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Common Health Issues That Affect Large Dogs

If you're a fan of Rottweilers or Great Danes, you definitely should know about the health issues that affect large dogs.  While these are rarely fatal, they can be worrisome because you always want...
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15 Most Popular Cat Breeds

Cats can be found anywhere and everywhere: in homes, in barns, in the woods, at the beach, in a mountain cave. They are adaptive creatures who can survive and thrive in most any environment...
Australian Shepherds

Breed Spotlight: All About Australian Shepherds

A member of the herding group, Australian Shepherds stand between 18 to 23 inches tall and weigh anywhere from 40 to 65 pounds. Its lifespan is about 12 to 15 years and this is a dog...
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The 15 Most Unique Cat Breeds

Although many cats seem to be a dime a dozen, certain cats are known for their distinct looks and brilliant personalities. If you ever come across one of these 15 cat breeds, stop to...
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Why Pugs Are The Best Breed Ever

Pugs are the best creatures that have graced the Earth. That was a bias statement -- not bias because I own a pug, but bias because I am in love with them. Yes, they have...
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The Truth About Bully Breeds

If you’re considering adopting a dog, and you’re a sucker for the misunderstood, a bully breed may be right for you. Recent press releases and television shows such as "Pit Boss" and "Pitbulls and Parolees"...
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Must-Know 4th Of July Safety Tips

Independence Day is right around the corner, and while festivities are a ton of fun for humans, they can be seriously scary for your dog or cat. In fact, according to Pet Amber Alert,...
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10 Weird (But Cute) Facts About Scottish Fold Cats

Scottish Fold are some of the most popular cats and are seriously awesome Their buggy eyes and tiny ears are cool, but they also have a lot of weird (but cute) traits. It's no secret that they're adorable, but...
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Best Apartment Dogs

Adding a dog to your family and your lifestyle often fills a void but choosing the right pet takes considerable research and thought. When living in small spaces such as a condo or apartment,...
Preventing heatstroke in dogs

How To Prevent Heatstroke In Pets

The warmer weather is finally coming back upon us, and we'll soon be spending more time outside. It's at this time of year when we're also a little more prone to want to bring...
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Finding the Right Vet for Your Pet

As pet owners, we all share one thing in common – we want our pet to be as well cared for (if not better) as we are when we visit our own doctor.  One...
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Ferret Lovers Learn Four Interesting Ferret Facts

Ferrets are cute, cuddly, playful, and loving pets. Anyone who has owned one has loved it. Children and adults both enjoy watching their antics. Ferret Day each year is just a day dedicated to...
Can You Teach An Old Ferret New Tricks?

Can You Teach An Old Ferret New Tricks?

They say you cannot teach an old dog new tricks, but how about an old ferret? Can you teach an old ferret new tricks or any tricks for that matter? Basic Training Ferrets are considered to...
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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