Who, as a child, did not dream of having a monkey or even a raccoon as a pet?  Especially when you’d see a movie where a kid had a wild animal, some of us would watch with envy, wishing it was us lucky enough to have something other than just a dog or cat to play with or show off to our friends.
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Can you imagine what it would be like to have no fingernails? Not only would your hands look funny, removing your nails would also take away a barrier of protection put there to safeguard the ends of your fingers. Plus, how could you remove a stubborn label from a package if you had no fingernails to scrape it with? Think of the dilemma you’d face when you tried to scratch your back when no one else was around and the bare tips of your fingers alone, did not even come close to making the itching stop. Life would definitely be different if fingernails were not a part of your anatomy.
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Dogs can make wonderful travel companions. Many dogs are quick to jump in the car, eager to stick their head out the open window and enjoy the ride. However, there are times when taking your dog with you is not a good idea. The summer heat can quickly cause a carefree car ride to become a deadly outing.
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Welcome to my first blog post. I thought I’d take a stab at a topic that came up when I was pregnant that seems to have a lot of misconceptions surrounding it. Specifically, what is toxoplasmosis, who is at risk of contracting it, and how can I protect myself? Read on for answers to these questions, and more!
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One of the more common behavior problems for which I am consulted involves anxiety-related issues in dogs and cats. The problems range from simply being anxious when going to the doctor’s office or grooming shop, and thunderstorm phobias, all the way to severe separation anxiety.
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Many holistic pet owners choose to prepare food for their pets at home. The following information will help you prepare the best diet possible for your pet. As is true with the selection of processed diets, you should work with your veterinarian to make sure that any homemade diet you prepare is best for your pet.
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For owners who desire to feed a more natural, chemical-free diet, preparing diets at home is the way to go. Select the freshest ingredients; ideally the vegetables and meats should be from plants and animals raised without chemicals, hormones, or pesticides.
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What should you expect when you visit a veterinarian with a sick pet? Unfortunately that depends upon your doctor.
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As the mercury drops and the snow piles up during the coldest part of the winter, dog lovers need to take special precautions to protect their canine companions from winter’s bite.
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More than a million puppies were given as gifts this holiday season. To help new pet parents prepare the expert dog behavioral therapists at Bark Busters USA compiled a series of essential tips based on the experience of the company’s worldwide network of dog behavioral therapists.
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