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Ferrets and Everything You Need to Know Before Adopting

Ferrets and Everything You Need to Know Before Adopting

Ferrets have been kept as domesticated pets for thousands of years. The belief is that they were initially tamed and trained for hunting rabbits. A ferret is a harmless form of the polecat with...

Why Your Dog is a Copycat

We know it can be absolutely adorable when dogs copy each other. When they start doing the same precious thing as their furry friends at the park? Or encouraging their own favorite behaviors?We know, we know....
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How to Identify Less Obvious Forms of Animal Cruelty

Animal cruelty goes far beyond yelling or hitting. Sometimes the abuse isn't visible at first glance. Fortunately, there are ways for the savvy eye to recognize when an animal is mistreated even if it's not...
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Protecting Pets From Domestic Violence

Humans aren’t the only ones affected by domestic violence.  Domestic violence often extends to family pets as well.  Prior to 2006, there really no provision for pets in a domestic violence situation under the...
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What To Do If You Suspect Animal Abuse

Animal abuse can happen anywhere at any time. From neglect to hoarding situations to domestic violence abuse, animals often face dangerous surroundings and situations every day. While it's upsetting to think about or witness,...
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The Calmest Dog Breeds

It’s great having a pet that is on your same temperament. When it comes to dogs, it's easy to assume that they will all be high-energy pups, but that's not always the case. Here are...
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3 Exotic Pets – Skunk, Tarantula, Hedgehog

 Would you consider adopting an exotic pet?Some of us just like to be a little more exotic when we choose our companions. There is nothing wrong with wanting a pet that’s a little different...
Do White Rats Make Good Pets

Do White Rats Make Good Pets?

Do white rats make good pets? Believe it or not, they've been compared to cats and dogs in terms of companionship.White rats enjoy and benefit from frequent handling and attention from their owners. Rats are...
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Breed Spotlight: 15 Facts About German Shepherds

German Shepherds are incredible dogs. For many who aren't German Shepherd owners, knowledge on the breed doesn't go far beyond knowing that they are typically used as police dogs. But there's much more to German...

4 Fun Facts about Cats You Didn’t Know

There are some fascinating facts about cats. They often do things that boggle the mind and bring a giggle along the way. However, there are some things that are sometimes overlooked, or never realized...
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Introducing A New Cat to the Family

Introducing a new cat into any relationship can be hard. If you've ever owned a cat, you understand just how unique a pet they are. They need you and don't need you at the same time. They're...
Should I place my dog in a kennel

Should I Place My Dog In A Kennel

That is the question, isn’t it? Should I leave my dog at a kennel - AKA doggie day care - when I'm out of town?Some pet parents say without hesitation that they would never, ever kennel their pet. Others are all for it.So...
Best Dogs for first time owners

The Best Dogs for First Time Dog Owners

Picking the Right Breed for YouAre you thinking of getting a dog? As an aspiring first time dog owner, the first thing you should do is decide WHY you want them in the first place.Do you want a...
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Fun Facts About Snakes As Pets

A cuddly puppy or purring kitty is an actual warm fuzzy pet -- snakes? Not so much. There is some unfair prejudice against snakes.  They may not curl up at your feet by the...
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3 Golden Rules for Driving With Your Pets

Most dogs love to go for a ride in the car.  They love driving with the windows down and their heads out the window watching the world go by and smelling all the wonderful...
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Dog Boarding vs. Pet Sitting? Which is Better for Your Pet?

Which is better, dog boarding or pet sitting? Going out of town for a vacation or overnight trip requires planning – especially if you have kids and pets. Kids can come with their parents...
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How to Perform Heimlich Maneuver on Your Dog – Save Him From Choking

If you're a dog owner, you probably already know Fido will chew on just about anything and hard to get your dog to stop chewing on everything - food or not. Bones, toys, treats,...

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