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The main Pets category is for all Pet related articles that do not fall into a specific category below. Examples include articles about or concerning Animal Therapy, Pets And The Elderly, Service Animals, General Pet Safety, Choosing The Perfect Type Of Pet, Pet Accessories.
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Dwarf Hamster: Fun Pet

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 Karren Rounds (August 27, 2010)  People all across the world want to have domestic pets. In certain ethnicities having domestic pets is not considered good while in most of the ethnicities there's no like constraining parameter. However, an individual thing which preserving pets especially when they've kids growing up is nice. Because this could cause the perception associated with responsibility within the youthful .. (Pets)

4 Keys To Building A Cheap Chicken Coop

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 Gorry Terry (August 25, 2010)  If you want to build a cheap chicken coop, as many people are doing nowadays for obvious financial and environmental reasons, you will need to consider 4 major factors. The benefits of building your own chicken coop are many and today I will look at 4 factors that you will need to consider. These factors include the protection of the birds, the size of the coop, the protection that it .. (Pets)

How to find the best hen houses for your flocks

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 Shifat Ahmed (August 21, 2010)  Keeping chickens at home is fast becoming one of the most popular trends as more and more people realize the benefits of having your own flock of hens and a regular supply of fresh eggs. The Hen House The first thing that you must purchase and set up on your property is a proper chicken house. Many people simply put up some chicken wire and create a make-shift chicken coop on their .. (Pets)

Keeping Your Dwarf Hamster Happy And Healthy

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 Karren Rounds (August 19, 2010)  Getting dogs or cats in your house can be admirable. They can be dazzling pets, fun and humorous as well. However how often have you experienced to get out of the house to walk your dog on the cold winter day? How many times perhaps you have discovered your house upside down because your pet desired to perform. Also using a puppy or a kitty can be costly. That’s mainly the reason .. (Pets)

Common misconceptions about having an iguana pet

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 Andrew Bimbo (August 17, 2010)  Many people consider having an iguana pet, but first they need to overcome all the dangerous myths in order to succeed taking proper care of a green iguana! Here are the most common misconceptions about green iguanas, which you should know about. One of the common myths is that green iguanas can eat lettuce. This myth is not entirely false. Of course, since green iguanas are best kept .. (Pets)

Russian Dwarf Hamster

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 Karren Rounds (August 13, 2010)  Numerous varieties of species such as Roborovski’s Dwarf Hamster, Campbell’s Russian Dwarf hamster, and Winter White Dwarf hamster are all pertaining to Russian Dwarf Hamster. It is frequently mistaken that Campbell’s Russian and Winter White Dwarf hamsters are just one species because their color and sizes approximately 8-10 centimeters are indistinguishable. The .. (Pets)

Proper Caring of Baby Dwarf Hamster

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 Karren Rounds (August 11, 2010)  Before starting the process of breeding the dwarf hamster, the owner should make the necessary research about its process. The idea of breeding the dwarf hamster is undeniably motivating. Seeing very tiny baby hamsters between one to ten after of the development period of 18 and 20 days, is incontrovertibly stress alleviating. The owner should then leave the baby hamster with their .. (Pets)

Communicating with Your Pets during Stressful Times

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 Thom Williams (July 15, 2010)  Many of us are that lucky enough to open our hearts and homes to animals make wonderful new discoveries about them every day. It brings joy into our lives and it can change an otherwise bad day in a heartbeat. We know they count on us for their daily nutritional support, nurturing, play and enrichment, and we count on them for companionship. Many of us don’t seem to realize just .. (Pets)

Finest pens insist only the finest display cases.

