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.
MALE RABBITS - Male rabbits can be castrated at about 10 months of age, once the testes descend into the scrotum.
Fleas are the most common external parasite of pets. Flea allergy is one of the most common skin diseases of dogs and cats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These animals are adapted to feed on tough and fibrous grasses, and these foods need a lot of chewing.
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.
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.
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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