Pets - Dogs, Cats, Fish and Horses

The Dreaded Trip to the Vet – Does Your Dog Hate the Vet?

A few weeks ago, my happy go lucky Labrador Retriever was outside relieving himself before we tucked ourselves in for the night. I’m not sure what happened exactly but when he walked in the house, he left a trail of blood through my kitchen. After about 20 minutes of...
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Tips for Finding the Best Dog Treadmill

When it comes to helping your dog (and you) live longer experts agree exercise tops the list. And let’s face it; we all want our dogs to live longer. Finding activities to condition and exercise your dog indoors – when it is too hot, too cold, too rainy, or...

Treating Dogs with Heat Stroke – Start Cooling Your Dog Immediately

Heat stroke is a common form of hyperthermia in dogs, caused by an inadequate heat dissipation from the body in an environment with high ambient temperature and poor ventilation (a typical example is inside a car with windows closed and exposed to the direct sun). More precisely, heat stroke...

Health Problems in Older Cats

Advances in veterinary medicine have helped to increase the life span of many cats. Better research and development of proper diets, coupled with better treatments and management for many emerging and chronic diseases have made it not so uncommon for cats to live to 17 years of age- and...

How to Choose a Breed and Find a Good Cat Breeder

There are many options to think about when deciding to get a cat or a kitten. For instance, you could choose to obtain your new feline friend from a rescue, or consider purchasing from a registered cat breeder. Experts will tell you that the biggest mistake you could make is...

Litter Box Training a Cat – Follow these Easy Step

Cats are normally pretty low maintenance pets. Unlike dogs which must be walked and brought outside for exercise a few times a day, a cat is perfectly happy to lounge around the house, napping and occasionally swatting at her favorite cat toy. While dogs can take quite a bit...

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Fish

Guide to Buying Goldfish

While goldfish are certainly one of the most hardy fish, it is important to educate...

Understanding Fish Food

To ensure the survival of your fish, it is necessary to provide them with a...

Guide to Buying an Aquarium

Buying an aquarium is a commitment which should be approached with careful thought and consideration....

All about Cichlids

Cichlids are a diverse group of fish which encompass numerous different varieties. These fish tend...

Freshwater Vs Saltwater Aquariums

When you first begin considering setting up an aquarium, the first question that may come...

Horses

Buying a Horse

Buying a horse can be very exciting, but it is a serious matter that requires...

Dealing With an Older Horse

Aging horses have a much longer life span ahead of them today, as opposed to...

Shoeing a Horse – Comfort and Corrective Shoeing

One of the basic elements of care that your horse will need is hoof care....

Teaching a Horse to Stand

Teaching your horse to stand quietly when you ask him to “whoa'” is important. Standing...

Horse Breeds

Horses can be broken down into categories, and then breeds within those categories. The categories...