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  1. Hiring a Professional Fully Bonded Pet Sitter Worth Every Penny - Here's WhyWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:31:17 -0500
    It wasn't all that long ago that I had several cockatoos and parrots (set up in a separate building from my house), two dogs and a cat. Meanwhile, I wanted to travel across the Canadian western provinces leaving from the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). Not only was I anxious to deliver heirlooms to my newly married brother's home in Calgary, Alberta, at that time, but I could also conduct a bit of family research along my way. More...
  2. Pros of Pet Boarding and In Home Pet Sitting, Now You Choose!Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:33:48 -0500
    "Should I leave my pet at a boarding facility or should I have someone come to my home and take care of my pet?" The answer to this question totally depends on you and your pet's life style. Some pet owner's feel more comfortable knowing that they left their pet at a pet boarding facility so that their furry friend is in a secured facility. More...
  3. Virbac's Route to the Top of the Veterinary Healthcare IndustryThu, 18 Jun 2015 06:57:55 -0500
    The veterinary healthcare market is booming with the increase in farm animal and companion animals around the world and in this market Zoetis, Merck and Merialare the top contenders vying for top bucks and market share globally. But, will they be able to retain their position in the near future? More...
  4. Caring for Your RabbitThu, 11 Jun 2015 14:26:33 -0500
    With long ears, a twitchy nose, and a puffball tail, rabbits have long been a popular pet. Caring for your pet rabbit can be time consuming, but, if done right, it will give you the affections of a beloved member of your family. More...
  5. Important Hamster FactsThu, 04 Jun 2015 13:26:17 -0500
    1) Hamsters must NEVER be bathed in water. Although this seems out of logic, bathing hamsters in water like cats and dogs may potentially kill them. More...
  6. What Are Rats?Thu, 04 Jun 2015 06:53:25 -0500
    Rats are the most intelligent of all the rodents, although squirrels run them a close second. In the wild, there are two species of rats: Rattus rattus, the roof rat, and Rattus norvegicus, the Norway rat. More...
  7. Deworming Your Cats And DogsTue, 26 May 2015 08:49:23 -0500
    Cats and dogs make amazing pets. They are actually the most common kinds of pets in many households. However, living with an animal in your house or outside can be risky if you don't take the necessary measures to treat and also train the animal. Apart from keeping your cat or dog well trained to make living easy, there is a need to make sure that you are taking good care of your pet. This includes grooming and ensuring the pet is healthy. Deworming is just as important for your dogs and cats and should therefore not be forgotten. More...
  8. Why Have Animals In Your Life?Tue, 12 May 2015 06:40:50 -0500
    "Until a person has loved an animal a part of the soul remains unawakened." ~ Anatole France. People who love animals know that there are many very good reasons to have animals in your life. Love and Presence Animals who have been loved love back in a pure and profound way - a way that awakens a part of your soul like nothing else can. More...
Fish News
  1. Taking Preventive Safety Measures for Your Aquarium and FishTue, 23 Jun 2015 09:31:33 -0500
    People often become very attached to the livestock in their tanks. One of the more frequent questions posed by aquarium owners is: what measures can I take to make my tank more foolproof as well as protect the fish? Are there any? More...
  2. Do-It-Yourself Vs Professional Aquarium MaintenanceFri, 12 Jun 2015 10:57:23 -0500
    Do you have what it takes to maintain your fish tank? How about a reef tank? More...
  3. Initial Design Considerations for Building an Easy to Maintain Koi Pond or Water GardenMon, 27 Apr 2015 13:19:15 -0500
    We discuss key early koi pond design considerations that significantly impact: the cost of initial construction, ease of future maintenance, and the creation of a safe and thriving habitat. We review location best practices for your pond and how pond location will influence equipment choices, cost and maintenance. More...
  4. The Fun and Rewarding Hobby of Keeping Pet GoldfishFri, 20 Mar 2015 10:19:15 -0500
    Have you ever discouraged yourself from owning pet goldfish because of what other previous goldfish owners have said about them, particularly the negatives? Well, you shouldn't; especially if you can't vouch for the truth on why their goldfish originally died! Perhaps the owner tried to keep the fish in a bowl, after partaking in the TV show myth of happy goldfish swimming in an adorable round bowl. More...
Cat News
  1. Disadvantages of Spaying Or Neutering Your CatFri, 03 Jul 2015 10:44:14 -0500
    Most people have their cats spayed or neutered automatically when they are of age. But is there another side to the story? Are there disadvantages? More...
