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The Need for Pet First
Even if you have the perfect first aid kit for you and your
family, it might not help when Fiddo or Fluffy gets hurt.
To help pets in an emergency, assemble a pet first aid kit.
When pondering whether my neurosis is learned or genetic, I
often turn to the family dogs, Frazier (9) and Jake (4),
and see the likelihood of a learned origin. My parents'
characteristic anxiety has effectively seeped into both
Choosing Dog Tags for
Remember when you first met your dog? He was fresh and new,
and you were just getting to know each other. You went
through training together, perhaps even ate together.
What Is Parvo? Parvo is a serious viral disease that can be
deadly even if treatment is given. So, to protect your
puppy from contracting parvo you need to have your puppy
vaccinated against this disease.
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.
A Dog Day Care Franchise
- Is It Really Worth It?
When you take into account that there are over 68,000,000
dogs in the United States alone, you can see why many
people consider taking advantage of a dog day care
franchise. However, before you even think about a dog day
care franchise, please do a self evaluation and make sure
you are doing it for the right reasons.
Larger Dog Food
Grocery Stores could use some larger Dog Food Isles. Not
because there are more brands of Dog Food.
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.
Pets can enjoy the therapeutic effects of aromatherapy as
much as humans can. Aside from possibly eliminating bad
odors and giving your pet a pleasant perfume, essential
oils also serve many practical functions such as boosting
your pet's immune system, fighting off bacteria and
viruses, preventing the growth of yeasts and molds and
First Aid for
Unfortunately, accidents can - and DO happen, so it's
always a good idea to be prepared! While accidents usually
produce obvious injuries, illnesses are often kept well
hidden by birds. In nature, if you're sick you pose a
threat in making your whole flock vulnerable to predators,
so parrots have become adept at masking signs of illness.
Is Dog Dental Care
Caring for your dogs teeth is a vital part of his overall
health and maintenance. Sure, you may feel funny brushing
Fido's pearly whites every night before bed, but good
dental care for dogs is much more than just having white
teeth and good breath.
Reuniting Lost Pets With
Losing a family pet can be a traumatic experience,
especially on children who are close to the lost pet. But,
one in three pet owners fail to take the steps needed to
ensure that this tragedy does not occur in their home.
The Beauty of Boxer
Boxer dogs are an all around great breed, especially
skilled in hunting and police work, and are always alert
and vigilant, making for a very instinctive guard dog.
Boxer dogs can bring you years of joyful companionship with
a life expectancy of about 9 to 11 years, but they could
possibly live as long as 15 years! The Boxer dogs most
developed sense is his sense of hearing.
West Highland White
Terriers - Make Your Westie Famous
The West Highland White Terrier or Westie, has it's origin,
as the name suggests, in the western Scottish Highlands.
They were originally bred for controlling the population of
rats, fox, otter and other vermin. The West highland White
Terrier (also known as the Westie) is a elegant looking dog
with beautiful eyes (this is my favorite feature).
Scottish Terrier Dogs -
Scottish Terriers are short-legged dogs, at a height of ten
to eleven inches, comparatively heavy-boned, yet
deceivingly trim. They are agile and sporty pets.
How to Build a Dog House
for Your Puppy
So you'd like to know how to build a dog house? Well, that
means we're talking to less than 50% of all dog owners.
Why? Because current survey information at Opinion Trone
says most dog owners (over 50%) allow their pets on the
Horse Training Facts And
To the uninitiated horse owner, there are timely facts
about horses they should know. In fact, when someone first
gets a horse these timely facts should be studied and
Westies for Sale -
Avoiding the Perils of Purebred Puppy Purchases
In the purebred West Highland Terrier puppy market, there
are few rules or laws governing who may breed dogs, and
then advertise Westies for sale. Both ancestry and the
breeding environment will affect the quality of the Westies
offered for sale, and some breeders are a lot less careful
about these details than others.
Whether purely for looks or for a bird's home, bird cages
can be attractive decorator touches. They can be used as
wall hangings, plant holders, centerpieces, and more.
Treat Fleas Naturally
and Avoid Vaccinations, for a Truly Healthy Dog
An essential to your dog's health is his/her regular annual
checkup with the vet. The vaccinations* which are given to
your dog each year supposedly ensure your dog's immunity to
some common infectious diseases.