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Kinds of Deck Material
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Building a deck or adding on to one you already have is a way of expanding the living space of a home. A deck or patio is much more inexpensive than a complete addition to ...
Owning a Pet Sugar Glider
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Choosing a pet is not a simple decision. It is very important to carefully consider what kind of pet will suit your lifestyle well and whether it will fit in with your family if applicable. ...
The Importance of Vitamin C for Your Guinea Pig
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
The distinction between the animals is particularly significant when housing rabbits and guinea pigs together. Rabbit food is not supplemented with Vitamin C unlike the rations prepared for guinea pigs. A further complication arises because ...
Color Forms of Fancy Rats
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Compared with mice, there are relatively few color forms of the Fancy Rat. They can be divided into two groups: the basic colors and the recognized pattern markings. Basic Colors Rats are, certainly, among the ...
Understanding Your Lizards’ Social Behavior
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Most desert lizards are territorial which means they will protect some part of their home range from others of the same species. Research in the Mojave Desert of California has documented that large male chuckawallas ...
How to Breed Corn Snakes
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
When it comes to reptiles and having them as pets, the corn snake is one of the easiest to breed. No one knows how many are bred in captivity each year but the number is, ...
What To Feed Your Hamsters
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Hamster are easy to feed. Most species will eat a wide range of seeds and fresh foods, including green plants and fruit. The use of hamsters in laboratories has given us a clear picture of ...
What is a Memory Card Reader
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
A memory card reader is the device that accesses the data that is stored on a memory card and allows a computer to use that data. Memory cards are great for transferring photos or music ...
How to Reupholster a Dining Chair
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
If your dining room chairs are worn and have seen better days, you may be considering replacing them. If this is in your budget and you can find chairs in a style that you like ...
A Guide to Keeping Desert Iguanas
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
As with chuckawallas, desert iguanas are not often available in the pet trade. Only Nevada allows the commercial exportation of this lizard. Several states allow a few individuals to be collected with a hunting license. ...
A Complete Introduction to Hamsters
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
These rodents are found in a wide range of habitats, from northern Europe in a broad band across much of Asia, apart from the southeastern corner. Twenty-four species are known but, as in the gerbils, ...
A Complete Introduction to Gerbils
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Gerbils form the subfamily Gerbillinae, a large group consisting of over eighty species. They have a wide range of native land throughout most of Africa and parts of Europe, extending across Asia into Mongolia and ...
What to Feed Your Pet Rabbit
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Hay Many commercial breeding units do not offer their animals green food or, indeed, perishable foods of any kind, preferring instead to feed a commercially balanced ration of pellets. Even so, hay can, usually, be ...
Inexpensive Kitchen Decorating
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
Kitchens are a popular area to decorate and remodel. Whether you are looking to increase the value of you home to put it on the market or are just looking to add some life to ...
Stop Excessive Meowing – Reasons That Cats Meow
By Derrick Anderson · 10 years ago
If you are looking for a pet that will be silent or, at least, not make much noise you should look past getting a cat. While they are considered to be less noisy than a ...
What To Know Before Buying a Guinea Pig Cage
By Derrick Anderson · 11 years ago
Many people consider the guinea pig to be the perfect small pet. Since it is best to have at least two of these animals to prevent unhealthy loneliness, most cages that are sold are too ...
Basics of Interior Decorating
By Derrick Anderson · 11 years ago
Basic interior decorating doesn't have a lot of set rules to follow. There are some simple guidelines to steer you in the right direction. After that you can let your imagination take over and be ...
Potty Training Your Ferret
By Derrick Anderson · 11 years ago
Ferrets are lovable pets that are somewhat low maintenance. These pets become much more low maintenance if they are trained early on in their lives. Ferrets can be trained to do basic things. One of ...
Basic Tips for Choosing a Puppy
By Derrick Anderson · 11 years ago
So, you've decided to bring a puppy home? That's great! After discussing this decision with other family members and concluding that this is an adventure that everyone wants to take and enjoy it is time ...
Behavior of Cats
By Derrick Anderson · 11 years ago
Cats are also wonderful animals. They are friendly and quite conscious in every act. Prior to buying cats as pets, it is advised to learn about their behavior and nature. They do have some behavioral ...