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Owning a dog is a serious responsibility, one that should
not be taken lightly. But what exactly does being a
responsible dog owner mean? Well, when broken down, it is
easy, but it does involve a few different elements.
One Of The Benefits Of
One of the benefits of registering your pet with a pet
recovery service is that in the event your pet should ever
become lost, the finder can get information to contact the
owner. The main drawback to many of these services is that
they use the information currently located on the pet tag
to register the pet, and by doing this, the finder of the
pet does not have a place to go to view the owners contact
Dogs Get More Human
First pet stores began selling clothes for pets. Then
kennels upgraded from a wire cage to four-star hotels for
man's best friend.
Love Your Animal
Companion? Spay or Neuter
Ozzie, my four-month old Rottweiler peered up at me with
his big brown eyes, as I temporarily left him for a very
important surgical procedure. As much as it broke my heart
to drop off my "baby" at the local humane society, I know
it was the responsible thing to do.
Natural Approaches to
Dealing With Pesky Fleas
Problems with Commercial Flea Killers & Traditional Flea
Bite Treatments***Chemicals that act as poisons are strong
enough to kill fleas, but the long term effects on pets
are unknown, although they are probably not safe to use.
(Employees manufacturing these products must wear protective
clothing and use respirators.
Dog Crate Buyers Guide -
How to Choose the Right Crate and Accessories
Why use a crate: When used properly and not abused, crates
are the fastest and most humane method of housebreaking
dogs. Dogs are den animals that will instinctively seek out
a small, cozy place to rest for shelter and security.
Good Dog Health and
Happiness For Charlie
Our Charlie's dog health was a very important issue to us
in our family. It all started when he was a puppy of
How do you build a goldfish pond outdoors? The tools you
will need are a shovel, pond liner and under layer, a long
enough rope, coping stones and decorations, plants, a pump
(you will need a pump to run a filter, fountain, or
waterfall and it will keep the water circulating and the
plants healthy), a filter system and some cooperative
friends or family members. Now you can get started.
The Dangers of Canine
When you get a puppy, one of the first things that you need
to do is make an appointment with the vet to get your new
family member his or her vaccinations. Along with any
recommended shots, your cuddly canine will probably get a
dose of a de-worming formula to rid them of any internal
Puppy Training that is
Safe for Your Puppy
Puppy training can and should begin the day you bring your
puppy home, but only if it's approached in a safe manner
for your puppy and his sensitivities. Housetraining your
puppy can be a rewarding and non-stressful experience when
you shape behavior from a series of positive experiences,
instead of attempting to correct unwanted behaviors before
your puppy has a chance to learn what you DO want.
What Type Of Food Should
You Really Feed Your Cat?
What should you feed your cat to make sure he or she will
have the necessary nutrition? What is the ideal mix of food
to help your cat live to the limit of it's life span? Tip
answer these questions, one should look at the diet of a
feline in it's natural habitat. In the wild, a cat eats
almost exclusively animal tissue.
Cat arthritis is not a very common ailment among healthy
cats. Most arthritis found in cats is from an accident that
has made the bones or joints weak.
Goldfish Tips - Finding
Out The Gender of Your Goldfish
Boy or Girl? How can you tell whether your Goldfish is male
or female? You might want to know because you want to breed
them, or give them the right name before Jack turns out to
be the mother Goldfish! Here are some clues that might help
you sort out the Goldfish boys from the Goldfish girls:*
The female Goldfish are slightly bigger than the males and
look even heavier in the abdomen when they are full of
eggs.* Male Goldfish develop white spots on their gills and
pectoral called "breeding tubercles" during spawning time.
7 Good Reasons to Have
Your Cat Spayed or Neutered
Every year, many cat owners decide to get their cat spayed
or neutered. This decision is made for several different
reasons, all of which illustrate why it is such a good
Puppy Vaccines Assure
Wagging Tails and Wet Noses
When you get a new puppy it is imperative that he receive
all his proper puppy vaccines. These protect him from
getting diseases if he becomes exposed to them.
Pet Loss: Should You
Clone Your Cat?
Clone a Cat, Go To Jail ..
Why Does My Pet Eat
Are you concerned when your dog or cat eats grass, then
throws up afterwards? You'll probably feel relieved to know
that pets eat grass because their bodies need it. Dogs and
cats have been eating grass for a long time.
How To Find Your Lost
The first thing to do when searching for a lost dog is to
confirm that your dog is actually lost. Dogs, especially
curious breeds, can easily find an interesting place in
your backyard to investigate for quite some time.
How to Play Safely with
Your Westie Puppies
Just like children, westie puppies learn through play.
Playing games with your west highland white terrier pups
creates an opportunity to train them to obey your commands,
gives them valuable exercise, and helps to build their
strength, coordination, and agility.
Dogs & Kids: Happy
Dogs and kids, it's a combination that at it's best can be
the stuff of childhood dreams. At it's worst, it can be a
source of heartache and pain and even injury.