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  • Goldfish Health Problem: Not Swimming

    Filed in Fish/Reptile, Health

    A fish not swimming? How odd does that sound? It's not as odd as you might think. Fish can stop swimming for a number of reasons, such as rest, sleep, and of course, death, but more than likely the problem… Read more

  • Choosing the Purrfect Cat

    Filed in Cats, Getting a New Kitten/Cat

    "Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with a cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat."… Read more

  • Dog Feeders

    Filed in Dogs, Nutrition

    When you bring a new dog into your home, there are several accessories that are essential to dog parenting success. Some of the most important accessories you'll need are food and water feeders. If you've already shopped for these items,… Read more

  • Ticks

    Filed in Cats, Fleas and Ticks

    Ticks are parasites that attach themselves to your cat in order to take in a blood meal to stimulate egg production. Unlike fleas, they normally cause your cat little discomfort. Tick saliva anesthetizes the bite area and in most cases… Read more

  • Poisonous Plants

    Filed in Cats, Safety

    Kittens and cats love to munch on plants, even on dried flowers. Call it an urge to graze. It's important to learn which plants cats can and can't chew on because many are poisonous. If left to chomp freely, cats… Read more

  • Moving or Flying With Your Rat

    Filed in Small Animals, Rats

    From time to time, even rat owners like to travel -- many times with their four-legged friends in tow. When moving into a new home or travelling by plane, there are several things to keep in mind. Moving With Your… Read more

  • Lifetime Pets | Babies & Young Children

    Filed in Cats, Dogs, Getting a New Kitten/Cat, Getting a New Puppy/Dog

    In most homes, pets are considered members of the family. They are tended to and cared for and efforts are made to see to their comfort and the quality of their lives. Never are these efforts more important than when… Read more

  • Goldfish Health Problems: Not Eating

    Filed in Fish/Reptile, Health

    With animals of any kind, you can usually be sure of one thing: they like to eat. So, when your animal isn't eating its normal amount, then you know something's up. This phenomenon includes even fish. But how do you… Read more

  • Epilepsy

    Filed in Dogs, Health

    Epilepsy is a term that simply means seizure disorder. We often make a diagnosis of epilepsy when we cannot identify a cause for the seizures. Another term for this is idiopathic epilepsy. This article will discuss some of the causes… Read more

  • Constipation, Loose Stool, and Gas

    Filed in Dogs, Health

    This trio of conditions may not be the most appealing aspects of pet ownership. Still, educating yourself about their causes and treatments will go a long way in preventing their occurrence now and in the future. Constipation & Loose Stool… Read more

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