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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...

When Can Kittens be Weaned – Four Weeks of Age

Kittens feed on their mother’s milk for a certain amount of weeks after being born so that they can get the proper nutrients necessary to grow strong and move into the next stage of their lives. The mother’s milk is a special condensed milk called colostrum, which contains antibodies...

What Does It Cost to Get a Kitten Neutered

Some people choose not to neuter their cats. This really doesn’t make sense. Think about it, what does it cost to get a kitten neutered? If you stop and think about the pros and cons of getting your kitten neutered who can afford NOT to have it done? What does...

Feeding Cats table Scraps – Pros and Cons

Is it a good thing or a bad thing to feed cats table scraps? I guess it depends on who you ask and whether you are considering their health or their behavior. The most basic and complete answer is no, it’s not a good thing. However, just like everything...

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Fish

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...

Understanding Live Plants and your Aquarium

While artificial plants are certainly plentiful there are numerous advantages to adding live plants to...

Tips for Lighting an Aquarium

Lighting is an important component in your aquarium to ensure your fish remain healthy and...

Guide to Buying Goldfish

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

Horses

Understanding a Horse

Horses live in a hierarchal society with rules and boundaries that are communicated through the...

Reinless Riding – How to Do It

Riding without reins is really just an illusion that impresses people. Most professional trained show...

Helping the Lonely Horse

Horses are herd animals, so the solitary horse is probably lonely. If you have a...

Tips For Boarding a Horse

Not everyone can lodge their horse at home, so it is important to find the...

Buying a Horse

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