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Exotic Pet Diets Make for Exotic Pet Messes in the House

There are people out there who may not realize as an exotic pet owner, your typical problems & issues can be amplified. Exotic pet owners, in fact, have a vast array of issues you may not imagine attached to the usual concerns of dog & cat owners. Some animals may be prey to other animals. I had to watch my hedgehog, and keep a look out for eagles, owls and the like, when I brought her outside. Before your very eyes, your loved pet could be an organic snack for some wildlife out there. Some exotics have the most varied diets which include [ ... ]

Certification from Oracle with the ATG Web Commerce Exam

Ensuring you are always up to date on your credentials is a best practice for IT professionals. It allows you to remain competitive in your field and is particularly important when working with a broad range of clients who need to be able to validate your expertise prior to contracting your services or securing a contract with your employer. The Oracle ATG Web Commerce 10 Implementation Developer Essentials exam (1Z0-510) is a multiple choice professional skill and knowledge documentation test. Successfully passing this exam validates your expertise in the platform, communicating that you are qualified to handle any scale of [ ... ]

Bed Bug Prevention in NYC

Everyone needs to wash their laundry. That’s right! Even if you don’t do your own laundry, it has to be done, doesn’t it? Sometimes, if you’re busy or don’t have the facilities where you live, you will be in search of a laundry and dry cleaning service. As well, if you are simply staying in a city where you’re working, you may be at a hotel, and could use some assistance with washing your clothing. A huge concern over recent years when traveling, or even at home for that matter, is the issue of bed bugs becoming a rampant pest of sorts in homes. NYC [ ... ]

Spring has Sprung in Southern Ontario

Well, fingers crossed, but we have had the most beautiful weather here in Southern Ontario for the past 3 days. The sun is out, the weather is mild, the birds have returned, trees & bushes are budding, and Daylight Savings Time has kicked in. Everyone seems to have a “spring” in their step, shedding their coats & huge sweaters to dawn some t-shirts, tank tops and some have even ventured to get out their shorts! What’s most beautiful is the return of the wild animals we have, or at least being able to see them. The bunnies are our during the night [ ... ]

Cougar in Niagara Falls, Canada

A few months ago, I was coming home on a country road that leads to the suburbs in Niagara Falls. It was about 3:00am, pretty cold, and what do I see? A mountain lion (also called cougars or pumas) that had just crossed the road in front of me. It was on the left side of the road on the shoulder going into the brush. I happened to be on the phone with a friend and told them what was going on. The big cat just looked over it’s shoulder at me as I drove past it slowly. It was definitely a [ ... ]

A Personal Look at Global Warming in Ontario, Canada

Today is January 12th, 2012. I live in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, and was thinking about how mild and more pleasant our weather is than usual in Januaries of the past. Yes, it is only a few degrees above freezing, and many of you scoff at that idea because it’s unthinkable to you being from more Southern states or tropical countries, but a few degrees above freezing is mild for this time of year. I was reminiscing with my mother today about how much snow we used to have when I was a child, especially on Christmas vacation. There were truckloads of [ ... ]

Congress Lifts Protection of Gray Wolf, Seen as Precedent?

USA (EXOTIC ANIMAL NEWS) – Sad news comes to the animal lovers out there, who are concerned about the world’s populations of endangered animals. 66 wolves were initially re-introduced to the Northern Rocky Mountains from Canada back in the middle of the 1990s. Today, there are approximately 1650 in the population. The issue is that the White House is ready to accept a budgetary bill including an unprecedented lifting of the Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in five US Western states, which has been a law in effect for 37 years, and it being the 1st time Congress has approached [ ... ]

Polar Bears Have Black Skin

I was watching a show on Animal Planet the other day and they had to do a hysterectomy on a polar bear. The intriguing thing about the surgery was that when they shaved her fur to prepare her, her skin was completely black. This makes complete sense and is an amazing adaptation for these bears. Why? Because their black skin absorbs heat from the sun. Their fur isn’t actually white…it’s clear – this allows the sunlight to penetrate their thick coats and allow their black skin to absorb this heat! Huh! Who knew? Nature is such a marvelously designed thing! There is a reason for every [ ... ]

Happy New Year 2011 from Exotic Animal Lover

Exotic Animal Newsflash: We would like to wish you a very Happy New Year from Exotic Animal Lover! Here’s some exciting things going on: More videos will be coming this year! Have you checked out the designs from “K, Turn Around” Jewelry of animals in our Exotic Animal Lover Store? Hopefully, Kimberly will be able to get more traveling in this year. That means more cool stories, photos & videos of indigenous Looking for exotic animal experts to write on ExoticAnimalLover.com – If you’re interested, please email me with your information: kimberly@exoticanimallover.com To request information about certain animals, feel free to email it or comment on a [ ... ]

Car Donations for Animals

If you are reading this blog and this article, then it is likely you care about animal welfare. As animal advocates, we are always looking for new and great ways to help animals in need. Now, it is possible to donate your car for the cause of helping animals in crisis. You may be wondering how on earth donating your car could help fight against animal cruelty. Your car will be sold at the highest possible price, and the proceeds will go towards medical treatment, investigation and enforcing laws in regards to animal welfare, and assist in caring for countless animals across the [ ... ]