Chihuahua Training is Easy!

Chihuahua Training is Easy! You may be wondering if Chihuahua training is easy or hard. Well, from my experience it is very easy! If you've already managed to raise a dog with behavioral problems (this is easy too!) you can correct them in a very natural way by following a... Read More

Picking Up A Horses Hoof

The idea of picking up a horse's hooves can intimidate some owners since a well-placed horse kick would really hurt! Such caution is good, but in reality if you pick up a horse's hoof properly you provide him with no leverage or ability to kick you. This is a situation... Read More

You Cant Fool A Horse

By Jeffrey Rolocopyright 2004 AlphaHorseIn the dating world many men and women put their potential partners to a "dog test," whereby they introduce their date to their dog and see how the dog reacts to the stranger. If the dog reacts badly towards their date then a red flag is... Read More

With Understanding Comes Success

One of the reasons I strongly encourage horse owners to train their own horses rather than ship them away to a professional trainer is familiarity. Quite simply, an unfamiliar party will not understand your horse nearly as well as you, and this understanding of a horse is the backbone of... Read More

Nutrition and Your Dogs Behavior

Nutrition and Your Dog's Behavior Proper nutrition is the fundamental basis for every aspect of your dog's life. It affects their health and longevity by offering an essential balance of proteins, fats, complex carbohydrates and the trace nutrients and minerals their bodies need for growth, repair and the mantainance of... Read More

Probiotics - The Good Bacteria

PROBIOTICS - The Good Bacteria - Does your pet have digestion problems, diarrhea, skin problems, food intolerances, or other chronic health problems? Supplement with a high quality pet probiotic to restore your pet's healthy gut, and chances are you'll improve your pet's health.A probiotic, sometimes referred to as good or... Read More

Natural Approaches to Dealing With Pesky Fleas

Problems with Commercial Flea Killers & TraditionalFlea Bite Treatments***Chemicals that act as poisons are strong enough tokill fleas, but the long term effects on pets areunknown, although they are probably not safe touse. (Employees manufacturing these products mustwear protective clothing and use respirators.Plus, the product labels warn against skin contact.So,if... Read More

Pet Ear Infections

Is your dog or cat tormented by ear infections? Do you spend time and money at the veterinarian's office trying to bring relief to your beloved pet, only to find that another infection appears over time? If so, you may want to try some more natural approaches to preventing and... Read More

Pilling a Cat

Pilling a cat can be a "nightmarish" experience. Cats don't want something pushed down their throats, and they'll fight with all their might to prevent it. In fact, it's amazing how powerful their small bodies can be. Here are some ways to make the pilling process easier and less stressful... Read More

Seizures in Pets

Witnessing your precious dog or cat having a seizure can be a most frightening experience. During seizures pets often lose control, fall over, chomp their teeth, salivate or drool, whine, paddle with their feet, and begin to urinate or deficate on themselves. Their eyes become large (dilated) and unresponsive. A... Read More

In The News:


SFGate

Movement to save shelter pets growing in Contra Costa
SFGate
For Lady, a pit bull mix identified as a bad seed, and Angel, an aging corgi mix with health problems, animal rights activists in Contra Costa County provided a ticket out of town — and a second chance at life. On Sunday evening, Stefani Buzzard and ...
How Animal-Friendly Is Your State? 2014 Report Gives Us AnswersOne Green Planet
Reward offered in puppy dumping caseSan Jose Mercury News (blog)

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WABC-TV

Keeping your pets safe during the blizzard
WABC-TV
The ASPCA issued a pet safety alert for the blizzard, advising owners to make sure their furry friends stay safe and warm. The ASPCA is reminding people that it's too dangerous for us, it's too dangerous for our pet as well. Here are some tips: --Pets ...
Pet safety alert issued ahead of blizzardWCVB Boston
Keeping Your Pets Safe in Freezing Cold Winter WeatherPatch.com
When it's snowing out, bring the pets inPress & Sun-Bulletin
Edmond Sun -SoutholdLOCAL -Newsday
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Kitten Bowl/ Lucy Pet Foundation
KTLA
Gayle Anderson was live with a preview of the KITTEN BOWL which is back for a second year! This year's event will air Sunday, February 1st at 12:00 p.m. EST/11:00 a.m. Central on the Hallmark Channel. KITTEN BOWL is the feline football championship, ...

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TIME

Americans Could Spend $703 Million on Their Pets This Valentine's Day
TIME
The candy and flowers industrial complex that is Valentine's Day had gone to the dogs. Literally. One in five Americans will take their pets into consideration on Feb. 14, according to a new study by the National Retail Federation, a trade association ...
Survey: Valentine's revelers to spend $703 million on gifts for petsUPI.com
Americans projected to spend $703 million on their pets this Valentine's DayThe Week Magazine
Valentine's Day Spending Is Projected to Reach $18.9 Billion This YearAdweek

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Lifehacker

How to Keep Your Pets from Ruining Your Stuff
Lifehacker
We try to domesticate our pets, but they're wild creatures at heart. Because of this, a lot of their instinctive habits can wreck our living space and drive us nuts. With some effort and understanding, we can accommodate their natural needs and still ...
Shelters struggle to meet demand for adoptive petsCBS News
Protecting Your Pets in Cold Weather6abc.com
5 Ways to Get the Perks of Caring for Pets When You Can't Have OneOne Green Planet
Roanoke Times (blog) -Patch.com -Asheville Citizen-Times
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USA TODAY

students create website to find pets lost in disasters
USA TODAY
BOULDER – When pets go missing during a disaster, such as a flood, hurricane or wildfire, it can be hard to reunite them with their owners. Computer scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder want to change that by introducing an online tool that ...
CU-Boulder-built website aims to help reunite owners with their pets after ...CU Boulder News & Events

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Kansas.com

Bill would ban gas chambers for euthanizing pets in Kansas
Kansas.com
A bill banning the use of gas chambers to kill pets is making its way through a state House committee. House Bill 2030 would amend the Kansas Pet Animal Act to prohibit animal control officers and shelters from using carbon monoxide gas chambers to ...

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The Denver Channel

Denver photographer gives shelter pets glamour shots to help find them homes
The Denver Channel
DENVER - Seventeen-thousand dogs and cats were euthanized in Colorado in 2013 and one man is saving lives by taking glamor shots of shelter pets. Noah Bryant has been a professional photographer for more than 16 years and was looking to adopt a pet ...


KTVQ Billings News

Obesity epidemic affecting millions of pets
KTVQ Billings News
More than half the dogs and cats in the U.S. are at least overweight, and one out of five is obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity and Prevention. Just like their human companions, excess weight can bring on a host of health problems for ...
Obesity risk high for pets in winterWNDU-TV
Millions Of US Pets Overweight Or ObeseCBS Local
Millions of U.S. pets are overweight or obese, study showsScience Recorder

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Couple, pets escape trailer fire
LimaOhio.com
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The occupants of a trailer risked their lives Monday afternoon to save their pets, a move firefighters are warning is too dangerous to do. Andrew and Aubrey Cavanaugh continued to go in and out of their trailer at 1643 W. Breese ...

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So you have a mature pair of discus fish that... Read More

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Choosing a dog is a fun adventure. The search for... Read More

My Needs are Simple and Few!

My dear owner,Thank you once again for giving me shelter.... Read More

Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus, is a viral disease that attacks dogs and... Read More

Flea Control for Pets

Flea control can be a very hard thing to do... Read More

Dog Health Conditions and Terms You Should Know, Part 3...

Continued from part two.Epilepsy/seizure disorderWhen your Boxer is between 2... Read More