There are a growing number of viruses that can seriously affect our pet reptiles. Some of these viruses have serious immediate and long-term consequence, and just like in people, many of these viruses do not have any specific treatment.
Lop-eared rabbits have become very popular pets over the past few decades. These rabbits are born with ears that ‘flop’ over as they grow. Unfortunately, this has led to ear disease becoming common amongst this breed of rabbit. Here's how to treat it.
Whilst most cats and dogs are sterilised, the procedure is often overlooked in small pet mammals, such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and rats. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of desexing in ferrets, and why surgical desexing may not be the best option for every ferret.
Sterilisation (or desexing) is the term commonly used for when pets have surgery to remove part of their reproductive tract, making them unable to breed. Learn more about the advantages of desexing rats, and why surgical desexing may not be the best option for every rat.
Upper and lower respiratory diseases are very common in rats. Respiratory disease can present with a number of signs including sneezing, wheezing, nasal discharge, and unusual noises while breathing, including rattling or honking.