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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. The Mayor of New York's Groundhog DayMon, 29 Sep 2014 07:02:13 -0500
    Americans it seems are obsessed with Groundhogs. American politicians loving kissing babies and holding Groundhogs or more accurately they love the publicity generated by them being photographed holding a Groundhog. But as the Mayor of New York discovered, it can sometimes be a double edged sword. More...
  7. Things to Be Taken Into Consideration While Purchasing Pet FoodThu, 25 Sep 2014 08:03:24 -0500
    Owning a pet is kind of an accomplishment to the first-time pet owner. Since it is their first pet individuals are not aware of means and ways to purchase the right pet food. If you are on the lookout for the best quality pet food at affordable rates than going into a pet food store can get really confusing. More...
  8. Care for Your Pets Using These Tips That Are Cost Effective EvenThu, 25 Sep 2014 07:57:41 -0500
    Many times you really have to spend a lot of money, time as well as effort in caring for your pets. In reality people are not aware of the actual way of caring for their pets. This invariably leads to a loss of money due to the expense incurred in the veterinary clinic as a result of the pet falling ill frequently. More...
Fish News
  1. Goldfish Care - What a Wonderful Way to Teach ChildrenFri, 17 Oct 2014 09:06:37 -0500
    Keeping fish as pets can be so rewarding. Having an amazing, colorful, aquarium in your living room is a beautiful addition to your home. Watching the fish, relaxing and entertaining. However the benefits are more far reaching than many consider when using their care as a tool to teach children. More...
  2. Things To Know Before You Buy Your 1st Pet PiranhaFri, 10 Oct 2014 10:26:16 -0500
    Before you run to your local fish store to buy your first pet piranha, there are a few things you want to keep in mind. Basics 1. Piranhas are amazon river fish - Making them feel at home in your basement and keeping them for a long time will require a fair amount of effort on your part. More...
  3. White-Spot (Ich) Treatment in Tropical Ornamental FishesWed, 01 Oct 2014 07:24:32 -0500
    Treatment of White-spot (Ich) disease in Ornamental, exotic, tropical fishes by Copper sulphate, formalin, salt, etc. Adequate measure should be taken to reduce stress of the fish. Increase in temperature reduces the span of life of the parasite, thus quickens recovery of the fish. More...
  4. This One's For GeorgeThu, 18 Sep 2014 07:20:26 -0500
    George, a pet goldfish had a life threatening condition. He had a tumour growing on his head. It was life threatening and required immediate surgery. What happened next was both a shock and a surprise. More...
Cat News
  1. Introducing Your Cat to a New Litter TrayMon, 20 Oct 2014 05:13:01 -0500
    Here are some tips about getting your cat a new litter tray and the different types available. We also cover ideas about how to introduce your cat to the tray to avoid problems. More...
  2. What Do You Need to Know About Cat Allergy MedicationWed, 15 Oct 2014 13:04:04 -0500
    Allergens are common in most environments and most pets would not react to them. But if your cat is allergic, it could cause extreme reactions in it. Most allergies are harmless but in certain cases the symptoms are so severe that cat allergy medications are prescribed. It is advisable to consult the veterinarian to determine whether the allergy is mild or serious. More...
  3. 5 Easy Tips for Trimming Your Cat's NailsTue, 14 Oct 2014 12:58:38 -0500
    Aren't cats supposed to keep their claws in shape either playing or using a scratching post? Cats usually give a lot of importance to self grooming and they are one of the cleanest pets around. But if the cat is sick or is getting old, they would need assistance in the entire grooming process. If this is not done there is a danger that the cat might injure itself. More...
  4. At The Moment My Cat Likes It A Little Too Much For My LikingMon, 13 Oct 2014 07:03:04 -0500
    We have a foster a cat currently in heat. She is up for it like there is no tomorrow. I'm counting down the days when there is a break in proceedings so we can whip her off the vet to be speyed. She is giving me Grevious Bodily Harm of the ear drums. More...
  5. Business and Life Lessons I Learned From Li-Li the CatWed, 01 Oct 2014 06:03:33 -0500
    I am new to this cat thing. He's not mine, but I've been taking care of Li-Li the Cat for many months while his owner was away. Now that she's back, we have shared responsibility and I continue to live with him. I have fallen in love with this kitty-cat. But aside from being handsome and endearing in spades, Li-Li is very wise. I have been paying attention. And I share with you here some of the lessons I have learned from HIMSELF. More...
