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Pet News
  1. Are You Ready to Welcome a New Pet Home?Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:58:51 -0600
    Everyone mourns the loss of a beloved animal in a different way. For many people, the mourning process is unexpectedly painful and long lasting. Many pet parents find the prospect of mourning an animal even more challenging than mourning the loss of another person. More...
  2. Holding a Wake or Memorial for Your PetFri, 30 Jan 2015 10:53:32 -0600
    Each family marks the death of a loved one a little differently. Even within the same family there are likely to be considerably different opinions on how best to honor and celebrate the life of a loved one. More...
  3. Grieving Over the Loss of a PetWed, 21 Jan 2015 09:41:11 -0600
    Grieving over the loss of a pet can be very devastating. There are not a lot of resources available to help you through the process. Then there's Robin's book "How to ROAR: Recovering from the Grief of Pet Loss". It shows you a pro-active way of dealing with the grief. It gets you involved in healing yourself. This is a must have book for those having trouble in dealing with the loss of a pet. Keep reading to see why Robin's book is a must have. More...
  4. What Is Animal Abuse/Cruelty?Thu, 08 Jan 2015 10:23:17 -0600
    In a perfect world we'd never have to worry about or be confronted with animal cruelty and abuse. Unfortunately, it is a reality that happens everyday. In an effort to combat animal cruelty you should know the signs and symptoms as well as what you should do if you suspect animals are being mistreated. More...
  5. 10 Reasons Why Every Family Should Keep Pets Once During The LifetimeTue, 06 Jan 2015 11:18:08 -0600
    1. While America spends billions of dollars annually on the strangest pets like capuchin monkeys, even tigers, macaws and aquarium fish besides the customary dogs and cats, the backward countries may not afford all that expense. More...
  6. How to Keep Your Pets Safe in Every WeatherTue, 30 Dec 2014 08:27:28 -0600
    Pets need different precautions in different weather. So read carefully what to offer and what to avoid for your pet during the summer, winter and stormy season. More...
  7. Pets Left BehindMon, 22 Dec 2014 19:54:34 -0600
    Moving with Pets. Unable to take pets. Leaving pets behind. More...
  8. Problems With Animal HoardingThu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:15 -0600
    Animal hoarding is a problem for not the just hoarder, but the animals themselves. This creatures are actually tragically hurt by what the hoarder perceives as kindness and protection. More...
Fish News
  1. The Pacu Piranha? Or Merely Piranha's Ugly Cousin?Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:24:06 -0600
    Once in a while, you will hear a news report stating that a fisherman caught a "piranha with human-like teeth." But is it really a piranha? More...
  2. How Do You Properly Maintain a Pet Piranha Tank?Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:05:47 -0600
    Owning a pet piranha is not just about setting up their home once and then forgetting about it. There is a little bit more involved in maintaining a piranha tank and this article will provide you with the necessary steps. More...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
Cat News
  1. Scientists Map Entire Cat Genome Using 99 SubjectsSat, 24 Jan 2015 08:43:42 -0600
    In 2007, the first cat had its genetic structure mapped to show the building blocks of cats in the same way as has been done with humans. Now, a large scale project using 99 cats plans to map the genetic sequence of enough cats to understanding the feline racial groups and from where our beloved pets come from. More...
  2. In Memoriam: An American Trucker and His CatFri, 16 Jan 2015 14:06:15 -0600
    A touching tribute to a beloved pet. A former truck driver opens his heart to the memory of his most faithful companion on the road. More...
  3. The Domestic Cat in Ancient EgyptTue, 13 Jan 2015 05:10:34 -0600
    Today, the domestic cat is one of the most popular pets around the world with a multitude of breeds in all shapes and colors. But keeping cats isn't a new concept and back as far as the times of Ancient Egypt, cats were popular pets and even viewed as part of the religion of the country. More...
  4. No Advice, Just Cat TalkMon, 12 Jan 2015 07:14:50 -0600
    This article discusses our transition from an indifference to an appreciation of domesticated cats. In the process of solving a problem we became confirmed cat people. More...
