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Husbandry of your Green Iguana

Tuesday 28th March 2017

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.

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

Tuesday 21st March 2017

MALE RABBITS - Male rabbits can be castrated at about 10 months of age, once the testes descend into the scrotum.

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

Friday 17th March 2017

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

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Care for your Rabbit

Tuesday 7th March 2017

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.

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Husbandry of Land Tortoises

Tuesday 21st February 2017

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.

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Five important points to consider when buying a Tortoise

Tuesday 14th February 2017

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.

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Why feed pellets to your Parrot

Thursday 14th July 2016

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.

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Care of Bearded Dragons

Thursday 9th June 2016

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.

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Care of Ferrets

Thursday 9th June 2016

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.

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How to Brush Dog's Teeth

Tuesday 7th June 2016

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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Guinea Pig Dental Disease

Wednesday 1st June 2016

These animals are adapted to feed on tough and fibrous grasses, and these foods need a lot of chewing.

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What Happens When a Chinchilla Needs a Dental Check-Up & Treatment

Monday 30th May 2016

Your chinchilla may require a dental examination and/or treament. Watch Dt Tiger demonstrate how this is done in the Tai Wai Small Animal and Exotic Hospital.

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Home setup for sick birds

Tuesday 24th May 2016
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How to Feed a Turtle or Tortoise with a Feeding Tube

Monday 23rd May 2016

You may be asked to feed your turtle or tortoise with a feeding tube as part of their treatment, watch our video to find out how to do this.

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How to Cut Dog's Nails

Wednesday 11th May 2016

Learn how to cut your dog's nails. You will need to trim your dogs nails regularly. Watch our video to find out the best way to cut your dog's nails and with a few tips thrown in.

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