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Bird Grooming and Cleaning

There's no getting around it, birds are messy. However, keeping the bird's home clean is your responsibility. But it doesn't need to be difficult.
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Should I Get a Dog?

Are you ready for a dog? It's an important question and one you need to know the answer to before you bring a new canine companion into your family.
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Camping With Your Dog

Thinking about taking your pooch with you on your next camping getaway? Here is an easy checklist to prepare yourself for your upcoming road trip.
Ferret on Beach

Heartworm in Ferrets

Ferrets are just one of 30 animal species who are susceptible to heartworm infections. What you can do to prevent it and how to treat it once you have the diagnosis.
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Bloat in Dogs: Is a Preventative Gastropexy the Answer?

Bloat in dogs is a common and often fatal emergency, but a preventative gastropexy is a way you can greatly reduce the risk of it happening.

Traveling with your Cat

Even if your cat is a good traveler the wise owner prepares for the unexpected, so let’s take a look at all aspects of safe travel with a cat.
Siamese cat grooming itself

Skin Problems in Cats. Common Causes and Treatment

If your cat has sore or scabby skin, get her seen by a vet. Skin disease is a strong sign that something is wrong, be that with the skin itself or as a complication of another problem.
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Why Do Cats Go to People Who Don’t Like Cats?

Cats like any species use body language to communicate. In the cat world, to stare is to incite confrontation.
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Does My Dog Have a Cold?

If your dog is coughing, has a runny nose, or is slightly off-colour, you may be inclined to think they have a cold. However, the human cold is not contagious to dogs. So the short answer is no, your dog doesn't have a cold.
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Are You Ready for a Cat?

Keeping a cat (or two) is a wonderfully rewarding experience. However, to be fair to the cat and to yourself, it’s important to make sure a cat is right for you and your household.
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Rat Care Guide

Are you considering adopting a rat? Our Rat Care Guide will help you make the right choices with tips and advice on how to care for your pet rat.
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Playtime With Your Cat

Play time offers physical and mental benefits that keep your cat entertained and can help eliminate destructive behaviors like clawing.
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Kidney Disease in Cats

Is your older cat drinking lots and leaving big puddles in the litter box? One possible explanation is kidney disease. Here are some things you should know.
Border collie in a park

Seizures in Dogs

Watching your dog have a fit is alarming for any pet parent. But what many people don’t realize is that seizures in dogs are a symptom, rather than a diagnosis in itself.
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Liver Disease in Cats. Common Causes, Symptoms and What to Expect

When your sick cat receives a diagnosis of ‘liver disease’, it may feel like there’s a firm explanation about what’s wrong with your fur-friend. However, what many owners don’t realize is that liver problems come in all shapes and sizes.