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Cat Breeds, Cat Health, cat owner -

Although many people believe that a cat is a cat, cats, just as dogs do, also come in different breeds.  There are long-haired cats and short-haired cats, and even a hairless variety (the Sphynx) although it is not really hairless but is covered with a very fine down-like fur.  In fact, many people who have cat allergies seem to be able to tolerate the Sphynx cat. Here are a few characteristics of some of the more popular or well-known breeds of cats: American Short-hair – This cat is believed to be the most popular breed of cat in the United...

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On July 4th, we celebrate Independence Day; we enjoy the fireworks, but for dogs and cats it can be a time of suffering, follow these tips to make it less traumatic for them.1. Prepare your pet for the noise: A few days before Independence Day, search the internet for fireworks sounds and play them so your pet gets used to these noises.2. Isolate the noise: Close the windows tightly to isolate the sound of fireworks, find a place in the house where the noise is not so audible, play relaxing music for your pet and give him his favorite toy...

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anxiety, Covid-19, stress -

During COVID-19 you are not the only one feeling the stress of confinement, your dog may be also feeling it; with the following three methods you can help your dog ease the symptoms of the quarantine while enjoying quality time bonding with your pet.

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dog behavior, dog owner, pet parenting -

Pet trainers are exactly what the term implies:  people who train your pets.  Pet trainers can be very helpful when you do not have time or the skills to train your pet yourself.  They will take on the task of doing this job for you and offer dog friendly training techniques.  Look for a qualified pet trainer that is a certified member of a pet association.   And, ask if all pets are required to have been vaccinated before attending. A skilled trainer will use humane methods to train your pet.  A good pet training facility will allow you to observe...

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dog behavior, pet parenting -

Although it is a relatively new field, pet psychiatrists are now a recognized and important professional in the pet world. Unbalanced or unstable pets can often benefit greatly with the use of the services of a pet psychiatrists. Having an unbalanced pet is a problem more common that you may think. Many people think that all they need to do to keep their pet healthy is to feed them, love them, let them outside to relieve themselves and provide a place for them to sleep.  But each pet is a unique individual and has its own character and personality.  Just...

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