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5 Questions to Ask Before Bringing Home an Exotic Pet

Are you considering purchasing an exotic pet? If so, you aren't alone. A growing number of people are deciding to adopt exotic pets for a wide variety of reasons. But, are you really prepared to ..
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Should You Adopt a Pet Rabbit?

Rabbits are wonderful pets that are growing in popularity. Whereas these gentle creatures were once found primarily at farms in outdoor enclosures, a growing number of people are deciding to keep pet .
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Keeping an Insect Or Spider As a Pet

Are you interested in having an exotic insect or spider as a pet? If you are someone that loves creepy crawly pets, owning an insect or a spider can be a great option for you. In general, insects and .
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Understanding Feline Abdominal Distension

If your cat's abdomen has become larger, it may be suffering from abdominal distension. This term refers to an enlargement of the abdomen that is caused by problems other than obesity. There are ..
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Dealing With an Aggressive Dog

Although dogs are among the most beloved pets in the world, some do suffer from serious aggression problems. In fact, experts estimate that approximately 2% if the United States population is bitten ..
(September 29, 2008)
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Is Your Puppy Safe?

Bringing a new puppy home is exciting, but there are many potential hazards both inside and outside of the home that could harm your puppy. Therefore, it is important to identify these hazards and to .
(September 20, 2008)
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Keeping a Persian Cat As a Pet

There are numerous breeds of cats for a cat-lover to choose from, but the most popular of all of the breeds is the Persian cat. The long fur and the regal persona of the Persian are the two main ..
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Ticks and Your Pet

Ticks can be a major nuisance to your pet and can cause a number of different diseases. In fact, ticks are one of the most problematic of parasites when it comes to transmitting disease. Therefore, ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Avoid Giving Your Pet These Treats

Sometimes, the “human" foods that your pet loves to eat can be quite dangerous for it in many ways. In some cases, you may give these foods to your pet without even realizing the potential ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Vaccinating Your Cat

Getting your cat properly vaccinated is essential to its health. In fact, before vaccinations became more commonly place, many cats died on a regular basis from a condition called panleukopenia, ..
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Understanding the Flea Life Cycle

Fleas are a major nuisance for pets and their owners. Therefore, it is important to take steps to prevent an infestation from occurring. Once fleas do infest your pet and your home, getting rid of ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Pet Massage

Have you ever had all of your stress melted away with the help of a simple massage? If so, you know how relaxing and soothing a massage can be. The same is true for your pet! In fact, may people are ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Should You Allow Your Dog to Lick You?

Do you like to allow your dog to lick your body and your face? While some pet owners find the idea of being licked to be disgusting, others consider licking to be a loving gesture that helps them ..
(September 16, 2008)
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Pets and Roundworms

While keeping your pet healthy and happy, a pet owner needs to be aware of various gastrointestinal parasites and how to recognize them in your pet. One of the most common types of parasites pets ..
(September 20, 2008)
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Pictures Sell Kittens

Do you have a cute and cuddly kitten that you are ready to sell? Many cat owners suddenly find themselves responsible for a litter of kittens after their beloved kitty becomes pregnant. Or, in some ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Watching For Signs of Illness in Your Cat

Are you feeling concerned about the health of your cat? Even if your kitty seems to be relatively healthy, recognizing poor health or early signs of illness is important in order to make certain your .
(August 10, 2008)
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Caring For Your Pet With Transdermal Medicine Delivery

Do you have a pet that is resistant to taking medication? It can be difficult to administer pills to many pets, as it requires getting your pet to open its mouth and accept the pill. If you don't ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Planning a Vacation With Your Pet

Are you getting ready to go on vacation with your pet? If so, you aren't alone. In fact, a growing number of pet owners are deciding to take their pets with them when they travel. In order to your ..
(June 15, 2008)
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What to Bring When Vacationing With Your Pet

Going on a vacation with your pet is an exciting experience. At the same time, it takes a great deal of preparation in order to make certain your pet stays safe and healthy while on the trip. In ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Do You Have Fleas?

Every pet owner worries about the possibility if dealing with fleas. After all, these little pests can be quite irritating to both your pet and to you. Therefore, you should do everything possible to .
(June 21, 2008)
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Understanding Your Pets CBC Blood Test

When you take your pet to the veterinarian for a regular check up or if you are concerned that your pet may be ill, the vet will likely perform a CBC. A CBC, or complete blood count, is used to ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Deciding If You Are Ready to Own a Dog

Dogs make excellent pets and companions. After all, their loyalty is well-known and many dogs will protect their homes with the heart and passion of a true champion. In addition, nothing beats being ..
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Diabetes and Your Pet

Most people have heard of diabetes, but few realize that diabetes is a disease that can also affect your pet. In fact, diabetes is a very serious condition and, if not treated properly, can lead to ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Taking Your Dogs Temperature

If your dog seems to be feeling ill, you may need to take its temperature in order to determine whether or not it has a fever. Fortunately, taking the temperature of a dog is a relatively easy ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Ear Mites and Your Pet

If your beloved pet is scratching a great deal around its neck or ear, it may be suffering from ear mites. Ear mites are a common problem in both cats and dogs, but can be quite irritating and even ..
(June 30, 2008)
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