Category Archives: Pets

Help Your Pet Rabbit Get Fit And Active

How To Help Your Pet Rabbit Get Fit And Active It is a good idea to weigh your rabbit every six months or so once they are fully grown, and compare the tally on your scale to the ideal for your rabbit’s breed and build! If you are not sure what constitutes a good weight…
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Human Foods to Avoid in Cat’s Diet

Cats can like human food as much as they like their own food. But not all human foods make good cat treats. When you’re sitting at the dinner table and your cat comes ambling up, eagerly eyeing your meal, it can be tempting to slip him some of your food. It’s important to know, though,…
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Caring For Older Cats

Cats can live to a ripe old age - over twenty in some cases - But did you know that your cat is considered 'mature' after the age of eight? As they age, your cat will require a little more monitoring and attention in order to be on the look out for any warning signs…
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How to Take Care of a Cockatiel

Cockatiel is the smallest member of the cockatoo family Getting a new cockatiel can be the beginning of a joyful experience. You can look forward to many years of pleasure with your bird, if you learn how to care for it properly. Your investment in time will be paid back a hundred fold by a healthy,…
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Top 5 Most Heroic Dogs in History

Dogs are unique among non-human animals in that there is a long and storied history of dogs performing heroic, self-sacrificial acts for their human comrades. Below, we've put together a list of the five most heroic dogs of all time. Owney Some dogs fetch the paper, but Owney helped fetch buckets of mail all over the…
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How to Brush Your Cat

Do you brush your cat regularly? Many people don't, because they assume their fastidious feline, who constantly self-grooms, doesn't need any help in that department. But the truth is, there are many benefits to brushing your cat either daily or several times a week – not the least of which is you're spending one-on-one time…
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How To Trim Dog Nails For a Perfect Pooch Pedicure

How To Trim Dog Nails For a Perfect Pooch Pedicure Click, click, click, click – the sound of your dog’s nails clicking on the floor can drive you nuts. It’s also a sign that she’s in dire need of a pooch pedicure. But if you don’t want to take your dog to a groomers to…
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How to Care Fiddler Crabs

The Fiddler Crab is a fascinating crustacean known widely as a wonderful "alternative" pet. About Fiddler Crabs The group of crabs known as fiddler crabs actually encompasses over 90 species and subspecies of the genus Uca that come from a variety of locations. Males and females are quite easily distinguished by their claws - the…
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What it’s like to Work with Cats

Work with Cats Do you live with office supurrrvisors? Cole & Marmalade regularly check in on their humans when they're working from home to make sure purroductivity levels are at their highest! :)   Source: Cole and Marmalade www.youtube.com
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Health Benefits of Cat Ownership

17 Health Benefits of Cat Ownership When you think of items that can help you increase your health, you do not often think about pets. Especially, cat ownership may not come to mind. However, health professionals and researchers are finding that owning a cat can actually benefit your health. You can enjoy a number of…
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Can Your Pet Catch Your Cold?

Can cats and dogs catch a cold from you? Different animals get different diseases but sometimes they can spread from species to species. When a disease spreads from a pet to a human or vice versa it is called a zoonotic disease. The common cold is thankfully not one of these diseases. What is the…
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Wet or Dry Dog Food?

When choosing a dry diet, a wet diet or a combo for your dog, there are many comparisons to make. Does your dog come running at dinnertime because you’re shaking his kibble out of the bag? Or is it because you’re stirring his wet food in the can? Or do you shake a little, stir…
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Surprising Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Pet

Surprising Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Pet Did you grow up with a dog giving you slobbery kisses, or a cat constantly curled up in the windowsill? Or maybe you begged for the bunny in the window, only to never bring him home? Do your kids now beg for those same pets you cherished,…
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13 Most Dangerous People Foods for Dogs

Dogs might like to eat everything, but not all food is good for them Left to their own devices, our canine companions will eat almost anything that falls in front of their noses. But sadly, that's often what gets them into trouble because there are foods that can cause them harm. Here are 13 things…
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Dog Walk – Do It Like a Pro

Walking your dog the right way reinforces that you (human) are the pack leader. Walk your dog, do not let your dog walk you. If you allow your dog to walk in front of you while on a lead you are reinforcing in the dog’s mind that the dog is alpha over you because the leader always…
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All You Need to Know About Goldfish

Many historians believe goldfish were the first fish to be raised as pets from as far back as 800 AD in China. In ancient China, they were considered a symbol of wealth and were kept in ornamental bowls and water ponds. People soon realized that goldfish could recognize their humans and would exhibit social behaviors.…
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