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Symptoms of Pain and Illness in Dogs


Dog owners, who recognize the early signs and symptoms of illness or pain in their dogs, will not only relieve their loved one?s suffering but may also be able to save themselves an expensive trip to the veterinarian. Not only is it important to recognize these signs early to relieve pain and suffering, but it is much more effective to treat an illness when it is detected early.

Guinea Pig History


Their scientific name is Cavia Tschuldi and their nickname in South America where they were first discovered, is?Cavy.As you might have guessed Guinea Pigs are rodents.

Seeing Past Cuteness When Selecting the Best Dog Breed For You: Part 1 of 3


Are there so many great dog breeds out there that you just can?t decide where to begin? If so, let?s break it down and sort through all the options. Over a series of 3 unscientific articles, we?ll begin by looking at the seven Groups of dogs that are acknowledged by the American Kennel Club. We?ll learn what commonalities bring various breeds together to form a Group. Learning about each Group will narrow down our search for the best Breed(s) for us.

Seeing Past Cuteness When Selecting the Best Dog Breed For You: Part 2 of 3


Are there so many great dog breeds out there that you just can?t decide where to begin? If so, let?s break it down and sort through all the options. In Part 2 of this 3 Part Series, we?ll continue looking at the seven Groups of dogs that are acknowledged by the American Kennel Club. We?ll learn what it is that brings various breeds together to form a Group. Learning about each Group will narrow down our search for the best Breed(s) for us.

Three Important Litter Box Considerations


There are three important litter box considerations to account for whether you're a new kitten owner, or someone who has had a cat for a while. If kitty isn't happy with any or all three of these, you may find she'll start urinating outside the box.

A German Shepherd Puppy May Be Just What Your Family Needs!


A German Shepherd puppy can become a very welcome member of your household. German Shepherd puppies bond with the family, and you will never have a truer friend. They are very tolerant of little children and make ideal family pets. A German Shepherd puppy is good natured, but needs firm training. If you are considering German Shepherd puppies for sale, you should know the benefits of having your dog professionally trained. The right training can make an enormous difference in your German Shepherd puppy development. They keep their training for a lifetime.

Here?s a Way To Make Your Dog Love Its Dog Crate!


A dog crate is a necessity for your dog, through his puppy days and for his whole life. Your dog?s ancestor, the wolf, had a den to call home, a place of safety. The dog crate takes the place of the den, which is deeply embedded into your dog?s instincts. The crate should be kept in a room where the dog can go for a retreat to rest.

What are Pug Puppies?


Pug puppies make wonderful pets. Pugs are very affectionate and loyal, and are happy to curl up at your feet. If you?re looking for pug puppies for sale, you can be sure of a loving companion. Pug puppies are playful with children, they get along well with other household pets an they train quite well. Pug puppies are intelligent, but are also sensitive, so that training needs to be done with gentleness.

Here?s How To Find The Right Pet Meds For Your Favorite Pet


Our pets depend on us for their every need, including their pet meds. The more you know about pet meds, the more you?ll be able to recognize the signs when something is wrong with your pet, and know the best way to respond. Learning even a little about pet meds can bring peace of mind to you and your four-legged companion.

What You Should Never Feed Your Dog


Unfortunately, there are a number of household items which we tend to take for granted that are potentially very dangerous to your dog's health. It is especially important to be aware of this because as you know, dogs are essentially scavengers and will often eat just about anything 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.

Herbs for Pets


Let me begin by saying that I am not an herbalist. I do not recommend using herbs as internal medication for your pets unless you have consulted a holistic vet and/or have done extensive reading and research and feel safe treating your pet. There are a lot more holistic veterinarians practicing today than in the past and you should have no trouble finding one if you live in or near an urban area.

A Healthy Cat Knows What Tastes Good...


As all cat owners know, a feline can be a wonderful addition to any family. One of the most basic aspects of cat ownership is proper health care for the cat. Health care for a cat encompasses a wide array of vaccine shots, flea protection, vet visits, medications, and even proper exercise.

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If You Want a Friend, Get a Dog!


Carl Icahn, the hostile takeover master who was THE original corporate raider, is often quoted as saying, "In this business, if you want a friend, get a dog!" The rest of us already knew that dog was man's best friend, and with good reason. Dogs as pets date back at least as far as the days of Pompeii, where the remains of a dog stretched out next to a little boy were recovered from the rubble at Pompeii.

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