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 Rajesh Tavakari (June 19, 2010)  herishing a Pen Collection Pen Display Cases will not only provide protection for their most prized writing arsenal but will show off the value of each piece for their friends and colleagues to be envious of. Many times, what we consider of value are simply stored in a vault, to be opened only once a year, or worse, once every fifteen years, never to be used or appreciated by anyone. .. (Pets)

Care of Pet Rabbits – Some Simple Steps

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 Peter Tremayne (May 30, 2010)  Before any addition to your family of a bunny, it is a good idea to read up on breeds/care from the internet or local library, to make sure it really is the pet for you. Rabbits are the third most popular pet in the UK and can live inside or outdoors. They have bags of character and can be quite affectionate. They like to run about so make sure they have plenty of room to do so. If .. (Pets)

Secrets to Dog Training Review

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 Hugo C. Cercil (May 20, 2010)  Secrets to Dog Training looks at how to prevent and react to frequent behavior problems that dogs engage in. I've looked on the Internet trying to find sources to help me with my own sometime mischievous pup, and I'm impressed with the wisdom, practicality, and advice this online book provides. It's unusual, especially for an online source, but the information provided is credible. .. (Pets)

The advantage of buying an Endura Flap pet door.

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 Kevin Schmidt (May 19, 2010)  There are numerous pet door products on the market today. The quality of door relates directly to the cost of the product. A few doors are relatively inexpensive and will be adequate for short periods of time. If you choose to purchase a inexpensive pet door, be aware that problems may arise rather quickly and the small investment that you made originally may turn into additional cost .. (Pets)

Dog Day Care Service NY

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 Tom Kidman (February 10, 2010)  Bringing home a furry friend is a big challenge. It requires careful research of different breeds to find a perfect fit for you and your family. Choosing a pet and bringing home the bundle of joy is only the beginning. Your new family member will require you to make many decisions on what products and services you will use. Here are a few of the services you may require: 1. Dog Daycare .. (Pets)

Italian Greyhound – Playing Indoor Games

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 Camille Goldin (January 10, 2010)  Italian Greyhound – Playing Indoor Games Sometimes it is hard to get your Italian Greyhound enough exercise outdoors. It may be raining or snowy or ice-y. Or, you may not have time to exercise your Italian Greyhound due to work or visitors. Or, you may be ill or injured and unable to take your Italian Greyhound outdoors for all the exercise he needs or wants. These are times for .. (Pets)

How Important Is It to Exercise Your Italian Greyhound Dog?

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 Camille Goldin (January 10, 2010)  How Important Is It to Exercise Your Italian Greyhound Dog? The Italian Greyhound Dog needs at least an hour of exercise each day. He may lie around most of the day, but at least once a day, he will have a big burst of energy and desire to run like crazy – or at least take a nice brisk walk. Your living space will be a factor in deciding what type of exercise you give your .. (Pets)

The Origin & History of Italian Greyhounds

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 Camille Goldin (January 10, 2010)  The Origin & History of Italian Greyhounds Italian Greyhounds are the smallest of the family of sight hounds, also known as gazehounds. The Italian Greyhound is an ancient breed. A 6000 year old Egyptian tomb shows dogs similar to the Italian Greyhound. They are also depicted on decorative Mediterranean art of 2000 years ago from the areas of modern Greece and Turkey. Small .. (Pets)

Cut Down on Pet Expenses without Compromising on Care

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 Adam R. Singleton (August 07, 2009)  With over 43 percent of the population owning at least one domestic animal, the UK pet industry is thriving. Indeed, from grooming parlours and gourmet feed to accessories and state-of the-art toys, it’s possible to pamper your pet beyond belief. But, with the country firmly in the grips of a recession, it’s time to start thinking smartly when it comes to what you spend on .. (Pets)

Rays, Cats and Dogs: Protect your Pets from the Sun

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 Adam R. Singleton (July 23, 2009)  The dangers of too much sun exposure are well known. The harmful effects of UV rays have long been associated with skin cancer and a number of other ailments, leading to the widespread belief that the best way to stay healthy is to avoid too much direct exposure to the sun, particularly when the sun is at its fiercest around midday. The next best thing, however, is to make sure .. (Pets)

Pets in Paradise: How to Holiday with the Whole Family

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 Adam R. Singleton (July 22, 2009)  Whilst a vacation is meant to be the time to relax, unwind and forget about the worries of every day life, preparing for an extended period of time away from home can cause a lot of stress and worry in itself. Firstly, there’s the issue of which destination to go to. For families, this can be a particularly contentious issue given that mum and dad’s idea of a romantic break . (Pets)

