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  1. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Pet Connection Blog » Pet-food recall: Again, the numbers I have almost lost my job at the pet store I work at for not keeping this quiet, but when animal's lives are at stake, I WILL NOT shut up! I found this website that brings up some very troubling information about the pet food recall...
  2. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I had to bring one rats, Timbit, to the vet yesterday due to possible RI, he was checked out throughly, the Doctor I took him to is the best in the clinic. She knows excatly where to feel around for abnormalities, ie: tumors, etc and she has found them on animals just by the touch and saved pet...
  3. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Check out the link which has the list so that your pets will be safe.. Menu Foods supplies store brands to Wal-Mart, Safeway, Stater Bros, Kroger, PetSmart and other retailers. The recall covers its "cuts and gravy-style" food sold between early December and March. The food comes in cans and...
  4. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    I think this is where I would post this.... (if not Mods please move) One of North America's largest pet-food suppliers said Friday it would recall some of the premium dog and cat food it sells through stores such as Wal-Mart and Safeway at a cost of up to $40 million after several animal...
  5. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    I'm keeping at least the marked white one and the caramel-colored satin one. You can't see from the pic, but they are all foxes. If anyone near me would like one, this seems like a place full of responsible pet owners, so let me know :) I've come across some people who see interested, but they...
  6. Chinchilla Discussion
    I am planning on buying a Chinchilla in a few weeks, and I want to know if they are easy or mildly easy to take care of. Are they ever mean? How much do they cost you per month for supplies? So, uhhh... Ya, thanks.
  7. Degu Discussion
    Hi guys! I think my degu has been scratching one ear more than usual. She doesn't flinch or anything whrn I touch it, so its doesn't hurt her. But she does un around my room alot, maybe she's alergic to something. There is a little red spot on that ear...maybe a small bug bite? Should I stop...
  8. Vents and Rants
    i realise that there has been probably 100's of threads like this here before but geeze! So some kid on another forum was wondering why his friends iguana was growing faster than his, while both are in a 30 gal tank. and he gives a mix of greens and fruit while his friend just gives greens...
  9. Vents and Rants
    ok..i REALLY hate reading stories of how people say..'hmm i really love this one pet i have, why not make more...but wait i know nothing of the animal, yet i will breed anyway!"...that really makes me want to vomit...im starting to see that soooooo often that i have to bite my tongue, how can...
  10. Introductions
    Hello. as you know I am new here, I am from Liverpool England,and I am mad about my pets. I have 3 spoilt cats. Taz who is 10 years old and has lost his mind. He has no idea where he is or who he is.George who is 8 years old and is so spoilt, he is a huge ginger cat who tips the scales at...
  11. General Animal Discussion
    TO ALL PET LOVERS To be posted VERY LOW on the refrigerator door - nose height. Dear Family Pets: The dishes with the paw print are yours and contain your food. The other dishes are mine and contain my food. Please note, placing a paw print in the middle of my plate and food does not...
  12. Degu Discussion
    As most of you know i run my own degu website and i'm trying to get together a list of foods that are available worldwide that are suitable for degus so people have a quick and easy resource that they can look at and double check a food is safe (i.e contains no sugar or mollasses) or look for...
  13. General Rodent Chat
    Cedar and Pine Shavings are Toxic to ALL Small Animals! Cedar and pine shavings, the bedding choices most commonly used for small animals, have been found to contain toxins! Both cedar and pine contain phenols-that's the stuff that makes them smell good. Phenols are caustic, poisonous, acidic...
  14. General Rodent Chat
    [username] do you have any rodents? what kind? how many?
  15. Vents and Rants
    Okay, maybe I'm the only one who thinks this is a little overkill, but it seems like everyone is asking for numerous personal references these days. Breeders, rescues, heck, to drive a transport for some people I need FIVE or more personal references. I'm sorry, but my family thinks I'm CRAZY...
  16. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    one of my new rats is scared of EVERYTHING i think i will be able to tame it eventually, but i dont know if i will be able to introduce it to my other rats, i dont want it to be picked on at all right now it is in with a lot smaller younger rat that i got it with, i was wondering if it would...
  17. Reptile & Amphibian Discussion
    im hungry
  18. Dogs
    people with a vast amount of money are no better pet owners than people who don't have a lot of money. My boss' (who is a multi-millionaire and thanks to him, so are his kids) daughter bought a puppy (a designer dog - Teddy Bear) a few weeks ago. After one week of owning the dog, she told me...
  19. General Animal Discussion
    One of our clients just brought her hamster in. She's a college student, but didn't blink an eye at spending $200 to give it a chance, even with a poor prognosis. 98% of people who call with a small pet will not fathom spending any amount of money for a 'disposable pet' ... People like this...
  20. Introductions
    HI, I am a new pet owner! This last year has been VERY differant for me! I went from being petless to an owner of 20 pets!!!!:tyvm:I LOVE pit bulls and horses! I have a dog that follows me around everywhere named Rupert! I got him at an animal shelter. He was the most beautiful dog there! He is...
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