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07
Feb 2017

So, up to this point, your dog or cat has been your baby, but now there’s a little human on the way. It is normal and, in fact, wise to be concerned about how the two are going to mix. The chances are very good that everything will work quite well and your pet and your child will be very close buddies, but there are some things you can do to be prepared. First some tips for dogs: Teach your dog to stay out of the nursery Start right away putting up......

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05
Feb 2017

Everyone with pets, whether dogs or puppies, needs to have a veterinary surgeon to turn to in an emergency.  They do a wonderful job, and you should never ignore a pet’s suffering.  However, it is a waste of money to attend the Vet’s surgery when the problem is one you can solve at home.  This is a short guide to dealing with minor ailments as a form of Pets’ First Aid.  If the symptoms persist you can still contact the vet.  Dog health need not always be a costly worry to the......

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05
Feb 2017

• It is very important to maintain a good healthy body by regular exercise not just for you but for your pet as well. Here are some natural treatments for pets. Walking or swimming for 5-10 minutes is very important, you can increase the time period with passage of time. • Essiac Tea in combination with different kind of herbs has been used as a natural remedy for cancer. Even though no one could vouch for its authenticity it can still be a good attempt in saving your pet from this disease.......

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03
Feb 2017

One night I came home from work to find our house in disarray. The pungent scent of urine filled the air. Pillows were scattered everywhere, their stuffing torn out. Vases and other knickknacks were reduced to mere shards of porcelain and glass. Some of my books were ripped to shreds. At first I thought that my apartment had been burglarized but I realized that the burglars couldn’t have missed seeing the flat screen television, DVD player and speakers prominently displayed in the living room. The one thing missing was my dog, a......

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23
Jan 2017

It’s terrifying how common are tales  of dog aggression. You might think that it’s just Pit Bulls or certain breeds that do this kind of thing but it’s common across all breeds. Children have the uncanny ability to make dogs angry without intending. Most families will luckily never have to deal with anything remotely as traumatic but if you own a dog and have children; or have children visiting often – then you too must take some responsibility for their actions and behavior. You want to prepare your children by teaching them......

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18
Jan 2017

Dog owners  love giving  dog treats to their pets. If you have a dog, then you have a good idea of what your dog likes to nibble on. There are so many dog treats available these days and they all come in all different shapes, sizes, colors, and consistencies. For every great dog treat, there are those on the market that are not so good. These dog  treats can harm your pet by being lodged in your dog’s throat or intestines. This can cause choking or worse. If you love treating your......

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16
Jan 2017

Here are 5 simple tips that you can take to prepare your pets and reduce the level of stress and worry for your entire family to a minimum. Disasters can happen anywhere at any time. The public doesn’t usually get a lot of notice before a disaster strikes, so you must be prepared in advance and know what to do quickly if there is an emergency. Tip #1. Get a Pet Emergency Supplies Kit. Have it readily accessible and make sure it consists of at least the following items: Pet first aid kit......

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13
Jan 2017

As a child, most of us grew up with hamsters or friends who had hamsters. Even our children are fascinated with the small fuzzy creatures. There are many types of hamsters, dwarf, Syrian, Russian, Chinese, and hybrid. The hamster is a burrower so they prefer to have lots of bedding to hide under as well as tubes to create little nests in. The most difficult aspect of hamsters is telling if they are female or male and being wrong. Who has bought two hamsters thinking they were the same gender and ending......

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03
Jan 2017

The exotic and somewhat mysterious Siamese cat hails from the country of Thailand. They had always been a popular breed of cats, some even residing in royal palaces. Siamese cats, in the past, were trusted to protect royal palaces and monasteries from evil spirits. These cats were also thought of as bringing good fortune to their owners as well. During the year of 1884, the very first Siamese cats began to make their way to England, when they were given as gifts to a British general. After that, they eventually made their......

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27
Dec 2016

Every pet owner wants to keep his or her beloved cat or dog as safe as possible. You do everything you can do make sure your pet is well cared for and healthy. If you have an indoor pet, you may not think that keeping identification tags is important, but it is. What if your fuzzy feline accidentally slips out of the door at night and you search to no avail? What do you do, especially if your dog or cat has no identification? Placing a collar with an identification tag is......

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