Bloat is a common issue seen in axolotls. There are a number of causes including infection (such as bacteria or mycobacteria), foreign body ingestion, intestinal parasitism, inappropriate temperature, gas entrapment, and cancer.
Pigeons and doves can make lovely pets. They are suitable for homes that enjoy quieter birds, producing a soft and calming coo compared to our more vocal parrots.
There are many different subspecies of the Blue-Tongued Skink, and with this comes some differences for how to care for them in captivity. The information shared in this article is an overview for how to care for Blue-tongued skinks and it is important for keepers to research the specific subspecies they are keeping.
Chronic egg-laying is when your bird lays eggs more often than it should. Laying an egg places huge metabolic demands on your bird, and over time excessive egg-laying can lead to problems. An inappropriately high reproductive drive often causes chronic egg laying.
Incisor malocclusion is a dental condition where the incisors don’t line up correctly and consequently, the normal process of chewing doesn’t wear down the rabbit’s teeth. It is commonly seen in rabbits that have a short face, such as mini-lops or Netherland dwarfs.