This Animal Welfare Foundation three-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 rabbit.
This is an example on how to express the disabled dog's bladder. Prop the dog in a standing position with their feet flat on the ground. Either place the dog facing you or facing away from you. In this video, you will see the dog face the woman, as it works best for expressing her dog in that direction. Males should be faced away from you, as you do not want to have him urinate on you. Place both of your hands on the sides of the bladder. Keep in mid the bladder is known to move. The bladder ...
If your pet has recently had surgery or been ill, they may need to wear a medical collar. A medical e-collar or a cone will prevent your pet from chewing or licking an area of their body that they shouldn't be touching. In this video from Dr. Lauren, you will learn where to get an e-collar and how to secure it to their head so that they stay safe and happy.
This instructional pet video shows a good way to introduce your pet rats to water. However, it's important to understand that some pet rats will just not like water. Your success will vary depending on your individual critter(s). Watch this tutorial video to learn the best methods of approach.
This video shows you how to use a sand rake to maintain your aquarium. Pick up fish poop and get rid of algae with a sand rake.
If your cat and you seem a little stressed out, massaging the cat can be good for both of you. Watch this video to learn a little routine sure to please both human and cat.
Check out this highly educational video for all you veterinarians, or farmers, to see how to do a rectal palpation of a horse (mare) to feel the tract and ovaries for finding the recurring period of sexual receptivity and fertility.
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.
In order to clean your fish tank, you will need the following: a bucket, water conditioner, aquarium salt, a clean filter, a suction tube, and clean fresh water.
Bats are usually associated with negative conotations such as evil, stanic, and just plain ugly. But, these nocturnal creatures are quite fascinating and are unique creatures that are unlike any other on this plane. So if you find one, what do you do? An associate professor of biology explains what to do if you find a bat and how to take care of and rehabilitate it. Enjoy!
This is a basic trick for little dogs like this Miniature Pincher, Daisy. The dog jumps off a human's leg and does a half turn (180). LIke any dog training be patient, go over each step multiple times in order to help the dog learn. The treats should be broken up so you don't spoil the dog or make him stuffed with sweets.
American Staffordshire Terrier, also known as amstaffs are sometimes generalized as a pitbulls. They're gentle, loving, but require a lot of exercise. Amstaffs do not train well with negative reinforcement as they have a high tolerance for pain. Watch this video pet training tutorial and find out how to determine if an American Staffordshire Terrier, or pit bull, is right for you.
Rats are intelligent pets and receptive to training just like other animals. Spinning around in circles is a simple trick to train a pet rat to do. Learn how to teach a pet rat to spin by watching this video pet training tutorial.
In this tutorial, learn how to prevent ticks from getting on your dog or cat. If prevention doesn't work, Dr. Lauren will also teach you how to check your pet for ticks and remove them. Ticks carry a lot of diseases for both people and animals, so it is important to get rid of them right away. Once you remove the tick, make sure you flush it down the toilet so it can't come back again.
Watch this video tutorial on how to perform a bone marrow aspiration biopsy on an animal, specifically a dog or cat.
An animal keeper shares the recipe for her Boomer Ball dog treat in this how to video. Watch and learn how to keep your dog entertained and happy with delicious dog treats that any pet would love. All you need for this homemade boomer dog treats is a two liter soda bottle, tape, kibbles, cheese and bacon flavored treats.
Choosing a saddle is an investment that requires a lot of research. Learn what you should consider when buying a saddle in this free video about saddles for horseback riding.
If you are interested in learning more about feral cat colonies and what you can do to help, let our expert explain how you should interact and what you should do with these wild cats. In this video series you will learn how to bait and trap feral cats for spaying and neutering.
Learn doga, or how to perform yoga moves for you and your dog, in these free yoga exercise videos, including sun salutation, tree pose, downward facing dog, and the doggie twist.
Hello! This post will be about the special care your dwarf rabbit needs during hot weather. There are many ways to keep your pet happy. Step 1: Choose the Environment
Cats do NOT like it when someone else touches their paws. And it's quite difficult to get a cat to do something it doesn't want to do. But sometimes, claws just need to get clipped. Here's how to clip your cats' claws without dying.
