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Pet Allergies and Air Quality

by Lawrence Reaves Although there are many allergies people suffer from that are caused by the consumption of food and drink, there are a lot of allergies that come from allergens that are airborne. These airborne allergens get ingested through a person’s nose and mouth when they breathe and they get an allergic reaction which […]

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Soothing Your Pet’s Fear of the Veterinarian

by Christa O’Conner There aren’t many pets that generally enjoy trips to the veterinary clinic. Barking dogs, crying cats, strange people in lab coats who smell funny can all be strange sensations for your pet. This is especially true of exam rooms where they get hoisted onto a cold, slippery metal table and often get […]

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Three Tips for Having Pets on the Go

Being able to take your beloved pooch or other fur friend with you on holiday can be loads of fun, but you need to keep comfort and convenience in mind when you take your pets on the go. With these three key tips, your holiday will be enjoyable for your pet as well as you. […]

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Coping With the Loss of a Pet

My closest friend had a German Shepherd – the friendliest dog you would ever hope to meet. When I first came to their home, Biscuit was already advanced in years, but still alert. My friend worried about her health and age, and hoped she could make it through his daughter’s college year. Unfortunately, that did […]

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New Years’ Resolutions for Pet Owners

Happy New Year! When we think of the first month of a new year, we probably ponder all the resolutions to make for our personal and professional growth. We want to lose weight, eat better, and maybe work toward improving skills to do well at work. If you have a feline or canine companion at […]

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How to Get Rid of Cat Litter

If you have considered bringing a cat into the family, you hopefully have read up on the proper methods of cat care. Whether you live in a house or apartment, you likely will keep your cat indoors – yet, however you decide to care for your new feline friend, you’ll know you need to get […]

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The 1-2-3’s of Communicating With Your Pets

by Linda Strother STOP WATCH AND LISTEN 1. STOP! a. Find a quiet place near your pet. b. Stop everything you are doing, and just breathe. c. Focus on your breathing and be aware. 2. WATCH a. Look at your pet. b. Watch how they breathe. c. Are you still aware of your own breath? […]

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Pet Urinary Tract Infection – Signs, Cause And Eight Key Vulnerability Factors

Virtually all pet owners love their pets. They go out of their way to buy them different flavors of pet food and that special pet toy or chew bone. But how many have thought about what would happen if without warning their beloved dog or cat all of the sudden lost bladder control or began to urinate inappropriately? Statistically one out of every five pet owners will experience this dilemma and the cause likely will be a pet urinary tract infection.

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Family Holidays With Pets

Family holidays are fun but they usually require careful planning. Pet owners have the additional problem of deciding what to do with their pets. In most circumstances, it is not possible to take the pets along. Cats in particular are not suited for moving around and can not be permitted out in case they stray.

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How To Build A Relationship With Your Pet

First you have a good relationship with your pet. There is no point in lunging for the ears and gums of a dog or cat who hardly knows you – unless you point is to get bitten.

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