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Pet News
  1. Reaching the Pet Market With PersonalizationThu, 23 Jul 2015 10:39:00 -0500
    Growing up in a home with a few acres of land in a rural community, my brother and I were fortunate to have a variety of animals. We had goats, chickens and of course dogs and cats. More...
  2. Our Job Is to Inform Our Pets About Changes or Major Events Happening in Our FamilyTue, 21 Jul 2015 10:22:42 -0500
    "When we have a major event happening in our family, we must include our family pets and assist them with the event." With sadness I read in the Sydney Morning Herald about a baby-girl that was attacked by the family dog during the night. It is such a terrible experience for the baby and the parents. AND very sad for the dog as I know the attack could have been prevented. More...
  3. Top Five Benefits of Holistic Food for PetsTue, 14 Jul 2015 11:28:48 -0500
    Numerous pet food products are available in the market, but holistic food is the best option and most popular among vets. Let's find the benefits that make it the most preferable option for pets. More...
  4. So Many Pets, How Do I Choose?Mon, 13 Jul 2015 08:13:18 -0500
    Almost from the beginning of mankind people have had the urge to have animals for companionship. There is just something about pets that brings a sense of joy and even stability into our daily lives. Almost everyone has had a pet at some point in their lives. While most people have conventional pets such as dogs, cats, birds and fish other people enjoy more unconventional pets, such as flying squirrels, hedge hogs and even tarantulas. With so many different pets available for adoption many people wonder how to go about choosing the right pet for them. Here are some tips that may help you choose the best pet for you and your lifestyle. More...
  5. What Is Pet Sitting And When Would I Need Such A ServiceWed, 08 Jul 2015 09:53:27 -0500
    Pet sitting is when you hire someone to take care of your pet when you will be gone from home and cannot see to their needs. Some people are willing to go to your home and take your pet out to play, provide them with some affection, attention and see to their needs. Others prefer if you bring the pet to them. Some people do pet sitting for friends and family members and others who do pet sitting are bonded professionals who care for your animals when you are at work or away on business. Here are some situations when getting someone to do pet sitting can be extremely beneficial. More...
  6. What to Keep in Mind While Dealing With Someone's PetTue, 07 Jul 2015 11:39:17 -0500
    Find here some of the techniques that help children and grownups in dealing with pets. Follow and teach these ground rules to your kids to develop a healthy friendship with pets and animals. More...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
Fish News
  1. Interesting Facts About the Notorious Piranha FishWed, 15 Jul 2015 07:17:49 -0500
    The piranha is a freshwater fish from South America. It thrives in schools in the streams and lakes of the rainforests of the Orinoco River and Amazon basin. All known species of piranha fish belong to two genera, namely Pygocentrus and Serrasalmus. More...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
Cat News
  1. Advocate for Cats - How Effective Is It for Controlling Different Parasites?Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:18:53 -0500
    Among the many medicines, Advocate for cats is a popular and efficient treatment in controlling both internal and external parasites. Learn more about this product. More...
  2. How to Raise a KittenWed, 29 Jul 2015 06:11:23 -0500
    Whether fostering due to parental neglect or simply adopting them at weaning age, getting a kitten is a bit like raising kids. You need to teach them good behaviors from a young age. Here we look at what to expect when raising a kitten. More...
  3. What to Expect at Your Kitten's First Check UpTue, 28 Jul 2015 06:11:49 -0500
    The first check up is an important part of getting a kitten as it can spot problems at an early age. It can also spot any parasites that the kitten may have and stop them spreading to humans. Here we look at what the check up entails. More...
  4. Dealing With a Pregnant CatMon, 27 Jul 2015 09:46:28 -0500
    We will all be faced with being adopted by a stray cat. Should that stray be female and pregnant, you will need to know a few things about pregnant cat care in order to determine your course of action with that animal. Of course, knowing what to do for a pregnant cat can help you care for your pet should you have a young female who is not spayed that gets out overnight. More...
