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Basic Discus Fish
Are you thinking about getting some discus then and want to
know a little about them. Have you been to the aquatics and
seen some lovely colorful discus in there show tanks.
The Gifts We Give Our
Whoever coined the phrase, "It's a Dog's Life" wasn't
familiar with 21st century dogs. Time was when the average
canine slept outside, ate whatever scraps of food were
tossed his way, and if he was lucky, was thrown the
Three Important Litter
There are three important litter box considerations to
account for whether you're a new kitten owner, or someone
who has had a cat for a while. If kitty isn't happy with
any or all three of these, you may find she'll start
urinating outside the box.
So, You've Decided To
Kill Your Pet!
The other day I was doing a research online for an article
I was writing and I came across an article, which the
author started by saying: "Euthanasia, is often the hardest
thing to do, yet the greatest act of kindness" Then he went
on explaining the "grueling" suffering and the guilt the
pet owner goes through before making the decision, how it
affects the whole family, especially the kids. But then he
explains euthanasia in the most loving way I've ever seen
someone describe a murder.
Dog Worms -- Don't Let
Them Get Started
There may be no warning before dog worms strike. It was
about two AM, when beneath our bed the new puppy we'd
brought home from the pound just a month earlier began
Training Your Dog To
A poorly trained dog is a nuisance and can even be a danger
to himself and others. A properly trained dog, on the other
had, is a wonderful and pleasant companion.
Nutrition and Your Dogs
Nutrition and Your Dog's Behavior Proper nutrition is the
fundamental basis for every aspect of your dog's life. It
affects their health and longevity by offering an essential
balance of proteins, fats, complex carbohydrates and the
trace nutrients and minerals their bodies need for growth,
repair and the maintenance of a sound immune system.
How to Create Your Own
"You've created your own monster, you know", my mother said
ominously. My Rex cat, Houdini, had just burrowed his way
inside my sweater for the third time that morning, letting
out a squeal of indignation when I tried to resist.
Keeping Your Cat
Cats need only be provided with decent shelter, food and
water and they will be quite healthy most of the time. Like
any other living thing, however, they can get sick and can
come down with anything from a minor cold to a major
Taking Care of Your Sick
Just like humans, dogs are subject to diseases and
illnesses. If your dog gets sick, you may have to take him
to the vet for treatment or even surgery.
How to Feed and Care for
Over the last 15 years, I have raised nine orphaned
kittens. Four of them were two weeks old when their mother
was killed; three others were only hours old when their
mother died; two more kittens fell out of the nest in our
barn when they were only a day old.
Dog House Training can be simple. To start your dog house
training, the first thing you'll need to do is buy your
best pet friend a nice dog training collar, lead and dog
crate. You should choose one made of nylon or soft leather.
Want to Feel Better? Go
Stroke Your Cat!
Stroking your cat can be good for your health! It has long
been known that pet ownership is good for you, we all need
someone or something to love. It is also believed that
stroking a pet, such as a cat, reduces stress levels and
helps you to have a more positive perspective on life.
The One Dog Trick That
All Dogs Must Know - The Hand Shake Trick
The first dog trick that is generally taught a dog is to
shake hands, and there are very few puppy and dog owners
who do not teach their pets this simple trick. In most cases
it is so easily accomplished that the amateur trainer does
not know exactly how it was done, for if you take hold of a
dog's paw and say "paw" or "shake" and repeat the
performance often enough and at odd times, it will be the
most natural thing for a dog to place his paw in your hand
as soon as you extend it and he hears the word "paw," to
which he has become accustomed.
Helping Your Pets Cope
With The Stress Caused By Loud Noise
Which is the noisiest species of all? Nope, not the lions,
or the elephants, or the geese? it's us, humans. Our voices
were not enough, we started making music and creating
musical instruments to help us being louder.
The Basics of Dog
Obedience Training for Your New Pet
Dog obedience training starts even before you get your
puppy in your home. Instead, it starts originally with the
person that you purchased the dog from.
Pet Vitamin Supplements
- Whether You Need One and How to Choose One
Vitamins Can Increase Your Dog's Life Span! There is
evidence to suggest that a good vitamin supplement for your
dog not only helps prevent, improve or cure many
degenerative type illnesses and disease, but may actually
lengthen your dog's life span. Really! This is particularly
the indication if you supplement with vitamins while your
dog is young and healthy, rather than waiting for your dog
to get sick or show the usual signs of aging and
A Dog Name is Something
To Be Chosen Carefully
How important is a dog name? Well let's think about
this. How often do you call your dog? Who will hear your
dog's name? Will you be writing to anyone about this
dog? Now that you think about the times you'll use the name,
maybe you should put some thought into what that dog name
Is Pet Insurance Right
For Your Pet?
Trying to decide if you should get pet insurance on your pet?
There are of course pro's and con's to it. Years ago I
decided to try it out.
How to Crate Train Your
One of the most difficult hurdles that any new puppy owner
faces is housebreaking or as it is sometimes also referred
to; potty training or doing business. Although there is no
tactic that comes with a 100% guarantee, one of the most
successful methods is crate training.