Q: Our ferret is now a year old and is the love of my daughter's life. He is with us all the time and loves to snack on our foods. He seems to have a sweet tooth and will go out of his way for anything sweet.
With sunny days now prevalent, we have to realize that pets don't enjoy the sun as much as we do.
If your child's incessant pleading for a pet has finally won you over — or worn you out — it's time to think practically about what kind of critter to bring home.
It would be fun to suggest that this is a "hare-raising" article but we will be dealing with rabbits, not hares, and you are far too smart to let that difference slip by unnoticed.
Aww, fuzzy, adorable little guinea pigs -- great pets, right? We asked Dani Anderson of Lee's Summit (in suburban Kansas City, Mo.), whose Wee Critters Rescue saves these rodents from homes where they're no longer wanted.
Earlier this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a statement discouraging "nontraditional pets" in households with young children.