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The Importance of Establishing A Regular Feeding Time For Your Cat

April 10th, 2012

If you've lived with a cat for an appreciable period of time, you've likely realized just how much they enjoy routine. By nature, kitties are creatures of habit, which is why you see cats sitting in the same exact spot day in and day out. This also means you'll want to be diligent about maintaining a regular mealtime for breakfast and dinner. This can help your cat ease into a...

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What Does Your Dog's Bark Tell You?

April 2nd, 2012

Dogs bark for a number of reasons, many of which we may not be completely aware of. Unfortunately, many people may be misinterpreting barking as aggressive behavior - according to Cesar's Way, of all the adopted dogs returned to animal shelters, 40 percent are taken back because of excessive barking. However, a yappy pooch may not be displeased at his new owners - he's simply...

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Dogs and Cats Really Can Get Along!

March 27th, 2012

Some people prefer cats, while others enjoy the company of dogs. However, many of us can't choose, and who says we have to? Forget what you know about cats and dogs not getting along - if you're thinking of bringing a new pet home, you can ensure they live a happy and friendly life together for years to come. It'll take some work on your part, but before long you may be...

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Picking the Right Dogsitter

March 26th, 2012

It can be difficult to keep a dog well-exercised, especially if you live in an urban environment and have a full-time job. Walking him in the morning and at night certainly helps quite a bit, but additional activity can only be beneficial for most pooches. If you're concerned that your dog isn't receiving enough exercise, consider hiring a dogsitter. He or she will take your...

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How To Stop Your Dog's Aggression Toward Strangers

March 20th, 2012

As much as you may want to show your dog off to the world, he may not be as thrilled at the prospect. In fact, many pooches are very uncomfortable with meeting strangers. This social anxiety can reach a point where you need to keep your dog in a separate room when you have guests over, lest he spend the entire evening barking and acting upset. Luckily, it is possible to...

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How To Help Your Dog Deal with Separation Anxiety

March 20th, 2012

If you've recently brought a new dog home, you may find yourself dealing with a very excited pooch every time you return home from work. Unfortunately, your pup may be dealing with separation anxiety, which means he could also be chewing on things and making a lot of noise while you're away. According to Cesar's Way, separation anxiety manifests itself because, in the wild,...

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A Quick Guide to Pet-Proofing Your Home

March 14th, 2012

Are you about to bring a new dog or cat home? You may have read all the books and be convinced that you're ready, but remember that one of the most important steps you need to take is ensuring that your house is physically prepared for a new pet. Dogs and cats (especially kittens) can be very curious, and they may get themselves into trouble you didn't even know they could!...

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Keeping Your Dog Occupied While You're Away

March 12th, 2012

Sometimes we have to leave our dogs by themselves, even if we'd prefer to be with them. Whether it's a day at work or a three-day vacation, keeping a dog alone can be troubling for both the owner and his pooch. Dogs require more stimulation than cats do, so it's important that you give them enough to stay busy while you're out of the house. If you're not sure what you can do...

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The Lowdown on Dog Leashing

March 8th, 2012

You may think that there's nothing much to dog leashes, but you'd be surprised just how much variety is actually out there. If you've recently brought a new pup home, the leash should be one of the first purchases you make - you'll be using it quite a bit, so make sure you pick one that works for you and your pooch! If you're wondering what your options are, here are a few,...

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How to Groom Your Cat

March 6th, 2012

Cats are naturally arduous about regularly cleaning themselves. If you've ever watched your kitty go through a marathon self-grooming session, you know how true this fact is. However, just because your cat takes care of herself doesn't mean you're completely exempt from cleaning her up from time to time. Grooming a cat can be an enjoyable experience for both you and your...

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