Keeping Your Pet Safe during the Summer Months

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 Adam R. Singleton (June 22, 2009)  When warm weather finally appears, it can be a great time to get out and about to enjoy the sun. And if you have a pet, it’s also a great time to bond outdoors! Unfortunately, hot weather can cause problems for many pets. For this reason it’s important to take safety precautions when it’s hot, in order to make sure your pet is healthy and set to enjoy the warm .. (Pets)

Tools for Finding a Lost Pet

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 Adam R. Singleton (June 22, 2009)  When a family pet goes missing, it can be a devastating and worrying event. But now there is one more way to seek out a missing pet – by searching online. Many public databases have now sprung up online, bringing people in communities and cities together in order to find and post, missing and found pets. Previously, searching for a missing pet has been a stressful experience. But . (Pets)

Finding a Pet Shop!

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 Cameron Rosser (June 01, 2009)  We are living in a technology world, where searching/finding something is no big deal. Despite of all easy and fast search ways, your search needs to be to the point in order to obtain desired results and for the successful search you should know what you need exactly. Now coming specifically to the pets, you should know what type of pet is suitable for you? What can be the maximum cost . (Pets)

What to Think About When Getting a Dog

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 Adam R. Singleton (May 28, 2009)  A dog will prove to be a loyal and entertaining companion but you must be prepared to take full responsibility for their health and wellbeing. If you haven’t had a dog before then it’s hard to be aware of all the factors you need to consider. First and foremost, the size of your home and garden will dictate the size of your chosen pet. It goes without saying that a small .. (Pets)

Premium Natural Holistic Cat and Dog Food

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 William Williford (May 26, 2009)  Did you know the life span of your best friend dog or best friend cat is 25 to 30 years. So why are our dogs and cats only living to 13 to 14 years? The answer is simple, the same problem many American people struggle with today, “unhealthy eating habits". “But what can I do Did you know the life span of your best friend dog or best friend cat is about it"? Provide the best .. (Pets)

Protection against High Vet Bills

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 Adam R. Singleton (May 08, 2009)  Pets can make a great family addition, especially as they bring so much joy to their owners, no matter what type of animal they are. However, there is a lot of responsibility that comes along with owning a pet. Feeding and walking a dog or cat, or cleaning out a fishbowl, for example, isn’t the only chore that should be minded when you’ve brought a new pet into your home. .. (Pets)

Why Pet Insurance Is Important

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 Adam R. Singleton (April 29, 2009)  Most of us insure things that are valuable and also important to us such as our home, car, and even our lives, so it is entirely understandable that we would wish to extend the same protection to our pets. However, only a small proportion of the UK population currently insure their pet against the cost of treatment should they fall ill or be involved in an accident. Not unsurprising .. (Pets)

Parasite Prevention For Your Pets

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 Shirley McNeal (April 13, 2009)  Do you use safeguards to protect your pet against parasites? Most veterinarians advise pet owners to check their pets often to see if they suffer from parasites. They also advise pet owners to use products year round to prevent diseases caused by fleas and ticks. Since you never know when your dog or cat may be affected by parasites, it is important to treat them regularly for fleas .. (Pets)

Questions to Ask When Buying Pet Insurance

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 Adam R. Singleton (April 01, 2009)  Ensuring you get the right insurance cover for your pet depends upon how much time you are willing to invest in looking for the right deal - and also whether you ask the right questions. Many insurers offer varying levels of cover for pet insurance and some even offer a choice between standard and enhanced cover. Premiums will of course vary too, so if you are thinking of buying pet .. (Pets)

Practical Advice for Pet Recuperation

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 Adam R. Singleton (March 30, 2009)  If you have a pet then you’ll realise that your role as their carer is a very important one. Whilst humans have a life and interests outside of their animals it’s a very different story for the pets themselves, as they are entirely dependent on their owners for food, care and comfort. If your pet becomes injured or ill you will want to ensure they receive the best possible .. (Pets)

