If you own any bored reptiles and want to zest up their terrarium environment on a budget, this video will teach you how to make a cool waterfall for their terrarium using basic materials. It should take a couple of hours, and the results are very pretty (depending on your painting skills) and sure to entertain any small-to-medium-sized lizard. Not recommended for dinosaurs.
In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to train your dog to perform the "cop-cop" trick. In this trick the dog learns to put its feet on your feet. Step 1 ‚Äì teach the dog to target a book or a mat with their feet by offering them some treat. You can do this either by appreciating or clicking when both the feet touch the book. The next step is getting the dog to target the book with their feet while they are between your legs. You have to continually reinforce the dog to ma...
Wheat grass is very nutritious for animals like dogs. In this video, we demonstrate how easy it is. The first step is rinsing seeds with water and letting them soak over night for 8-12 hours. After they have soaked, rinse. Evenly place the seeds on a bed of soil in a tray and cover with a paper towel. Then water thoroughly and cover with another tray. Keeping the seeds moist is very important. You should see results in 3 days when you can remove the extra tray and the paper towel. We then dem...
Dealing with a cockroach problem? Maybe you want to get rid them but you don't want to feel guilty about killing them. Kill them the humane way and sleep easy knowing you caused them no harm on your path to a cleaner apartment. This video offers some helpful tips to taking of your cockroach problem the humane way.
This video shows how to clip your Chihuahua’s nails. Since the dog doesn’t weigh that much you may need to clip the nails more often then a heavier dog. If you can hear the dog’s nails clicking on the floor, then it is time for a clipping. Use cat nail clippers because they are smaller. If your dog has white nails, then just clip of the edge that is clear. If you look farther into the nail you will see there is a pink part. The pink part is a nerve. If the dog has black nails then just be car...
This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of the animal. This video guide will show you practical animal handling for a ferret.
This is a short video on how to hydrate and feed pigeons before you ship them off. These are homing pigeons. Make sure you only ship pigeons in official and marked 'Live Birds' crates that are specifically designed for birds. There are four types of dry food and water that must be fed to a bird before they are packed and sent off.
Here is how you can vaccinate a bird by hand. No help needed. This is an age old technique not performed by a veternarian. This is to inject a vaccine in the homing pigeons to protect them from contracting disease. This is a common practice of preventative medicine.
Scientific studies have shown that species with large swimbladders, especially bottom dwelling fish such as grouper and snapper, derive an immediate benefit from venting.
Tarantulas make fascinating pets but do require a lot of care. Learn more about keeping tarantulas as pets with tips from an exotic animal expert in this free video on pet spiders.
Train your pet rat to shoot hoops! This rat training instructional video demonstrates the steps you need to teach your pet rat this fun trick. All you need is a "basketball hoop", rat treats, a ping pong ball and an inquisitive pet rat.
This quick and easy video shows how to determine the sex of a baby squirrel. There is a demonstration of what a girl squirrel and boy squirrel look like to help identify. Watch this video animal care tutorial and learn how to sex a baby squirrel.
A baby sparrow eats about every 45 minutes, but they eat very little at a time. This video animal care tutorial shows how to administer food to a baby sparrow, in this case a helpless three day old. Watch this instructional video and learn how to feed an orphaned bird chick.
Fur can build up and mat on the inside of a dog's ear. Cutting it doesn't completely remove the problem, and pulling it out can hurt a dog's ear. A veteran pet groomer demonstrates one way of pulling ear hair from inside the ear of a toy poodle. Watch this video pet grooming tutorial and learn how to remove hair from a dog's ear.
Horses penned together can easily become dependent, or buddy sour, and suffer from separation anxiety while being ridden individually or involved unaffiliated activities. Instead of letting the horses work themselves up into anxiety which may cause them to hurt themselves, get sick, or generally injure their health, cure the horses of their co-dependency. Learn how to cure a buddy sour horse by watching this video tutorial from expert horse trainer, John Lyons. Cure a buddy sour horse with se...
If you plan on being a veterinarian soon, maybe you'll want to check out these two video tutorials that check out the reproductive tract in mares with laparoscopy surgery.
Urine can be simply obtained from a cow by stroking the escutcheon, instead of laborious catheterization. The urine sample can be a useful diagnostic tool for veterinarians to run a number of medical tests. Learn how to collect a urine sample for a cow by watching this video veterinary tutorial.
