pets--animals

  • Three Questions You Should Ask When Choosing The Perfect Doggie Daycare

    Dogs are one of the most beloved animals by humans in the world. They have such a cheerful disposition and loyal hearts that it can be hard to put them in a doggie daycare, no matter how busy you get. However, sometimes there is no other option, and you have to use the great facilities at a nearby doggie daycare center. Before you choose a doggie daycare for the foreseeable future, there are a few questions that you should ask to ensure that this place is perfect for your pup or older dog.
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  • Want A Beagle? Information About This Breed You Should Learn

    Beagles are adorable puppies and grow up to be beautiful dogs. If you are considering a beagle, you need to first determine if it will be right for your family. Below is some information about this breed.  Beagle Size You can find beagles in a variety of sizes from small to larger varieties. Because of this, make sure you ask the breeder the size of the puppy's parents. If you purchase your beagle at a rescue or a pet store, ask them if they know this information.
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  • Find A Cat-Only Veterinarian To Care For Your Senior Cat

    As the owner of a senior cat, it's vital to make preventive care a priority. While younger cats may see the vet just once a year, a senior cat will benefit from twice-yearly exams and the occasional blood test. If you're looking at different vet clinics to provide senior care, it's wise to choose a cat-only clinic. Rather than choosing a clinic that allows dogs and making the visit extra stressful for your cat, you can find a clinic that only treats cats.
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  • What Kind Of Care Do Ragdoll Coats Need?

    If you are thinking about getting a ragdoll kitten, then you are in for a treat. Ragdolls have wonderful, calm, and sociable personalities that will enhance any household. However, ragdoll cats also have a thick and luxurious fur coat that needs constant maintenance. You don't have to do a lot of work, but you must pay attention to their coat. If you don't, your cat could have problems later. Here are some questions and answers about ragdoll coat maintenance to help you know what to expect when your ragdoll kitten gets older.
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  • 3 Socialization Tips For Your New Bully Pup

    The American bully dog is a breed that claims American Staffordshire terriers, American bull terriers, and other bully breeds as part of the breed foundation. The dogs are generally loving, loyal, courageous, and good guard dogs. All of those things put together can make a great dog. All of those things put together also make a dog that is going to need to be socialized extensively while they are young. While you want a dog that is loyal to your family, you don't want one that is really standoffish to other people or animals.
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  • Reasons To Keep Your Pet's Vaccinations Up To Date

    While owning a pet can be fun and fulfilling, it comes with responsibilities too. Your pet can't make decisions about their medical care, so it's up to you to make sure they stay healthy. Here are some of the top reasons why you need to keep your pet's vaccinations up to date. 1. Pets can't tell you how they feel Your pet can't talk, and if they're ill, you may not realize it until they feel so bad that it affects their behavior.
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  • 3 Tips For Coping With Separation Anxiety In Dogs

    If your dog is anxious, or simply very attached to you, they may be prone to bouts of separation anxiety when you're away. If a dog has separation anxiety they may howl, cry, and bark the whole time you're gone. Dogs with separation anxiety also tend to destroy belongings and go to the bathroom inside as responses to their stress. Since a dog with separation anxiety is obviously in distress, it's important to treat it in a proactive manner.
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  • How To Make Sure You Purchase A Healthy And Thriving Lizard

    Do you have a love for reptiles? Maybe lizards in particular? If so, you've likely been considering adding one to your family as a pet. If you're not real familiar with caring for a lizard, you may not know exactly what to look for in a healthy reptile pet. Because these majestic creatures can oftentimes be pricey and so can their care, you may opt to buy one at a discounted price or through a private seller.
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  • What To Do If Your Cat Loses A Tooth

    Most pet parents would be alarmed to notice a tooth left behind by a pet, and cat owners are no different. If you think that your cat has lost a whole tooth or a portion of a tooth, here's what you need to know about what to do next. The Exception It might surprise you to learn that if your cat is still just a kitten, there's likely nothing wrong going on here at all.
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  • Preparing For Your Dog's First Boarding Experience

    As much as you love your dog and hate leaving him or her behind, there are times when this might be necessary. The first time you leave your dog at the boarder will be the hardest. However, there are some ways you can prepare for this first experience to make it easier on the both of you. 1. Visit the boarding facility beforehand. A month or two before you plan on leaving, take your dog to visit the boarding facility you'll be using.
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