Training Cats to Stay Off Counters
Why should we cat lovers care about training cats to stay off counters? The answer to me is pretty obvious but maybe…
Small Dog Breeds Good For Children?
Are there actually any small dog breeds good for children? Or is it a lost cause to even think about getting a small…
Coconut Oil For Pets
Tell me one person who doesn't want their beloved pets to live a long, healthy life? Whether your pet is a cat, dog,…
Best Large Breed Puppy Food Review
Looking for the best large breed puppy food? With so many dog foods on the market today, it’s almost next to impossible…
How to Train a Dog to Down at a Distance
Teaching a dog to down at a distance from you is a handy behavior. When we train Search and Rescue dogs this can be…
Cat Beds
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Dogs Man's Best Friend
The answer to this question is easy for everyone who has or had a dog. I've always been attracted to dogs. I primarily I’m amazed by their ability to love unselfishly their owners, their loyalty and commitment. The owner takes care of the dog and gives him all he needs…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Oct 05, 2011  
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How to Setup A Home Aquarium
This is a step by step guide for anyone wishing to setup a home aquarium and enjoy fishkeeping in their home. In this article is a ist of basic products you will need to purchase to successfully setup a home aquarium. Following this list is a discussion on what each…
By:  in  Pets  >  Fish   Mar 16, 2011  
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How to Choose A Chew Toy for Your Dog
Do you stand in the toy aisle at the local pet store looking at the dozens of chew toys in all shapes and sizes wishing there was a simple way to know that this toy is the perfect toy for your dog? What size, what shape, and what in the…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Apr 20, 2011  
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Death Of A Pet And Children – Helping Children With Bereavement
The death of a pet can be devastating, as well as confusing, for a child. Sometimes, the death of a pet is a child’s first experience with death. This is an opportunity to help your child understand death and to help them grieve in a healthy manner. The most important…
By:  in  Pets   Apr 26, 2011  
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Why Dogs Lose Weight
The simple rule about weight gain and loss for why dogs lose weight: in case you consume far more calories than your body uses you gain weight, if you consume fewer calories than your body uses you lose weight. That applies no less to your puppy. So should you see…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   May 19, 2011  
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Horse Health - What to Do for Thrush
Well, now that spring is finally raising its head up out of the depths of winter, thrush is raising its ugly head as well. You know, that smelly, black stuff you find in the frog of your horse's feet. Yuck! So, just what is thrush, and what steps do you…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 18, 2011  
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Training your Labrador Retriever to Come
The recall is an important command for a Labrador Retriever. When you have spent time training your Labrador Retriever to come to you and have it reliable a whole new world opens up. Imagine the relief that you will experience when you know, for a fact, that when you call,…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Oct 10, 2012  
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How to Care for Sugar Gliders-3 Easy Steps
The growing popularity in the wonderful Australian Marsupial Sugar Glider as house pets has drastically increased in the last few years but so has the quick death of these creatures due to poor knowledge of proper care and bad diets. It is said, and I have seen all over the…
By:  in  Pets  >  Exotic   Mar 23, 2011  
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Health for Deserving Pets, the Natural Approach
Health isn’t just for people. If you are anything like I am you consider your pet to be “part of the family”. When you think about it that’s because they really are. Pets are entertaining, smart, lovable, loyal, fun, and playful; they’re there for you when you are feeling up…or…
By:  in  Pets   Feb 26, 2011  
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The Best Interactive Dog Toys - The Kong Wobbler
Are you looking for a toy to keep your dog entertained while you are away? Do you need to find a way to slow down your food gulping chow hound? The Kong Wobbler may be the interactive dog toy you are looking for. Here are a few of the features…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   May 09, 2011  
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Dog Trainer
Training your dog is probably the most important thing you could ever do for it. You want your dog to be safe around other people, you want your dog to behave in the confines of your home and not destroy it and you want your dog to be safe and…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 02, 2011  
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How To Deal With Pet Loss – 20 Creative Pet Memorial Ideas
Losing a pet is not easy. However, there is something you can do to help ease the pain and loss and honor the memory of your pet - create a pet memorial. Here are twenty creative ways you can honor your beloved pet that will also help you through the…
By:  in  Pets   Apr 27, 2011  
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Laminitis Treatment
If you are reading this article chances are you are looking for a treatment for laminitis. Laminitis is not something that can be taken lightly. If you suspect your horse has laminitis, it is imperative that your vet be called immediately for an emergency visit. The vet will treat it…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 18, 2011  
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How to Train A Dog
Is there a possibility that you and your family have had a pet dog for a few years now? Then for sure you will be facing the challenge of not knowing how to train a dog! You may search online for eBooks and simple training manuals along with other principles…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Aug 31, 2011  
