Feeding your parrots and parakeets Parrots (e.g. macaws, Amazon and African grey parrots) and the smaller parakeets (e.g. lovebirds, cockatiels, budgerigars, conures) are part of the Psittacine bird family. In the wild these birds
Tick Infestation One of the biggest problems companion animal and livestock owners in Barbados encounter is tick infestation. These ectoparasites pose a danger to the animals they reside on, not only directly from blood
Artificial Insemination Artificial Insemination is basically any form of assisted breeding/mating. The procedure can be performed by various methods, depending on the animals involved and how much assistance is needed to get the female
Your puppy's first vaccination is generally recommended at about eight weeks of age, with a second dose at 10-12 weeks. Subsequently, annual booster vaccinations are needed to maintain your dog's immunity.
Gently hold the dog's mouth open and place the pill as far back in the dog's mouth as it will go. Next, the animal's mouth must be held closed, nose pointing up, until it swallows. Rubbing the dog's throat in a downward motion can encourage the animal to swallow the medicine.
Have your dog's teeth professionally cleaned once every six months. Annual cleaning will suffice if there are no other health considerations detected during regular examinations. If your pet is comfortable with you cleaning his or her teeth you may clean them daily if you so desire.
Dogs: Generally, the age for neutering is six to nine months old, however healthy puppies may be neutered as young as eight weeks old.
Cats: Healthy kittens as young as eight weeks old may be neutered.