5 Things You Need to Know about Corydoras

KINGDOM: Animalia Phylum; Chordata CLASS: Actinopterygii ORDER: Siluriformes FAMILY: Callichthyidae SUBFAMILY: Corydoradinae GENUS: Corydora The name Corydoras is derived from the Greek word kory  (helmet) and doras (skin). Corydoras is a genus of freshwater catfish. They are widely distributed in most of the South American countries except in Panama. The species can be found from the…

DogFest Rescheduled Due to Hurricane Florence – New Furtastical Date is Saturday, October 6

September 11, 2018 – Reisterstown, MD – The 10th annual DogFest, has been postponed to Saturday, October 6 due to the impact of heavy rains and Hurricane Florence.  Maryland has been declared a state of emergency by Governor Hogan in anticipation of historic, catastrophic and life-threatening flooding.  The private, no-kill shelter feels the only responsible choice is to reschedule its largest…

10 Fascinating Facts About Iguanas

To commemorate Iguana Awareness Day on September 8th, ExoticDirect pet insurance have collected ten of the most interesting, funny, and downright weird facts about iguanas for your pleasure. So put the kettle on and prepare to be amazed (or at least mildly interested) by these wonderful animals… 1. Iguanas can get rather big The longest iguana, the…