10 Foods You Should Never Give to Your Dog

Our loyal canine companions often have way of being totally irresistible when it comes to food and it is difficult to ignore them. Treating...
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Should I Get A Male Or Female Ferret?

Deciding between a male or female ferret can seem like a hard decision, however, there are some slight difference that may make your choice easier.
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A Head to Toe Guide to Washing Your Dog

Bathing your dog can be a wonderful bonding experience but it's also a very practical necessity for our sometimes smelly, four-legged family members.
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How Often Should My Dog Poop?

It is normal for a dog to defecate anywhere between 1 and 5 times a day. However, the amount your dog may defecate on a single day depends on several factors.
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Pancreatitis in Dogs: Symptoms and How to Treat

Pancreatitis in dogs is a painful condition and you may wonder what to expect and how to help. Pancreatitis is treatable but can make your pet very ill.
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Playtime and Your Dog

Playtime offers physical and mental benefits that help keep your dog happy and healthy. We share some useful tips for helping your dog have fun with and without you.
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How Long Do Cats Live: Aging and Your Cat

The first thing to stress about aging in cats is that aging itself is not a disease. There are some normal changes that your cat will undergo.  There are also some abnormal changes that we need to pay close attention to.

Why Does My Dog Eat Cat Poo?

The technical term for eating feces is ‘Coprophagia’ which sounds about as unpleasant as the act itself can be. This rather undesirable behavior can be normal in puppies.
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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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Is a Ferret the Right Pet For You?

Ferrets are cute, playful and inquisitive pets but they do have highly specialized needs. We explore the key considerations you take into account before bringing a ferret into your family.
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How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Everyday?

An average of somewhere around 1 to 2 hours per day of exercise is right for the majority of dogs, but this varies between dogs. Variables such as breed, age, and overall health make it necessary to tailor an exercise program to your dog's specific needs.
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Chinchilla Care Guide

Right at the start you should know chinchillas can live up to 20 years, so before falling head over heels for these fluff-balls, be sure you can commit to a life-time of care.
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First Night Home with a New Kitten: What to Expect

Your new kitten is going to love her fur-ever home, but that first night it’s going to seem strange and scary to her. Help her to settle in quickly by thinking about events from her point of view and adjusting the arrangements accordingly.
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Cat Car Carrier Tips

The process of getting your cat into a carrier can be difficult, read our expert tips on how to get your cat safely & happily into the carrier.

My dog ate something it shouldn’t have! What should I do?

Dogs can be extremely stealthy and fast when they find something that looks enticing to eat. Sometimes you can get to them fast enough...