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So You Want an American Pit Bull Terrier?
You've made up your mind, it's the American Pit Bull
Terrier you want as your companion. Are you ready for this
breed? Read this article and then decide if you want to go
ahead with your decision.
Leash Training Your Dog-Take The Time To Get It Done and Do It Right
Attempting to train your dog to walk on a leash may feel
like you're a contestant in a tug-of-war contest. But, it
doesn't have to.
Author of Keep Fleas Off: Still using all the chemicals you
can find to combat those fleas? Have you done everything
outside of trying to shoot the fleas off the dog? You are
not alone, there are an estimated more than 50 million
households with pets, and yes, most are not just fighting
the war against these pesky parasites, they are losing the
war. Most people do not realize just how devastating the
First Aid for Felines - How to Keep Your Car Safe from Harm
Cats are known for their curious and adventurous nature.
Curiosity doesn't always kill the cat, but can often cause
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
Healthcare for Your Goldfish
Goldfish Healthcare: You would think that it's unfair that
such a small little creature that brings you so much joy
can actually fall sick. But it's a fact of life that all
living things are susceptible to illness, infections, and
diseases and will ultimately die.
Ensure a Good Relationship Between Your Cat and Your Kids
Many parents know that the best way for children to learn
compassion and the importance of keeping commitments is by
helping to care for a pet. Children learn from watching the
adults in their lives.
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
Seeing Past Cuteness When Selecting the Best Dog Breed For You: Part 1 of 3
Are there so many great dog breeds out there that you just
can't decide where to begin? If so, let's break it down and
sort through all the options. Over a series of 3
unscientific articles, we'll begin by looking at the seven
Groups of dogs that are acknowledged by the American Kennel
Worms in Your Dog... Gross!
Of all the parasites a dog can catch, worms take home first
prize for Most Disgusting. Nobody wants to imagine little
worms crawling around in their dog's digestive system, but
it's a fairly common ailment that's easily passed from dog
Beds for Smaller Dogs
All puppies are small dogs - some, however, won't be small
for very long. You have to know how big your dog is going
to be when it is fully grown before you can buy it a bed of
its own, unless, that is, you don't mind buying your
beloved canine friend a new bed every six months or so for
Im Allergic To My Cat!
Having a cat allergy came as something of a surprise to me.
Growing up, I had many pets - cats, dogs and birds.
Do You Have a Dog Day Care Business Plan?
If you are considering opening a dog day care, then you
need to make sure you have a dog day care business plan. A
solid dog day care business plan will help you get started
in the right direction.
Rimadyl the Wonder Drug - Or Is It?
If Your Dog Suffers From Arthritis, Consider The Natural
Alternative: Rimadyl was hailed as a wonder arthritis
treatment for pets when it came on the market in 1997. Over
the next 3 years, due largely to an aggressive marketing
campaign by the manufacturer, Pfizer, Rimadyl was
prescribed for 5 million dogs.
Heartworms Alert - Know The Warning Signs To Save Your Pets Health!
Has your pet recently been coughing, eating less, or being
more lethargic than usual? If so, it is possible that your
pet is infected with heartworms and may need immediate help
and attention. Heartworms may infect a host for up to 2
years before any signs or symptoms are visible, and often
when they are diagnosed it may be too late for some pets.
What You Need to Know Before Adopting an Older Dog
Newer doesn't always mean better. Adopting an older dog may
be a decision based on you or your family's lifestyle.
How to Start a Pet-Sitting Business
Everyday someone asks me, "How do you start a pet-sitting
business?" I try to answer their question succinctly. But
the truth is, starting a pet-sitting business, or any
business is not always a succinct process.
How to Make Your Pets Healthier and Happier
Pets are family members and should be treated as such. The
design of your home has a dramatic affect on their health
How Intelligent is Your Dog
It is entirely normal to look for signs of intelligence in
your dog. Even puppies that are not especially smart
nonetheless display flashes of brilliance in their
If You Want a Friend, Get a Dog!
Carl Icahn, the hostile takeover master who was THE
original corporate raider, is often quoted as saying, "In
this business, if you want a friend, get a dog!" The rest
of us already knew that dog was man's best friend, and with
good reason. Dogs as pets date back at least as far as the
days of Pompeii, where the remains of a dog stretched out
next to a little boy were recovered from the rubble at