Pets And Animal Articles
  • The Joys of Fostering a Mother Cat and Her Kittens
  • by Carol Stack
  • Spring is here, and with it lots of kittens. If you have an animal shelter near you, perhaps you want to consider asking if they send mother cats and kittens to foster homes and opening up your home to foster a family of kittens.
  • Overcoming Boredom
  • by Michael Copper
  • Here's Today's Joke: Why do dogs bury bones? Because they can't hide them in trees. Dogs are a lot like children. They need stimulation or they will get bored and we all know the trouble children can be when they get bored. Bored dogs are generally unhappy dogs and they are also the dogs that are most likely to get into trouble with other animals and humans.
  • Don't Bring Your Pet to an Ugly Vet
  • by Gary Kurz
  • How do you choose a good veterinarian? There are so many horror stories about callousness and poor care; how can I be sure my veterinarian is going to give quality care to the animal I love?
  • Leash Training Your Dog
  • by Michael Copper
  • Training your dog to not pull on the leash. One of the most common problems people have with their dogs is pulling on the leash. There are many reasons why this can occur, and quite often it is nothing more than excitement on the dogs part. If this is the case, allowing the dog a few minutes to simmer down before taking it on his/her walk can often stop it.
  • How to Understand & Prevent Dog Fights
  • by Nancy Dean
  • Nobody thinks it will happen with their sweet, innocent little doggie. Think again! There are instinctual triggers that will cause your dog to erupt in rage towards another dog. To prevent this from happening, you need to know why it occurs and some steps to take to minimize any damage.
  • How To Find A Good Dog Groomer
  • by Nancy Dean
  • Selecting a good, professional and friendly groomer is an important part of caring for your dog. Since a groomer will usually be alone with your favorite pet it is important to make sure that they treat your animal well, notify you of any problems, as well as understand how to care for an clip your particular breed of dog.
  • Can We Keep Her?
  • by Donovan Baldwin
  • We know as parents that we will at least sometimes regret the answer, but usually we say, "Yes. You can keep her, but you will have to take care of her." We also know about the answer, "Oh! We will."
  • Wild Animal Endangerment
  • by Emma Snow
  • Wild animals are beautiful creatures with varying sizes, colors, and habitats. Although some can be seen in zoos, the place they are meant to be is in their own environment. Unfortunately, animals such as whales, panda bears and sea otters, are not always safe in these places and are dying out. What is causing their threat of extinction? Several factors have an influence on this growing problem.
  • Old Dog Blessings
  • by Kate Loving Shenk
  • Dogs Are Our Greatest Therapists. Old Dogs Teach Us How To Let Go (Let God). For The Love of Dog Go I.
  • Favorite Large Dog Breeds
  • by Carol Stack
  • Why are so many large dogs found in the top ten when they can appear so intimidating, cost a lot more to feed than smaller dogs, require more room, and require firmer training than, say, a Pug or Pomeranian? Learn more here.
  • Footings - Train And Compete Injury Free
  • by Ron Petracek
  • The ideal footing for your horse will depend on what type of event, climate, natural ground type and location of where you work, exercise and train your horse.
  • Are Your Pets Part Of Your Family?
  • by Jim McKiel
  • Our household consists of two sons with furry coats and four legs each. Is this unusual? Not in a majority of homes that have pets. Pets are considered family members and are treated as such. Not only do we provide the basic necessities for our beloved dogs, we also lavish love, attention and gifts upon our furry family members.
  • How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight
  • by Emma Snow
  • Obesity is on the rise for canines. The reasons for this influx are similar to those that humans experience, too much food and too little exercise. The results of obesity are similar for your canine friends too. Studies reveal that 25% of overweight dogs experience severe joint problems.
  • Riding Down Hills
  • by Ron Petracek
  • Why zigzagging isn't a good idea! - And other riding tips that you will find quite useful.
  • Tick, Tick, Tick...Time for Ticks
  • by Gary Kurz
  • Tick season is on us again. Every pet owner needs to be aware of the easy preventive measures that could save them a lot of heartache and money. Your pets are depending on you to watch for them. Don't let them down.
  • Adopting an Older Dog
  • by Jim McKiel
  • Making the decision to share your home with a canine is one step towards a rewarding experience. Why not take the next big step and adopt an older large breed dog. There are many beautiful large breed older dogs that are just waiting for someone to invite them into their home. They will repay you many times over with love and devotion.
  • Signs of Navicular Disease
  • by Ron Petracek
  • There are several signs that a horse suffering from navicular will exhibit. See what they are and what other signs the horse will give you.
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