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Turning Feline Foes into Fido’s Friends

September 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Amy Ammen Properly introduced, dogs and cats usually end up being the most devoted of friends. On the other hand, on rare occasions, the combination can be deadly for the cat. So it’s not a decision to be made lightly. Your dog’s breed should be a factor in weighing the possibilities. Even if your […]

How To Choose a Vet

September 28, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

By Paul Horowitz Your pet’s veterinarian is second best friend, next to you, and an important partner in protecting their well being. This article will help you to • Choose the perfect vet for you and your pet. • Evaluate your current level of veterinarian care. Evaluating veterinary services is an important part of every […]

A Different Kind of Pet – An Introduction to Chinchillas

September 26, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Kit Marsters When choosing a family pet, many people automatically think of a cat or a dog. Those who do not enjoy having a pet running around the house all day, might think of rabbits, guinea pigs or hamsters. But if you want a different kind of furry friend, I suggest looking into adding […]

Treating The Parrot’s Cage Like A Home

September 24, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Dalvin Rumsey There are a lot of people today that want a parrot for a pet but there are also many that do not know how to take care of one. There are many problems that can appear when you want to take care of a parrot properly. The biggest problem costs in not […]

Pet Bird Safety at Home – Things You Ought to Know

September 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Many of us have heard stories about birds outlasting their owners. This is a surprise to many, considering the delicate appearance of most species of birds. Birds, especially canaries, were used by miners to test the quality of the air deep in the mines. When the air reaches relatively unhealthy levels, the canaries are affected […]

Why Set Up a Fish Tank?

September 20, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Mike Magnum You’ve been to the pet store and noticed the fish tanks and thought “maybe I could do that”. Guess what, you can “do that” and it’s not nearly as difficult as you may think. The tropical fish keeping hobby has come a long way over the past decade thanks in part to […]

Reptiles and Salmonella

September 16, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

I’ll bet you didn’t know that lizards and turtles can carry harmful bacteria called Salmonella. I love reptiles and I bet you do too (or you probably would not be reading this article!). You may have noticed that reptiles are becoming more and more popular as family pets. Reptiles such as turtles, iguanas, snakes, geckos, […]

Pet Canary Care

September 16, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re considering sharing your home with a pet canary, it’s probably because you’ve heard so much about their nearly constant, bubbly singing. Join the club! Since the seventeenth century, pet owners the world over have kept canaries for nothing more than the sheer pleasure of birdsong filling their homes. A canary is not merely […]

Pet Toad Care

September 14, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

There is perhaps no other creature that has been so mythologized, feared, and misunderstood as the toad. Indeed, the toad has long been associated with black magic, poison, and death. At the same time, however, toads have been considered symbols of fertility, love, and health by alchemists, gypsies, and all manner of ancient peoples. In […]

How To Teach Your Parrot Not To Bite

September 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Learning how to teach your parrot not to bite is one of the most important skills for a pet parrot owner. However it takes a lot of time and commitment. Given the right circumstances, parrots can learn a lot of things because they are intelligent birds. Repetition will teach your bird to stop biting and […]

Bird Basics “Do You Have What It Takes To Be A A Bird Owner?”

September 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

There are many things to consider when owning a pet bird. Do you have enough room? Do you have enough patience? Is our house set up to have a bird? If not , are you willing to invest in what it takes to have a home that’s “bird safe”?. Do you have the time it […]

5 Reasons Why Veterinarians Do Some Of The Things They Do!

September 10, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Why does my veterinarian always want to run expensive blood tests? Making an accurate diagnosis can be very difficult without them. There is a wealth of information veterinarians can learn from the blood panels that pet owners would not be able to communicate. Symptoms for one illness may overlap with symptoms of another ailment that […]

Hermit Crabs – Helpful Tips for Care

September 8, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Tonia Jordan First, remove from your mind the idea that these creatures are very low maintenance. It’s not that they require a huge amount of your time, but they do require weekly bathing, new food every few days, new water every day, heat, and a regularly cleaned environment. Habitat: A hermit crab will be […]

How to Make a Smooth Move with your Pet – Moving with Fish

September 4, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Alex Kazaryan It is often risky and impractical to try to move fish. Fish are most sensible to to temperature changes that can hardly be avoidable during a move. So if they don’t have any special sentimental value to you – just don’t move them. Many aquarium stores may accept them and even offer […]

Dental Care Tips For Your Dog

September 2, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Dental care is important responsibility for pet owners, but too many owners are not familiar with the steps to maintaining the dental hygiene of their dog. Your dogs’ mouth is a breeding ground for bacteria, and even though their natural defense systems are very effective, certain issues can spiral out of control if not recognized […]