  2. How to Choose Your Next CatThu, 02 Jul 2015 13:22:18 -0500
    Choosing a new cat to bring into your home is an exciting and fun process. Choosing the wrong cat however can ruin the fun for everyone. There are a few simple guidelines to follow when choosing a new pet for your family. More...
  3. How to Keep Your Pet Bird Safe If You Have a CatThu, 02 Jul 2015 06:09:58 -0500
    Having a cat and a bird in one house may sound like the plot for a cartoon. But it can be done successfully with a few basics kept in mind. Here we look at ideas about making it safe to have a multi-pet household. More...
  4. How to Know When Your Cat Is Getting OldWed, 01 Jul 2015 06:28:30 -0500
    Getting old can be tricky for humans with increased health problems and a loss of mobility but it can also be tricky for our cats. Here we look at the main health problems to watch for as your cat becomes a senior. More...
  5. Cat Health - Symptoms That Show Your Cat Has a ColdTue, 30 Jun 2015 05:59:59 -0500
    Cats can get a cold much like humans but not from humans. However the symptoms and treatments are familiar to anyone who has had the common cold. Here we look at what they are and what you can do to help your cat. More...
  6. Cat Litter Box: How to Keep Your Cat Happy and HealthyMon, 29 Jun 2015 13:07:05 -0500
    Having a pet cat as a part of any family will take some time and effort from every family member for the extent of the pets stay. And the litter box is no different. There is no magical answer, you have to be a pro active with your litter box. More...
  7. Why Cats Like Scratching PostsMon, 29 Jun 2015 06:40:00 -0500
    Cats and scratching posts are an essential combination to save the household furniture from clawing. But why do cats need to scratch? More...
  8. Common Health Issues in an Elderly CatMon, 29 Jun 2015 06:20:19 -0500
    Cats get old just the same as humans do and when they do, there are accompanying health issues. By knowing what these may be, you can get your cat to the vet and help them continue to have a full life, with only a few minor adjustments for their senior years. More...
Dog News
  1. Top 3 Travel Tips When Traveling With Your DogThu, 02 Jul 2015 06:54:20 -0500
    Taking your dog out on a trip? Here are some things you need to know first. More...
  2. Leave "Max" at the MoviesWed, 01 Jul 2015 14:41:15 -0500
    The movie "Max" celebrates a Belgian Malinois war dog. As with other films, this one is bound to send people flocking to breeders for one of these dogs. But the Malinois is not for everyone! Learn why, and if you should consider one for your home, in this article. More...
  3. 4 Tips To Consider When Walking Your DogWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:42:54 -0500
    It's very important to walk your dog in order to exercise him. While this is the case, you need to consider a number of tips in order to have ideal results. Some of these tips include: Walk Before The Dog - When walking your dog always ensure that you are the one in front of him-you should never let him lead you. This is to prevent the dog from feeling that he's the one in control. When the dog feels that he's in control its usually very hard to train and even discipline him. For ideal results always be the one leading him and let him know that he is supposed to be at the back. More...
  4. Guide On How To Teach Your Dog How To SitWed, 01 Jul 2015 09:48:48 -0500
    Do you want to teach your dog how to sit? Here is a guide on how to do it: How To Teach Your Dog How To Sit - You should start by showing the dog small, bite-sized treats. The best way of showing him is holding the treats in front of his eyes. You should then sit while moving your hand above his eyes. You should place the treat before his eyes and then say the dog's name followed by the word "sit." For ideal results, you should say the dog's name clearly and firmly. More...
  5. Parenting Pooches - Why We Fuss Over Our Furry FriendsTue, 30 Jun 2015 13:16:13 -0500
    The human-pet relationship is interesting because although we care for them, they seem to be the ones who give us so much. And because animals are able to love unconditionally, they can teach us how to love unconditionally. But 17 years as a dog owner has taught me that pets may indeed pay a price for their devotion, so we would be wise to pay attention to the lessons they have to teach us. More...
  6. Ways to Protect Your Dog Against InsectsTue, 30 Jun 2015 06:30:30 -0500
    Dogs love to play outside, they love to roll around and jump on high grass fields and unfortunately this brings in a lot of unwelcoming friends. Ticks, fleas, spiders, you name it. These insects will harm your dog and could invite pest and parasite in your pet's body. More...
  7. The Best Dog ToysMon, 29 Jun 2015 13:57:05 -0500
    Does your dog go through toys like they are food? Have you tried so many different brands of toys that you are about to give up? Do not give up just yet, because there are some of the strongest and best toys out there! More...
  8. Free DogsMon, 29 Jun 2015 13:41:24 -0500
    Adopting a dog is a good way to acquire a new best friend at little to no cost to you. Adopt a dog today! More...
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