September 28, 2014

Here is a list of things you can do if your dog or cat gets fleas.



1) Bathe Dog or Cat with a medicated Shampoo


Here at the store we sell ZODIAC.  ZODIAC contains (S)-Methoprene which is an Insect Growth Regulator, that kills flea eggs and Pyrethrins which attack the...

September 21, 2014

There is a lot going on with this topic and I just wanted to kind of touch on it because it often comes up here in the store as to what can go in the compost bin and what cannot. 


What is Compost?


Simply put: it is organic material that starts to break down and turns...

September 13, 2014

There are lots of reasons why one should be wary of having dogs or cats around their bird. 


Birds vary in size.  It is safe to say that a small bird like a budgie, canary, or finch will be ideal for dogs and cats.  They move quick, flapping and running - a trigger for...

September 11, 2014

Today's post is about Egg laying Parrots because we are again quite often asked by customers why their bird, or another bird does it.


What is Egg Laying?



Females lay eggs.  They do it because their body sends hormones out that tells them to.  It is not something they...

September 10, 2014

We've decided to do an entire post about feather picking because we are often asked by customers why their bird, or another bird does it.  One thing to note: Feather Picking is a behavior found almost exclusively in Captive Birds.


No one truly knows WHY it happens. The...

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