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Feeding Puppies – Not all Puppy Food is Created Equal

Consider the growth and development of a puppy: Gestation is between 60 and 66 days meaning from egg to birth in two months. When puppies are born, they are blind, deaf, and cannot walk, urinate, defecate or maintain their own body temperature without outside help. They are born this way because...

Feeding Dogs Bones – Is it Safe?

Dogs and bones seem like a natural combination. A dog will spends hours upon hours chewing on a bone, relishing each moment as if gnawing a bone is his ultimate purpose in life. Any dog owner who has witnessed a dog choking on a bone, or who has made...

Feeding a Puppy – Kibble, Canned or Raw

Bringing a new puppy into the family is a wonderful and chaotic time - nothing brings as many laughs or as much frustration to a home then a puppy. Even though at times you may wish the little bundle of fur would hurry up and mature, puppyhood is all...

Treatment and Prevention of Hairballs

The feline species is one of the most meticulous on the planet. They spend countless hours grooming and cleaning themselves. This process is repeated before naptime and upon wakening. The cat is not only interested in cleaning himself, but also in removing all of the loose hairs from his...

Gestation Period for Cats – How Long are Cats Pregnant?

The gestation period is the length of time during which kittens develop inside of their pregnant mother’s body. Most cats will have anywhere from one to eight kittens growing inside their bellies at one time. They will get huge! How Do You Know Your Cat is Pregnant? Female cats that are...

Scratching Posts – They Will Help Save Your Furniture

You step into the living room and suddenly notice that the bottom of your brand new couch has been ripped to shreds. Kitty has done it yet again. Instead of losing your cool, relax. Here is some information to help you better understand why cats scratch, and the different...

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Fish

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...

Understanding Live Plants and your Aquarium

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

Horses

Horses that Buck – How to Stop the Problem

Encountering a horse that bucks is a common occurrence. Training the horse that bucks may...

Horses That Bolt – Dealing with a Horse that Runs

A bolting horse can be a dangerous animal. There are many reasons that cause an...

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...