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Easy and Low-Maintenance Pets That Are Great for Kids

Easy and Low-Maintenance Pets That Are Great for Kids

If we're being honest, there's really no such thing as a low-maintenance pet. All animals have needs that must be met daily, such as feeding and cleaning, as well as ongoing needs like grooming, for example. So allowing children to care for any kind of animal is going...

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Tips On How To Take The Perfect Pet Photograph

Tips On How To Take The Perfect Pet Photograph

Pet photography is becoming more and more popular. Times have changed and people no longer see animals as just a pet to stroke and take out for a walk, they are now being accepted as full members of the family with vast amounts of money being spent on their wellbeing...

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How to Stop Your Cats from Fighting

How to Stop Your Cats from Fighting

Catfights can be common occurrences and happen for many different reasons. They can be extremely frustrating and often difficult to deal with. Cat aggression is most prominent between animals of the same gender and can intensify during mating periods. So how can you...

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Are Stairs Dangerous For Your Puppy?

Are Stairs Dangerous For Your Puppy?

Do stairs really hold hidden dangers for your puppy? Could they actually be harmful to his or health, cause them serious injury, or in exceptional circumstances, even kill them? You bet they can! It should not surprise you to learn that many puppies consider going up...

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Britain’s Surprising Endangered Species

Britain’s Surprising Endangered Species

The plight of the giant panda, the Siberian tiger, and the snow leopard, among others, are well known to us all. Their depleting numbers continue to worry animal lovers around the world, and global organisations from WWF to Coca Cola work together to try and save...

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Breeds Of Bunny: A World of Choice

Breeds Of Bunny: A World of Choice

With 45 breeds of bunnies recognized today, it can be overwhelming to choose which breed of bunny is perfect for you. Bunnies are normally categorized based on their size, color, shape and ear carriage. There are also a lot of mixed breed bunnies, making it even more...

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Five Common Puppy Training Mistakes to Avoid

Five Common Puppy Training Mistakes to Avoid

We’ve all had bad experiences when it comes to training our pups. For a lot of us, those mistakes can lead to owner frustration. While some puppy behavior can seem precocious and adorable, it’s important to remember that you may not be thinking the same thing when...

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The Four Cornerstones of Care For A Fit And Healthy Cat

The Four Cornerstones of Care For A Fit And Healthy Cat

Cats may be a lower maintenance pet than a dog, in terms of walking and training, but it is still essential that they have their individual needs met in order to live a happy, healthy life. With the average cat living for 14 years, and many for much longer than that,...

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The Top 5 Craziest World Records set by Dogs

The Top 5 Craziest World Records set by Dogs

Our dogs are an amazing bunch – this much we already know. Whether it’s because they can lift their paw on command, or bring you a paper in the morning when the post arrives, it’s clear that there are some pretty clever canines out there. But some of our beloved dogs...

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Top 5 Considerations When Purchasing a Dog Bed

Top 5 Considerations When Purchasing a Dog Bed

Your dog is like a member of your family, and as such you probably want to provide him with every comfort. However, that doesn't necessarily mean you want him snuggling up on your bed at night and covering your quilt with hair. Many owners would rather give dogs their...

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Pet Shelters – Could You Get Involved?

Pet Shelters – Could You Get Involved?

These days, there are pet shelters in virtually every single city. However, most people still don't realize how important those shelters actually are for our society. Not only do they contribute to things by caring for stray animals that would have no chance of...

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5 Great Pets For Senior Citizens

5 Great Pets For Senior Citizens

Pets are fantastic for senior citizens, providing company, entertainment and a sense of purpose. However increasing age and infirmity means there are many factors that dictate the sort of pet that an elderly person can accommodate. The amount of maintenance involved...

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Good Dogs Live Longer Study Finds

Good Dogs Live Longer Study Finds

The term ‘live fast, die young’ may be appealing to teenagers and rock stars, but according to scientists at the Université de Sherbrooke in Canada, the same philosophy may also apply to dogs. Research on a wide range of animals has shown that the temperaments of some...

