Archives for March 2006

Pet Services Are There To Provide A Helping Hand

Pet Services Are There To Provide A Helping Hand By Dean Cecere If you were to sit down and make a list of all the pet services available to pet owners, it would take you an eternity. If you have an … [Read more...]

Punishment Is Not the Answer

Punishment Is Not the Answer By Lynn Lott and Jane Nelsen, and Therry Jay Some people mistakenly think that kind and firm solutions reward their dogs for bad behavior and that the only way a dog can … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons of Online Pet Shopping

Pros and Cons of Online Pet Shopping By Christine Arbor The internet has created tremendous opportunities for pet shelters and adoption agencies. While most of them are legitimate and responsible … [Read more...]

Doggin' Houston: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In The Bayou City

Doggin' Houston: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In The Bayou City By Doug Gelbert It was 1900 when Houston got its first park, the Kellem-Noble land backing against the Buffalo Bayou on the edge of … [Read more...]

Save Your Dog's Life – Train Him!

Save Your Dog's Life - Train Him! By Lisa T Common sense is the key when training your dog to come to you on command. Many of us, at some point in our dog-owning life, are guilty of swatting or … [Read more...]

The American Quarter Horse

The American Quarter Horse By Michael Russell It is thought, by some, that the foundation American Quarter Horse stock has at its roots Arabian, Turk, and Barb breeds. Others believe that the breed … [Read more...]

Doggin' Los Angeles: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In The City Of Angels

Doggin' Los Angeles: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In The City Of Angels By Doug Gelbert The seeds of one of the world’s great city parks were sown with the arrival of Colonel Griffith Jenkins … [Read more...]

Tainted pet food blamed in death

Thanks to "dan27" for bringing this article to our attention ... dan27 posted this HEADS UP news item over HERE in our PetLvr.com - [Community Forum]. PS: Feel free to leave news, tips, and other … [Read more...]

Doggin' Miami; Where To Hike With Your Dog When In Magic City

Doggin' Miami; Where To Hike With Your Dog When In Magic City By Doug Gelbert Until recently dogs were not allowed in any of Miami’s parks but here and there a park is allowing dogs in now. There … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – March 30, 2006 – Please Adopt Me!

Damien, 119354 Damien is a really nice dog who was surrendered because his owners didn't have time for him. He really likes being with people & enjoys having his big Rottie head rubbed. A real … [Read more...]

Cats and Avian Influenza (Flu)… The H5N1 Strain of Influenza In Cats

Cats and Avian Influenza (Flu)... The H5N1 Strain of Influenza In Cats CATS AND AVIAN INFLUENZA (Avian Flu) From the Germinder & Associates, Inc. website concerning Cats and Avian … [Read more...]

The Attitude of a Toy Breed

The Attitude of a Toy Breed By Connie Limon Does your little toy dog know who is in charge? Or do they think they are in charge? Some people are not bothered that their little toy dog seems to run … [Read more...]

Doggin' Las Vegas: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In Sin City

Doggin' Las Vegas: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In Sin City By Doug Gelbert Sunset Park at East Sunset Road and S. Eastern Avenue is a traditional urban recreational park with ballfields and … [Read more...]

Pampered Pets Get Bling Therapy From Ms. BB

Pampered Pets Get Bling Therapy From Ms. BB By Roxanna Bain Daahling, Ms. BB knows that your precious pet is a star ~ a natural diva. Your dog or cat begs to be groomed and petted and showered with … [Read more...]

Cat Fleas

<h2cat Fleas By Elizabeth Morgan There are more than 2,000 species of fleas around us. Out of these, the most common one is the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis. The cat adult fleas, unlike many … [Read more...]

Doggin' Milwaukee: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In Cream City

Doggin' Milwaukee: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In Cream City By Doug Gelbert With 640 landscaped acres, Milwaukee’s Whitnall Park is one of the largest municipal parks in America. Dogs, … [Read more...]

