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Springtime Dog Product Purchases That Can Improve Your Pet's Well-Being

April 19th, 2014

Spring is in the air and for many dog owners, this is the time of year when they can take advantage of the great outdoors and enjoy their favorite seasonal activities with their furry companions. If you've been wondering how you'll spend your tax return in the coming months, spoiling your dog with a few pet-related purchases can be a good choice. After being cooped up...

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3 Tips For Taming Your Hamster

April 16th, 2014

If you're looking for a low-maintenance pet that provides you with plenty of love and fun, you may want to consider a hamster. However, these animals won't immediately run up to you and sit on your lap like a dog - hamsters need to be tamed before they become comfortable with handling. Many people are impatient when it comes to this part of the process, but taming is...

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Safety Tips for Dressing up Your Pets

January 13th, 2014

Not all pets are fans of wearing costumes - particularly cats - but others appreciate the extra attention they receive from humans who are overwhelmed by the adorableness. Whether you're dressing up a kitten as a vampire for Halloween or putting an elf costume on a beagle to celebrate Christmas, there are some important safety tips to remember.Make sure the...

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Tips For Keeping A Bird As A Pet

October 29th, 2013

According to the Humane Society of the United States, birds are the third most popular pets, and there's good reasons for this. Not only are they aesthetically appealing, but they display characteristics of affection and excitement. To ensure that you have a great relationship with your aviary friend, you may want to consider a few of these helpful tips. Get the...

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3 Tips for Making it Easier to Trim Your Dog's Nails

August 5th, 2013

Over time, your dog's nails might become long and scratch everything from your furniture to your flooring. This is a sign that they need to be cut, but what if you've never done so before? It can be nerve-racking for both you and your pet to get the job done. Furthermore, nail cutting can be painful for your pet if you don't know where to begin and end. Here are some tips for...

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Who's a Dog or Cat Person? Things to Know Before You Choose

July 31st, 2013

Watching people walking their dogs at all hours or seeing someone cuddling up with a cat on the couch, one can see why dogs and cats are the most popular pets in the U.S. Within American households that have a pet, 39 percent own dogs and 33 percent have cats, reports the American Pet Products Association.But what leads someone to become an avowed dog person or cat lover? It...

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Three Tips for Adopting a Dog

July 16th, 2013

When you adopt a dog, not only are you helping save a life, but you're also gaining a new best friend who's bound to offer you love and loyalty in spades. In order to make sure you adopt the right dog for you, however, you may want to follow these three tips. Keep the cost in mind While you may be eager to bring home a new companion, it's important to remember that canine...

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Are You Up to Speed on Your Sea Monkey Knowledge?

May 8th, 2013

The phrase "Sea Monkey" might provoke nostalgia for you, but these little creatures are more than just a fad. While they may not be as popular as they once were in the 1960s, people still continue to bring these pets home, and why not? They require little maintenance and can keep kids fascinated for hours. The development of Sea Monkeys came about in the...

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First Dogs — The President’s Pups Throughout The Years

February 14th, 2013

Dogs are said to be man's best friend due to their unwavering love and loyalty. Even the president often needs some four-legged affection as he fulfills his political duties. Here are some pups who have accompanied presidents throughout their tenures in the White House.First First DogGeorge Washington, known as the first president of the U.S. and a bold leader in the American...

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Removing Pet Stains and Odors

December 31st, 2012

No matter what you do, accidents are bound to happen in the house when you have a pet. Whether it's because they're not fully trained, weren't let outside or are sick, there will be a time when you'll face the task of cleaning up after your pets. Here are some useful tips, according to the Humane Society. 1. Add baking soda to your regular detergent when you're machine...

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