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Chicken and Rice Diet

The following diet is based on Strombeck’s Home Prepared Diets for Dogs and Cats. This recipe is ideal for making up a batch of meals for the freezer.
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Pet Food Allergies – Symptoms and Treatments

If your pet licks his feet, gets ear infections and scratches like mad, you might actually need to consider whether or not he has food allergies.

Bringing Home a New Cat : Tips to be Prepared

Bringing a brand new cat home is such an exciting time for pet owners. It is nearly impossible to be 100% prepared for your new companion's arrival, but we will do our best to make sure you are on your way.
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Bird Feeding

When it comes to food, your bird needs a balanced diet as well as lots of clean water to stay in tip top shape.
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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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Exercise for Cats

You're not likely to take your cat out for a jog or a long walk. But cats need exercise. We share out tips for keeping your feline friend in tip-top shape.
European hedgehog

Hedgehog Care Guide

Are you considering adopting a pet Hedgehog? Our Hedgehog Care Guide will provide you with tips and advice on how to care for your new spiky friend.
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Chocolate Toxicity: What To Do If The Dog Finds Your Stash

Unfortunately, chocolate can be very dangerous for dogs. How much is too much and what should you do if your dog eats chocolate?
Cat with ringworm

Ringworm in Cats – Learn the Signs and How to Treat

Ringworm is not a worm at all and is not just for cats either. Learn the signs of Ringworm and how to treat this fungal organism.
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Everything You Need to Know Before Adopting a Shiba Inu

The ancient Shiba Inu from Japan is compact, agile and independent and was originally a hunting dog.

9 Worst Foods for Your Ferret

Whilst Ferrets can be fussy eaters as adults, the food habits they learn as kits will stay with them for life. We’ve assembled a...
Dog on the lead

How To Stop Your Dog Pulling On The Lead

Taking your furry friend out for a leisurely stroll can turn into a tug-of-war if your companion has no leash manners. If your dog forges ahead and goes where he pleases, it is time you took back control of the lead.
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Diabetes in Dogs

Is your dog drinking more than normal? Diabetes could be the cause. Learn more about diabetes in dogs and what can be done to diagnose and treat it.
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Basic Dog Training

From basic obedience commands to advanced tricks, dog training is a rewarding and engaging experience for you and your dog.
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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?