When I took the leap of faith to get my kids their first pet, I was stunned by how difficult it was to teach them proper care techniques. I ended up enrolling them in grooming and care classes through my local pet store. While there, we learned a lot of tips and tricks for taking care of many common household pets. I knew that others could benefit from this information, so I decided to create this site to help. Whether you've had family pets for a while or you're getting ready to buy your kids their first, this site can help you be adequately prepared.

Western Vs. English Saddles | A Primer For Beginners

15 November 2022
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If you're new to the world of horseback riding, you might be wondering what kind of saddle you should get for your horse. There are two main types of saddles on the market: English and Western. Here's a closer look at both and an explanation of their key features. Western The first thing you'll notice about a Western saddle is that it has much more padding than other saddles. This extra padding is there for a reason. Read More …

Which Pet Snakes Stay Small?

27 July 2022
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Snakes are fascinating and relatively undemanding pets, but they're also a long-term commitment that can quickly grow beyond the confines of a starter tank. If you've been thinking about getting a pet snake for a while now, you might be worried about the scale of your new responsibilities. While large snakes are more impressive, they also require more food, space, and careful handling. A smaller snake species may be better suited to your lifestyle. Read More …

4 Tips For Maintaining An Aquarium

3 March 2022
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Have you always wanted to own an aquarium, but don't know much about what is involved to keep it clean? If so, it will help to know the following things about maintaining an aquarium. Filter Maintenance Your filter does a lot of work to help keep your aquarium clean. While it doesn't need daily maintenance, the filter does need to be cleaned every few weeks. A filter works by collecting dirt and debris in a sponge-like material as the water passes through it. Read More …