Archives for September 2005

Dogs for the Disabled

Dogs for the Disabled By Brigitte Smith No one seems to know when the idea of using guide dogs first came into being. There is evidence that dogs have been used in such a capacity for the blind, in … [Read more...]

Delight Your Dog With a Natural Dog Treat

Delight Your Dog With a Natural Dog Treat By Blake Kritzberg As dog owners become more aware of their pet's nutritional needs, they increasingly recognize the advantage of providing their pets with … [Read more...]

Wild Gorillas Use Tools, Photos Reveal

Wild Gorillas Use Tools, Photos Reveal A western gorilla uses a stick to test the water for depth in the Republic of Congo. The photographs are the first documentation of gorillas using tools in the … [Read more...]

Natural Arthritis Care for Your Dog

Natural Arthritis Care for Your Dog By Brigitte Smith Rimadyl was hailed as a wonder arthritis treatment for pets when it came on the market in 1997. Over the next 3 years, due largely to an … [Read more...]

Barking Behaviour

Barking Behaviour By Paul Johnston Barking is normal behaviour for dogs but habitual barking is the bane of dog owners everywhere. Barking dogs are the most common sources of environmental pollution … [Read more...]

Working Hard? Or Hardly Working?

Well - I'M working hard! I don't know about Maxxie and Sophie though ... unless you count them working hard at taking it easy! They are great dogs .. they seem to know when I'm really busy and they … [Read more...]

Got A Cat As A Pet? Here's How To Keep Them Healthy…

Got A Cat As A Pet? Here's How To Keep Them Healthy... by Michael Erder Our pet cats are often as close to us as members of our family. In fact, they virtually are members of our family! That's why … [Read more...]

Dog owners warned of spreading canine virus

CTV.ca | Dog owners warned of spreading canine virus CTV.ca News Staff Dog owners are being warned to be watchful of their pets, as health experts raise the alarm over a new canine flu that will … [Read more...]

New Dog Flu Spreads in U.S., But Death Rate Is Low

New Dog Flu Spreads in U.S., But Death Rate Is Low Maryann Mott for National Geographic News September 27, 2005 A new, highly contagious respiratory virus thought to affect only the greyhound racing … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – September 27, 2005 – Please Adopt Me!

Belize, 110321 Belize is an awesome dog found in East Kildonan/Elmwood at the beginning of September. Typical of most Labs, Belize is an affectionate, intelligent goofball. She loves to play and … [Read more...]

The Dog's Internal Anatomy: Part 2 Muscles, Tendons, Ligaments, And Joints

The Dog's Internal Anatomy: Part 2 Muscles, Tendons, Ligaments, And Joints by Richard Delgado For the next topic of the dog's musculo-skeletal system, I will be talking about four things. I will go … [Read more...]

Naming Your Pedigreed Dog

Naming Your Pedigreed Dog By Blake Kritzberg Unlike some aspects of dog ownership, naming your dog is just plain fun! The pets themselves don't require much; they just need a pleasing dog name they … [Read more...]

What Is A Physical Exam For Dogs and Cats

What Is A Physical Exam For Dogs and Cats...Explained In ThePetCenter.com The Physical Exam...What To Expect It is always nice to know what to expect when you visit the veterinarian. Nobody likes … [Read more...]

Dog Safety: How to Keep Your Pups Safe From Loss or Theft

Dog Safety: How to Keep Your Pups Safe From Loss or Theft by Jennifer McVey According to the American Humane Society, just 15% of dogs in shelters ever find their way home again. Thankfully, these … [Read more...]

3 Tips For Dealing With Dog Emergencies

3 Tips For Dealing With Dog Emergencies by Gerald Njuguna Have you ever thought about what you need to do should your dog - or another dog - ever suffer a serious, life-threatening injury? What if … [Read more...]

The Number Two Dog

The Number Two Dog By Paul Johnston Most one-dog owners at one time or another will ponder the thought of getting a second dog. There are many reasons for doing so. Company for the number one dog is … [Read more...]

