Drunken Reindeer Mystery

Posted on Sep 19, 2013
Drunken Reindeer Mystery

When illness strikes and begins to kill off animals in your collection with no apparent pattern, it is a heartbreaking and deeply frustrating experience.  When you feel powerless to predict which animal will be targeted next, you become suspicious of all the dangerous possibilities lurking behind every corner. Is that seemingly innocuous vine, that languidly […]

Hay Crisis

Posted on Sep 19, 2013
Hay Crisis

We were all hoping that this year’s hay crop would be bountiful and beautiful after last year’s scarce supply. Thanks to recent flooding in parts of Canada and the US, including Southern Ontario, Alberta and the Eastern seaboard, the hay crisis is not over. However, the crisis has changed. Last year’s early frost destroyed many […]

Why Gut-load? AKA I bought a lizard. Now, what?

Posted on Sep 19, 2013
Why Gut-load? AKA I bought a lizard. Now, what?

When you walk through the aisles of any reptile show you encounter a number of parents with a small cage in hand and a child hanging off the side of that cage. The child’s face, inches away from it’s new-found pet, shows a mixture of wonder, excitement and pure joy. The parent’s face shows a […]