01/02/2018
COMMON TOXINS IN BIRDS Heavy metals – Lead and Zinc   People are often unaware of just how many household objects still contain lead, until their curious parrot starts chewing items around the house and becomes unwell. Lead toxicity in birds usually requires the bird to ingest the lead, as lead can be readily absorbed in acidic environments like ...
14/01/2018
So you have an amphibian... What is an amphibian? Amphibians are classed into three orders: The Anura, which includes frogs and toads The Caudata, which includes salamanders and newts And the Gymnophiona, which includes caecilians (limbless, worm-like creatures) All three of these groups are characterised by being reliant on water and ectot...
12/09/2017
How to Ensure That Your Carpet Remains Rabbit-Proof and Rabbit Friendly This article has been kindly put together by Chemdry Express. Rabbits are a welcome addition to any home because they make great pets. You should make sure that your house is completely suitable for pets before they are allowed to roam free in the home. One of the first things to do ...
18/07/2017
It can be difficult to work out if a reptile is a male or female as often there is very little (if any) external differences between the sexes. This is in contrast to most mammals where gender determination is generally straight forward. Birds are also becoming increasingly easier to sex as we now have access to incredible DNA technology where we can tell the ...
16/06/2017
Bad birds! There are very few people that eat a perfectly balanced diet. Whether it be too much ice cream or a whole block of chocolate, we all have our weaknesses. Our pets often take this to the next level with some dogs eating socks, ferrets ingesting ear plugs and cats chewing on wool! Birds are no exception to this and todays article looks at some of t...