Recent concerns over animal hoarding, introduced species and animal attacks have resulted in a confusing maze of new laws. Many are legitimate attempts to address serious problems, while others seem over-reactions based on poor research. I’m an attorney as well as a biologist, and yet even with this background I find it difficult to keep up with all the changes. However, I’ve found several organizations that track pending legislation and provide links to actions that can be taken…I hope the following helpful information is useful. Read More »
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Pygmy Mice, Ground Squirrels, Civets – all sorts of interesting small mammals have found their way into the pet trade and are regularly being bred. Please see Part I of this article for a look at my favorite, the Flying Squirrel. Today I’d like to introduce several others that I’ve enjoyed keeping and learning about.
Note:Please see Part I of this article for health-related and legal considerations. Read More »