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Goldfish Maintenance

Goldfish Maintenance

Goldfish come in many shapes and sizes and thus so do the RULES regarding maintaining them. Goldfish should never be kept in a bowl under any circumstance. A single fancy goldfish should have 15g of overly filtered water. A comet…

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Catnip

Catnip

‘Catnip’ is the common name for a perennial herb belonging to the mint family. It is native to Europe and is an import to the United States and other countries. And to some cats, it is a gift from the …

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Canine hip dysplasia

Canine hip dysplasia

Canine hip dysplasia, more common in larger breeds, is one of the most threatening and frustrating diseases veterinarians study today.…

This genetically transmitted disease occurs when an abnormal formation of the hip leads to loosening in the hip joints. This

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Dog Shedding

Dog Shedding

Dog shedding is quite a concern among individuals who cares not to ‘wear’ their canine’s fur out in public. Imagine the look on a potential employer’s face if you would walk in wearing black pants covered with fields of white …

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Dog constantly crying in the car

Dog constantly crying in the car

I once had a dog who at 4 months old, jumped out of the car window and lost her tail. As awful as it sounds, she was perfectly fine except for a tail that had to be amputated. She was …

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Collars vs. Harnesses for Training

Have you ever seen a sled dog pull a sled? And if so, have you ever taken a closer look as to HOW they are pulling the sled?  They are pulling while wearing  a harness. That’s right – not a …

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Reverse Sneezing in Dogs

Some dogs have a condition we refer to as ‘reverse sneezing’; reversed as the dog is rapidly pulling air into its nose. This is different than a normal sneeze where we rapidly push air out. This quick inhaling of air …

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Let’s Talk Kitty Litter

Have you ever tried potty training a cat? Well if you’re like the rest of the world’s cat owners, you’ve given up and stuck with the fantastic world of kitty litter. Yet, what is the standard procedure for getting rid …

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Cesar vs. Brad – Who wins the title of trainer champ?

Britney vs. Paris… ketchup vs. mustard… Cesar vs. Brad? Indeed, that is the big question arising from dog owners: Whose animal training methods are better?

Brad Pattison has a prime focus on human behavior rather than animal demeanor. He is …

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Peta and Mickey Rourke’s pro spay/neuter ad

I thought this was quite a good ad. Sometimes it takes a celebrity to help push the message along. Thanks Mickey!

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