  5. Diabetes in Cats or (Feline Diabetes Mellitus)Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:03:52 -0600
    Diabetes in cats or (Feline Diabetes mellitus) sorry to say is common in older cats, and is especially common in cats that are fed dry food diets. A study reported that high-protein, low-carb diets are as or more effective than insulin at causing remission of diabetes in cats. More...
  6. What Colour Kittens Will My Cat Produce?Mon, 29 Dec 2014 07:50:21 -0600
    If you make the decision to breed your cat, knowing which cat to pair it with for the desired kittens can be an important part of the process. Here we look at a basic overview of the genetics of cats to help understanding what color kitten your cat would produce. More...
  7. African Wildcat - Ancestor of the Domestic Cat?Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:03:28 -0600
    The African Wildcat is believed by many to be the ancestor to the domestic cat we share our homes with today. When looking at them, it is easy to see why. So who is the African wildcat? More...
  8. The Band of BrothersTue, 09 Dec 2014 10:48:06 -0600
    This article humorously describes how I handled a stray old band of cats living in my outside spaces in a senior citizen complex in Kerrville, TX. I found out rapidly about what happens when you feed just one abandoned outdoor cat. More...
Dog News
  1. A Grief RevisitedFri, 30 Jan 2015 13:58:57 -0600
    Not infrequently, we associate grief with a particular date, room, or specific place. 'He died on this day', or 'she passed at this place', 'in this room' and the day, the place or the room is altered, perhaps forever. More...
  2. How to Use Dog Training to Raise a Well Behaved DogThu, 29 Jan 2015 10:24:54 -0600
    Dogs are faithful, loyal, and just want to please. Yeah, right! If they are not trained early they can also be uncivilized, unruly, and prone to relieving themselves where they fancy, chewing up whatever suits their jaw muscles and sense of smell. The fact is that like us, without being imbued with a respect for discipline our dogs have the capacity to be a lot less than ideal. Grasping proper dog training techniques is of fundamental importance if you want your dog to be well-mannered and well-behaved. More...
  3. You Don't Have to Live With the Issue of a Dog That Doesn't Like Others: Dog Training Will Remove ItThu, 29 Jan 2015 09:15:59 -0600
    Dogs that overreact when they come into contact with other dogs are a problem. They not only are a handful to deal with but they can also get their owners into a lot of trouble. Behaviourists and trainers report it is one of the most common issues with which they are approached by worried owners. Here are some tips to get you started... More...
  4. Dog Training: 8 Things Your Dog Really Doesn't Like About YouWed, 28 Jan 2015 11:04:32 -0600
    We all want our dogs to be our best friends, but when it comes to dog training it's not just our pets that need to make adjustments. If you could hear your dog then here are a few things he or she thinks you could improve on... More...
  5. Important Factors to Consider When Looking for An English BulldogWed, 28 Jan 2015 09:21:26 -0600
    English bulldogs are delightful dogs, small and bulky in size, families around the world turn to these flat-faced bundles of joy to add to their family. But there are many important factors to take into consideration before you make the call to that English bulldogs for sale advertisement. More...
  6. English Bulldog Breeders - What to Look For to Make Sure You Choose the BestWed, 28 Jan 2015 09:15:05 -0600
    Choosing a dog breeder is an exceptionally daunting experience. When choosing an English bulldog breeder there are certain factors to take into consideration. These dogs are not only one of the most expensive breeds, they are also known for their health problems and rebellious natures, which means you need to choose with care to ensure you get a healthy pup that will become a welcome addition to your family moving forwards. More...
  7. Why Do Dogs Feel The Need To Howl?Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:36:57 -0600
    It's no secret that all dogs bark, whine, whimper and cry. Dogs communicate in these ways, and they are actually quite normal. However, you might forget that howling is something that dogs do too. Many dogs don't do it often, but believe it or not, even your dog can howl, just like a coyote or a wolf. More...
  8. Training An Old Dog: Is It Possible?Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:36:14 -0600
    You may have been told that it is impossible to teach an old dog new tricks and commands, but that is entirely untrue. In fact, many dogs are willing to learn at just about any age because they love the attention that they receive. If you have decided to adopt a dog from a shelter that is not a puppy, you can start working on the training process as soon as your bring it home. You may be surprised to see that the dog does understand some basic commands. More...
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