Ferrets are very sociable animals and can make wonderful pets, especially if handled and socialised well from an early age. They are inquisitive and playful animals, and can be quite mischievous and destructive!
Here is a checklist of things to do when you notice something is not quite right with your fishy friend.
As sensible, rational, thinking human beings, why is it that we insist on indulging the whims and fancies of our furry four-legged and feathery two-legged friends?
Commonly kept snakes in Australia include Carpet Pythons and Children's Pythons. These can be obtained from breeders and dealers, but will grow to become quite large.
Goldfish are colourful, peaceful, have a long lifespan and are intelligent!
These are majestically graceful fish whose popularity has almost overshadowed that of the angelfish. If kept well, they can grow to be as large as a dinner plate!
Rabbits are timid, gentle, curious, and affectionate if given the opportunity. They adapt easily to living in your home and are suited to quiet households.
It is extremely important to detect disease at the earliest possible opportunity, since prompt treatment may be able to save the affected individual fish and prevent the disease spreading to other fish.
Occasionally, you may find an injured or orphaned wild animal. What should you do with it and how can you tell if it is in need of rescuing?
Have you no room for a pet and no backyard? Do you want a pet but don’t want to spend a fortune on buying and feeding it? Maybe a mouse or rat is just the pet for you.