What is a Praying Mantis? The praying mantids, or praying mantises, are carnivorous insects that belong to the family Mantidae. There are about 2,000 species of mantids. The largest are the Tenodera and the Archimantis, which are six inches long! The smallest praying mantis is the Bolbe pygmaea, which is only 2/5 of an inch, …

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The pelican is a large bird that is most well known for the pouch that the pelican has in its beak which the pelican uses to scoop fish out if the water. The pelican is found in the countryside worldwide, dwelling near water and densely populated fishing areas. The brown sea pelican is one of the largest species of pelican with male …

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Vitamin E is more than good for dogs—it’s essential! Vitamin E is an antioxidant that can help defend the body against free radicals in the skin and other cells. Vitamin E is also an essential, fat-soluble vitamin that is good for a dog’s immune system, muscles, heart health, liver, nerve cell membranes and healthy skin …

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Ever wonder what the neck size of your pup was and how it compares to other dogs? Or maybe you got a new dog and need to know what size collar to get for him? Search for your dog breed to find the right size collar for your pup. AFGHAN 16-22″; 58-64 LBS AIRDALE 16-22″; …

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You can see this adorable little pup begging their human to let them on the couch. This tiny canine companion is too small to jump on the sofa and his reaction is hilarious! All this little pup wanted to do was to be able to sit on the couch with his human. But that was …

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A fun-loving dog who takes to agility and obedience training, the English bull terrier is quite a lot of pooch packed into a small-sized body. Go one step further, though, and you get the miniature English bull terrier. Sitting side by side, it’s difficult to tell them apart. The truth is that there are more similarities …

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As with humans, when your dog has a cold, it is often best treated with simple home remedies to help soothe and relieve cold symptoms. But, be aware that a dog’s cold symptoms may be a sign of other ailments, like kennel cough, so it’s important to get him checked out by a veterinarian to make …

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Peppermint oil, along with many other essential oils, is often used in a large number of household items, mainly in wellness and beauty products. Apart from the fact that the scent of peppermint makes for an excellent aromatherapy, the essential oil derived from this plant actually has a vast list of applications and benefits. But …

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Should you adopt one pet or two pets at the same time? It’s true that adopting more than one pet requires some extra work, but you’ll reap many times the rewards when you give two dogs or two cats a new home. If you have a pet that enjoys the company of another, this may …

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Our dogs are part of the family, and as such we want to make sure their birthday is a special one. The good news is there’s plenty of fun and easy ways to make your dog’s birthday a memorable one. So if you’re not sure what to do to celebrate your dog’s birthday don’t worry, …

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