A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
Small, furry (usually), domesticated members of the feline family.
Domesticated canines commonly kept as pets. Please mention the breed / sex / age in your question if you feel it might assist in getting a more focused answer.
Behavior of the pet, including social interactions with either humans or other animals.
*Specific* problems or concerns regarding the physical well-being of a pet.
Training includes correcting problematic behavior and teaching a pet new behavior or habits.
Indoor containers holding water and creatures (fish, crustaceans, snails, etc.). For specificity, consider adding a "freshwater" or "saltwater" tag.
Food or overall nutrition comprising "what" is being intentionally fed to a pet.
The "act" of feeding a pet, including feeding methods and situations.
Issues related to housebreaking, training a pet to use certain areas and problems encountered with toileting issues, such as marking.
For safety issues concerning the safety of pets, and also the safety of people from a pet.
Regarding a pet's mental status, or motivation for behaviors or attitudes.
Covers aggressive behavior exhibited by pets towards humans, other pets, or other animals in general
Relating to keeping a reptile as a pet; housing, feeding, care. No generalised reptile questions.
Regards concerns about pet medication, including prescribed, over-the-counter and homeopathic treatments.
The "act" of a pet consuming or chewing on something, whether the action is appropriate or not (pica).
a medical condition with specific symptoms which causes pain, dysfunction, distress, social problems, or death
Issues to do with the reproductive cycle and process of mating and breeding a pet, including gestation, birth, feeding and weaning.
Questions about keeping your pet clean and maintaining various parts of their body.
Regards concerns about households containing multiple pets of the same or different species and their interactions.
Covering any type of bird kept as a pet. From parrots, to exotic birds and poultry that are kept as pets and not primarily as livestock. Can include wild birds where there is a definable dependence an…
Aquatic shelled reptiles, commonly kept in tanks or ponds; as opposed to land dwelling [tag:tortoises]
freshwater-based, indicating a different maintenance style from other water types. The "aquarium" tag should normally be included with the question.
For use with questions regarding the interaction of pets with other animals or humans
A tag for questions pertaining to the Siamese fighting fish, also known as the betta fish or fighter fish.
The sounds a pet makes: barking, meowing, or otherwise, and how to manage or interpret them.
The act of permanently assuming responsibility for a pet from the original owner(s).
Play between pets and pets and their owners. Solutions to encourage healthy play time for pets, what is normal and how to curb destructive play habits.
Refers to the act of a pet gripping something with its teeth to sting, injure, affect (or sometimes carry) that thing.
Managing an existing wound or injury either immediately or helping the pet cope over time, and methods of prevention.
Questions about places where pets live, including housing, designing and maintenance, keeping pets in the place, restricting access, or keep other animals from these locations.
The process of choosing which pet to adopt. This tag is for making decisions on which species fits your lifestyle, or researching a species to find out more about them, but NOT for pet recommendations…
For questions related to snakes, whether constrictors or venomous, kept as pets.