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Chihuahua Training is Easy!


Chihuahua Training is Easy!

Picking Up A Horses Hoof


The idea of picking up a horse's hooves can intimidate some owners since a well-placed horse kick would really hurt! Such caution is good, but in reality if you pick up a horse's hoof properly you provide him with no leverage or ability to kick you. This is a situation where a person's worst fears can cause him to imagine an incident that is highly unlikely to occur with careful handling.

You Cant Fool A Horse


By Jeffrey Rolocopyright 2004 AlphaHorseIn the dating world many men and women put their potential partners to a "dog test," whereby they introduce their date to their dog and see how the dog reacts to the stranger. If the dog reacts badly towards their date then a red flag is waved, whereas if the dog accepts the stranger instantly the opposite holds true. While many people look upon this test in a tongue-in-cheek manner, many dog owners actually do take it seriously. As they probably should!

With Understanding Comes Success


One of the reasons I strongly encourage horse owners to train their own horses rather than ship them away to a professional trainer is familiarity. Quite simply, an unfamiliar party will not understand your horse nearly as well as you, and this understanding of a horse is the backbone of any successful training plan.

Nutrition and Your Dogs Behavior


Nutrition and Your Dog's Behavior

Probiotics - The Good Bacteria


PROBIOTICS - The Good Bacteria - Does your pet have digestion problems, diarrhea, skin problems, food intolerances, or other chronic health problems? Supplement with a high quality pet probiotic to restore your pet?s healthy gut, and chances are you?ll improve your pet?s health.

Natural Approaches to Dealing With Pesky Fleas


Problems with Commercial Flea Killers & Traditional

Pet Ear Infections


Is your dog or cat tormented by ear infections? Do you spend time and money at the veterinarian's office trying to bring relief to your beloved pet, only to find that another infection appears over time? If so, you may want to try some more natural approaches to preventing and treating your pet's ear infections.

Pilling a Cat


Pilling a cat can be a ?nightmarish? experience. Cats don?t want something pushed down their throats, and they?ll fight with all their might to prevent it. In fact, it?s amazing how powerful their small bodies can be. Here are some ways to make the pilling process easier and less stressful ? for both you and your cat.

Seizures in Pets


Witnessing your precious dog or cat having a seizure can be a most frightening experience. During seizures pets often lose control, fall over, chomp their teeth, salivate or drool, whine, paddle with their feet, and begin to urinate or deficate on themselves. Their eyes become large (dilated) and unresponsive. A pet caregiver feels panicked and helpless while watching it all happen.

Tired of Vet Bills?


Do you make a lot of trips to the vet's office? Do you spend your hard-earned money on vet bills because your dog suffers from chronic ailments? Give your dog or cat the nutrition he needs, and chances are you can spend your money on other things rather than giving it to your veterinarian.

Why Does My Pet Eat Grass?


Are you concerned when your dog or cat eats grass, then throws up afterwards? You?ll probably feel relieved to know that pets eat grass because their bodies need it.

Ten Important Things Your Dog Wants You To Know


If your dog could talk, these are some of most important things she would like to tell you...

Do You Know About Boxer Dogs?


Boxer Dogs Information - What Are Boxer Dogs? Boxer dogs are great all around dog breeds, distinguished canine and the coolest, most lovable dog out there! Boxer Dogs are medium-built and strong breed that are so named because of its habit of standing on the hind legs to begin a fight and boxing with the front paws. By nature, Boxer dogs are working dogs. Throughout history it has been trained as: - hunting dog - police dog- seeing-eye dog for the blind- guard dog- circus dog - courier dog on the battlefields during World War I and World War II - fighting dog in the once popular sport of dog fighting. The American Kennel Club (AKC) categorizes dogs into 7 groups of herding, hound, non-sporting, sporting, terrier, toy and working. And the largest breed registered in the working dog category is the Boxer. No doubt the Boxer Dogs make for great utility dog but the greatest advantage to owning one is that Boxer Dogscan be your most outstanding companion on four legs and great source of personal fulfillment. By the way, the AKC registered over 150 different breeds totaling nearly one million dogs in 2003. To put that in perspective, the animal shelters in America rescue up to 12 million homeless dogs and cats every year and 25% of these are purebreds. Devoted and glad owners of Boxer Dogs have come up with a long list of attributes and traits of their favorite pet that include: AlertBoisterousBoundless energyBraveCanine clownCourageousDevil dogDevotedDignifiedExuberanceFamily dogFearless FriendlyHearing dogHighly trainableIntelligentIntuitiveKeen judge of characterLovingLoyalPatient with childrenPeople dogPoor swimmerPlayfulQuick learnerSelf-assured SmartSoulfulSpiritedStoicalVigilantWorking dogWonderful pet And you can add to the list? The Boxer Dog's history could be traced back to feudal Germany, where it was a small hunting dog that could tenaciously hold onto a bull, boar, or bear till the master arrived. It was also a utility dog for peasants and shop owners, and even a performing dog in circus. The Boxer Dogs as we know it today is a bigger breed ? a mixture of the German Boxer with a taller, more elegant English import. The era of this modern Boxer began in the 1880s and became really popular in the United States in the late 1930s-1940s. Handsome dog: Within the canine world, Boxer Dogs are medium-sized dog standing at 21 to 25 inches at the shoulder for a full-grown female, and weighs some 50 to 65 pounds. The male can be taller and 15 pounds heavier. It has a striking good look with chiseled head, square jaw and muscled body that make for a very handsome silhouette. The ears are cropped and erect that enhance its hearing ? the Boxer most developed sense. It is always alert and vigilant, an instinctive guard dog. The shortened muzzle makes hot and humid weather uncomfortable for the Boxer Dogs. The coat is short, hard and smooth, and possesses a natural sheen that can be enhanced with rubdowns with a chamois cloth (especially after a bath). The short coat cannot protect him well from extreme elements of the weather and thus Boxer Dogs should definitely not be kept outdoors. It is a housedog, sensitive to temperature extremes, does not enjoy the draft, summer heat or cold. Boxer Dogs come in attractive basic colors of fawn and brindle. The fawn varies from a tawny tan to an especially beautiful stag red. The brindle (clearly defined black stripes on a fawn background) can be sparse, in between or dense. A beauty standard for Boxer Dogs is that their white markings or ?flash? should add to their look and may not cover more than one-third of the entire body. Some predominantly or all-white puppies (known as ?check?) may be born in a litter. In the US, however, the American Boxer Club members are pledged not to register, sell or use these ?whites? for breeding so as to retain the beauty of the true fawn and brindle colors in the breed. Personality-wise, Boxer is a cool dog that will not bark without cause. Its expressive face ? the furrowed forehead and dark, soulful eyes - is a charming quality that sets the Boxer apart from other breeds. It can mimic the moods of its master and adopting one could bring you 9 to 11 years of joyful companionship. In exceptional cases the Boxer can live up to 15 years. Boxer Dogs As Pet Pet Boxer Dogs, although low-maintenance, require your consistent attention, exercise, human interaction, consistent obedience training and lots of love. You cannot leave them to their own design for too long or they get lonely, bored and into trouble. Being a big and strong dog as well as a highly intelligent one, Boxer Dogs need both physical and mental stimulations to keep them even-tempered and dignified while still keeping their impish spirit and fearless courage in tact. All the best!!! Warm regards,

