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Cat Health, cat owner, Dog health, summer -

In getting your dog to exercise, you may have to take into consideration what the weather conditions are like in the area where you live. You may also need to consider the type of dog you have in your exercise plan when dealing with winter or summer exercise, or hot or cold climates.  For instance, your small Chihuahua may have trouble exercising outside on a very cold winter day because his short coat may not give adequate protection.  Alternately, a dog with a heavy coat, like a Newfoundland dog, may have trouble dealing with exercising in hotter weather.   Here are...

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Of all the cat breeds, the American Shorthair is considered one of the most popular type of cats to have as a family pet in the United States today. An extremely attractive cat, they originally were called the Domestic Shorthair, but the name was changed to American Shorthair by the Cat Fancier's Association (CFA) in 1965. The American Shorthair Cat was thought to have originated from cats brought over on the Mayflower, where it undoubtedly began as the ship’s ‘mouser’. Today in most households, these cats probably do not even disdain to try to catch a mouse.  They are more...

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Becoming a pet owner is a big decision.  You may love animals and want nothing more than having a pet to share your life, but there are a lot of responsibilities that go along with that.  Many people are not aware of the commitment that pet ownership entails.  You need to take into consideration a few points before you decide to take on the role of pet ownership. Firstly, being an animal lover is not enough of a reason for pet ownership.  You need to assess your and your family’s situation before you make the final decision.  The timing should...

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