Why Insurance Could Save the Life of your Pet

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 Adam R. Singleton (March 17, 2009)  It is an unfortunate fact that the cost of veterinary care is rising year on year. Indeed, research has revealed that vets’ fees are increasing by 12 percent annually. This underlines, say the animal experts, the imperative need to have pet insurance. However, with a worrying number of people choosing not to take out pet cover, many people could be placing their pets’ lives .. (Pets)

Let's Talk Numbers

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 Melissa A. McDaniel (January 15, 2009)  One of my hopes for the photo book projects it that the books will help educate the public about the pet overpopulation problem in the U. S. and Canada. Currently, I'm certainly no expert on this topic. My only background in rescue work is a couple months of volunteering at the local SPCA. However, during my road trips, I'll be talking to shelter and rescue workers and learning about .. (Pets)

How About a Bail Out For Our Pets?

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 Sparrow Darling (January 15, 2009)  The slow economy has hurt our pets also. If you have lost your job or you think you are going to lose your job, then you may be thinking that it is time to get rid of the family dog or cat. After all, that's another mouth to feed and you may feel like you can not afford to feed them any longer. Well, certainly, it is understandable that you think by getting rid of this “expense" .. (Pets)

Newbie's Guide to Guinea Pig Food

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 Jake D (January 14, 2009)  If you want your cavy to stay as healthy as possible, you will need to make sure he eats right. There are a few things you need to know about guinea pig food. This article will share with you everything you need to know. Pellets Pellets are the most important part of your pig's diet. You should make sure that he has access to pellets at all times. The best brands will give you cavy all . (Pets)

Pet Keeping - A Serious Responsibility - Pets Are Not Toys

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 Randy Wysong (January 13, 2009)  Pets are remarkable creatures. They are: Masters of life in the moment and in the art of simplicity Reflections of a world forgotten, presynthetic, more complete Reminders of the quiet strength and dignity of creation not tinkered with Keepers of gifts we have lost or never had Ambassadors of loyalty, love, forgiveness, acceptance, fun, and truth that are neither measured nor .. (Pets)

The Importance of Good Dental Health For Your Pets

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 Ingrid King (January 12, 2009)  Dental disease is the most frequently diagnosed health problem for pets. Dogs and cats are particularly prone to tooth and gum diseases. An astounding 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by age 3, according to the American Veterinary Dental Society. Normal teeth in both cats and dogs should be white or just a little yellow. Gums should be light pink and . (Pets)

Pet Medication 101

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 Steph Johnson (January 12, 2009)  You insure yourself, your kids, your house, and your car. Considering repairs and medications cost why would you not insure your pets? It may sound absurd for some, and may seem be the perfect solution for others. However, this is not done in just a simple flick of the button. Like all normal insurances, it requires paper works, tons of them, and certain restrictions and parameters that . (Pets)

Stop Cat Behavior Problems With "Complete Cat Training"

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 Johnny Moon (January 11, 2009)  You Can Correct Your Cat's Behavior Problems Cat behavior problems can take away a lot of the joy of having a pet cat. And worst of all it can sometimes be very confusing on how you go about stopping those behavior problems. A lot of people are under the misconception that only dogs can be trained and that behavior problems with cats are impossible to fix but that's not true. You just .. (Pets)

A New Pet

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 Heidi Ball (January 11, 2009)  Having a new cat or dog become part of your family can be a stressful event for everyone involved. Not only is it an adjustment for family members, but for the new pet as well. It is important to be prepared before you bring your new pet home. Make sure that where they are coming to is a clean, safe environment. Especially true if you're bringing home a puppy, things that they like to .. (Pets)

Tips to Healthy Firm Cat and Dog Stool

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 Rebecca Shelly (January 10, 2009)  Runny stools or diarrhea are one of the most common problems seen in our pets. Digestive disorders can be a result of a change in diet, food allergies, virus, overeating, toxic substances like garbage or rotten food, unknown objects, diseases like cancer, and parasites. One of the most important things you can do for your pet to maintain firm cat and dog stools are to provide a healthy . (Pets)

The Pet Safe Kitchen

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 Wendy Boyd (January 10, 2009)  Do you know what dangers lie under your kitchen sink? Many of us are unaware that we have a virtual toxic waste dump in our kitchen. So many of the soaps, detergents and cleaners that we use on a day-to-day basis present a serious danger to our dogs, cats and other furry friends (not to mention yourself). Eighty-one Thousand (81,000) chemicals have been registered with the EPA in the .. (Pets)

Pet Treadmills - Why?

