Animals and Pets

How to Questions and Answers About Animals and Pets

What type of food do female beta fish like?

What brand and where do you find it?What type of fish food would be best?

If anyone has every had a female dog that has had puppies,what is the best ideas for their bedding?

Is it best to build a big wooden box and keep them in it? Or is it best to just make a bed of old blankets and towels on the floor? Also, are there any tricks to keeping the puppies from soiling and peeing on the bedding?

How do I house train a dog that is used to being in a kennel outside?

I just got 2 labradoodles that are 1 1/2 years old. They lived in a puppy mill. They are VERY shy and skittish. How do I get them used to being inside and being loved?

What is the best website for exploring how to start my own pet sitting business?

I am thinking about starting a pet sitting service and need details on what is involved to get started.

How do I immunize and worm my own puppies?

I have 12 puppies and am interested in saving money. I am a nurse so this should be easy for me to do. Any ideas on where to get the supplies?

How long should I wait before retesting the ph in my aquarium?

I have a 20 gallon fresh water tank. The ph is testing about 7.6. I added some ph down (by Aquarium Pharmaceuticals). How long does it take to fully permiate the water? I’ve retested a couple of times but it doesn’t seem to be having any effect.It is a new tank, set up four days…

When should I start feeding my turtle fish?

My turtle is about 2+ years is my estimate. He’s also about 5-6 inches. Would this be a good time for him to start on live fish? I want him to be able to catch them so that the fish aren’t in a lot of pain.

How do hamsters know to run on the wheel?

I know they do it for exercise.. but how do they know to do it? Doesn’t seem similar to anything they’d find in the wild.

How many mealworms should I feed my leopard gecko a day?

I feed my geckos about 7 mealworms a day and the last time I weight them they were both 4.5 grams and they are 5-6 weeks old or since I got them.