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Is Your House Killing
You love your dog. You would do anything for your dog.
It's beginning to get cooler and as such it is also time to
plan for all your outside animals' safety. As with all
mammals, the winter months pose a particular disadvantage
-most especially to those outside pets many of us have.
Westie Pups - Tips for
Success in Housetraining
Perhaps the best way to train your westie pups not to
relieve themselves in your house is to never let the
behavior start in the first place. Learning to anticipate
your westie puppies need to 'go' takes time, and extra
attention to your pups when they are small, but it should
make the learning process less stressful for everyone.
Biting & Nipping
Behavior Can Kill Your Dog!
Dog bite injuries are alarmingly the most common condition
that we human suffer from as a result of contact with dogs.
In the United States alone, there are between 1-2 million
people bitten by dogs each year.
Lyme Disease in
It is hard to get an early diagnosis of lyme disease in
animals including your own dog. The first sign of lyme
disease in humans is a rash, well; animals do not develop
Distemper in Dogs - Home
Distemper: Spotting This Dog Killer Before it's Too
Late. Canine distemper is a devastating disease. It often
crops up in seemingly healthy pets without any warning.
Saving Ginger From Being
Put To Sleep - Part 2
The Story Continues..
Potty Training Your
A new puppy is a joyous addition to any home. Who can
resist that cute little bundle of lovable furry fun?
Wouldn't it be great if puppies were potty trained and came
into our homes without any mess or bother? OK, reality
Giving your dog a bath is important, but not as critical as
most people seem to believe. If your dog is healthy, he
really doesn't need to be bathed more that once every few
months, but most of us put them in the tub or under the
hose more often to get rid of that doggie smell and look
Home Hazards That Can
Affect Our Pets
Is your home safe for your Fur Kids? It might surprise you
to know how many hazards there are in a typical home for
the pets we love. Most everyone is aware that anti-freeze,
pest sprays, rat poison and the like should be kept where
no pet can get to them.
A Dog Bit Me, Whom Can I
Any person, whether a minor or adult, having been bitten or
knocked down by an animal improperly or inadequately
leashed or contained can sue for injuries or death caused
by a bite or knock-down. You can sue the person who has or
was responsible for the animal.
Antibiotics? I Think
Have you noticed that doctors are now being much more
reluctant to give you a prescription for antibiotics unless
it's proven that you are indeed suffering from a bacterial
infection? Well, I wish I could say better late than never,
but in the case of antibiotics, we're far too
late. Antibiotics were once touted as a modern miracle and
they did indeed save lives, once upon a time.
How To Stop Your Cat
Scratching Your Furniture - Forever!
Your cat scratching at your furniture can not only leave
you out of pocket but also very frustrated and annoyed at
your cat for being such a bad little kitty. Cats need to
scratch, it is something that cats instinctively do, not as
you may think, in order to sharpen their claws, but to
remove the old layers of their nails.
Natural Dog Shampoos are
Good for Your Dogs Skin and Coat
A Healthy Skin and Coat for Your Dog ..
Why Cats Flip For
If you've ever watched as a cat "flipped" over fresh catnip
perhaps you've been struck with the question; "what causes
Catnip to affect cats that way?" Catnip is indeed an
unusual phenomenon among cats, it has the ability to alter
your cat's behavior like nothing else can. So what exactly
is the reason for what scientists have coined as "the
Catnip effect"? Unfortunately for such inquisitive minds the
exact reason of why Catnip affects cats in such a manner
remains mostly a mystery.
Attacking the Pit Bull
Problem in Los Angeles-MuttShack Animal Rescue Launches
Twenty-six percent of the dogs at the six Los Angeles
Animal Services shelters are "Pit Bulls". American Pit Bull
Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, and Staffordshire
Bull are various names used to describe the breed and any
A Healthy Cat Knows What
As all cat owners know, a feline can be a wonderful
addition to any family. One of the most basic aspects of
cat ownership is proper health care for the cat.
Have an Itchy Dog?
Consider These Grooming Tips Before Turning To Chemical
Many dogs today suffer from itchy skin caused by a variety
of factors. Dogs actually have more sensitive skin than
humans, and are often exposed to a variety of irritants in
Correcting a Dog Behavior
Problem - Jumping
The first thing to realize when you are training a dog is
that he only does things that work. Therefore, when you are
dealing with a dog behavior problem, the first thing you
need to address is, "What is he getting out of it?" With
jumping, your dog is trying to get some attention-any
Safety Tips for Moving
Which kind is your pet? The pooch who is the first one in
the car when the door opens, or the kitty who runs to hide
at the first hint of travel? Both kinds face dangers on the
road, but there are steps you can take to protect them.
Even the happiest traveler can get into trouble, and it can
happen even on a short jaunt to the grocery store.