All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

Widow Tetra fish dying

My widow tetra fishes are dying one by one.They seem to float around with lack of control and seems gasping for air.I have quarantined this fish and added some common salt to help it breathe. It is ...
user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
0 answers
28 views

How can I keep one cat from eating from the other cats bowl?

I’m in university and i keep a cat where i live out of town while i’m in school and move back home for the summer. My cat cannot regulate her eating and she needs special food but the other cats do ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
47 views

Acquaintance will be having his guard dogs fed spicy food by a stranger so they "learn not to accept food and comfort from strangers". Legitimate?

He mentioned that he will be doing this while training his new dog. He uses his dogs to guard his place of business overnight... He assured me that it's an actual training technique to "prevent ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

Temporary, safe, outside cage for degus?

We have 3 degus at home. They seem to be happy with their cage, and are allowed to roam free once a day in a closed room, in which every plastic stuff has been removed. I'd like to find a way for our ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

How do I stop two stray cats from crying loudly when I feedthem?

I feed the same two stray cats every evening. The issue is that they won't stop crying trying to get more food from me while feeding. They are so loud that they can be heard from neighboring houses. ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
36 views

My cat is sick all of sudden [closed]

She was fine yesterday eating drinking playing….now today she been sleeping all Day won’t eat or drink drooling and she’s very warm and weird smell on her breath. Her nose looks like it’s been runny ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
45 views

My long furred cat was recently groomed and it's revealed lots of dandruff, is that normal?

My non-pedigree cat was long furred, and our wonderful groomer cut it right back. He didn't seem stressed at all, and is walking around with a confident tail. But what I noticed was a significant ...
user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
30 views

Rewards worked too well. Dog only goes potty outside if I'm watching

I adopted a 6-year-old Jack Russel that the previous owner let pee on the carpet. At first, he would go inside whenever he felt like it. I've gotten him to the point where he'll hold it until he goes ...
user avatar
  • 181
2 votes
0 answers
31 views

Cat suddenly being aggressive

Two cats - both male, neutered and have access outside. Older cat has recently been hissing, hitting and yowling at the younger cat. Younger cat is not aggressive or retaliatory and is pretty ...
user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
52 views

Our cat obsessively eats shoelaces. Bitter sprays have failed. Any good deterrents?

Cat obsessively chews and swallows shoelaces. The obvious answer is keeping shoes away from the cats, but that's easier said than done. Try as I may, it's hard to break a lifetime of habit taking off ...
user avatar
  • 1,150
0 votes
0 answers
21 views

What is a type of food you shouldn’t feed tegus? [closed]

I’m referring to Argentinan black and white tegus and red tegus (lizards).
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
33 views

Aquarium White Gravel Discolouration

I have set up a new aquarium. I laid aquarium soil as the base with gravel on top. After 1-2 weeks, the white coloured stones are discolouring. Is it algae growth? I’m thinking of replacing the white ...
user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
1 answer
44 views

Can a spayed cat have kittens?

I took in a cat from a cold cold snowy night; I have never owned a cat, only dogs, but I couldn't let this young cat stay out there. She is now my cat. She's female (which I did not know at the time), ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
34 views

Do cats purr for other animals?

It's well known that cats purr for humans more than for other cats. But: Would a cat purr if stroked by another humanoid animal, like a chimp? Would a cat purr if stroked by a non-humanoid animal, ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
25 views

How can I help my 2 Border Collie puppies (3 years old) learn to play with my older toy-breed dog (12 years old)?

I have two 3-year-old puppies that I got when they were just a couple of weeks old. I also have a 12-year-old Pomeranian-Chihuahua male whom I've had for a lot longer, and who seems to have been ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
32 views

How to tell if a dog's fur is matted?

