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Cat Scratching Solutions
For a cat, scratching is a natural, necessary act. Besides
keeping her claws in top shape, the stretching involved in
a good scratch keeps her upper body strong and loose.
Did You Know?
German Shepherds were among the first dogs trained for
police work- beginning around 1900 in Ghent, Belgium. Dog's
body cells contain the most pairs of chromosomes (heredity-
carrying structures) of any mammal- 39 pairs.
Rabbit As Pet
Rabbits are one of the most popular pets, apart from dogs
and cats. They look attractive, lovely, gentle, friendly
Your Kids Want a Pet, You Don't Want To Pet Anything
"Mom, can we get a puppy?" Who hasn't heard that line
before? The kids think it's time for an addition to the
family, but you know you don't have time for a family
pet. We've got the perfect solution to make everyone happy!
Hermit Crabs! Now before you start to panic because you
just heard the word "crab", just listen! They're not that
Is Dog Obedience School for You?
Are you thinking about dog obedience school? Do you know
what to expect out of it? Do you know what it costs or
where to find a good school? If not, let me help take out
some of the mystery of finding one to make sure you and
your dog get the best experience you can. If you have
searched the web in this topic, you probably found some
sites that are basically search engines within search
engines, no real information about dog obedience schools.
Doggie Day Care is an Awesome Alternative
Doggie day care is becoming more and more prevalent in our
society. This is mainly due to the fact that there are so
many dogs all around the world and people are looking for a
good alternative to the routine trip to the kennel.
Cancer and Your Pet
Just say the word cancer and any of a host of undesirable
thoughts will pop in your mind- and with good reason.
Cancer is one of the most common of diseases among pets and
increases as the pet ages.
You Must Train Your Dog From A Young Age
The best thing to do is to start training your new puppy as
soon as you get him home. You need to teach your puppy your
rules, and how you expect him to behave starting from a
very early age.
Canine Selection: A Guideline for Picking Your Perfect Companion
Let's face it - everything is cute when it's small and
furry. Puppies especially, but keep in mind that even a
wolverine is playfully adorable if it's young enough, so
for the sake of all the dogs out there and your life, make
a personal selection that is suited to your lifestyle.
Using Electrolytes to Avoid Equine Dehydration
For heat dissipation and body cooling, a horse trotting at
11.2 mph loses about 3.
How to Choose the Right Bird Cage
If the "tweet, tweet" of little beaks is in your future,
bird cages are undoubtedly on your mind. Bird cages are
available in every price range.
Personal Pet Check-Ups
For all pet owners, regular monitoring and "examinations"
of your pet will give you a better idea of the animal's
overall health and prove as good "quality" time for both
you and your pet. Also, this may help you catch a problem
in the early phases and certainly before it becomes life
Tips on Sexing Discus Fish
Do you have some adult discus fish and want to know whether
they are male or female. In this article I'm going to share
with you some of the tips and techniques you can use to
determine the gender of your discus or those you wish to
Analysis of Cat Behavior
The most important thing to remember in analyzing the
behavior of your cat is that your pet is not a human. Cats
are not rational beings and their actions are not based on
All Natural Dog Cookies - Because Your Dog's Health and Happiness is So Important
Traditionally, a doggie treat was just that, a treat that
to be savored, which offered little or no health benefits.
Chocolate is not a particularly healthy treat for dogs; in
fact research has indicated that chocolate treats are even
poisonous to dogs if fed in large quantities.
How To Set Up A Quarantine Tank For Tropical Fish
Do I Need A Quarantine Tank? Ah, yes, the often dismissed
but very necessary part of the tropical fish hobby, the
infamous quarantine tank. Do you really need one to be
successful in this hobby? For freshwater fish you may be
able to get by without having one.
Dog Vaccinations: Doing Shots
Vaccinations play an important part in the preventive
healthcare of your pet. There are nasty doggie diseases out
there, and for some of these, vaccination is your pooch's
only real protection, as there may be no cure once the
disease is contracted.
5 Tips For Choosing the Best Vet For Your Dog
Find a vet, if possible, who specializes in small animals
(as opposed to one who treats large and small - like
horses, cows, cats and dogs.) Your community may only have
vets that do a little bit of everything - and there's
nothing wrong with that, if that's all that's available,
but I'll remind you - you usually go to a specialist for
your health issues, don't you? If you're new in the
community, or haven't needed a vet before - word of mouth
is a great way to start looking for a new vet.
Dog Crate Training: The Basics
Dog crate training is one of the most effective ways of
modifying your pet's elimination habits. If your puppy or
new pet has decided that they want to leave puddles or
other unsightly messes around your house, then taking a
closer look at this method may be in order.
Knowing how to feed your betta is fundamental, because
doing it wrong can have big consequences for your betta's
health. Nothing is more stressful than dealing with a sick
fish, right? So, let's do it right, and not have a
calamity! Here are some golden rules for feeding your
betta: First, select the proper foods.