Upgrading Your Underground Dog Fence without Spending a Fortune

Upgrading Your Underground Dog Fence without Spending a Fortune By Ryan Heath My dog used to be a darter. One of those canines that would see an opening and take off. He’s been hit by a car twice … [Read more...]

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Private Dog Parks: Can Be The Safe Choice

Private Dog Parks: Can Be The Safe Choice By Terri Maluegray With an increasing number of serious incidents being reported at dog parks, I want to introduce the safe alternative that a well-run … [Read more...]

Doggin' Minneapolis: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In The Mini Apple

Doggin' Minneapolis: Where To Hike With Your Dog When In The Mini Apple By Doug Gelbert Loring Park at 1382 Willow Street is named for Charles Loring, the “Father of the Minneapolis Park System.” … [Read more...]

The Advantages of Snake Senses

The Advantages of Snake Senses By Tim Buchinger Like most animals on the planet, snakes have the five normal senses. Those would be sight, touch, smell, hearing and taste. Some features of the senses … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Dog Treats for Your Canine Companion

Choosing the Right Dog Treats for Your Canine Companion By Michalis Kotzakolios Dog treats are available in a huge variety of flavors, shapes, colors, sizes and types. They are an excellent way to … [Read more...]

Teething Puppies

Teething Puppies By Connie Limon Toy puppies will not be able to chew their way through a whole lot of surfaces, but they can chew at irreplaceable furniture and moldings enough to do quite a bit of … [Read more...]

Wily Coyote Caught in New York City After 2-Day Chase

Wile E. Coyote's got nothing on Hal Stefan Lovgren for National Geographic News March 23, 2006 After leading dozens of police officers on a two-day chase through New York's Central Park, the … [Read more...]

Taking Your Dog To The Beach For The First Time

Taking Your Dog To The Beach For The First Time By Doug Gelbert There are few places your dog is happier than at a beach. Swimming, running, hiking, fetching, digging - yes, indeed a beach has it all … [Read more...]

How To Train Your Dog To Respond When You Call

How To Train Your Dog To Respond When You Call By Michael Colucci The first thing you need to figure out is what your dog likes. Figure out which treats they like the most. Whatever treat gets the … [Read more...]

The Music of the Beaks: Understanding Canaries

The Music of the Beaks: Understanding Canaries By Joy Cagil Big time symphonists turn their attention to the sounds of thunder, but a lyrical composer listens to bird sounds like that of canaries. I … [Read more...]

A Bark In The Park: The 10 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog In The Black Hills

A Bark In The Park: The 10 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog In The Black Hills By Doug Gelbert Blue Ribbon - Alkali Creek Trailhead This trailhead connects to rugged Centennial Trail and leads into … [Read more...]

Here's the Scoop: San Francisco to Turn Dog Poop Into Biofuel

Stefan Lovgren for National Geographic News March 21, 2006 Your house powered by pooch poop? The idea may sound far-fetched, but officials in dog-friendly San Francisco, California, hope to harness … [Read more...]

Dog Treat – Beagle Bagles

Dog Treat - Beagle Bagles By Justin Bryce Beagle Bagles Category: Breakfast Serves: 6 Bagels Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: Varies Healthy Hint: Beagle Bagels are fantastic for dental … [Read more...]

A Bark In The Park: The 9 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog In The Shasta/Rogue River Region

A Bark In The Park: The 9 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog In The Shasta/Rogue River Region By Doug Gelbert Blue Ribbon - Prescott Park/Roxy Ann Peak Much of this land in Medford remains … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – March 22, 2006 – Please Adopt Me!

Aldo, 114265 Aldo needs your help to find his way home! This handsome young man has just returned from foster care where he's very proud to say he learned new things, such as becoming housebroken … [Read more...]

Puppy Potty Training: The Basics Explained

Puppy Potty Training: The Basics Explained By Lisa Pallardy There are as many ideas on the best way to house train a puppy as there are breeds of dogs. But there is one common school of … [Read more...]

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