Animal Massage

Animal Massage By C. Bailey-Lloyd What is Animal Massage? Animal massage is a therapeutic bodywork for, you guessed it: pets and other animals! Animal massage, like human bodywork, is the … [Read more...]

Dog Communication – How to Communicate Effectively With Your Dog!

Dog Communication - How to Communicate Effectively With Your Dog! By Brigitte Smith Effective communication with your dog maintains the pecking order in your home and ensure that you remain the top … [Read more...]

Dog Owners Beware

Dog Owners Beware By Thomas R. Smith Recently, a New Jersey Superior Court in Mercer County awarded $100,000 in damages to a UPS driver for injuries he suffered while trying to deliver a package. The … [Read more...]

Adapting Snake and Other Reptile Cage Plans to Suit Your Needs

Adapting Snake and Other Reptile Cage Plans to Suit Your Needs By Mark Chapple Many if the people who make their own snake or other reptile cages adapt other designs or continue to improve on the … [Read more...]

ATTENTION: PAPILLON DOG OWNERS!

I have created another blog today, at the following URL address: http://PapillonLvr.com/blog/ About Papillons .. The Dog Breed … Not The ‘Steve McQueen Movie’ … Because I already have … [Read more...]

Does your dog own you?

Does your dog think he owns you? I once again feel compelled to write about dog training. Our dogs need to know and obey at least the very basic obedience commands, commands that will keep our dogs … [Read more...]

Have Fun With Your Little Kitten

Have Fun With Your Little Kitten By Tyson Tyson Description: Often, owners are frightened by their playfully aggressive cats and kittens because they look quite dangerous. Every housecat has a little … [Read more...]

The Dog's Internal Anatomy: Part 1 – Skeletal

The Dog's Internal Anatomy: Part 1 - Skeletal by Richard Delgado The dog's skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems are actually pretty similar to our own. They are mammals, just like us, and they … [Read more...]

6 Different Dog Breeds You Dont Know

6 Different Dog Breeds You Don't Know By Ispas Marin Everybody has heard of the basset hound or the beagle. This type of dogs has proved to have many qualities or has been advertised a lot. The … [Read more...]

What Are Bottom Water Tropical Fish?

What Are Bottom Water Tropical Fish? By Nate Jamieson Bottom water fish are those that prefer living at the lowest level of the aquarium. It's not that they can't swim into the upper regions, they … [Read more...]

How To Train An Abused Dog

How To Train An Abused Dog By Adam Katz Many people who’ve adopted older dogs— especially stray dogs or dogs from the animal shelter— assume that their dog has been abused in the past. So, how … [Read more...]

Intuitive Horsemanship

Intuitive Horsemanship By Stevi Weissbach Have you ever had that synchronicity with your horse, -where he seems to do everything you have thought? It is an amazing feeling, and it isn’t usually … [Read more...]

Buying a Puppy? Use This Puppy Checklist

Buying a Puppy? Use This Puppy Checklist By Ian White So you’ve decided to buy a puppy? Dogs can bring joy, laughter, love, loyalty, protection and companionship into your life. However, there are … [Read more...]

Co-OpWorld Dogs Community Expo

From my email INBOX .... ---------------------------- Original Message ---------------------------- Subject: Members Go to the Dogs to Help Katrina Relief… From: "Co-Op World" Date: Wed, … [Read more...]

10 Cat Care Guidelines

10 Cat Care Guidelines By Dave Markel There area many common sense rules to follow when caring for your cat. These rules are simple and will ensure your cat will be healthy and happy. 1. When your … [Read more...]

Buying a Horse

Buying a Horse By Randall Holman A horse is a companion like no other…it feels very mystical when you get a horse that’s right for you… If you are venturing out to buy a horse, then that means … [Read more...]

Why Contract the Services of a Professional Pet Sitter for Your Dog?

Why Contract the Services of a Professional Pet Sitter for Your Dog? By Julie Butts Part I: What Really Happens at the Kennel? To better understand the benefits of hiring a professional pet sitter, … [Read more...]

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