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What Your Cat Wants You To Know


If your feline friend could speak your language, here a few things she would probably like you to know.

Tips For Toys


Toys are fun both for our dogs and us. Lucky for us there are endless choices.

Brushing Up On Dog Grooming


Is your dog due for a makeover? Has she been enjoying the great outdoors a little too much? Here are some simple tips for helping your dog put her best paw forward.

Improve Your Dogs Health With a Natural Diet


It goes without saying that your dog needs suitable nutrition to remain healthy. Vets and pet food manufacturers often have differing views on appropriate nutrition for your dog. Although commercial pet food manufacturers are motivated in large part by profits, commercially prepared foods are routinely recommended as part of an adequate, or good, diet for your dog. Sometimes your vet or dog breeder may approve of commercially prepared foods as your dog?s sole diet. Many experts, however, tend to prefer a largely natural diet which for dogs is invariably comprised of meat and bones. Raw is preferable to cooked, as some of the minerals are definitely lost in the cooking process.

Identifying and Treating Health Problems in Your Dog


An essential to your dog?s health is his/her regular annual checkup with the vet. The vaccinations* which are given to your dog each year ensure your dog?s immunity to some common infectious diseases. And when the vet gives the vaccinations*, it?s also an excellent opportunity for a thorough physical examination to be carried out, and a time to discuss any minor problems or issues which you feel may be affecting your dog?s health or wellbeing. This is a time when your vet may pick up inherited diseases and the like (when your dog is young) so they can be treated early, or just kept an eye on. And as your dog gets older, the vet may find the early signs of more sinister illnesses.

Frustrated Over High Veterinarian Bills?


Over the past 30 years we have learned so much about taking good care of our pets, right? We feed them ?premium? high dollar pets foods, give them tasty packaged treats, vaccinate them yearly, bathe them with expensive shampoos, give them heartworm preventative, use flea collars or flea and tick preventative, brush their teeth, and get yearly checkups with our vets.

Pets Looking for Humans, Humans Looking for Pets


Attention breeders, livestock owners and pet lovers!

How Cats With Feline Diabetes Can Lead A Happy Life


?Your cat has feline diabetes.? If this is your vet?s message after examining your beloved friend, it will come as a shock. Yes, your cat has a serious disease. But you can treat it!

The Gifts We Give Our Dogs


Whoever coined the phrase, "It's a Dog's Life" wasn't familiar with 21st century dogs. Time was when the average canine slept outside, ate whatever scraps of food were tossed his way, and if he was lucky, was thrown the occasional bone. He was even expected to earn his keep!

My Dog Died !


Pets provide an unconditional love that requires very little on the part of the human.

Top 20 Dog Quotations


Get to know your beloved dog better with these insightful quotations all about your best four-legged friend...

Top 15 Cat Quotations


Gain some insight into how your favorite feline actually feels about you and life in general with these enlightening quotations about cats...

Training Your Dog?Is It Worth The Effort Or Is It Just A Waste Of Time?


Many people feel that taking the time to train their puppy or dog isn?t worth the effort. What with everything else we have to do these days in our busy lives, whose got the time?

Cushings Disease


As our horses enjoy a longer life and many live well into old age so the number of horses with Cushing increases as its more common in older horses especially ponies. It can however affect all breeds and ages.Cushing is caused by an abnormality of the pituitary gland that is situated at the base of the brain. This causes it to produce excessive amount of a hormone called cortisone, which is the body?s natural steroid hormone.

Things You Should Never Feed Your Dog


Sadly, there are several household items which we tend to take for granted that are potentially very hazardous to yourdog's health. It is especially important to be aware of this because as you know, dogs are very much scavengers and will often eat whatever they can sink their fangs into. I would say that may own dog is more like a mobile garbage disposal. It is also very important to be aware of these items since their sense of smell is so well developed that your pooch will be able to find what you may think is well hidden.

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