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Can Guinea Pigs Swim Natural Swimmers Guinea pigs are capable of swimming, but it’s important to understand that they generally don’t enjoy it. In their natural habitat, these pet rodents prefer to stay dry and away from water sources, digging burrows to remain safe and dry. If you’re considering letting your guinea pig swim, keep in …

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Guinea pigs would love for you to share all of your fruits and veggies with them, but many types of produce are off limits to our little friends for health reasons. What about nectarines? Are they safe to feed your guinea pig? Find out- can guinea pigs eat nectarines? Dr. Jess answers this question below: …

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Bearded dragons come in many different colors and varieties. One color that a bearded dragon can change to is black. In this article, Dr. Jess will discuss what it means if your bearded dragon turns black in color, if you should be worried, and what you can do about it. Read on for more information …

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Hamsters are one of the most popular pocket pets. Who can resist feeding a cute little hamster a sweet treat like a juicy blueberry? But be cautioned…not all foods are safe for hamsters! Can hamsters eat blueberries? Dr. Jess explains the answer below: Long story short, hamsters CAN have blueberries, but they must be served …

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There are a lot of different factors that come together to create a guinea pig’s life expectancy. Some guinea pigs live for only a few short months or years, while other pigs can live for years on end. Find out how long guinea pigs can live for when Dr. Jess answers, what is the life …

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Most rabbits LOVE fruity snacks as treats. However, there are some foods that are safe for humans but can be harmful to your pet bunny. One common food, strawberries, is often in question: Can rabbits eat strawberries safely? Dr. Jess explains the answer below: Check out whether rabbits can eat tomatoes here! What Are Rabbits? …

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Most rabbits LOVE their vegetable snacks. However, there are some foods that are safe for humans, but can be harmful to your pet bunny. One common food, mushrooms, is often in question: Can rabbits eat mushrooms safely? The answer may surprise you! Dr. Jess explains the answer below: Check out whether rabbits can eat tomatoes …

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Bearded dragons can chomp down insects, gobble up vegetables, and throw down fruits. But do they also bite people or other animals? Do bearded dragons bite? Dr. Jess will answer this interesting question: Do bearded dragons bite? What is a Bearded Dragon? Bearded dragons are reptiles that are grouped into the desert lizard category. They …

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Guinea pigs like to snack on a lot of different tasty treats, many of which you can find in your kitchen and fridge. One of those tempting foods may be the strawberries hanging out in your produce drawer of your refrigerator. But can guinea pigs eat strawberries? Dr. Jess explains the answer below: Let’s Talk Berries… …

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Guinea pigs are one of the most cutest of all pocket pets. As cute as they are, it is easy to want to give them all the delicious human foods we enjoy, like butternut squash! Nonetheless, numerous human foods aren’t safe for your guinea pig to eat. So, can guinea pigs eat butternut squash? Dr. Jess will answer …

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Hamsters are one of the best small pocket pets for families. If you have a new hamster or your current hamster has changed their behavior to make you feel that they may be scared, the behavior needs to be addressed. The first step is to educate yourself on how hamsters become scared and why they …

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Many rabbits have spurts of energy followed closely by spurts of own time. But many rabbits never seem to shut their eyes and actually sleep. Could it be possible that some rabbits can sleep with eyes open? Do rabbits sleep with their eyes open? Dr. Jess explains if bunnies sleep with their eyes open or …

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Sugar gliders are one of the cutest pets. They are very sociable animals and actively use sounds to communicate. But what does a sugar glider crabbing mean? Dr. Jess explains this sugar glider noise below: What is a Sugar Glider? Sugar gliders are also commonly known as “sugar bears” and “honey gliders”. They are a …

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Poop is a big stinky issue and diarrhea is even stinkier! Your pet’s stool can tell you so much about your bearded dragon’s health. Dr. Jess breaks down everything you need to know about Bearded Dragon Diarrhea and why you should be concerned. Do Lizards Poop? Lizards of many different types have a structure called …

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Bearded dragons are striking lizards that can make great pets. They have a calm demeanor and are typically easy to care for. However, there are a few health concerns, including tail rot, that can be quite troublesome to your bearded dragon. Dr. Jess explains bearded dragon tail rot below: Bearded Dragon Basics: Bearded dragons are …

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Sugar gliders are one of the cutest pets. They are very sociable animals and actively use sounds to communicate, including the bark. But what does a sugar glider barking mean? And what do all their other vocalizations mean? Dr. Jess explains the sugar glider’s bark below: What is a Sugar Glider? Sugar gliders are also …

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Bearded dragons are one of the most popular pet species of lizards.  They are docile in nature and easy to care for –  just a few of their admirable qualities.  Having the correct environment for your bearded dragon will help ensure that they remain happy and healthy throughout their lifetime.  One of the major environmental …

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Pet ferrets have a fun, quizzical personality, full of comical play and a lot of naps. Often times ferrets are seen playing intensely, and a few minutes later, sound asleep. So, should ferrets sleep during the day or at night? Are ferrets nocturnal? What is normal and healthy? Dr. Jess explains the ferrets sleeping habits …

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Guinea pigs like to snack on a lot of different tasty treats, many of which you can find in your kitchen and fridge. One of those tempting foods may be the blueberries hanging out in your produce drawer of your refrigerator. But can guinea pigs eat blueberries? Dr. Jess explains the answer below: Long story short, …

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How long do bearded dragons live? — is a great question with an answer of, ‘well, it depends’. The lifespan of a bearded dragon will depend on many physical, mental, and environmental factors that will be discussed in this article. This article will also compare wild and pet bearded dragon lifespans and also walk you …

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Some bearded dragons are picky. Some aren’t. Some bearded dragons love eating. Some go long periods without wanting a bite. How confusing! Dr. Jess breaks down what bearded dragons actually can eat below: What is a Bearded Dragon? Bearded dragons are funny little reptiles that are categorized into the desert lizard category – they like …

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Bearded Dragon Eggs are a real thing that you may need to be familiar with if you have a female bearded dragon! For many bearded dragon owners, bearded dragon eggs and egg-laying will not be a thought when bringing your pet home for the first time. But, if your beardie turns out to be female …

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Mole salamanders are intriguing little amphibians that have been around for ages. But what really are mole salamanders and do mole salamanders make good pets? Dr. Jess explains it all below: What is a Salamander? Salamanders are amphibians that look like a combination of a frog and a lizard. There are hundreds of different types …

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Poop is a big stinky issue but can tell you so much about your bearded dragons health. Dr. Jess breaks down everything you need to know about Bearded Dragon Poop in this article below: Do Lizards Poop? Lizards of many different types have a structure called the cloaca, which serves as a central collecting chamber …

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Bearded dragons can chomp down insects, gobble up vegetables, and throw down fruits. But just how do they do it? Do bearded dragons have teeth to help breakdown all that crazy stuff that they consume? Dr. Jess will answer the fascinating question: Does a bearded dragon have teeth? What is a Bearded Dragon? Bearded dragons …

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Bearded dragons have long been a favorite pocket pet of many. As stoic as these little critters can be, when a beardie stops eating, we need to worry. So how long can bearded dragons go without food? Dr. Jess will answer this important question below: There are many reasons why a beardie may stop eating, …

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