Allergies and Pets

I was at the barn one day, brushing my horse, when I hit a large patch of mud he had inconveniently rolled in. The dry mud came off in clumps, and I could practically taste the dry dust in my mouth. Minutes later, I had a huge sneeze attack that lasted about two minutes. Being more »

Nov 29, 2010
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Pets and the Holidays

The arrival of holiday music in malls and stores means the season of celebration is coming! Many people get caught up in present buying, food preparation and holiday plans. There are some considerations you need to make when it comes to your pet and the upcoming holiday season. Many people take the opportunity to travel more »

Nov 25, 2010
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Top 10 Animal Movies

Brrrr! The winter is certainly on its way. The cooler temperatures and (dare I mention it?) inevitable snow are just around the corner. While some dogs like Jersey enjoy the cooler temperatures and opportunities to play outside, many of their owners prefer the warmth of the indoors! In case you are looking to spend a more »

Nov 19, 2010
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Walking Tools for your Dog

If your dog is anything like mine, you have a black hole of energy on the end of a tiny string that people refer to as a leash. Despite our best efforts to teach her to heel and behave while on walks, as soon as Jersey sees a squirrel it is like a rocket trying more »

Nov 15, 2010
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Waterless Bathing for your Pet

As nice as it would be to have perpetually clean critters, most pet owners know that their furry friends have a tendency to get dirty. Even the cleanest housepet will get into something he or she shouldn’t. Jersey has the ability to smell something horrible and will promptly roll in it the minute my back more »

Nov 11, 2010
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Onion Toxicity in Pets

Did you know that onions are detrimental to your pet’s health? Both cats and dogs are susceptible to an ingredient called thiosulphate which is naturally found in onions. If your pet ingests too much of this ingredient for his or her body to handle, they will suffer from hemolytic anemia, which causes damage to the more »

Nov 04, 2010
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How do I….Protect my Goldfish from Cats?

Fish can make great pets, especially for those who aren’t up to the rigors of dogs or other large pets. They are easy to care for, do not irritate allergies and they are relatively low maintenance. There is one major thing you need to consider before bringing a fish home, and that is your existing more »

Nov 02, 2010
by Aubrie
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