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Do Pets Like Music?

Do our pets like music? And if so, what styles do they prefer and in what situations can music help them?
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Types of Dogs That Don’t Shed

If you are thinking of a dog and would like to investigate the breeds that won’t leave your house hairy, consider one of the breeds that has continuously growing hair.
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Guinea Pigs Were Kept as Pets in Elizabethan Times?

A study by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences has made some interesting findings based on the discovery of guinea pig bones buried in the cellar of a middle class house in Belgium.
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Guide to Kidney Disease in Dogs

Your dog’s kidneys are important. Not only do they help filter out toxins and waste products from your dog’s blood, they also help produce...
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Introducing A New Pet To Your Furry Family

Bringing a new pet into our lives is a fun and exciting time. For our other pets, though, it can be an uncertain and unsettling experience. With a few simple steps (and lots of patience!) we can help improve the chances of everyone getting along.
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Bringing A Cat Home To A Safe Environment

Creating a comfortable, cozy and safe environment at home for your cat will help ensure they remain happy, healthy and content.

Why do Cats Purr? A Purr-fect Question

Did you know that Cats purr in a variety of situations and there are a number of theories as to why they do it - purring could even be therapeutic.
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Introducing a New Cat to Your Existing Cat

There are many people who feel that cats are solitary and unsocial creatures, but this is a common misconception. Cats are actually very social...
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Weight Loss Tips for Cats: Food as Play

If your cat needs a little help shedding some weight, here are some easy to follow tips for making exercise fun for cats.
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Ferret Training: Teaching Your Ferret The Basics

Ferrets are inquisitive pets and have an amazing capacity for learning. We share the basics of how to train a ferret to sit, shake paws and more.
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Biting Ferrets: Nipping The Behavior In The Bud

Ferrets are naturally curious and will often give a little exploratory nip or bite to initiate play. Some start this behavior as kits and...
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Hamster Care Guide

Are you considering adopting a pet hamster? Our Hamster Care Guide will help you make the right choices with tips on how to care for your pet hamster.
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Can You Train Your Cat to Play the Piano?

While training cats is often not as easy as dog training, it certainly is possible if you can find the right motivator. The key difficulty...
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What is in a Dog DNA Test?

DNA analysis has revolutionized many things from forensic medicine to pup-ternity tests (see what we did there!) so DNA testing has to be a good thing. Right?
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Why Shouldn’t Antibiotics Always be Prescribed for our Pets?

Even the healthiest pet can develop an infection over time. It can be something mild like a urinary tract infection, an ear infection, or...