Animals and Pets

How to Questions and Answers About Animals and Pets

What to name a very handsome little kitten boy that looks like a light colored ragdoll?

He is a very cute little ball of fluff, that loves to play and prance around the house. He looks very much like light colored ragdoll kitten. He is very sweet and talkative. I would like to find him a very unique fun name, but something cute and simple might also be fun.

What would be good tank mates for a pair of African dwarf frogs?

They will be going into a 10 gallon tank. They came in a little cube that holds about 16 ounces of water, with a bamboo plant. The plant is sticking a little out of the water. Will it die if totally submerged?

What is the best way to check a dog with long black hair for ticks and fleas?

I have been brushing him daily and trying to feel around for anything unusual but is there a better way? The ticks are awful this year. He’s already had his lime disease shot also.

What is an inexpensive way to get rid of fleas?

My dog and cat have fleas? How they got them in the winter I do not know. What is an inexpensive way to get rid them?

What is the best aquarium light for freshwater plants that can also comfortably illuminate the fish?

I have a 20 gallon freshwater tank with 3 plants, 6 neon tetras, 2 guppies (2 died), and two small catfish.

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.