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How Much Should My Dog Weigh?

How much your dog should weigh depends on several factors, for example breed, sex, height and general stature.
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First Aid Guide for Cats

When it comes to preparing for an emergency, most of us have a collection of first aid items on hand to use in case of an injury or illness.  It should be no different for your cat. 
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Why Does My Cat Drink More Water?

There are many reasons a cat may drink and pee more, of which the chart toppers are kidney or liver disease, overactive thyroid glands, and sugar diabetes. But thirst can occur for other reasons, not all of which are worrying.
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Food and Water Bowls

Food and water bowls are an essential part of your dog’s kit. We have put together some tips to help you choose what is best for your dog.
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Moving House With Cats

Moving house is never easy, especially with cats. Read our guide for detailed tips and tricks to help you and your cat relocate to a new home.
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Socializing Your Cat

Anytime a group acquires a new member, a certain amount of socialization is required. That holds true for both humans and animals. So if you'll soon be adding a new kitten to the household, it will need to socialize with all family members, animal and human alike. You can take an active hand in getting your kitten socialized properly from the very beginning. And you'll need to start early.
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Guinea Pig Trivia, Facts, and Care Tips

If your knowledge of guinea pigs is hazy and this unfamiliarity makes you hesitate, then fear not. Here is everything you need know about this fascinating, friendly species.
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Arthritis in Dogs

Many canine senior citizens become stiff and sore in their joints as they age. However, there is much you can do to slow the development of arthritis and to manage the symptoms if they occur.
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Things You Should Know Before Getting a German Shepherd

German Shepherds are an incredibly popular breed, known for their bravery and intelligence. They are a breed that needs a job to do, whether as a service dog or as a highly trained companion.
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Top 5 Ferret Cages Reviewed

Ferrets are the remarkable, card-carrying comedians of the animal kingdom. Naturally playful, curious, and affectionate the small, adorable creatures are popular domestic pets.  The...

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.
Kitten in Bag

Taking your Cat on Holidays with you

Do you feel that your cat is a genuine part of the family?  Chances are your pet feels the same way.  It is unsettling for animals to be left behind when you go away on holiday.

Lyme Disease in Dogs 101

In high-risk areas, an estimated 75% of dogs are infected, so this is a disease to take note of. But you wouldn’t be the...
Meowing kitten

How to Care for a Kitten: Kitten Care Basics

Caring for a kitten is about more than providing food, warmth, and a comfy bed. You must also love her and provide preventative healthcare along with meeting the kitten’s emotional and behavioral needs.
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How to Teach Your Dog to Shake

Teaching your dog to shake is a great party trick and one that is easily taught. You can even get the kids involved. Most children over the age of 7 years can be taught basic training techniques and in fact many children are more persistent than adults when it comes to training the family pet!