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  • In Season (AKA In Heat)

    Filed in Cats, Health, Sanitation

    How do you tell if your cat is in season? You can tell if your female cat is in season, also known as in heat, by a pattern of specific behavior she'll begin known as "Calling." She'll start out by… Read more

  • Treating Fleas Basics

    Filed in Dogs, Fleas and Ticks

    On the wild frontier, ancient explorers faced many trials and adversities. Early American pioneers were plagued by freezing cold, broiling heat, torrential rains, droughts, insects, and plagues. The modern pioneer -- the urban pet owner -- is faced with perhaps… Read more

  • How to Medicate Your Cat

    Filed in Cats, Health

    Pills are hard enough for people to swallow, and giving pills to your pet is even harder. There are certainly cats who will accept a pill in their food or in a meaty snack, however for some cat owners, more… Read more

  • E Collars

    Filed in Cats, Safety

    When cats have an operation, such as getting fixed, or when they have a wound mended, chances are they'll get an E-collar to help with the healing process. Cats are natural lickers and will want to lick their wounds. Sure,… Read more

  • Outdoor Dangers: From Anti-Freeze to Wild Animals

    Filed in Dogs, Safety

    Taking your dog from home into the outside world can sometimes be dangerous for your pet. Moving vehicles, stray dogs, and various chemical agents can pose a serious threat to your pet. Without taking proper precautions, even your own backyard… Read more

  • Glaucoma

    Filed in Dogs, Health

    Glaucoma is a disease in which pressure builds in the eye, sometimes leading to blindness. The eye is constantly producing fluid that circulates in the eye, and this fluid drains back into the bloodstream. When the fluid fails to drain… Read more

  • Common Goldfish Afflictions

    Filed in Fish/Reptile, Health

    Hey, goldfish don't just swim around the tank, smiling at you and others who gaze upon them. No, they too have days when they're not feeling quite right, when they'd rather hunker down at the bottom of the tank, to… Read more

  • Nutrition for Cancer

    Filed in Cats, Dogs, Health

    Cancer is a disease that most of us are familiar with. We are either survivors or know someone who is a survivor or someone who lost the battle with this dreadful disease. Most of the cancers that affect people can… Read more

  • Food Bowls & Water Bottles

    Filed in Small Animals, Hamster

    Your hamster needs a place for his food, whether it's in a container or in a special place on the floor of the cage. While some owners choose not to provide a bowl for food, most do. If you are… Read more

  • Evacuation Preparedness Kits for Pets

    Filed in Dogs, Safety

    It's an old saying, but you never know when a disaster could strike. When you least expect it, you could be forced to evacuate your home or office on a moment's notice. In other articles, we've told you how to… Read more

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My Mutt Program

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