Animals

In addition to the pets we have at home, the animal kingdom is made up of thousands of different species. This section takes a look at some of the most well known, including horses, pigs, and birds, as well as wild animals like lions, whales and monkeys.

Hirudo Medicinalis: The Medicinal Leech

Hirudo medicinalis is a leech, and therefore an invertebrate in the Annelida phylum and the Hirudinae family. This specific kind of leech has been used for medical purposes for many centuries, which is where it got its more common name: the medicinal…

Why Cats Love to Throw Things On the Ground

If you live with a cat, you may have questioned a few times some of your cat’s strange behavior. For instance, why do cats love to throw things on the ground over and over again? Let’s take a look at…

Tail Docking: Why Would Anyone Mutilate a Dog?

Tail docking is a practice that’s been around for a long time, there’s evidence as old as the beginning of the Gregorian calendar. In that era, the excuse was that it was the best way to remove some white worms…

Frozen Dog Food for the BARF Diet

Diets and information about superfoods emerge every day, many of which we haven’t even heard of yet. The same thing happens in the world of pets where the development of new products happens at quite a pace. Of course, convenience…

The Best Swimmers in the Animal Kingdom

Fish aren’t the only good swimmers in the animal kingdom. There are lots of land animals that do perfectly well for themselves in the water, though some like it better than others. All animals have a common, aquatic ancestor. The…

The Dangers of Leaving Your Dog Tied Up

Keeping a dog tied up all day is animal abuse, even if your intentions are essentially “good”. In this article, we’ll tell you about the dangers of keeping your dog tied up. A chained dog is an unhappy dog If…

Breeding and Keeping Leopard Geckos

Keeping exotic animals as pets is becoming more and more fashionable. If you’re someone who likes interesting and eye-catching reptiles, leopard geckos are the lizards for you. The gecko is one of the easiest reptiles to look after. With a…

Moving Trauma: How to Make It Easier on Your Cat

Cats are animals who like routine and they’re given to stress and anxiety when something upsets them. What’s more, they could even become aggressive in some extreme situations. For example, they’re likely to get really nervous when there are changes…

Canine Pseudopregnancy and Lactation

A canine pseudopregnancy happens in nearly 60% of non-sterilized female dogs, and the dogs can secrete milk even if they’re not pregnant. This is most likely due to a hormonal imbalance after her latest estrous cycle. We’ll tell you more…

6 Ways to Prevent Hairballs in Cats

Cats spend several hours licking themselves every day. This habit has its pros and cons. Although it does help them keep clean, they can also ingest large amounts of hair in the process. So, in this article, we want to…

The 10 Smallest Animals in the World

Sometimes we believe that we’ve seen everything when it comes to nature’s ways of surprising us. Today we want to show you how truly amazing nature is by showing you the 10 smallest animals in the world. Don’t miss out!…

Collar Bells: Should I Put One on My Cat?

Cats are silent, independent animals. Most of the time we don’t know where they are or what they’re up to. For this reason, there are many people out there who put collar bells around their cat’s neck. But who came…