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The SCMP Young Post talks to Dr Violaine about keeping reptiles such as turtles and lizards.

The SCMP Young Post talks to Dr Violaine about keeping reptiles such as turtles and lizards.

Last week the SCMP Young Post talked to Dr Violaine from Island Exotics about the best practices for the care of reptiles such as turtles and lizards in Hong Kong.
Holiday Time : What to Do with your Rabbit ?

Holiday Time : What to Do with your Rabbit ?

Rabbit owners have some difficult decisions to make when thinking about holidays. Who will look after their precious pet when they are away? Here are 3 options and you can also download our Holiday checklist!
Husbandry of your Green Iguana

Husbandry of your Green Iguana

The green iguana is a tree living day-light active lizard usually found at elevations below 3000ft in tropical and subtropical regions from northern Mexico to central South America.
Desexing of rabbits can reduce stress, aggression and the chance of cancer.

Desexing of rabbits can reduce stress, aggression and the chance of cancer.

MALE RABBITS - Male rabbits can be castrated at about 10 months of age, once the testes descend into the scrotum.
Does your cat have Fleas or Ticks? Learn about how to control these parasites.

Does your cat have Fleas or Ticks? Learn about how to control these parasites.

Fleas are the most common external parasite of pets. Flea allergy is one of the most common skin diseases of dogs and cats.
Care for your Rabbit

Care for your Rabbit

Rabbits should be allowed out of the cage to exercise every day. You must ensure that the play area is “rabbit-proof” – make sure there are no electrical wires or wooden furniture that they can chew. Rabbits should be brushed frequently when they are molting and daily if they are long haired rabbits.
Husbandry of Land Tortoises

Husbandry of Land Tortoises

Providing the right habitat for your tortoise - The habitat your tortoise lives in should imitate its environment in the wild. Most of the land tortoises available in Hong Kong are from very dry and hot climates – they live in dry grasslands, even bordering desert conditions.
Five important points to consider when buying a Tortoise

Five important points to consider when buying a Tortoise

Tortoises are unique and fascinating creatures. If you are thinking of buying a new pet tortoise, just like with any other pet, it is important to plan and prepare. This checklist will help make sure you are ready BEFORE purchasing a tortoise.
Why feed pellets to your Parrot

Why feed pellets to your Parrot

In captivity, people feed parrots sunflower seeds, peanuts and sometimes some fruits and vegetables. After several years this leads to severe health problems and can result in early death for the pet.
Care of Ferrets

Care of Ferrets

In the wild, ferrets dive into small prairie dog and rabbit burrows – therefore in captivity they are good at finding small holes to bury themselves in and are notorious for being able to escape from their cages.
Care of Bearded Dragons

Care of Bearded Dragons

They love to bask in the sun but like most desert dwellers, beardies spend the hottest part of the day in caves or burrows and are well adapted to the cool desert nights.

How to Brush Dog's Teeth

Learn how to brush your dog's teeth in our step by step guide. It is important to brush your dog's teeth as part of their dental health. Find out how to clean their teeth and how to get your dog used to it with our tips and best practice advice.
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