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Basset Hounds & Allergies
Dogs

Basset Hounds & Allergies

All dogs can suffer from allergies, but basset hounds are especially at risk. Perhaps they're more susceptible than other dog breeds because of their low position to the ground or strong sense of smell. Whatever the reason, a top health concern of basset hounds is allergies.
5 Proven Methods to Stop a Cat Scratching Furniture and Carpets
Pets Cats

5 Proven Methods to Stop a Cat Scratching Furniture and Carpets

Cat scratching is an expensive and embarrassing problem that vexes many cat owners. The tips given here should stop cat scratching and help you save dollars and embarrassment and many hours of lost sleep trying to figure out how to stop cat scratching.
Scientific Classification of Beefmaster Cattle
Pets

Scientific Classification of Beefmaster Cattle

The Beefmaster cattle breed dates back to 1908 when Texas-based rancher Ed C. Lasater began a breeding program. He paired two British breeds, the Hereford and the Shorthorn, with the Brahman cattle breed from India. Both the Hereford and Shorthorn were crossed with Brahmans and the resulting offspri
Dogs - The Joy of Pet Sitters
Dogs

Dogs - The Joy of Pet Sitters

Dogs home alone all day suffer from a lack of physical and mental stimulation.This manifests itself in destructive or obsessive behaviors, which include excessive barking, licking, tail chasing and running in circles.For the dogs that are home alone all day, hiring a pet sitter to visit every day su
The Hermit Crab Shells That Are Gradually Turning White
Pets

The Hermit Crab Shells That Are Gradually Turning White

A change in the appearance of the hermit crab's shell is seems like abnormal. You may wonder what might be the reasons behind this phenomenon. A mineral deficiency such as calcium and magnesium are the usual thing that trigger this to happen or just a salt water.
Thinking About Buying a Dog Crate?
Dogs

Thinking About Buying a Dog Crate?

A dog crate is, and should be used as, a tool when you are training your dog. For the safety and security of your dog though, there are ground rules you need to keep in mind when you purchase and use a dog crate.
Your Search For Yorkies For Sale
Dogs

Your Search For Yorkies For Sale

If you've decided that you want to look for yorkies for sale, you want to make sure that you go about it in the right way so that you and your puppy have a good outcome. These wonderful little dogs can be a great addition to your home, but it's important to know what you're getting in
How To Get Your Cat To Accept A Collar
Pets

How To Get Your Cat To Accept A Collar

Collars are very important for a cat's safety. But sometimes, they won't stand for one. Here a few simple steps to make her accept one!
My Experience With Pyometra
Pets Cats

My Experience With Pyometra

Pyometra is a life threatening disease that middle aged unspayed female cats are especially susceptible to.By the time symptoms develop, it may be too late.Read about my experience with pyometra that has a happy ending.
Can Dogs Get Motion Sickness in a Moving Vehicle?
Dogs

Can Dogs Get Motion Sickness in a Moving Vehicle?

Most dogs have adjusted very well to a lifestyle in which the car plays a very important role, but not all canines are happy when their owners ask them to get in for a ride. Is it possible that this discomfort is caused by Motion Sickness? Or is this condition a privilege of the human race?
Container Cats Picture Gallery: A Pocket Full of Daredevil
Pets Cats

Container Cats Picture Gallery: A Pocket Full of Daredevil

Cats are noted for their propensity of seeking out places to hide - places not originally intended for cats, such as kitchen sinks, boxes, baskets, slippers, and such. We've put together a photo gallery of container cats - pictures guaranteed to bring a smile.
Providing Good Koi Care Can Ensure Your Fish Live For Many Years
Pets Fish

Providing Good Koi Care Can Ensure Your Fish Live For Many Years

The Koi fish we have today is a descendant of the magoi carp from Japan. With the proper Koi care the Koi can live for twenty years and there have been reports of fish living for hundreds of years. They have been known to weigh over forty pounds and be three feet in length. Known for their brilliant
Song Sparrow
Pets Birds

Song Sparrow

Detailed bird profile of the song sparrow: appearance, foods, habitat, behavior and reproduction. Includes tips for attracting song sparrows to your backyard.
How To Choose The Best Cat Insurance Policy
Pets

How To Choose The Best Cat Insurance Policy

As a cat owner, there will be times when you need to call on veterinary services, and you may have considered taking out cat insurance to help with those expensive bills. That's a great idea, but you can't just go with the first policy that you find. You need to know what to look out for.
Deadly Nitrogen Cycle - The Number One Killer of Marine Fish in New Aquariums
Pets Fish

Deadly Nitrogen Cycle - The Number One Killer of Marine Fish in New Aquariums

It is vitally important for all aquarium hobbyists to understand the nitrogen cycle. Once you know how the cycle process works you will save the lives of your fish. This cycle begins once you add fish to your aquarium. Your tank will begin a process called the nitrogen cycle.
Learn Your Hummers With This Hummingbird Identification Chart
Pets Birds

Learn Your Hummers With This Hummingbird Identification Chart

Hummingbird identification chart for all species in the United States and Canada. Includes key field marks, range and other ID clues.
Common Fish Diseases/problems
Pets

Common Fish Diseases/problems

Learn to identify some common fish diseases that you can treat immediately.
How to Make a Teeter Base With PVC
Dogs

How to Make a Teeter Base With PVC

Agility trials are entertaining for dogs and exciting for their trainers. One of the numerous training obstacles in the trials is the teeter, a see-saw device on which the dog has to stand, then walk across. The teeter moves slowly to the ground, and the dog walks off the other end. For home version
The African Grey Parrot
Pets Birds

The African Grey Parrot

The most amazing parrot is the African Grey Parrot. It is wonderful to look at, very charming and has great intelligence level. From four and half thousand years, the African Grey Parrot has been kept as a pet.