Parakeet Care Sheet


About Parakeets Parakeets (budgies) are tiny and beautiful members of the parrot family, originally found in the dry grasslands of Australia. These cheerful companions are capable of living a long and healthy life if given the kind of care they deserve and need. Parakeet Max Size: 7 Inches Lon Parakeet Life Span: 8-10 Years Habitat…

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Cockatiel Care Sheet


About Cockatiels Cockatiels are among the most popular pet birds. Small parrots with a variety of color patterns and a crest, they are attractive as well as friendly and easy to tame. Because of their small size, cockatiel care and taming is easier than some other parrot species. They are capable of mimicking speech, although…

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Betta Fish Care Sheet

About Betta Fish Betta fish, also known as siamese fighting fish are surface breeders that are most comfortable to live in small pockets of water. With their vibrant colors and long, flowing tails, Betta fish are thought by many to be some of the nicest looking freshwater fish around. Max Size: 2-3 Inches Life Span:…

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Bearded Dragon Care Sheet

Bearded Dragon

About Bearded Dragons Bearded Dragons make a wonderful pet for both beginners and advanced reptile keepers. Sleep Pattern: Diurnal Max Size: 12-18 Inches, half of which is tail. Life Span: 3-10 Years with proper care. Habitat Requirements for a Bearded Dragon The adult should live in at least a 40-65 gallon breeder tank. One side…

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Ball Python Care Sheet

Ball Python Snake

About Ball Pythons Named because of the way they coil up into a tight ball when they feel threatened. Fairly docile and easily handled, they can become stressed so make sure they have a safe haven to hide. Sleep Pattern: Nocturnal Max Size: 3-5 Feet, 1 foot per year for the first 3 years. Life…

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The Many Benefits of Live Aquarium Plants

Aquariums give us the opportunity to bring a vibrant yet tranquil ecosystem into our homes.  Kids and adults alike enjoy watching the fish as they effortlessly glide through the water.  Science has even shown that at home, aquariums have several health benefits, including reducing stress.  Live or Artificial Aquarium Plants When deciding how to set…

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Summer Safety

01How To Prevent Dehydration02Stay Cool While Having Fun03Tip Top Health04Flea & Tick Prevention Summer has finally arrived in Chicagoland and we can’t wait to indulge in some fun in the sun with our furry friends! When we feel the heat, it is easy to remember what to do to keep ourselves safe under the sun.…

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Flea and Tick Treatments

Dog in flower field scratching his ear.

The days are just barely getting longer and the weather a little warmer- SPRING IS ON ITS WAY! As we begin to daydream about spending more time outside, it’s important to remember that we aren’t the only ones who enjoy the spring weather. Insect populations – including FLEAS and TICKS – begin to flourish, which…

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