This is a short video tutorial of the method used for body condition scoring beef cattle. Learn how to evaluate the state of cows to keep track of the weight and health of cattle livestock.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources does an early summer goose round-up. They capture and leg tag juvenile and adult geese in order to track their longevity and movements. Check out this how to video on goose tagging to learn how to do it yourself!
This is how to make a DIY aquarium or fish tank background. Some people's methods may differ from these, but this is the easiest, most inexpensive way. You may want to listen to the Incubus song "The Warmth" while you are doing it. (Wait--is that Brandon Boyd?)
There are two main types of shafts for horse dawn carriages, U-Shaped fixed shafts and independent shafts. watch this video to learn how they work.
This video tutorial from Live Monarch shows you how to fix a live butterfly's broken wing. You can help restore flight to a butterfly in need -- you can be a hero and make a real difference.
This dog overcomes a chicken obsession with help from Cesar, The Dog Whisperer. Check out this video to learn how to hep your dog with his or her chicken obsession.
Watch this Dog Whisperer podcast & learn how Cesar Millan trains a dog to stop barking at his owners' guitar playing.
Watch this video sequence and train your parrot to talk. Learn helpful tips that will enable you to teach your bird to talk.
Forget about a goldfish bowl. This video will show you how to create an ecosystem inside a condom! Tip: Keep in bowl in case your rubber pops and build where it is ok if you spill your load. Whether these animals will die is still undetermined.
To keep your pet healthy you have to be able to apply the medicine it needs. Learn how to safely and easily give your cat ear drops or ointment, with advice from Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London. Tips include: wrap your cat in a towel to prevent her from scratching you and massaging her head, a technique that helps the medication move down the ear canal. Give your cat ear drops.
Watch and learn how to make your very own snake habitat. This is an OUTDOOR habitat and not one for an indoor pet snake. It may look like a pile of sticks but apparently, if you build it, they will come... Hosted by David and Molly from the Discovery Channel's Backyard Habitat. Care for snakes and build a snake habitat.
Our expert Robert Powell on raising award-winning goats tells you what characteristics make a prize boer goat. He discusses how to gauge these qualities in deciding whether or not to purchase a goat for competition. He also includes tips on how to wash and clip them as well as how to handle your goat to impress the judges.
In this video series, learn about rally obedience for your dog from expert dog trainer Elise McMahon. Elise will tell you what rally obedience shows are, what your dog needs to know for rally obedience, and how to train your dog for Rally O shows. She will demonstrate how to read the signs, how to follow signs such as the serpentine weave and the about turn, how to finish left and right, how to do a 270 degree turn, and how to practice for a Rally Obedience course.
This video will show you how to make a feed bucket for chickens. A 5 gallon bucket holds about 25 LBS of food.
Here's a video of how we raised our first batch of baby chicks. This video will explain what they eat, different temperatures to keep them at, and they basics of starting out with your first flock of chickens.
When your cat goes missing, chances are it's just chilling in a cozy spot under the couch, or maybe even hiding from you. So it's okay to not freak out just yet. Cats love to hide as if they're spiders, and even their hiding spots are similar. You can find them in corners, on the refrigerator, and according to my roommate, even the dryer hose is fair game.
I found a stray kitten outside. I fostered him and then found him a home!
This is a single Betta male live plant set up that looks awesome ^^
Hi! I'm Kasia from CreativePetKeeping and this is my guide to owning gerbils. Hope you enjoy!
Here is the World's Funniest Cat video!
Our dog has tons of energy and always wants to play. However, play time can be exhausting to the humans of the house. We found out a few months ago that the dog loves to play ‘chase the red dot.' Boredom leads to creativity, so we attached a laser pointer to her head with a bandana and small piece of tape. This kept her continuously occupied until we removed it after 20 minutes. I assume you could try this with a cat if you were daring enough – good luck with that. Caution: Laser pointers (ev...
If you're new to hamsters, or bringing your new little friend home for the first time, this video will show you what food to get, what food to buy, or what cage to buy, so that the transition from pet store to your home will be a little easier on the little guy.
Here's a pretty easy way to clean a hamster cage. Pretty good kids how-to video to get them to do this job.