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The 5 Things You Should Know Before Breeding Cats


The cat population is astronomical. Most experts agree that average cat owners should spay their cat, not breed. Still there are people who want to have a litter from their pet. But there?s a lot to think about before planning a feline family.

What is It About Horses and Young Girls?


In a world of computer games, theInternet and shopping malls, what is it about this four-legged farm animalthat seems to capture the heart of most of them?

Ten Tips for Cats Who are Forced to Relocate with Their Owners


For realistic tips for humans who are moving with cats, read Making the Big Move: How to transform relocation into a creative life transition and visit other relocation resources on this site.

Thats No Paris Hilton! An Overview of Dog Obedience Training Videos


Mention the word ?video? and different people would come up with different ideas. Some would remember those home movies they made during special occasions spent with family and friends. Others would be reminded of Blockbuster take-homes once the movie they missed would be released in the said rental chain. Not a few would share a smirk with thoughts of Paris Hilton?s digital adventures. But it is rare that someone would associate the word ?video? with dog obedience training.

Who Let The Dogs Out? Pointers For In Home Dog Training


Who let the dogs out?

Stop Your Dog From Pulling You Down The Street


From the first day of life on a leash, most dogs learn that by pulling on it, they get to where they want faster. Its the behavior that so many dog owners struggle with. Its a simple solution - just stop walking. Although, somehow your dog doesn't learn its just that simple. Or maybe we aren't teaching it effectively enough. Or say, you have taught your dog that, except when they want to sniff the fire hydrant, or meet your neighbors dog, or chase a squirrel.

Teach a Dog To Swim


You want your dog to swim?

Antibiotics? I Think Not


Have you noticed that doctors are now being much more reluctant to give you a prescription for antibiotics unless it's proven that you are indeed suffering from a bacterial infection? Well, I wish I could say better late than never, but in the case of antibiotics, we're far too late.

Pet Services Are A Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry


There are many of us who consider our pets as part of the family, and this is evidenced by a recent statistic that states 65% of all U.S. homes own at least one pet. Along with this increase in pet ownership comes the need for services tailored for our pet?s comfort. And, because of this trend, pet services have grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry that encompasses a wide range of services from pet supplies to recovery services aimed at returning our lost pets.

New Book Helps Worried Owners Of A Pregnant Cat


?Help, my cat is pregnant and I don?t know what to do!? Not a day goes by without someone posting this message to an Internet forum.

Mommy, Can I Keep That Stray Dog?


How many times have you seen this situation where a child comes through the door with a dog in tow? It looks skinny and skittish and is in need of a good meal and a bath. The child is looking with big eyes imploring, pleading, and desperately wanting a yes.

West Highland White Terriers- Fascinating Facts


West Highland White Terriers began their history as the undesirable white offspring of the dark-colored Cairn Terrier. With the dog's popularity today, it is hard to believe that the early Westies were usually drowned or shot.

Westies Dogs and Your Children


Almost without exception, breeders will advertise that their favorite terrier, westies dogs, are good with children. However, terrier enthusiasts, and westie rescue organizations, tell a different story. Before you bring your terrier into a home with small children, be sure you understand the westie personality, and how they might react to your children's behavior.

Are Westhighland Terriers the Right Dogs for You?


You can look at westhighland terriers and know if it is the right size for your yard, home, or lifestyle, but a little more in-depth knowledge is necessary to determine if westies have the personality for you.

Westies for Sale - Avoiding the Perils of Purebred Puppy Purchases


In the purebred West Highland Terrier puppy market, there are few rules or laws governing who may breed dogs, and then advertise Westies for sale. Both ancestry and the breeding environment will affect the quality of the Westies offered for sale, and some breeders are a lot less careful about these details than others. Never buy the first Westie you find, from the first breeder you come across advertising Westies for sale. Take the time to learn about both the breed and the breeder to avoid an expensive mistake, and the heart-breaking loss of a dog due to health problems.

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