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  1. The Loss of a Pet - RuminationsFri, 06 Mar 2015 06:39:18 -0600
    I am awakened with "Koko died, Koko died, Koko died." My husband is saying this to me with tears in his eyes. Our beloved and handsome 10 year old Maine Coon, Kokopelli, has died. More...
  2. Tips for Happy Travels With Your Best Furry FriendTue, 03 Mar 2015 11:11:19 -0600
    Traveling with your pet? These travel tips can help keep both you and your cat or dog safe, happy, healthy and comfortable. More...
  3. How to Pet Proof Your HomeTue, 03 Mar 2015 10:08:12 -0600
    Your pets are just like your kids. They are playful and mischievous and often have the potential to get into trouble. Pets are very capable of injuring themselves by bumping into furniture or simply by consuming something around the house. Just like you baby proof a house, you must pet proof it too. More...
  4. Vet Tech Viewpoints - Vaccines, Are They Really Necessary? Part OneWed, 25 Feb 2015 14:08:29 -0600
    A brief overview of the vaccines recommended for puppies/dogs. Many people wonder if vaccines are really necessary. With the never-ending debate on vaccines in people, one has to wonder about their pets as well. This article gives a brief explanation on the different kinds of vaccines for puppies/dogs and their importance. More...
  5. 4 Preparations To Make When Travelling With Your PetMon, 23 Feb 2015 08:02:31 -0600
    Isn't it fun to go on vacation with your pet? While it's great to do it, the unfortunate thing is that you have to prepare yourself thoroughly to ensure that everything runs perfectly. Some of the preparation that you need to do include: More...
  6. Finding Local Animal Rescues In Your CommunitiesMon, 16 Feb 2015 12:37:28 -0600
    For those of you looking for animal rescues in your communities, here are ways to research them on your computer. GOOGLE specific phrases as well as searching for Directories of Animal Rescues in the United States. You can then find animal rescues listed by states. Look for ones in cities closest to you and connect with them. More...
  7. Pets With Bad Breath: How to Choose Effective Cleansing SolutionsFri, 13 Feb 2015 09:42:54 -0600
    Bad breath in pets is a tell-tale sign which usually signals the onset of serious oral conditions. Left unchecked and untreated, these conditions can affect pet health. And that means action is needed. Here's how to choose an effective cleansing solution. More...
  8. How You Can Become A VOLUNTEER With Animal RescuesTue, 10 Feb 2015 15:02:49 -0600
    Ever wanted to become a VOLUNTEER with one of your local animal rescues? Well this article covers all you need to know in order to get started. Even if you already VOLUNTEER, there is much more in depth material covered. Plus we want to hear from you about your own experiences with VOLUNTEERING. More...
Fish News
  1. 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...
  2. Chilled Out Koi: How Koi Survive Frozen Ponds in WinterMon, 02 Mar 2015 08:26:45 -0600
    Explanation of the physiology and biology of what happens to koi after the pond freezes over. This article talks about decreasing food needs as well as decreases activity. More...
  3. About Starting a Salt Water/Marine AquariumTue, 24 Feb 2015 09:41:27 -0600
    Saltwater aquarium fish are among the loveliest of animals to be found anywhere in the world. Many different saltwater aquarium fish can be housed in your marine tank provided you will know the things they need in regards to care, that include feeding, environment, competitors and space to grow. Any marine enthusiast strongly believe that setting up a marine tank is difficult hence is selecting the most appropriate saltwater aquarium fish! More...
  4. Quarantining FishFri, 06 Feb 2015 15:47:29 -0600
    Quarantining a fish is important. You have to know how it works, when to quarantine a fish, and how to set up a quarantine tank. More...
Cat News
  1. The Many Faces of the Persian CatTue, 17 Mar 2015 13:52:12 -0500
    The Persian cat is one of the most recognizable breeds of domestic cat around the world. But did you know that there are two types of Persian? Or that there are also shorthaired versions? Here we look at the different types of Persian cat. More...
  2. What Is a Cat Playroom?Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:56:07 -0600
    Keeping your cat from destroying the furniture can be a full-time job but by constructing a playroom or play area, this can attract their attention and get them to leave the ornaments alone. Here are a few tips to get you started. More...
  3. Vet Tech Viewpoints - Vaccines, Are They Really Necessary? Part TwoTue, 03 Mar 2015 08:45:08 -0600
    A brief overview of the vaccines recommended for kittens/cats. Many people wonder if vaccines are really necessary. With the never-ending debate on vaccines in people, one has to wonder about their pets as well. This article gives a brief explanation on the different kinds of vaccines for kittens/cats and their importance. More...
  4. Why My Cat Is A Little Stranger (Sometimes)Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:16:26 -0600
    My cat's name is Ruby, she is a tortoiseshell rescue cat, and sometimes she is as nutty as a fruitcake. There doesn't seem to be any scientific evidence to back up the idea that a cat's coat will determine how it behaves, but I'm sharing Ruby's more eccentric behaviour traits with you so you can see just how strange she can be. More...
