Other Pets

Parasites in Skunks

Skunks are subject to the same parasites as dogs and cats – fleas, ticks, intestinal parasites such as worms, giardia, coccidia, all are on the the attack. Common roundworms are easy to treat. Veterinarians recommend an over-the-counter medication called Pyrantel Pamoate which kills hookworms, roundworms and pinworms. A fecal check at the vet will tell […]

Exotic Other Pets


There are many species of Tarantula available as pets. Housing and care very for the over 800 different species, so you must have information on the particular species you would like to own. The most popular is the Chilian Rose, native to Chile. They are hardy and easier to care for than some other species […]

Other Pets

Cleaning Your Critter’s Cage

Cleaning a critter’s cage is not at the top of the list of favorite things to do, but nevertheless it must be done. It’s easier to clean the cage if you set aside a regular time and are prepared with all the necessary supplies. Some of the things you’ll need are: a litter scooper, trash […]

Other Pets

Caring for Donkeys and Mules

In spite of their reputation for being tough and practically immune to equine illnesses, Donkeys and Mules fall prey to the same diseases as horses. They may be more resistant to certain illnesses but more prone to others affecting their species. Donkeys and mules also need the same care as horses do when it comes […]