  6. Best Cat Food for Overweight CatsWed, 24 Sep 2014 14:47:52 -0500
    The best cat food for overweight cats does not necessarily come from the Vet. Learn what you can do to help your cat lose weight and save money at the same time. More...
  7. 5 Important Tips on Selecting Cat FoodMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:19:08 -0500
    You want to have a healthy and happy kitty. For this, you need to ensure that your beloved feline pet enjoys a proper diet. This can only be achieved with the right cat food. With so many options available, you will certainly benefit from some essential advice which will help you with making the best choice. More...
  8. Why Do Cats Play With Their Food?Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:52:37 -0500
    The reason why cats like to torture their prey. The truth isn't much more innocent than ill intentions. More...
Dog News
  1. Technology Helping Pets - Chemical Free Flea and Tick SolutionFri, 17 Oct 2014 10:59:54 -0500
    External parasites, like fleas and ticks are not only bothersome, they are dangerous to both pets and humans. While there are many preventative products on the market, many of these products are making pets sick and even killing them. The numbers of deaths and illness reported to the FDA are shocking, yet these products continue to be found on store shelves. There is a safe and chemical free alternative that can keep animals and their humans safe and protected. While no product can guarantee 100% protection, thanks to technology, there is a way to achieve 96.5% effectiveness in preventing fleas and ticks from making your life miserable and harming your dog. More...
  2. Dog Bathing/Grooming BasicsThu, 16 Oct 2014 15:35:22 -0500
    Before we start, you may be wondering whether you should wash your dog at all... especially since it is not really a natural or welcome thing for a dog! There are a number of reasons why you might want to do bathe your dog. Keeping your dog clean is a very important aspect of the care you provide and something you will be committed to doing as a loving owner. More...
  3. Pet Care Basics: Proper Use of Dog CratesThu, 16 Oct 2014 06:07:51 -0500
    If you need to transport your dog or if you are toilet training a new puppy, you have the option to use a dog crate. A crate is essentially a square or rectangular enclosure that is fitted with a door. A crate's basic structure consists of a wire frame and a removable base where the dog's bedding can be placed. More...
  4. Why Choose Canine MedicationsWed, 15 Oct 2014 13:06:05 -0500
    Why does your canine need medications? Canine medications are used to treat injuries or illness, to relieve pain or inflammation, to improve health through vitamin and mineral supplementation and to serve a variety of other purposes. These medications become necessary as your pet ages and are afflicted with various types of illness and injuries. More...
  5. 5 Easy Tips for Trimming Your Dog's NailsTue, 14 Oct 2014 13:00:49 -0500
    Just as unkempt nails look bad on humans so do they, on dogs. But aren't dogs supposed to trim their nails the natural way by rubbing them on the ground. Well the fact is most pet dogs with untrimmed nails tend to scratch against them against sofa and other furniture, damaging them beyond repair. It might look tough in the beginning but with experience you will learn the tricks and start doing it in a professional manner. With practice you may become an expert in clipping nails of your pet. More...
  6. Why You Might Need to Teach 'Dog Language' To Your Dog!Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:54:51 -0500
    Most dogs are pleasant and well-behaved, especially with those that they share a home with... otherwise we wouldn't have so many pet dogs in our homes! While you may accept that not all people understand dog language, and you can read a lot about how people, especially children, need to learn how dogs communicate - would it surprise you to know that such skills aren't necessarily 'natural' for all dogs, and they may also need to learn how to read any warning signals and when to stay away from or leave other dogs alone? More...
  7. Is It Advisable to Leave Your German Shepherd With Kids?Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:30:49 -0500
    How safe is leaving a German shepherd with kids? Children all over the world love dogs as pet and your German shepherd should not be any different. If you bring a German shepherd puppy when your kid is small, it can grow along with your kid and establish bonds of love and trust. More...
  8. Expected Euthanasia For An Aging DogMon, 13 Oct 2014 05:29:36 -0500
    The hard thoughts; when to euthanize a senior dog. Are you reading this title? Your comfort level regarding the words and your perception of these words indicates exactly where you are at in the pre-grieving, grieving and accepting process of preparing for your aging dog's expected death. More...
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