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Learning Canine Language

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learning Canine Language

Newsflash! Your dog doesn’t speak English. When you try to communicate in your native tongue, all they get is a warbled mess of sounds that may or may not be good, depending upon your tone of voice. So, how are you supposed to live alongside this creature you can’t converse with? How can you possibly know what they need if they can’t tell you? First, learn the language of dog, and then create your own “secret” language. Your bond with your best bud will grow, and you will both live happy lives in harmony....

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3 Ways To Stop Your Puppy From Chewing The Wrong Things

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Stop Your Puppy From Chewing The Wrong Things

If your puppy has started to chew everything in sight, you may be frustrated and upset to see your shoes, clothing and other belongings ripped apart. You may also be worried that your puppy’s belly is full of chewed up materials that are not supposed to be there. It is important that you get your puppy to stop chewing on the wrong things — both to save your sanity and keep your dog in good health. Here are some things you can do to stop this unwanted behavior. Consider Medical Causes There are a few medical reasons that may be...

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3 Tips To Keeping Your Dog Healthy and Happy

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips To Keeping Your Dog Healthy and Happy

In order to be sure that your dog is well taken care of, you need to be sure that you are providing them with practical health and medical care. As a dog owner, the following tips below will help you to keep your dog as healthy as possible through the years. #1: Know What Foods And Substances That Your Dog Should Not Have While people are typically vigilant about finding the best foods to give their dog, you may not know about some of the foods and substances that you should keep your dog away from. For instance, bread dough can cause serious...

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The Risks Of Letting Your Cat Go Outside

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Risks Of Letting Your Cat Go Outside

Most cats are happy sleeping in a sunny spot on the floor of your living room. But if you have a cat that insists on going outside, here are some tips to help them be safe. Get Your Cat’s Vaccinations Up to Date Have your veterinarian give your cat any recommended boosters. Your cat may encounter a number of creatures outside and any one of them could have a serious illness. Feline leukemia is highly contagious and often fatal. Rabies is another serious virus. Both of these can easily be transmitted to your cat through the saliva of an...

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Four Symptoms That Could Be Cat Emergencies

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Symptoms That Could Be Cat Emergencies

It can be hard to know when your cat might be having a medical emergency. Cats tend to hide their illnesses, but there are signs to watch out for that can mean life or death for your cat. Here are four symptoms you should keep an eye out for and get your cat into an emergency animal clinic right away if these come up. 1. Abdominal Pain If your cat seems to be hunched over or has trouble walking, they might have abdominal pain. This can be from various ailments such as a urinary tract infection to an intestinal blockage. These can go from bad...

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Keep Your Guinea Pig Happy And Healthy With These Five Feeding Tips

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keep Your Guinea Pig Happy And Healthy With These Five Feeding Tips

Guinea pigs are fun are adorable, personable pets. Though they live in cages and are thus easier to care for than a dog or cat, they do require a bit of special attention when it comes to their diet. Adhere to these guinea pig feeding tips, and your little one will stay happy and healthy for years to come. Tip 1: Go easy on the iceberg lettuce. Iceberg lettuce may be the cheapest variety of lettuce in the store, but it’s also the least nutritious. If you feed too much to your guinea pig, it will take the place of more nutrient-dense...

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What You Should Know About Litter Box Aversions And Your Cat

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Should Know About Litter Box Aversions And Your Cat

When a cat develops a sudden aversion to the litter box or starts treating the rest of the house as a free-range bathroom, it’s a sure sign that something isn’t right. The longer this type of behavior continues, the harder it will become to get your cat to start using the box properly again. Here are some tips to think about as you’re trying to figure out the root cause of the problem. Clean-Up Is Important Any time you find that your cat is urinating somewhere else in the house, you need to clean it up right away using a...

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Important Swimming Pool Pet Safety Tips

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Important Swimming Pool Pet Safety Tips

Are you a pet owner who has a swimming pool? Although fun, a swimming pool can be dangerous for your beloved pet. Are you wondering how to help prevent costly trips to the animal hospital this summer? Here are some ways to help keep them safe and out of danger: Purchase a dog life vest: If you are like many dog owners, your dog may hate baths but love swimming pools. Unfortunately, dogs aren’t able to communicate when they’re starting to get tired and need to get out of the pool. They may also see that you’re still...

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Important Reasons To Find A Veterinarian Before Purchasing A Turtle

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Important Reasons To Find A Veterinarian Before Purchasing A Turtle

Are you thinking about getting a turtle? Are you still researching what sort of care your new pet will be needing? Although you hope that your new pet will never be sick or injured, here are some reasons why you should find a good veterinary clinic before you get your turtle: Not every clinic will accept exotic pets: Not all veterinary clinics are equipped to deal with animals that are not cats or dogs. It may take a while to find a clinic that has the equipment and staff to care for your reptilian friend. Animal illness or injury can...

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Don’t Make These Mistakes With Your Injured Dog

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Make These Mistakes With Your Injured Dog

If your dog has become hurt, you may think you know what to do to calm them down and get them to the animal hospital. However, there are some common mistakes that pet owners make that can be uncomfortable and dangerous for both you and your pet. Here are some mistakes to avoid with your injured dog. Trying to Hug Your Dog Your first thought may be to hug your dog and soothe them, but even the gentlest dog might snap at you when feeling unwell. Try to keep away from your dog’s mouth and avoid touching your dog as much as possible so that...

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