Monthly Archives: January 2012

Learn how to care for bunnies

Bunnies are wonderful pets, making fantastic pets for dedicated owners. Bunnies are friendly pets, and enjoy the company of other bunnies, and generally prefer to live in pairs. In addition they like human company and can become extremely helpful if treated effectively. A girl bunnie is named a ‘Doe’ and a boy a ‘Buck’. Continue reading

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When Choosing A Pet Rabbit

It can be a very exciting process to choose the right rabbit for you and your family. There are currently over 40 recognized breeds of rabbits. For many rabbits, they have multiple varieties and colors. When it comes to rabbits, they range in size from 2 pounds to over 10 pounds. This means that the choices are abundant. Continue reading

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Training Your Pets: The Magic Of Pavlovian Conditioning

The science of associating something with an activity is known as classical conditioning. There is an excellent experiment that was conducted by acclaimed scientist Pavlov that proves an excellent example. Whenever he served food to his dog, he used to ring a bell. In the beginning, the dog used to salivate by looking at the food. A little while later he started to associate the food with the bell and even further on down the track he used to salivate just by hearing the bell. This is not to say that the noise of the bell actually made him salivate. The dog associated the ringing of the bell with the food and that food or even the thought of it made him salivate. Continue reading

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