Cute Little Puppy

Benefits of Pets: Part V – Companionship

CCStaff Birds, Cats, Dogs, Small Animals, Uncategorized

From the stories of our pet-loving customers here at Critter Cabana, and our own experience, the companionship of pets is one big upside of a pet-owner’s life. Playing fetch with our dogs, cuddling with our cats, singing with our birds, having a stare-down with our Bearded Dragons, laughing at the antics of our pet rats, and feeding our begging pufferfish …

Benefits of Pets: Part IV – 5 + 1 Psychological Health Rewards

CCStaff All Departments, Birds, Cats, Dogs, Reptiles, Small Animals, Uncategorized

Who would have thought that pets could replace a good psychotherapist? Not many shrinks would agree to that, and those few are probably are pet-owners too; Many research made by psychiatrist have proven that our pets keep us sane, or insane-in-a-good-way, as some teens would put it. Here at Critter Cabana, we have combined our personal observations with several study results …

Benefits of Pets: Part III – Why Are More Doctors Now “Prescribing” Pets For Seniors?

CCStaff All Departments, Birds, Cats, Dogs, Reptiles, Small Animals, Uncategorized

Again, for the seniors among our pet-owning community, these may be no surprise at all; but we at Critter Cabana would like to share these with those of you who may know someone who needs the “prescription.” As suggested by the experts from https://stdominicvillage.org/ site and also aside from their own experience with senior patients, doctors can now draw on …

Benefits of Pets: Part II – 5 Positive Effects of Pet Ownership on A Child’s Development

CCStaff All Departments, Birds, Cats, Dogs, Reptiles, Small Animals, Uncategorized

Those of us who grew up with pets around the house – our parents’, our siblings’ and our own – don’t need convincing about the positive effects of pets on a child’s growth. But we hope to pass this on to no-pet families with growing children, and first-time parents, who are thinking about getting a pet, or pets, for their …

Benefits of Pets: Part I – The Healing Effects of Good Human-Pet Relationships

CCStaff All Departments, Birds, Cats, Dogs, Reptiles, Small Animals

  What does Critter Cabana and our pet-loving customers have in common with the National Institute of Health, Sociologists, Neuropsychologists, Cardiologists and other Health Care Professionals? We share the knowledge that good human-pet relationships have beneficial effects not just on our mental and physical health but also on our dealings with others in our community. The difference is that we …

Exotic Animal Profile: Coatimundi

CCStaff Small Animals

If you looking to own an exotic animal, look no further than the Coatimundi (pronounced ko-WAH-ti-MUN-dee). Also known as a “Coati”, these active little creatures’ behaviors are nothing short of a two-year old child. In the category of exotic animals, a Coati is a desirable pet because They eat a variety of foods (most of which you might already have) …