I have two tamaskan dogs. One is shorthaired, and the other, Lyra, has long fur like a malamute. I try to brush them out regularly, but she has a kind of wiry undercoat where each hair has a lot of ...
user avatar
  • 313
1 vote
1 answer
64 views

Dealing with an overactive, unpredictable part-Siamese

Almost two months ago, we recently welcomed a 1 year old black cat into our family. We believe he's part Siamese: he's got the sleek jawline and he's very skinny. Our problem with our cat is that ...
user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
53 views

my cat gets stuck on the same rooftop every day

we have a cat whom we raised from birth (which was 1 year ago). For most of the day she stays at home, however sometimes she will venture outside, there are 2 other cats and a dog with whom she is ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
45 views

My cat is incredibly stinky [closed]

My cat gave birth about two months ago to five kittens. A couple weeks ago, I noticed this horrible odor that seemed to follow her wherever she went. At the time I thought she was just having some ...
user avatar
  • 183
2 votes
2 answers
67 views

What types of couch are resistant to damage from a cat?

My orange tabby cat, Cheeto, is almost six years old. Right now in my living room I have three Ikea armchairs which are a simple wooden frame and cushions covered with a blue denim-like fabric. When ...
user avatar
  • 121
0 votes
0 answers
40 views

What is this red/hair loss spot on my cats ear

My cat is a little over 3. She has a sister who she snuggles with quiet a bit (figured it’s worth mentioning). They are strictly indoors and I keep a very clean home. I noticed this spot on her ear. ...
user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
1 answer
79 views

What substance can be used to kill all pathogens?

What can I use to disinfect an area after animals like dogs, cats and chickens were present? I'd like to know solution for small (doghouse) and bigger areas (room size). It'll be used for animals, but ...
user avatar
  • 23
13 votes
1 answer
4k views

Cat Sits in Front of the TV

My girlfriend and I adopted our cat Beatrice (F, 2 yo, spayed) about 4 months ago. About 2 months ago (so 2 months after adoption), she started the annoying habit of getting up in front of the TV when ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
63 views

My one year old kitten doesnt show affection to my 9 weeks old kitten

I have a one year old Birman cat who we adore so much. On his first birthday we introduced him to his brother a 8 week old british short hair. We took about three days to introduce them and since we ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
56 views

My cat is in pain when eating and even from drinking

So for about 2 months we had noticed that my male cat would jump away from his bowl and act like something was stack in his teeth. We assumed at first that it was due to the dry kibbles he really like ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
70 views

Can a cat drink human milk?

My mom always gives our cat human milk, because our cat loves it. But I'm scared because it might be bad for him, even though he likes it. And I heard that it's bad for cats to drink milk because they ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
33 views

Can Free Roaming Dog be antagonizing the crated dog thus causing her to pee in it?

We have a two year old BC rescue and adopted an Aussie rescue several months back and who will be one year old in a month. The Aussie was a bit tough to train as she instinctively needed to mark. ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
13 views

Can my cat and rabbit share the same litterbox? [duplicate]

I am limited in space in my bedroom and having multiple litter boxes is not really possible anymore (not until I move out). I was wondering if it could potentially be harmful for either of their ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
43 views

Caterpillar almost never moves

My caterpillar doesn't want to move, she stays still most of the time, i know she might be in the pupation process but, She is not yet in her "adult" form.And about harmful substances, I've ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
51 views

Is a female dog licking her vulva always a sign of a problem? Or can it be just pleasure masturbation (not an issue)?

I think my dog is sometimes masturbating by licking her vagina very passionately while making humping motions while she is in heat. Can a dog actually do this for pleasure to themselves (i.e. there is ...
user avatar
  • 143
9 votes
3 answers
3k views

Cat won't let us close door on carrier during training

I've been trying to train our cat to let us put her in the carrier, in anticipation of a long car ride. She absolutely never lets us hold or handle her directly without freaking out. No purritos ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
49 views

How can I stop my puppy from barking in her crate while I'm away?

I have a Brittany that is 7 months old that barks when she is in her crate when I'm away (I have a webcam set up so I can monitor her while I'm gone). She knows that she only gets let out once she is ...
user avatar
  • 211
2 votes
2 answers
146 views

Can I stop loving on my cats to get them bonded to my wife?