The Positve Benefits of Dog Day Care


Dog day care programs benefit the dogs of owner?s who have busy lives and are not able to socialize and exercise their dogs. Owners benefit from a guilt free day of work or play and can come home to a calm, relaxed pet. Dog day care provides the best of both worlds for dogs and owners alike.

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Fire in Clifton, N.J., destroys pet day care's roof, kills several pets
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A fire destroyed a home in New Jersey Tuesday that housed a pet-sitting facility, killing several animals. On Tuesday afternoon, the homeowner sat stunned, staring as her home of 35 years burned to the ground. The family was unable to save the 11 dogs ...
At least 9 dogs killed in Clifton house blaze; other pets missing [video]NorthJersey.com

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CBS News

Pets can get back-to-school blues
CBS News
LOS ANGELES -- Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer. Many dogs whine and wait eagerly at the front ...
Dogs get blues when youngsters go back to schoolSacramento Bee
Dogs get back-to-school blues too! Pets feel abandoned when term begins ...Daily Mail
Colorado college lets students keep pets in dormsSanta Fe New Mexican.com

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CBS Local

Many pets still on the run from Napa earthquake
Los Angeles Times
Scores of pet owners in the Napa area continue searching for animals that ran or flew off after Sunday's predawn earthquake or the numerous aftershocks that have rattled the region in the days that followed. "Certainly, the animals are sensing this on ...
Pictures Of Lost, Found Pets From Napa Earthquake Featured On Facebook PagesCBS Local
Runaway Napa Quake Pets Posted To New Facebook GroupSFist

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Organization seeks donations to care for East Pennsboro Twp. family's pets ...
The Patriot-News - PennLive.com
The pets, taken from the 9 E. Beale Ave. home of James and Stephanie Brennan, have been placed in foster homes through One Dog at a Time. Now, that organization is trying to raise funds for food, Kitty Litter and veterinary care, said Lori Kelley, a ...

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USA TODAY

Pets increasingly at center of divorce battles
USA TODAY
Can you imagine being separated from your adorable, furry companion? Increasingly, pets are becoming subjects of contention for couples undergoing divorce. In some cases, pets are even included in prenuptial arrangements, also known as "pre-pups.".

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ACS and partners on a mission to save more pets' lives
mySanAntonio.com
Animal Care Services and its rescue partners are on a mission to find homes for 200 pets as the shelter winds down competing in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. Several partners will help with the “Grand Furnale,” a three-day adoption event that ...



Human food often causes problem in pets | All About Pets
Enumclaw Courier-Herald
Many pet owners do their best to ensure optimal health for their companion animals. Veterinary visits, exercise and diet play an integral role in pet health. Pet owners tend to be very selective when choosing commercial pet foods, but sometimes they're ...

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MyHighPlains

Cat terrorizes people, pets in Texas neighborhood
WGN-TV
Some dog owners want authorities to remove a violent cat that's been terrorizing people and their pets for more than a year. The latest attack happened Monday morning in the neighborhood in Houston. A man who did not want to be identified said a cat ...
Dangerous cat terrorizes neighborhood attacking people, petsKPRC Houston
Cat Terrorizes Houston Neighborhood, People and PetsKCEN-TV
Attack Cat terrorizes people and pets in one Texas neighborhoodAlabama's13.com

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Food bank, humane society partner for pets
KRQE News 13
ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) – The Espanola Valley Humane Society and the northern New Mexico food bank are teaming up to make sure low income New Mexicans also have food for their pets. The humane society and The Food Depot said Tuesday they will ...
Program to help the poor feed petsAlbuquerque Journal

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Dog reunited with Virginia service member
Timesonline.com
Petty Officer 1st Class Courtney Lobo arrives, Aug. 16, 2014, at Gale and Paul Lumadue's home to pick up her dog Lilly in Chesapeake, Va. Dogs on Deployment exists to help military members keep their pets by alleviating the need for pet relinquishment ...

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