If you own a reptile or plan to adopt one, it's important to remember they need lots of phosphorous-free calcium and vitamin D in their diets. Reptiles need calcium to grow, but phosphorous negates its nutritional benefits.
Dogs tend to react badly to the clamor of thunder; as the weather asserts itself with a crash and boom, your dog may move especially close to you, or run around the house in a panic and even hide. There are, however, a number of ways to help keep your dog calm during a storm.
History has obscured exactly how Bernese mountain dogs evolved into being, but many researchers believe they descended from mastiffs used during the occupation of Switzerland by Roman legions thousands of years ago.