Poisonous Spiders in Ohio?

In Ohio there are two main groups of spiders that pose a potential hazard to humans; the recluse spiders and the widow spiders. The two species of recluse spiders found in Ohio (brown recluse – Loxosceles reclusa, Mediterranean recluse – Loxosceles rufescens) were both likely introduced by humans. Other common names for these spiders include … Read more

Full Grown Red Tail Boa?

Typically tan with approximately 20 dark dorsal saddles running the length of the body. The tail blotches are usually red, orange or brown with black edging.Laterally there are tan, brown or black blotches (circular or diamond shaped) spaced along the saddles. Undersides are yellowish, spotted with black. 20 years in the wild 40 years under … Read more

What Is the Best Dog Breed?

Portuguese water dogs also enjoy being petted and are friendly with strangers. Just be warned that like many larger dogs, boredom can cause them to become destructive. Theyre good for people with allergies and make excellent companions since they are loving, independent, intelligent, and easy to train. Shutterstock One of the most ancient of the … Read more

Mini Horse vs Pony?

Many people think that the terms miniature horse and pony are synonyms. However, there are distinctive differences between the two. These are different types of animals, and the terms should be kept separate for those who want to describe the specific breeds accurately. Image Credit: JackieLou DL, PixabayThere are more than 350 breeds of horses … Read more

Dog Eating Cat Food?

So, your dog is eating cat food. Can you blame them? Some dogs love cat food because cat food has higher levels of fat and protein than dog food. Cat food is also designed to smell savory…which can be an irresistible draw for dogs in search of a treat! Can dogs eat cat food? Yes, … Read more

Can Foxes Breed With Dogs?

A fox cannot breed with a dog. They do not share a compatible number of chromosome pairs, or genetic materials needed to interbreed. Science has not documented a single case of hybridization between a fox and a dog. There is a lot of false, or inaccurate information out there, so we are going to break … Read more

English Staffordshire Bull Terrier?

From his brawling past, the muscular but agile Staffordshire Bull Terrier retains the traits of courage and tenacity. Happily, good breeding transformed this former gladiator into a mild, playful companion with a special feel for kids. The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a British breed of short-haired terrier of medium size. It originated in the Black … Read more

Can Guinea Pigs See in the Dark?

As you might have learned by now that your guinea pigs are equally active during the night as they are during the day. So, do they need a night light or can guinea pigs see in the dark? There were a lot of questions boggling my find so as a curious guinea pig owner I … Read more

Venomous Snakes in Ohio?

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Summer is here, and many Ohioans will be exploring the state’s natural habitat, and possibly meeting a few fellow residents that just give some folks the shivers. According to Jamey Emmert, Division of Wildlife spokesperson, “Venomous snakes are certainly a threat, but the chances of encountering one, especially in Northeast Ohio, are … Read more

Best Pet Birds for Beginners?

Thank you for visiting! By the way any links on this page that lead to products on Amazon and other stores/partners are affiliate links. Aquarium Store Depot earns a commission if you make a purchase. If you purchase a bird that has a long lifespan, be prepared for a lifetime commitment. Other birds are easily … Read more