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Hermit Crab: A Stage Stealer Pet

hermit crab

Hermit crabs are highly social animals that make for a great family or class pet. They can easily be handled and would be fun to watch as they explore their habitat and interact with other hermit crabs. The nocturnal animals require little maintenance, are non-aggressive and hypoallergenic. About the Hermit Crab Hermit crabs, just like snakes, will shed their skin …

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Using the PetSci BMI Calculator to Calculate Your Dog’s BMI

The PetSci dog BMI calculator takes in to account the breed, height, weight and sex of your dog and then displays a BMI value. By itself this BMI value would be useless, as it is not comparable to a human’s BMI – however, because we’ve taken individual breed specifications into account we can give you a fairly accurate guide to …

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Pet Allergies – Why Suffer in Silence?

Pet Allergies Dog

Anybody who owns a pet understands just how frustrating pet hair can be – especially within the home of allergy sufferers. Home owners go to the extent of vacuuming, dusting and cleaning, only to see their efforts go unrewarded. An estimated 10% of the entire population are allergic to animals and even minimal exposure to discarded fur in the home can be enough to trigger a reaction. Factoring into account that 70% of households own a dog or a cat and you can truly understand the extent of this problem and how important it is to minimise exposure. Image by OakleyOriginals

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