Dog Treats

How often do you give your dog "just a little piece" of what you are eating for dinner or a snack?  It's a tiny piece, so what's the harm, right?  As it turns out, that little bite of people food can turn into many bites of people food over time, thus causing weight...

Pets Waiting at Home Giveaway – 8/10 thru 8/31

Pets Waiting at Home Giveaway – 8/10 thru 8/31

Michigan Savings and More has teamed up with IMHO Views, Reviews and Giveaways to offer you the chance to win one of these three dog supplements from Lloyd & Lucy's Pet Supplies.  Check out these gracious hosts and fill out the form at the bottom of the page to...

Do Rats Eat Clothing?

Do Rats Eat Clothing?

No doubt about it, rats are chewers.  They can and will chew anything they can get their little hands on - wires, toys, boxes, furniture, and yes, even clothing.  Now they don't actually eat these items (usually), they just like to chew, chew, chew.  Why all the...

Estonian Hound Dog Breed Information

Estonian Hound Dog Breed Information

Common Name:Estonian Hound Scientific Name:Canis Familiaris Origination: Estonia Breed Group:Scent Hound / Working Dog / Hunting Dog Life Span:12 - 15 Years Height:17–21 inches (43–53 cm) Weight:  33–44 pounds (15–20 kg) Coat Type:The Estonian Hound has a short,...

My Rat has a Swollen Face

My Rat has a Swollen Face

Swelling of the face in a pet rat is never a good sign. It can mean an allergy, a bug bite, an abscess, or a tumor.  All of these things can cause swelling to suddenly appear. The first thing to do is find out what the cause is so you know how to treat it.  A bug bite...

Controlling Bad Rat Smells

Controlling Bad Rat Smells

Rats are not smelly animals.  They are actually extremely clean animals and should not smell bad at all.  If they do smell bad, it is most likely one of two things.  Either their cage or tank is retaining smells, or your rat has an infection or sickness causing it to...