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Teach a Dog To Swim
You want your dog to swim? We're going to try to give some advice on how to teach a dog how to swim and some general
safety issues. As always check with your vet on any medical questions.
Sugar Gliders: Tiny Acrobats
In the last decade or so, the popularity of sugar gliders as pets has grown considerably. The small size of these
furry acrobats, their personalities, their plush fur, their large eyes, their agility and their ability to bond closely
with humans have attracted legions of new sugar glider devotees.
When we talk about hypoallergenic dogs, we mean that they have a less or reduced tendency to cause allergies or
allergic reaction among allergy sufferers. It has been estimated that about 10% of the US population is allergic
to animals (American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology).
A Pregnant Stray Cat Adopted You - And Now What?
It happens all too often. A family or cat friend gets adopted by a stray cat.
Want to Feel Better? Go Stroke Your Cat!
Stroking your cat can be good for your health! It has long been known that pet ownership is good for you, we all need
someone or something to love. It is also believed that stroking a pet, such as a cat, reduces stress levels and
helps you to have a more positive perspective on life.
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 losses are.
Pet Adoption: The Right Choice
Pet adoption is a fabulous option if you're seeking a companion animal. You'll be able to select from a wide
variety of different breeds and ages as well as save a life.
Safety in the Fresh Air and the Outdoors for Your Cat - How To Build a Cattery
Animal welfare organizations and humane societies have been very successful in helping people to accept that their cats
are safer living exclusively indoors, especially in urban areas. However, cat lovers still want to give their cats a
chance to enjoy fresh air and all the sights and sounds that come with it.
Did You Know?
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.
How to Choose a Pet
Did you know that pets outnumber people in the United States? Recent statistics have shown that 62% of homes have
a pet, and that 46% of homes have more than one pet. That adds up to 380 million pets in a nation with a human population of 290 million people.
Afraid To Buy A Horse At Public Auction?
Here are 5 things to do to put the odds of getting a good horse in your favor. Let me share a short story with you about public horse auctions and my friend Jack.
Amazing Insights Of A Horse Training Expert From The Late 1800s!
Could a horse trainer, born about 154 years ago, teach us anything new today? Would the methods be old hat or would
they be useful? The answer is a resounding Yes!, they are enormously useful. The horse training expert referred to is named Jesse Beery.
Interior Decorating for Cat Owners - Protecting Your Pet
Part 2: Protecting your pet: If you own a cat, then designing the décor of your home will require taking several
precautions in order to protect your pet from harm. Glass items should be avoided both because they are easy to
shatter, and because fragments of glass can then become embedded in your cat's skin.
Small Dog Travel Guide
Advice!!!-Pet products that are useful, fun and enjoyable will make the pet and owner equally happy, thus taking the
time to search for the right products are important.-Treats are a good way to relieve stress and fight boredom during
long periods of sitting and waiting around inside a small dog carrier.
Canine Selection: A Guideline for Picking Your Perfect Companion
Let's face it - everything is cute when it's small and furry. Puppies especially, but keep in mind that even a
wolverine is playfully adorable if it's young enough, so for the sake of all the puppies out there and your life, make
a personal selection that is suited to your lifestyle.
A Horse Training Secret From The 1800s To Teach A Horse To Drive Without Lines!
Horse owners who are history buffs may recognize the name Jesse Beery. Beery was an enormously famous horse trainer from the 1800's and early 1900's.
Stop! Don't Give Your Cat That Chocolate!
"Where's the harm? My cat seems to enjoy chocolate and it's only a small piece." Just because certain foods, such as
chocolate, are enjoyed by us humans and are perfectly safe for us, it does not mean they are suitable for cats.
Buyer Beware: Purebred Dog Myths
Every month I am approached by dog owners of my breed who complain about how poorly behaved, how sickly, how
un-trainable, and generally my breed is and how deeply they resented spending money on this breed. I listen patiently,
but time taught me not to defend 'good' breeders, or explain to the angry owners how their own ignorance caused them to become victimized.
The Different Breeds Of Dogs
The American Kennel Club recognizes 150 different dog breeds. There are seven different groups in which the dog can belong.
Understanding Psychology Of Dog Training: Pack Behavior & Establishing Control
Dogs are descendent of wolves. To study the psychology of dog training and understand the pack hierarchal system of
dogs, we must go back and examine their ancestor - wolves.