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8 Easy (and Adorable) Halloween Costumes for your Dog

Halloween isn’t just for people anymore.  While your dog shouldn’t be partaking in the eating the Halloween treats, he can definitely dress for the occasion. 
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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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Arthritis in Cats

We explore the common causes of arthritis in cats and methods for ensuring your feline senior citizen remains comfortable and pain free.
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Coughing in Dogs: Types, Diagnoses and Treatment

If your dog is coughing, it can be hard to decide if it warrants emergency attention. We aim to help you decide how urgently you need to seek assistance.
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Dog Allergies

Does your dog have an itch it just can't scratch? Explore the common causes of dog allergies and the different options for managing reactions.
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Why Does My Dog Eat Dirt?

The technical term for this is ‘Pica’ which is defined as ‘the eating of nonfood items’. Causes for pica can be similar to that of coprophagia, and can range from normal exploration to actual medical condition.
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How to Ferret Proof Your Home?

Ferret proofing your home is a little like child-proofing, only on a smaller scale. Making your home safe will go a long way to keeping your little bundle of fur happy, healthy and mischief free.
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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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Help! My Dog Is Being Bothered By Flies

Biting flies hassling our dogs can seem like a difficult problem to solve. Learn some simple strategies to get rid of those pesky flies for good.

Pet Mouse Care Guide

Is there a mouse-shaped hole in your life? Maybe you have a child who is desperate for a first pet. Perhaps you crave the companionship...
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Teacup Cats…Cute or Crazy?

Teacup cats are gaining popularity, as are their short-legged relatives the Munchkins. They are not always recognized breeds and are in some ways are very controversial…but very cute.
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How To Stop Dogs Barking

Barking is a natural form of communication for dogs and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Identifying why your dog barks goes some way towards finding a way to restore quiet.
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Rare and Unusual Cat Breeds

Many of us have an ordinary old domestic shorthair, but if you are looking for something a little different, here are a few of the more rare and unusual breeds out there.
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Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

Allergies to cats are far more common than allergies to dogs. We discuss breeds allergy sufferers should steer clear of and which ones are hypoallergenic.
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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.