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...

Types of Cat Litter – Clumping and Non Clumping

A new cat owner is faced with a series of choices concerning products for his new pet. Which vet should he use? What type of cat food is best? What type of flea prevention is most effective? Another choice that provides an overwhelming number of options is types of...

Stopping a Cat from Scratching the Carpet

Many cat owner’s homes bear the tell tale signs that their cat loves to scratch. Oddly placed furniture (likely covering carpet that has been shredded) and throw blankets tossed here and there on nearly every piece of furniture in the living room (probably to hide the spots where the...

What is Catnip – A Special Treat for Your Cat

Catnip has a strong reputation for a plant. Considered the standard marijuana for cats, there is of course a natural controversy that stems from it use. So, what is catnip? After all, if we’re going to argue its use or disuse so vehemently, we should in fact understand it...

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Fish

The Importance of the Nitrogen Cycle

Unfortunately, many people fail to properly understand the importance of the nitrogen cycle and as...

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

Quarter Horses – The Most Popular Equine Breed in America

The American Quarter Horse is the most popular equine breed in America, today. Over 3.2...

Horse Breeds

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

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...