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Pet Hooligans Interview: Children’s Author Wendy Wahman

Pet Hooligans Interview: Children’s Author Wendy Wahman

For today's interview, please welcome children's author of books such as 'Don't Lick The Dog' & 'A Cat Like That' Wendy Wahman. 1. Firstly, please introduce yourself and tell us a little about where you are from and your background. I'm from Los Angeles. I was...

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5 Pet Friendly Interior Design Tips

5 Pet Friendly Interior Design Tips

Who said that you can't have the best of both worlds: a fabulous home and an indoor pet? We certainly didn't. As a matter of fact, we believe that with a bit of planning, some patience and a dash of creativity, you can have your home just the way you want it while...

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Allergies in Pets: What you Need to Know

Allergies in Pets: What you Need to Know

Do you know if your pet has allergies? Sometimes it’s easy to tell. Pets suffering from allergies will often scratch or bite at their skin, creating bald or raw spots. And just like humans, some pets experience seasonal allergies, with sneezing, runny eyes and...

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10 Tips for Protecting Wildlife

10 Tips for Protecting Wildlife

As populations grow worldwide, humans encroach on wildlife habitats. The loss of forests, wetlands and unspoiled land – combined with careless attitudes toward animals – has made life hard for many species, many of which have become endangered. While various...

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Fun and Innovative Ways to Exercise With Your Pet

Fun and Innovative Ways to Exercise With Your Pet

Exercise is a very important part of a healthy lifestyle--that goes for you as well as your pets. Getting regular exercise helps keep muscles firm, flexible, and strong, reduces excess body fat, improves cardiovascular health, and offers a great outlet for pent up...

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Bird Superstitions: A Brief Supernatural History

Bird Superstitions: A Brief Supernatural History

If you’re not tired of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” this close to Halloween, chances are good that you will be soon enough. Nothing against that poem or its esteemed author, but it does tend to get a bit overexposed (search for it on Youtube if you doubt me)....

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Running With your Pet: What You Need

Running With your Pet: What You Need

Dogs make the perfect exercise partners. Many breeds possess seemingly limitless energy and will push you to the limit as effectively as any treadmill or stationary bike at the gym. Dogs offer companionship during exercise time and also help keep you safe if you work...

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How to Keep Your Dog Calm During 4th of July Celebrations

How to Keep Your Dog Calm During 4th of July Celebrations

I know what you're thinking: the fourth of July is just a distant memory of hot dogs, flags, and fireworks that is fading thanks to the onset of fall. But the real idea here is to find ways to keep your poochy pal calm during any celebration. Independence Day happens...

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5 Pet Items You Should Never Buy Used

5 Pet Items You Should Never Buy Used

There's no doubt about it. You can definitely save some money when you decide to buy items that are used. However, one thing that you should keep in mind before you do is that certain purchases, if you're not extra-selective, have the potential of doing more harm than...

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Toys That Stimulate Your Dog’s Brain

Toys That Stimulate Your Dog’s Brain

Dog toys are an important part of owning a dog. They boost intelligence, your bond and help keep your dog out of trouble. They are also used for training and playtime activities that can help improve your dog's coordination and social skills. Toys are beneficial all...

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Top 5 Ways to Keep Cats Active and Healthy

Top 5 Ways to Keep Cats Active and Healthy

Everyone knows the potential problems that come with an unhappy, under-stimulated cat: litter box problems, inappropriate scratching, self-isolating, reduced appetite and so on. It’s helpful to encourage your cat to exercise, but it's not that simple with cats? Here...

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Training and Rewarding Good Cat Behaviour

Training and Rewarding Good Cat Behaviour

It has been proven that cats respond more to rewards than punishment. This means that cats will most likely repeat bad behaviour when punished but could learn to do the same thing again and again if consistently rewarded. Reward your cat when he does something you...

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