The transitional area between desert and savannah

The steppes in a terrarium The steppes, like the desert, are defined by extreme temperatures. At the same time, they are home to many fascinating creatures, which feel exceptionally at ease in a dry terrarium. Dry terraria house animals from the desert and desert-like areas. These creatures are accustomed to barren landscapes and extreme fluctuations […]

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Lighting in a terrarium

Fluorescent tubes and spotlights in a terrarium are more than just a source of light. They also provide your pets with warmth and essential UV rays, and you’ll often need to include a combination to ensure your pets get what they need. We’ll tell you which lighting options are available to pet owners these days. […]

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Collared lizard in a terrarium

The Collared Lizard is exotically beautiful animal that is active during the day. They are curious, intelligent and can even learn to trust, making them very popular among terrarium enthusiasts. These animals are nimble, agile, active during the day and suitable for novice terrarium owners. Lively animals, they need to be kept in small groups […]

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The seventh sense

Internet forums are full of stories about cats and dogs that appear to possess extraordinary talents. The animal lovers at Maxi Zoo are also familiar with tales of dogs who foresee danger ahead for their masters or mistresses – or of cats who come home as soon as someone is waiting there for them. Could this be the so-called seventh sense?

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Natural products for pets

That’s why natural and ecological products are becoming increasingly popular with consumers and, according to the experts at Maxi Zoo, that includes pet owners.

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Seniors and pets

Dogs, cats, birds & co already enrich the homes of millions of senior citizens. There they provide an antidote against loneliness and boredom. And they’ve been proven to have a positive effect on health. Which animals are the most suitable as pets depends on individual needs and means.

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Saying goodbye – when a pet dies

Animal lovers are thus often confronted with the death of a furry friend several times in life. What is the best way to deal with this? The experts from Maxi Zoo give their advice

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Beastful pictures. Photographing your pets

Photos of your pet are a lasting memory. However sometimes the cat jumps out of the picture quicker than the photographer would like or the black dog can is hardly discernable from the background. The experts from Maxi Zoo know what it all depends on and have compiled the following, easy to implement tips for hobby photographers.

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Pets and planes- transport tips

Every year thousands of pets, mostly dogs or cats, fly away on holiday with their owners. Unfortunately for our furry friends, this is anything but fun and actually rather stressful. This is just one of the reasons that flying with pets requires extensive planning, say the experts from Maxi Zoo.

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Multiple benefits between pet and owner

In almost every third household in Ireland, pets are keeping people company. They are loyal, cuddly, alert and comical companions and they exert a positive influence on our wellbeing. Experts from Maxi Zoo explain how pets can have a positive influence on people of all ages.

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Finding a lost animal

What if a rabbit hops across unfamiliar lawns, a cat seeks refuge in a stranger’s yard or a stray dog roams aimlessly about? Many people feel helpless and uncertain when they find an animal that has obviously gone astray: What to do? The pet experts at Maxi Zoo know how to help.

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Choosing a pet boarder

Holidays should be fun and refreshing – that goes for people and animals alike. However, young masters and mistresses can’t always spend their holidays with their pets. If there’s no friend, family member or sitter available who can look after your furry friend, then an animal hotel is a good alternative

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