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How to Build A Chicken Coop
How to build a chicken coop can be a daunting process if you dont know how and where to start. If that's where you are now, then after reading this article, you should gain some confidence to pursue your desire. The first thing you need is a plan. But your…
By:  in  Pets  >  Farm Ranch   Apr 21, 2011  
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Explore The Benefits Of Constructing Your Own Chicken Coop
What a better feeling in this modern way of life to see what we or our children’s eating. What is the chicken benefits of having my owns chicken coop? Well you will have every single day fresh and organic eggs from chickens that you know what their daily food program…
By:  in  Pets   Oct 06, 2011  
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Aging Gracfully With My Dog
There goes the alarm. time to get up. My bones are stiff and soar first thing in the morning. I guess I'm aging. It takes me a moment longer to get out of bed then it used to to. I kind of chuckle to myself becausei noticed it takes ole…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Apr 27, 2011  
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Dog Anxiety Symptoms
As a dog owner, have you noticed your dog having anxiety behavioral symptoms? Have you wondered if there is anything you can do about it? Well, yes there is something you can do. This article will cover what anxiety symptoms are and what you can do about them. What are…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Mar 19, 2011  
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Small Chicken Coop Plans - 3 Starter tips
So you need small chicken coop plans, maybe its only because you only have a few chickens or you want smaller plans for some other reason. Finding the right plan can be difficult if you are not to sure what to look for with chicken coop plans. I also had…
By:  in  Pets  >  Farm Ranch   Mar 14, 2014  
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Dog As Painkiler
Until recently I had the honor to have for my friend and take care of one female Pekingese dog. That friendship lasted for thirteen years. It is hard to describe the feeling of loss of someone who was so close. To describe a loss of someone who is part of…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Sep 06, 2011  
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The Cost Of Spaying A Cat
Just in case you're here out of curiosity to the word "spaying" it isn't a spelling mistake that supposed to read spraying. As for the cost of spaying a cat... well it is a bit more expensive than neutering a male cat. Spaying is associated with a female cat. The…
By:  in  Pets  >  Cats   May 06, 2011  
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What Is A Sugar Glider And Why Such A Popular Pet?
In recent years, Sugar Gliders or as they are also known, Sugar Bears and Honey Gliders have become a very popular pet worldwide but what are they? Why are they such a popular pet? Are they easy to care for? These are a few questions I do get to my…
By:  in  Pets  >  Exotic   May 12, 2011  
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God I Love My Dog!
I didn't want a dog, but my daughter insisted that I take one of her six puppies. I traveled five hours to her home and she had a dog picked out for me, She named her Daisy and she was the only pup with a wavy black coat. As we…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Aug 22, 2011  
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Dogs And Colors
I think that one of the most often asked questions and dilemmas of dogs are can they discern colors. Of course I also inquired about it, wanting to know can my Pekingese dog sees me and the world around in color or not. I have long believed that she saw…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Sep 28, 2011  
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Foundering In Horses is Not the Same As Laminitis In Horses
Many horse owners believe that laminitis and founder in horses are the same thing. This is a misnomer and can be confusing to the horse owner who is used to these terms being used interchangeably. Founder is a direct result of a horse having laminitis. A horse cannot get founder…
By:  in  Pets  >  Horses   Mar 17, 2011  
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Sugar Glider Sales-important Facts Before You Buy
Sugar Gliders are extremely popular as pets worldwide these days and the search to buy these gorgeous little creatures is phenomenal. But before you buy a Sugar Glider or as they are also known “Sugar Bears and Honey Gliders” there are a few very important facts to know before you…
By:  in  Pets  >  Exotic   Mar 26, 2011  
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Hen Coops
When attempting to build a hen coop it is a good idea to get hold of some trustworthy, easy to follow chicken coop plans. The chicken coops themselves are made out of reasonably cheap materials and you can construct them with the most basic of tools. Before you start to…
By:  in  Pets  >  Birds   Jul 11, 2011  
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Pekingese Home Alone
This story began some 12 years ago, while my female Pekingese dog Mini was still a very young. She does not like to be left alone at home, like any other dog, but I got the impression that she was a bit extreme in this regard. She knew often to…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   Sep 19, 2011  
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Lonely No More
I'm single. I have been for 4 years. I'm not close to my family and I have no children. I go to work and come home . It sounds a bit lonely huh? The holidays were the worst. Especially Thanksgiving. Everyone at work is excited about family get togethers and…
By:  in  Pets  >  Dogs   May 02, 2011  
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Why Raise Chickens?
Wondering about the reasons to raise chickens in your backyard? As more families take an interest in keeping these productive pets, their reasons and the benefits have become widely known. For starters, having a backyard chicken flock gives a household a small measure of self-sufficiency. Some analysts predict food shortages…
By:  in  Pets  >  Farm Ranch   Jun 17, 2012  
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