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Am I allowed to bring my pet with me to Petco?

By Aluxe on Aug 11, 2015
Am I allowed to bring my pet with me to Petco? Any domesticated companion animals that are legal to own in your county/city/state and has proper license and is fully vaccinated, are welcome to accompany you to your visit to Petco. All visiting pets a...

Cloudy Tank

By Aluxe on Jun 10, 2015
My water is cloudy what does this mean? Often, tanks that have recently been set up experience a bacterial bloom that results in cloudy water. It's a passing phase that usually clears on its own within 48 hours. Emptying the tank, rinsing all the dec...

Facts About Impaction

By Aluxe on Jun 5, 2015
What is impaction? Impaction is the accumulation of debris in the stomach or intestines of reptiles. The debris could be substrate, food or other foreign material that can accumulate in the gut or intestines of reptiles- it is not exclusively about s...

What is the Ideal Size Habitat for a Ball Python?

By Aluxe on Apr 30, 2015
What is the ideal size habitat for a Ball Python? It's easiest to start with a 40 gallon breeder tank (36x18"), Eventually, it's best to provide a 75 gallon tank (48x18"). Can I buy a Terrarium for a Juvenile to start out in that it can gro...

Aggressive Behavior Towards Strangers

By Aluxe on Apr 29, 2015
Agressive Behavior Protective aggression occurs when a dog guards his or her owner from another person who may not pose an actual threat. Your dog may not trust the person and find their actions to be intrusive.&nbsp Helping your dog avoid situat...

Indoor to Outdoor Potty Training Tips for Puppies

By Aluxe on Apr 27, 2015
Potty training options: When house-training a puppy, or a newly adopted dog, you have two options: Train them to go to the bathroom outdoors or train them to relieve themselves inside your home on a pee pad, eventually transitioning to going outdoors...

Outdoor Potty Training Tips for Puppies

By Aluxe on Apr 27, 2015
Potty training options: When house-training a puppy, or a newly adopted dog, you have two options: Train them to go to the bathroom outdoors or train them to relieve themselves inside your home on a pee pad, eventually transitioning to going outdoors...

Companion Animals and Aquatic Life Purchased as Food

By Aluxe on Apr 24, 2015
Companion Animals and Aquatic Life Purchased as Food Petco strongly encourages the feeding of frozen, flake or freeze-dried food for carnivorous companion animals and aquatic life. If a customer chooses not to accept alternatives to live food, Petco...

Cats and Dogs: How to Get Along

By Aluxe on Apr 23, 2015
Cats reactions to a new puppy: The cat will react in various ways upon seeing the dog. The cat can spit, hiss and run out of the room, dive for cover, or attack. All of these behaviors are normal. They just have to be sure to establish an attitude of...

Seedy Ferret Stool

By Aluxe on Apr 17, 2015
What to do when you notice your ferret's stool is seedy or irregular: A seedy stool is from the ferret not digesting the food properly. Sometimes this can be caused from stress, other times it's a medical issue. If your ferret has been eating the sam...

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