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  1. How to Leash Train a Puppy - 4 Useful TipsWed, 19 Nov 2014 05:30:49 -0600
    Does your dog practically pull your arm off when he bolts down the street? It's never too early to learn how to leash train a puppy. In fact, studies have shown that the sooner they're accustomed to the practice, the less behavioral problems they'll have on future walks. More...
  2. Pet Cremation Services For Aftercare Of Your PetsWed, 29 Oct 2014 13:36:53 -0500
    Caring for the remains of your pet after death is likely the furthest thing from your mind while you are handling your grief. The sorrow and shock felt by the loss of a pet is difficult enough to bear without the burden of making difficult decisions. More...
  3. How to Save Big on Pet SuppliesMon, 20 Oct 2014 13:09:54 -0500
    Being a pet owner is rewarding and fulfilling, but a visit to the store for pet supplies can be expensive. Learn how to curb costs with a few easy tips that will keep your animal and your wallet happy. More...
  4. Why Choose Advantage Flea Protection for Your PetWed, 15 Oct 2014 12:48:59 -0500
    Advantage flea protection will help protect your pets from those tiny pests, which slowly infest your dog and cats. Fleas and ticks if left unchecked can cause skin irritation and can even transmit disease causing organisms, which include tapeworms. They are not just harmful for the pets but they can also cause other diseases in the house. If you have young children or elderly in the house it is best to keep your pet free from fleas. More...
  5. Family Pets Are A TreasureMon, 13 Oct 2014 14:55:24 -0500
    Family pets are important members of the family. Keeping pets is also a good way of teaching children about responsibility. Children learn by observing the way we do things, they need to see their parents actively involved in caring for and enjoying the pet so they can emulate that behaviour. More...
  6. How to Keep Your Pets Happy With Toys and TreatsWed, 08 Oct 2014 10:37:34 -0500
    There are many benefits of having pets at home, as they can have a very beneficial impression on our lives. No doubt, having pets requires double the amount of regular cleaning, spending, and extra appointments with the doctors and vets. However, caring for pets make you responsible, organized, loving and tender. It also allows you to connect emotionally, not only with the pet, but also with fellow humans. If pets can offer us so much happiness, we ought to please them with thoughtful chosen pet gifts. Generally, there are wide varieties of gifts, such as pet toys, treats, leashes and collars, bath products, beddings, pet clothing, first aid kits and grooming items. Here are some more gift ideas for pets. More...
  7. Removing Pet Odors: Get The Right Air Purifiers With Proper Filters for ResultsFri, 03 Oct 2014 13:44:04 -0500
    Removing cat or dog odors in the home can be difficult, as these odors come from various sources and are composed of different elements that cause the odor. Most often, the odors come from urine or fecal matter, litter boxes, and scent glands secretions as our pets (especially cats) mark their territory. Getting rid of all the small skin flakes or dander and hair is important, as well, as these all have skin oils on them that can contribute to lingering odors once they get mixed with house dust and become circulated by the air conditioner. Along with regular cleaning, if you buy a room air purifier with the right type of filters, you can remove over 99% of these pollutants, but the type and quality of filters can make a huge difference. More...
  8. Flea Life Cycle Facts You Should KnowFri, 03 Oct 2014 10:48:28 -0500
    Fighting off fleas isn't really difficult as long as you educate yourself with these flea facts. By learning about the different stages in the life cycle of the flea you should now know how to get rid of them completely. More...
Fish News
  1. How Do You Medicate Fish?Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:53:44 -0600
    Treatment of fish diseases can be complex and it is affected by several factors including the pathogen (and the critical life cycle stages), efficacy, safety, water parameters (volume, temperature, pH, alkalinity (KH), general hardness (GH), dissolved oxygen, movement), fish species, tank type, filtration, epidemiological data, presence of vegetation and organics, and most importantly, availability, legislation, costs and client compliance. This article discusses the generalities for the different modes of administering drugs to fish. More...
  2. Ten Steps to Making Your Aquarium Algae-FreeWed, 12 Nov 2014 14:42:14 -0600
    Algae can turn a pristine aquascape into a horrible eye-sore in a matter of days. In ponds, algae can suffocate the fish overnight or kill fish when the bloom crashes. Algal overgrowth can be due to a variety of reasons and this article will show you how to defeat your algal problem. More...
  3. What and When To Feed Your Pet PiranhaTue, 11 Nov 2014 11:48:04 -0600
    There is a common misconception that you can feed anything to your pet piranhas and that's all they need to survive. Unfortunately, that is not the case and I'm hoping that this article can shed some light on this topic. More...
  4. My Fish Isn't Eating - What Should I Do?Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:19:58 -0600
    There are many reasons why fish stop eating. This article tells you why and how to tell. More...