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 Ian Pennington (December 22, 2008)  "Pet Treadmills" are becoming the new wave for our beloved pets to get exercise with our busy schedules and to put those show dogs at the top of there game. As your life becomes busier and busier with work our beloved pets are being left at home for longer periods of time and they are not getting the exercise that they need to burn off their built up energy and stored fat. More and .. (Pets)

5 Reasons to NOT Get a Puppy For Christmas!

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 Liz Gruen (December 21, 2008)  The holiday season is a time that many parents decide to surprise their children with a new puppy. While it's wonderful to bring a new member into the family, the holidays are not usually the best time to do that. Liz Gruen, owner and head trainer at Kamp Kanine. . . plus a few good cats, offers a few reasons why this is not the best time to bring home a new puppy. 1. The holidays are .. (Pets)

Need a Last Minute Gift - But No Clues? Find the Perfect Gifts For Pet Lovers

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 Catherine Bee (December 20, 2008)  That special event is approaching. . . and you haven't a clue as to what to get for your special gift recipient. If that special person has pets, you may have struck gold! Pet gifts are a great way to honor that special event in your loved one's life, as most people consider their cats, dogs and other pets to be bona fide family members, and appreciate attention given them. Practical, .. (Pets)

How to Tips to Help Your Pets Avoid Holiday Hazards

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 Sparrow Darling (December 20, 2008)  As we look forward to the many gatherings of family and friends during the holidays, we need to keep a few points in mind in order to keep our pets safe and healthy. Pet owners need to be aware that what may be considered harmless to humans, in the form of extra rich foods and decorations, may pose a serious health risk to our beloved family pet members. Remember, your pets are not .. (Pets)

Stress and Your Pets

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 Ingrid King (December 19, 2008)  We live in challenging times and external stressors abound. The economy, the news, even the upcoming holidays all present a source of stress for people. It's been long proven that owning a pet has beneficial effects on our health. Studies have shown that even a few minutes of petting your cat or dog can lower your blood pressure and release endorphins that put you in a better mood. Pets . (Pets)

Pet Medications Are Essential to Your Pet's Health!

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 Melanie Ullman (December 17, 2008)  Pets of all species and breeds, like humans, need medications to keep healthy through all stages of life. Trips to the vet are essential for the well being of your dog or cat. Like us, our pets need to keep up a routine checkup with their veterinarian. Various ailments will occur during different stages in your pet's life. Like humans, our pets can get sick with similar ailments. They .. (Pets)

An Exciting Approach to Exercise and Weight Loss

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 Melanie Gray (December 16, 2008)  Losing weight is a common goal for many people, yet it is an elusive goal. So, what does it take to lose weight? The first thing most will think of is dieting. But, the word ‘diet’ often has a negative connotation. Yes, you need to watch what you eat, but you don't have to obsess over it. There is another word, and it's the one we'll focus on, that rubs people the wrong way. . (Pets)

Are Animals Afraid of the Afterlife and Death?

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Care of Animals With Mystery Illness - Your Own Illnesses Could Be Mirrored

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 Val C Heart (December 16, 2008)  It can be exhaustive work to get to the true cause of an animal's mystery illness. You may have taken your much loved animal friend to one or more vets, spent countless hours in research, or tried every home remedy you know of, however nothing has worked yet. What we fail many times to consider are our own illness, and the fact that animals can reflect them back to us for various .. (Pets)

Pet Medicine to Keep Your Pet Strong and Healthy

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 Brian Jack Jenkins (December 16, 2008)  Your pet is an important member of your family. Keeping him or her healthy will give them a longer life, and you and your family more time to enjoy their loyal companionship. Pets have health care needs that are in many ways much like that of humans. They are also vulnerable to diseases that only animals can be stricken with and preventative care is essential for helping them avoid .. (Pets)