  5. Cat Play - Teaching Your Cat to Play FetchMon, 27 Jul 2015 06:37:10 -0500
    Teaching a cat to fetch a toy or any other trick isn't as complicated as it sounds. A lot of it is understanding the cat and what motivates them. Here are a few tips and tricks. More...
  6. Choosing the Perfect Cat ToyMon, 27 Jul 2015 06:19:45 -0500
    Watching a cat play with a toy shows you that it is an important part of their physical and emotional wellbeing. So how do you know what type of toys to provide your cat with? More...
  7. How Can I Tell If My Cats Are Playing or Fighting? The Difference Between Playtime and AngerMon, 27 Jul 2015 06:12:56 -0500
    Cats love to play, especially with one another, but how do you tell if a line has been crossed and they are actually fighting? Here we look at the body language that will help you make that decision. More...
  8. Fun Facts About Siamese Cats You Never KnewFri, 24 Jul 2015 09:35:33 -0500
    The regal Siamese cat is known to be playful, smart and loyal. It is one of the breeds of cats that you can easily recognize due to their distinct body types and characteristics. Siamese cats from Appleheads all the way to Seal Point have a wide range of exotic skin colors and lively personalities. More...
Dog News
  1. Is A Border Collie A Good Pet For Kids?Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:40:33 -0500
    If you have children in your home, you're going to want to be very careful about the dog you choose. Different breeds of dogs have very different temperaments, and you'll have to show some caution if you want to find a dog that's kid-friendly. More...
  2. 4 Great Lap Dogs To Have In Your HomeTue, 28 Jul 2015 09:39:56 -0500
    Are you thinking about getting a pet? You may have your hopes set on getting a dog, but would prefer to have a lap dog instead of a large one running around the house, especially if you are tight on space. There are certain breeds that are known for being the best lap dogs. If you are not exactly sure which one to buy or adopt, check out some of the best choices below. More...
  3. What You Can Do About Dog AggressionTue, 28 Jul 2015 09:08:03 -0500
    It can be extremely upsetting when your dog suddenly starts showing signs of aggression. Whether this aggression is directed at other dogs, other people or even yourself, it is important to deal with it as quickly as possible. Dogs are extremely powerful creatures who are capable of causing a lot of harm. The last thing you want is for an attack to get out of control, winding up causing serious injury or even death. More...
  4. What Does Prey Drive Mean In Dogs?Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:07:48 -0500
    Dogs are fantastic animals. They make great pets, great employees, and great partners. They're great for protecting your home and farm, and they're just as great for helping you relax at the end of a long, hard day. The amount of love and joy they can bring into your life is nearly unmeasurable. More...
  5. Understanding Canine Hip DysplasiaTue, 28 Jul 2015 09:07:35 -0500
    It is an unfortunate truth that dogs of all different age groups can fall victim to hip dysplasia. In more severe cases, puppies that are as young as only five months old will start to show discomfort and pain either during exercise or shortly after. This is a condition that can and will worsen until some of the most normal daily activities become painful. If not taken care of, these dogs may end up with an inability to walk, which calls for an understanding from dog owners as to the causes, symptoms and treatment options for this condition. More...
  6. Should You Train Your Dog Using Treats?Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:07:16 -0500
    When it comes to dog training, there are a lot of mixed opinions. Some people say that the best way to train a dog is by using treats. They believe that it's important to show a dog that they will be rewarded for good behavior. More...
  7. Is It Possible For A Dog To Have Too Much Prey Drive?Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:07:01 -0500
    Dogs are fantastic pets. They're considered man's best friend for a reason, after all. They protect us, they give us happiness, and they give us something to take care of. They're really fantastic creatures, and anyone who loves animals will at least be able to appreciate a dog. More...
  8. How Much Exercise Is Ideal For A Young PuppyTue, 28 Jul 2015 09:06:48 -0500
    One of the main questions new puppies owners have after bringing the new puppy home, is how much exercise the little dog needs. In order to find the right answer to this question, you need to consider a few important key factors about the body of your puppy. More...
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