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Puppy Love - Wonderful
Everybody loves puppies. Who can resist those cute little
faces and wet noses? Puppies can be a lot of fun, but they
also come with a lot of added responsibility.
Practical Advice for
Adopting a Dog
If you are thinking of adding a dog to your family,
consider adopting your new best friend from an animal
shelter or humane society. You'll not only get a good
feeling from helping a homeless pet, you'll get an
Toby - My Whirling
Five years ago this August a funny little puppy came to
live in our home. He was tiny, blue-gray and white colored
coat, skinny tail that hurt when it hit you and the biggest
bat ears I'd ever seen on a puppy.
How to Choose a Dog for
Since having a dog is such a common thing, do you really
need to know anything more than how much it costs? Well, how
did you choose your car, or your home? Did you consider the
cost, safety and suitability for your family? Of course you
did. If you heard stories of a particular car that was
susceptible to causing accidents or that a neighborhood was
known for its rough occupants you would find something that
Dog Rescue: Is it Right
Ever had a hankering for a certain breed of dog? Not an
obsession, mind you - not the sort of longing that would
send you rushing to a breeder, thousand-dollar-bill in your
sweaty palm - but just a gentle appreciation for the
virtues of the Poodle, Pug or Pyrenean Mastiff? Let's say
you have -- but you thought buying a purebred pup was a
less-than-ideal use of your family's resources. If that's
the case, it might be time to look up your local Dog Rescue
organization! Dog Rescues are organized by breed, so
prospective parents can sign up to be notified when new
poodles or pugs come in.
Dogs Are Mans Best
Dogs are believed to be descendants of wild wolves. They
were the first wild animal to be tamed.
How to Buy a Purebred
If you decide you want a purebred, make sure it's because
you love the breed since purebreds are often not as
resilient as mixed breeds. Consider carefully why you want
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
You Don't Get a Second
I'm sure you're aware of the bad reputation Pit bulls have.
That reputation is mostly based on ignorance and
irresponsible owners that don't take the time to learn
about the breeds special needs.
In a recent discussion about pet safety, the services
provided by a website entitled RecoveryPets.Com was
compared to microchips and tattoos, and were they a better
option to providing identification for pets.
Toy dog breeds include greyhounds, terriers, pinschers,
pugs, Chihuahuas, Pekingese, spaniels--the official list of
the AKC is quite extensive. Regardless of breed, toy dogs
are desired for their cuteness and cuddle-ability.
Six Dog Training Tips to
Modify Negative Behavior
Almost every dog owner will have to use some sort of
behavior modification techniques at one time or another
when training their prized pet. If you are able to 'get'
why your dog does what he does, when he does it, you are
one step closer to solving the problem.
Dog Vomiting? Help Your
In most cases you should not be too concerned about your
dog vomiting. If you know that the dog got into something
or you changed its diet, you can probably wait 24 hours to
see if the vomiting clears up, but only if your dog does
not appear lethargic.
Glow Light Tetra - A
Lovely and Peaceful Member of Your Community
Brings life to your community tanks. Many freshwater
fish-keepers have a warm spot in their heart for a little
fish with a big name, the 1 ½-inch hemigrammus
erythrozonus? or mush easier to say, the glowlight tetra.
Like its little cousin, the neon tetra, the glowlight is an
easy fish to keep in a community tank.
Training Your Dog? Is It
Worth The Effort Or Is It Just A Waste Of Time?
Many people feel that taking the time to train their puppy
or dog isn't worth the effort. What with everything else we
have to do these days in our busy lives, whose got the
time? Kimberley was just like that.
You Cant Fool A
By Jeffrey Rolo copyright 2004 Alpha Horse. In the dating world
many men and women put their potential partners to a "dog
test," whereby they introduce their date to their dog and
see how the dog reacts to the stranger. If the dog reacts
badly towards their date then a red flag is waved, whereas
if the dog accepts the stranger instantly the opposite
You know what it's like. You see a cute curly haired puppy
in the pet store, with big brown eyes begging for your
Grieving Our Pets
Our pets give us so much. They entertain us, listen to our
secrets, and give us unconditional love.
Horse Care &
Do you own a horse? If so, then you have questions about
the care, feeding, shoeing, cost, etc. of horse ownership.
The Story Of My Amazing
This is the story of my dog called Shandy. He was my
favorite pet and he was very lively, lots of fun and very