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Yorkie Behavior Problems

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Yorkshire Terriers are a small and cute breed of dog that are generally good natured and fun pets – but like any dog they can experience behavioral problems if they aren’t treated correctly and trained well. This isn’t of course to say that whenever a Yorkie has behavioral problems it’s the owner’s fault – raising a puppy is a highly complex and difficult process and often...

Is Your Cat Pregnant?

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When a cat becomes pregnant this is a very exciting time. There are few things cuter than a family of kittens, and few things that will bring you close to your feline friend than being present during the miracle of life. Making preparations and finding some suitable buyers/homes is important here, but knowing whether your cat is pregnant or not is not always easy and can be confusing even for...

Feline Eye Infections

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Dogs are more known for their eye infections than are cats, but that doesn’t mean that your feline friend is necessarily off the hook. The majority of eye problems in cats are caused by eye infections, and this is known as ‘feline uveitis’. This can be very distressing for your cat, and in turn for the owner, so here we will look at how to identify, diagnose and treat the...

Why Is My Dog Not Eating?

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For most of us, our dogs are not the most discriminating food critics. On the contrary, most dogs will eat literally anything that is presented to them, and quite a lot of things that aren’t. Dead birds, manure, dog food, cups of tea, human food, bones, insects, grout, dirt… you name it. For most of us no trip to the kitchen is made alone without our dog following us close behind. So when this...

Deworming Dogs and Puppies

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Keeping your dog happy and healthy is an important responsibility. After all a dog should be your best friend, and as you may also recall a ‘dog is for life’ not just for Christmas. At the same time though keeping your dog healthy and well is important for your sake and your family’s sake too. If your dog has worms then this means it has a parasite that can be seen in its stool...

Cloning Pets

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Will we one day be able to clone our pets? It sounds like a question for science fiction, but actually the answer is quite simply a resounding ‘yes’ – and in fact we already have. The good news is for those who can’t bear the thought of being separated from their pets, that it’s actually already possible to clone pets and it’s already commercially available – but you...

Guard Dog Training Basics

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A dog is man’s best friend, a great companion and a tone of fun – but they can also serve some great helpful purposes and make life easier for you as a result. Sheep dogs demonstrate this well and make life much easier for farmers, while guide dogs give blind individuals the ability to head outside with confidence. So what can your dog do for you? Well potentially you could train your dog...

How to Take Care of a Pregnant Cat

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Pregnant cats are technically known as ‘queens’ and that should give you some idea as to how you need to treat them. They have a gestation period of around 65 days, and for this time it is highly important that you treat your cat well. Telling If Your Cat Is Pregnant To begin treating your pregnant cat correctly it is important to first be able to spot what the signs of pregnancy are...

Causes of Dry or Flaky Skin in Dogs

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When you have a canine companion it is your responsibility to keep them in the best health you can and to provide them with everything they need in their diet and the best care you can find. If your dog suffers from scaly or dry skin, then this will leave your dog uncomfortable and scratching itself and it may be a sign of a range of other problems. It will also mean that you don’t get much...

Homemade Dog Repellents

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Got a fear of dogs? While these are man’s best friend you are no doubt not alone in that fear, as these are still ultimately animals with large spikey teeth, lots of muscle and sharp claws. At the same time, even if you aren’t afraid of dogs, you may still not necessarily want them urinating on your plants, leaving presents in your front drive or trying to eat your hamster so there are lots of...

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