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5 Tips For Choosing the Best Vet For Your Dog
Find a vet, if possible, who specializes in small animals
(as opposed to one who treats large and small - like
horses, cows, cats and dogs.) Your community may only have
vets that do a little bit of everything - and there's
nothing wrong with that, if that's all that's available,
but I'll remind you - you usually go to a specialist for
your health issues, don't you? If you're new in the
community, or haven't needed a vet before - word of mouth
is a great way to start looking for a new vet.
My Needs are Simple and Few!
My dear owner, Thank you once again for giving me shelter.
(Lick, slurp, lick, slurp) Aside from food, shelter and
love, my needs are simple and few! Since I am dependent
upon you to provide for me, we should discuss my basic
How do you build a goldfish pond outdoors? The tools you
will need are a shovel, pond liner and underlayment, 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.
Dog Vaccinations: Doing Shots
Vaccinations play an important part in the preventive
healthcare of your pet. There are nasty doggie diseases out
there, and for some of these, vaccination is your pooch's
only real protection, as there may be no cure once the
disease is contracted.
Seeing Past Cuteness When Selecting the Best Dog Breed For You: Part 3 of 3
Are there so many great dog breeds out there that you just
can't decide where to begin? If so, let's break it down and
sort through all the options. In Part 3, the final article
in this three part series, we'll continue looking at the
seven Groups of dogs that are acknowledged by the American
Pampering Your Favorite Puppy
I was doing some research on dog health when I came across
a site for Dog Spa's. This soon set me on the path of
thinking of all the different ways you could pamper your
Do You Make These Mistakes Loading Your Horse Into A Trailer?
Mistake #1:"Here, Kitty Kitty..
Media Influence on Public Perception of Exotic Cat Ownership
What makes something news? The fact that you take good care of your pets isn't newsworthy. Neither is your recent trip
to the supermarket; If something is normal, it isn't news.
Keeping Discus Fish Disease Free
So you want to keep discus fish or are already keeping
discus fish. One of things you must do is keep your discus
fish healthy and disease free.
Nervous Cats, Wining the Trust of a Timid Cat
Nervous cats hide from people, they do not readily present
themselves for petting, and may seem downright scared of
you. Probably, this was not exactly what you had in mind
when you decided to get yourself a pet.
Dog Health Conditions and Terms You Should Know, Part 3...
Continued from part two. Epilepsy/seizure disorder. When your Boxer is between 2 to 5 years old, he may develop seizure disorder.
The Power of Dogs
Well first of all I was always a cat owner, till my husband
bought our first Chihuahua (Stitch) in 2002, Stitch was
about 6 weeks old and was generally purchased for our
children and it stud that was till he was about 5 months or
so. Then I started to notice that he was starting to favor
me and follow me around more and more everyday, one day I
hid from him and watched him run up and down the hallway
from the crack in the bedroom door, until he found me and
it just melted my heart, my cats never did that and after
that he became ALL MINE Stitch stole my heart.
No More Stillborn Kittens - Know How To Care For A Pregnant Cat
'I named all kittens, although they were all stillborn.'
'My pregnant cat has a bloody vaginal discharge.
6 Common Dog Emergencies
Sure, you may be a master of human First Aid. But do you
know what to do in a dog health emergency? Approaching Dog
Health Emergencies: Two Steps in any dog health emergency,
stay calm and think.
Westies Dogs and Your
Almost without exception, breeders will advertise that
their favorite terrier, westies dogs, are good with
children. However, terrier enthusiasts, and westie rescue
organizations, tell a different story.
Price of Unconditional Love
Why is it that cats get no respect? Are they really the
Rodney Dangerfield of the animal world? Dogs get the
esteemed title of "Man's Best Friend," while the domestic
felines seem to be bastardized as temperamental annoyances.
Sure, they can be finicky creatures, as I've heard numerous
complaints over the years from guy friends that they have
had to pass the "cat test" before getting any play from the
female owners they are pursuing.
Toys are GOOD for your dog
Did you know that dog toys are actually good for your dog,
and not just an indulgence on the part of the owner? There
are all kinds of uses for different types of toys. First,
starting as puppies, toys give your dog a distraction from
other would-be toys like your couch or your favorite pair
How To Keep Your Dog Safe in the 21st Century
For thousands of years, dogs have been "man's best friend."
Dog-loving humans have tried to keep their pets safe in
Secrets of Kitty Body Language
Kittens communicate in a very distinct way. Did you know
that every twitch, every purr, every motion actually means
3 Tips For Dealing With Dog Emergencies
Have you ever thought about what you need to do should your
dog - or another dog - ever suffer a serious,
life-threatening injury? What if they have a severe allergy
to an insect bite or a bee sting? It's great to know your
vet's phone number, but what if something happens during
off hours? What if you don't know where the closest
emergency animal clinic is located? Enough with the
questions already, right? Any emergency is stressful and
scary, and one involving that furry little four-legged
member of your family is no exception. The toughest of
owners can be instantly reduced to helpless balls of mush
if something's wrong with their dogs and they can't figure
out what to do.