If you love fresh eggs and don't live near anywhere you can get them, but your house is zoned agricultural, you can raise your own chickens to get them! This video will show you how to build your own 4 chicken coop that will keep your little layers happy.
In this video, we learn how to fully remove a tick. Ticks can carry diseases, so it's best to get rid of these right away, checking your pet daily. Find the tick and then grab it as close as you can to your pet's skin. Pull it out and make sure you've gotten all the parts. Then, flush the tick down the toilet. You can also use a pair of tweezers to make this easier for you. Make sure you check thoroughly and don't miss if your pet does have these, they can spread onto the carpet and around th...
Have an urge to handle a highly toxic snake? In this clip from the Discovery Channel series, "Hazard Pay," host Curt Doussett tries to handle a thirteen foot King Cobra snake named Elvis, and what happens next? He drops him. Maybe we should leave the snake handling to the professionals? Handle a king cobra.
You must band pigeons while they are young if you intend to use them as racing homing pigeons. The banding process is simple. You attach a band to their leg while they are young.
This how-to video quickly outlines exercises to get your dog walking on a loose leash by your side. Put very basically, teach the dog what you want them to do! And secondly, stop reinforcing them when they pull! A clicker training method is used, but if you do not have one, you can always use a verbal marker like yes. However you will get much faster and reliable results by using the clicker. If you hold the clicker in the same hand as the leash, and keep the treats in the other hand, you wil...
A tortoise can make a great exotic pet and come in several varieties. Learn how to pick out a healthy tortoise as a pet with tips from a reptile expert in this free pet care video.
If you find a dead wasp in your room (and it has been "un-living" for a while you may want to dissect it for pure science--even if you use a screwdriver.
In this video you will learn how to cut or trim a rabbit's or bunny's toenails.
A pill-popper is a great instrument for feeding your pets their require medication. If you have a cat (or kitten), then you know these devices are the way to go! This video shows you how to give your cat a pill using the pill-popper (any brand). You'll want to have your medicine ready, along with your pill-popper and feline friend. It's the safest way to administer pills to pets.
One of the most painful, but necessary things to be done for cats is trimming their nails. Trimming your cat's nails is beneficial any pet owner, because it helps prevent scratched furniture and helps reduce scrapes and punctures in the skin. But it's also great for cats, because if left unkempt, can grow abnormally, creating tons of pain for your feline friend. Also, if the claws are left too long, they could get caught in carpet or furniture and pull them out while trying to escape. So, cli...
Mountain bluebirds are absolutely beautiful creatures. If you are an avid birdwatcher or are just looking to beautify your yard, have a look at this tutorial. This video will show you the best tips and advice on attracting bluebirds.
People think that chickens are like garbage disposals but chickens don't eat everything: you don't want to feed them meat or dairy products; processed foods aren't good for their digestion.
Demodex… what is it? It's a lot of tiny parasitic mites that could be plaguing your pet and attributing to hairlessness. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to care for and treat Demodex (mites) in dogs with this video tutorial.
In this video by Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over how to get rid of the lure to food.
In this video by Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over steps on how to teach your dog to love being in a purse.
This audio how-to slideshow shares experiences and tips on how to set up a playroom or exercise room for your pet rabbit. Like people, rabbits don't like to be constantly confined in a small cage/space, so setting up an area or room where your rabbit can hop around and relax will make them live happier lives. Follow these helpful tips from an experience pet owner and learn how to set up a playroom for our pet rabbit. Set up a playroom for your pet bunny.
Here is a quick how-to video showing how to teach this very cool canine freestyle trick; hurdles. A clicker is quite hard to hold during this exercise and it clicks right under the dog which can make them confused. If possible, you can get a friend to help mark the behavior. Check out this video pet care tutorial and learn how to train a dog to do a hurdle freestyle trick.
Pill pockets are cat treats with a specially designed hole the fits a pill to stuff inside. Giving a cat medication doesn't need to be a battle anymore. Learn how to give a cat a pill the easy way by watching this video tutorial.
An aging dog in poor health might be a candidate for a variety of clinical tests. Arthrocentesis, also known as joint aspiration, is a medical procedure in which synovial fluid is collected from a joint capsule via syringe that in turn is tested to diagnosis gout, arthritis, and certain types of infections. This video veterinary tutorial demonstrates the process of performing the procedure of canine arthrocentesis.