I went my entire life never having a cat, so it was quite the leap for me when my wife presented the idea of adopting two kittens from a foster. I reluctantly agreed at the time but almost immediately ...
user avatar
  • 1,960
0 votes
0 answers
69 views

Does cutting a dog's hair "wrong" really ruin the coat forever? [duplicate]

We have a Cairn terrier who has had many haircuts, always with an electric razor and scissors. We were told it should have been hand stripped from birth and now that it's been cut once, it's ruined ...
user avatar
  • 143
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

Why does the neighbour cat refuse to sit in our laps and be cuddled with in that manner? [duplicate]

I've never bought a cat. Every cat I've had, has come to me automatically, on its own. Cats generally like me for some reason, possibly because I love them. It's even happened that strange cats just ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
67 views

Is an Australian Wolf Spider bite dangerous, particularly to small dogs?

In my backyard I have started to discover more and more, what appears to be "Wolf Spiders" - I know there are many many species of these, so for reference, my location is Western Australia. ...
user avatar
  • 249
2 votes
1 answer
64 views

Is a rock obstacle in a pond good for fish vitality - or is it an urban legend?

There are fables such as this one suggesting that fish do better in a pond whose surface is pierced by one or several obstacles, such as rocks. The rationale is that such "islands" turn the ...
user avatar
  • 129
1 vote
1 answer
46 views

Get rid of fleas on my dogs

I have 15 dogs, they are strays, 3 live near my friends apartment, 6 in a nearby park, and 6 near my apartment. They have fleas and when they scratch, it causes a wound. What do I do to get rid of ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
31 views

Will a 7 week old kitten stay long-haired? [duplicate]

I’m looking at getting a kitten, and in particular would love a medium/long-haired cat. I’ve been looking into ragdolls but since have seen this little cutie pop up (see photo). She’s the only one in ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
39 views

What happens if female cat mate after anti heat injections?

2 days ago I went to the vet for my cat's anti heat injections and he told that it will effect in 36 hours. Then i moved my cat where male cats are also available. If my cat met with the male cat ...
user avatar
11 votes
1 answer
1k views

When do we wean kittens?

These two delightful creatures appeared two and a half weeks ago. Mum (a tortoiseshell) is now happy to wander around the house and go back betimes for suckling purposes. At what stage should we ...
user avatar
  • 315
1 vote
0 answers
39 views

Dog keeps mouthing and barking at me [closed]

When my boyfriend leaves the house his very large male German Shepard barks excessively at me. And has started mouthing me now. He has broken the skin a few times and it seems to be getting worse. ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
48 views

Sudden behavioural changes and aggression in my dog

I have a large mixed breed intact male dog that will turn six months next week. His father is a purebred American Staffy and his mother is a daniff (great dane x Neapolitan Mastiff). He is usually ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
32 views

Can neon tetras and African Dwarf Frogs live together?

I'm about to cycle a 10 gal fish tank with maybe 1-2 neon tetras, and I was just wondering if African Dwarf Frogs and neon tetras would be a good choice.
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
71 views

Advice for Smelly Rabbit "Cage"

Long story short we got a bunny and we had a hutch in my daughter's room. One of our dogs destroyed the hutch trying to get to the bunny. I then build the fort knox of bunny cages, a 6' x 6' ...
user avatar
  • 123
1 vote
0 answers
31 views

Will it harm our relationship with our dogs if we are away for three weeks?

My wife and I have two dogs, a 1-year-old female and a 2-year-old male. We are planning a road trip for July that will take three weeks. We would really like to bring the dogs with us, but the ...
user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
2 answers
359 views

My male cat led me into the woods and onto a dirt mound

my cat that we had for 1+ years started to meow at me today (which he barely does) he's a outdoor cat and visits for a few hours of the day and goes off somewhere else he started to meow a lot and ...
user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
60 views

can turtles be dressed like the ninja turtles

I am looking into getting 4 turtles and liek the idea of them having small coloured bands to represent which ninja turtle they are named after, not sure how I would do this and also not sure whether ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
36 views

Bird and fish count in cages

Any technology or application or software to count birds in cages and fishes in tanks easily while conducting inspection. Am looking for an image software to count birds or fishes directly when a ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
56 views

How can I train my cat to successfully bury her poop

I have a 19 week old ragdoll kitten. I got her at 3 months from the breeder and she was well trained, good with her litter box and knew to use a scratching post. The exception being that when she ...
user avatar
  • 1

15 30 50 per page
1
2 3 4 5
157