Friday, December 19, 2014

Determine if Your Household Can Care for a Marmoset

Pygmy marmosets make for great pets. These creatures are playful and loving, provided they are cared for by their owners properly. As such, before parents buy such a pet for their home, they should assess if their household is indeed ready for such a responsibility.

Is there a vet nearby?

Pets will sometimes require medical attention; something that their owners might not be able to provide on their own. As such, it’s wise to scout for veterinarians within the neighborhood before taking a pet home. After all, it doesn’t make sense to own a pet when one has to drive to, say, another city just to see a vet.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Having Monkeys as Furry Trained Helpers

Choosing the kind of monkey to take home as a pet and helper is easier said than done. Unlike cats and dogs that you don’t normally need to train to help you out with household activities, monkeys are exotic animals that may not behave the way you expect them to. Here are some ideas related to keeping and training pet monkeys.