Cat News
  1. The Bengal - A Wild Pet?Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:30:43 -0600
    The Bengal is a new breed of domestic cat that first emerged in the USA and is a crossing of a domestic cat with the Asian Leopard Cat. It gets its name from the Latin name of its wild half, Felis Bengalensis and while it appears much like its wild ancestor, its character tends to favor the domestic side of its nature. More...
  2. Pet Health Care 101: Feline Diarrhea OverviewTue, 11 Nov 2014 14:16:05 -0600
    Diarrhea is one common problem that many cat owners talk about when it comes to their pet's health. Diarrhea occurs when pets exhibit loose or watery stool. Although the gastrointestinal problem can be solved in less than a week, chronic diarrhea may also be a sign of other underlying health problems. More...
  3. How To List Kittens For SaleMon, 10 Nov 2014 13:58:55 -0600
    When trying to make a listing showing that you have kittens for sale, you have to stand out. Here are some ways to make your post jump out at readers online. More...
  4. Why You Should Vaccinate Your CatMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:17:41 -0600
    We often hear that vaccinations for our pets are important but do we understand why? We will review the many necessary vaccinations for your cat and why they are so important to keep your cat healthy. More...
  5. How to Lessen Hairballs for Your CatMon, 10 Nov 2014 07:16:52 -0600
    Why does your cat get hairballs? Most of the time they are harmless but there are things you can do to reduce the amount of hairballs for your cat. We will explore these for you so that you can make your cat's life more comfortable. More...
  6. Interesting Facts That Cats Lovers Should KnowThu, 06 Nov 2014 07:02:53 -0600
    If we are to believe the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), the US homes hosted approximately 81.721,000 cats in 2007, and only 72,114,000 dogs. Almost 32% of these houses had a cat in their care, and an average cat lover had minimum 2 felines. More...
  7. Cat Facts You Should KnowThu, 06 Nov 2014 07:01:48 -0600
    Cats are not able to perceive sweet tastes - This is probably one of the reasons why they are so bitter. Multiple studies proved that cats that live in a domestic environment are not attracted to sweets (whether they are carbohydrates or sweeteners). At a close research, it was shown that their taste cells are not responsive to various types of sugars (sucrose included). More...
  8. Funny and Interesting Cat Facts You Didn't KnowTue, 04 Nov 2014 09:54:29 -0600
    Did you know that compared to dogs, which have 10 sounds in their repertoire, cats have more than 100? In the houses where more than a cat lives, it is recommended that you have cats of both sexes, because they get along better. Cats are famous for breeding while the weather is warm, therefore the number of kittens grows faster when the temperature is higher. More...
Dog News
  1. Winter Tips for Your Dog - Dog CareFri, 21 Nov 2014 14:59:01 -0600
    Winter can be harsh on your dog if you do not endeavor to take the right steps towards keeping him/her warm and comfortable all throughout this period. Here are some helpful tips. More...
  2. Dogs and Joint Pain - Natural ReliefWed, 19 Nov 2014 14:21:45 -0600
    Dog owners do not want to their pets experiencing pain. When pet family members are in pain, pet owners take action. More...
  3. Yorkie Training - How to Handle This Feisty DogWed, 19 Nov 2014 13:36:53 -0600
    Yorkie training is a challenge. If you own one of these feisty little dogs, you'll need to know how to train them. Here are some tips that will help you train your Yorkie. More...
  4. How to Train a Dog to Stay - Even If He Sees a SquirrelWed, 19 Nov 2014 05:33:46 -0600
    Does your dog chase squirrels when he's supposed to stay? Learn how to train your dog to stay with these useful tips. Learning the stay position can save your dog's life. More...
  5. How to Potty Train a Chihuahua - Without Getting AngryTue, 18 Nov 2014 13:22:05 -0600
    Are you sick of picking up steamy piles and soaking up smelly stains? Wouldn't it be great if you could learn how to potty train a Chihuahua in 3 simple steps? I'll show you just how to do it in this article. More...
  6. Why It Is So Easy to Love a DogMon, 17 Nov 2014 09:57:11 -0600
    Dogs attract love and devotion and there is a good reason for it. Understanding why we fall in love with dogs will help us understand each other and our pets. Are you aware dogs know how to use hormones to manipulate us all? More...
  7. Mixed Breed Dogs Can Compete In AKC ObedienceThu, 13 Nov 2014 11:49:40 -0600
    The American Kennel Club recently announced that mixed breed dogs will be allowed to list their dogs and participate in AKC Agility, Obedience and Rally events starting April 1, 2010. This means that mixed breeds will be able to compete in the same classes and earn the same titles as their purebred counterparts. More...
  8. Do You Have Bad Pet Neighbors?Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:49:08 -0600
    Sooner or later most of us will encounter a bad pet neighbor. Maybe it's someone with a dog that barks all night. Maybe it's someone who doesn't like dogs or who hassles you about your own dog for some reason. But if you have pets you'll probably have to deal with someone like this sooner or later. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make the situation better. More...
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