Category Archives: Pet Care

Dog Training Dog Training


A well-trained dog is a delightful companion and an intelligent member of the family. Training is a rewarding occupation requiring patience and kindness, which will bring you closer to your dog. Puppies have short memories and must learn by repetition. In the early ages aim for short daily training sessions with the minimum of distraction…
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Pet Bird Care Pet Bird Care


Captive birds are subjected to an environment that is controlled by the aviarist. It is most important to provide clean food and water utensils daily. The birds’ droppings should be removed from a large aviary at least once a week, and from cages or small aviaries twice weekly. This is most easily effected by having…
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Bathing a Dog Bathing a Dog


Some dogs obviously require more grooming than others, and a variety of tools are available for this purpose, ranging from combs and brushes to scissors and clippers. It is important to train your dog to accept grooming as part of its regular routine. Indeed, if neglected, a dog’s coat may become so tangled and matted…
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How to Walk a Dog How to Walk a Dog


Within the confines of the garden your dog will have learnt the basic commands such as walking, heeling, and sitting. You can put these into practice when you take the dog out on to the street. Do not expect too much in the early stages, even if your dog has become a model pupil at…
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Dog Biting Dog Biting


When you first allow your dog off the leash outside you should be confident that all the basic commands, especially the command ‘stay’ have been mastered by your pet. It is also important to choose a quiet locality for this purpose. Try to avoid an area where there are many other dogs being exercised, since…
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Types of Pet Fish Types of Pet Fish


Tropical Fish The tropical fish are kept in temperatures of about 25°C. They tend to be more expensive to buy than cold water fish and are therefore usually kept in better aquariums (which have such equipment as aerators) and often by enthusiasts prepared to give that extra attention that ensures survival If a problem begins…
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Buying a Horse Buying a Horse


Why do you want a horse? For a particular purpose, or do you think it would make a nice pet? The most important difference between horses and all the other animals mentioned in this book is that a horse is not meant to be a pet. It is too big, too time consuming and too…
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Cat Training Cat Training


Kittens and cats are naturally clean and fastidious animals. The majority will have been taught by their mothers where to go to the toilet, either in a litter box or a specific place otherwise the kitten may start to look elsewhere. Do not use the same litter in the sanitary box and the sleeping box—this…
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Fish Health Fish Health


Anchor worm An anchor worm attach to a fish’s body and when it is attached it a fish it will never move around on a fish’s once its attached. Anchor worm infests large variety of fished such as Goldfish. Treatment is by using DFD (difluorozrichlormethylmethane) in a bath at 0.1 millimeter of aquarium water for…
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Horse Health Horse Health


Abortion The normal gestation period of a mare is between eleven and twelve months. Abortion in horses is defined as the death and expulsion of the fetus before ten months. The causes of abortion are varied but they can be grouped under general headings. Fetal Infection The three possible routes of infection are the mother’s…
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Dog Medications Dog Medications


To some people, giving the dog medicines is an awesome task. Here are some helpful hints. Make sure the dog finishes the course prescribed. In ear cases, for example, treatment often contains a local anesthetic to give the dog immediate relief and the dog may appear well very quickly, simply because the anesthetic has removed…
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Labor in Dogs Labor in Dogs


Stages of About Sixtieth Day, Until Labor From the sixtieth day it is wise to take the bitch’s temperature twice a day, as the normal temperature of 38.5°C will drop by about 1°C just before whelping commences. The vulva swells considerably and becomes very soft. At this stage, and sometimes for twenty-four hours before whelping,…
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Pet Quail Pet Quail


Quail are small plump birds belonging to the pheasant family. They walk along the ground, rarely taking to the air. They are a great asset aviaries, adding interest and color to the ground section. have striking head and throat markings, but otherwise both colored to blend with the grassland and undergrowth. are prolific egg layers,…
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Pet Mice Health Care Pet Mice Health Care


Bald Spot, Scaliness, Itch Bald spots. scaliness and itching usually indicate ringworm. It is best treated with ringworm ointment or with use of griseofulvin at the rate of 2 milligrams per 100 grams body-weight. Congenital Absence of Tail This condition is noticed at birth and is a hereditary problem. Nothing can be done to change…
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Cat Housing Cat Housing


In many cases the kitten will be leaving the comfort and security of the litter and its mother for the first time. At your place there will be strange new smells, different people and perhaps different pets. It is essential that the new kitten has human company, warmth, ample food and something to distract its…
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Pet Finch Pet Finch


Finches are suitable for either cage or aviary and are, together with the budgerigar, most people’s idea of the typical cage bird. Most finches are easy to manage, willing to breed, reasonably priced, dainty, colorful and ideal for the novice. Some finches are good songsters, while other types are not melodious at all. Feeding Finches…
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Cat Health Problems Cat Health Problems


Abdominal Distention Causes of abdominal distention are tumors, fluid accumulation, fatness and pregnancy. Abscess Abscess is an accumulation of pus usually under the attack of other cats. They are usually the result of a cat bite some time four days earlier. The cat becomes listless and has lesser appetite while the abscess is building up….
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