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  • Domestic fowl as pets

    Domestic fowl as pets

    Keeping domestic fowl as pets became very popular in the 2000s by urban and suburban residents. Many people get chickens for their eggs but often name them and treat them like any other pet like cats or dogs. They provide companionship and have individual personalities. Chickens do not cuddle much, but they will eat from […]

  • Tortoises and turtles as pets

    Tortoises and turtles as pets

    Some small terrestrial tortoises and freshwater turtles species are kept as pets. All tortoises are in fact turtles. Tortoises have more rounded and domed shells whereas turtles have thinner, more water-dynamic shells. Turtle shells are more streamlined to aid in swimming. One major key difference is that tortoises spend most of their time on land and turtles are […]

  • Fish as pets

    Fish as pets

    As our first blog post about birds as pets, fish as pets is a vast topic. From training fish to keeping freshwater aquarium fish and marine aquarium fish. As well as keeping fish in a garden pond. Fish make great pets because they don’t need training, playtime, or grooming. Pet fish can reduce stress, anxiety, […]

  • Rabbits as pets

    Rabbits as pets

    Rabbits as pets can be housed in exercise pens, free roaming without any boundaries in a rabbit-proofed space, and as a house companion. Rabbits can be litter box-trained and taught to come when called. They need exercise and can damage a house that has not been “rabbit-proofed” because of their innate need to chew. Male […]

  • Rodents as pets

    Rodents as pets

    The most common rodents kept as household pets are hamsters, gerbils, fancy rats, fancy mice, common degus, common chinchillas, and guinea pigs. Some rodents are prohibited from being kept as pets in certain areas for being invasive. California, Hawaii, and New Zeeland have strict regulations to protect their native environments and agricultural operations. Circadian rhythm […]

  • Cats as pets

    Cats as pets

    Cats as pets make great companions and are low maintenance. They cost less than dogs and are great for city living or apartments. There are about 60 cat breeds that are recognized by cat fancier organizations. Wikipedia has a fantastic list of cat breeds. Lifespan: The average lifespan of pet cats has gone up. Early 1980’s, it […]

  • Dogs as pets

    Dogs as pets

    Man’s best friend, the descendant of the wolf, was the first species to be domesticated and therefore dogs as our pets are the most popular all over the world. Besides being a companion for humans, they are also used for protection, hunting, herding, assisting police and the military, therapy, and helping disabled people. There are […]

  • Birds as pets

    Birds as pets

    Being a passionate bird person myself, and the content creator of World Wide Birds magazine, my first post will be about birds as pets. There are many bird species to choose from: Budgies, cockatiels, canaries, lovebirds, conures, parrotlets, doves, Pionus, and Meyer’s parrots are easy to keep. Some basic knowledge about their dietary and environmental […]