  5. What Is a Bobtail Cat?Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:43:35 -0600
    The Bobtail is a naturally occurring mutation in many types of animals and in cats, there are a number of specific Bobtail breeds from around the world. Here is a look at the main ones. More...
  6. Learning More About Your Beloved Cat Pet - Part 4Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:07:26 -0600
    The Siberian Tiger is the largest wildcat at present. Its length may exceed 12 feet and it can weigh as much as 700 pounds. The Black-footed is the smallest wildcat of today. More...
  7. Learning More About Your Beloved Cat Pet - Part 3Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:03:57 -0600
    As an average, cats spend 2/3 of their life sleeping, meaning a cat of nine years would have spent 6 years of her life sleeping. Cats are not fond of sweets. While chasing its prey, the cat's head is leveled, whereas dogs and humans keep moving their head up and down. More...
  8. Top Cat Health ProblemsTue, 10 Feb 2015 07:37:03 -0600
    Cats can face a range of different health problems that can range from an irritation to a life-threatening condition. By being aware of the most common, you may be able to get your cat to the vet quickly enough to stop a condition become a serious one and even save their life. Here is a look at the most common. More...
Dog News
  1. Puppy Training: The BasicsFri, 27 Mar 2015 15:17:01 -0500
    Puppy training is an important component of ownership. It helps minimize destructive behavior and other undesirable behaviors. The goal of training is to incorporate your puppy into your lifestyle. Remember training is a life long process in order to have a happy relationship with your dog. More...
  2. The Pros and Cons of Dog Head CollarsFri, 27 Mar 2015 11:48:48 -0500
    There are a variety of dog collars available in the market. Choosing the right one for your dog can be a daunting process. Asking for help from the store employee may be helpful but usually not. There are a couple of different types of head collars available and it is important that you choose the right type for your dog. Dogs can easily slip the collars when they get excited and this is because you might have chosen the wrong one. The first question should be is a head collars the right choice for my dog or not? Hopefully this article will help you make that decision. More...
  3. Make Vet Visits FunFri, 27 Mar 2015 11:47:42 -0500
    Visiting a vet can be stressful for dogs, since they don't want to face any pain when they are prodded or poked during an examination. Full of scary sounds, unknown animals, strange people and funny smells, the prodding and poking that the dogs are subjected to, make them uncomfortable, which for some dogs can seem unbearable. So, even an easy going dog might get into panic mode while visiting a vet, even for a regular checkup. More...
  4. How To Socialize Your Dog In Different Situations?Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:45:15 -0500
    Everyone wants to have a socialized dog, but it might be very difficult to do that after it gets older. So make sure that you socialize your dog before twenty weeks of age. After your dogs matures it will be much more difficult if not impossible with some dogs. You can also get the help of a professional dog trainer to help with your pet. There are a lot of people who are afraid to take their dogs out in public because they are so poorly socialized that they might start a dog fight or even bite somebody. Here are a few tips on socializing your dog in different situations: More...
  5. Aggressive Behaviors in Small DogsThu, 26 Mar 2015 13:26:52 -0500
    Aggressive dogs are a major problem for many pet owners, and a justified cause for concern. Some canine experts refer to aggression in miniature breeds as small dog syndrome, the animal kingdom's version of a Napoleon complex. Unfortunately, many people fail to take this behavior seriously, believing that an aggressive small dog won't be able to cause much harm. Professional dog trainers do take this phenomenon seriously, however, and recommend that dog owners do the same. Fortunately, small dog syndrome can be successfully mitigated with proper training and follow-up. More...
  6. The Worthiness of a PetTue, 24 Mar 2015 07:02:03 -0500
    I believe it essential that all children have a pet. I would prefer that they have a cat, a horse, or a dog, but I realize that animals such as these are not always possible because of size and space and allergies. These three, my favorites, have filled my life with goodness and wonder. They have also taught me about kindness, loyalty, and loss. My emotions become tied to my pets and as they sense this, they become linked to me. My husband says that this is because I feed them, but I think that our bond is deeper than that. More...
  7. Isn't It Time You Learnt About Aggressive Dog Training?Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:53:13 -0500
    One of the most overlooked training is aggressive dog training. Yes, you already know that your puppy or dog exhibits aggressive or destructive behavior. However, you are yet to take any action. Maybe it has even attacked a person or another pet, or damaged items in the home, or it's constantly scratching or barking. More...
  8. Planning Of Dressing Your Dog? Consider These TipsMon, 23 Mar 2015 09:32:18 -0500
    Do you have a dog and wondering whether you should dress him? You should go ahead and get clothes for him especially during winter. For the dog to get used to wearing clothes you should start training him as early as possible. Dog experts recommend that you should start dressing your dog when he is as young as 3 weeks of age. Always remember that the younger you start training the dog, the easier he adapts to wearing the outfits More...
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