Archives for July 2006

Candid Canine Capers – Using Your Digital Camera to Make Sweet Memories

Candid Canine Capers - Using Your Digital Camera to Make Sweet Memories By Ian White Digital cameras make it easy and fun for amateurs to capture endearing images of their pets. Tiny dogs, big dogs, … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Problems When Boarding Your Dog

How to Avoid Problems When Boarding Your Dog By Katie Simpson Most dogs, especially older ones, develop a sense of pattern in their daily lives. Transporting them to new places or doing something … [Read more...]

Is your Pet Rat Cool?

Is your Pet Rat Cool? By Diana Davidson If the environment is too hot, Rats can't naturally cool themselves off. Rats cannot sweat like humans and they cannot pant like dogs. Therefore Rats are very … [Read more...]

Basic Needs For Your Pet Ferret

Basic Needs For Your Pet Ferret By Lee Dobbins A ferret can be a fun pet that will provide you with hours of amusement. If you are thinking about adopting a ferret, you should take the time to learn … [Read more...]

Helping Your Dog Lose Weight Benefits You As Well

Helping Your Dog Lose Weight Benefits You As Well By Susan Ryder When we rescued her from the local Humane Society five years ago, Kayla was 97 pounds of wriggling, jiggling, out-of-control two-year … [Read more...]

DIY Driftwood for Aquarium

DIY Driftwood for Aquarium By Tony Tsai DIY driftwood takes time, but it will save you tons of money. Some small pieces cost well over $20. Also, the soak method (minus salt) will work for store … [Read more...]

Feeding Prepared Dog Food and Puppy Food

Feeding Prepared Dog Food and Puppy Food By Sandra Dinkins-Wilson If you have decided that you will feed your dog or puppy prepared dog food or prepared puppy food, then your next decision is what … [Read more...]

Eliminating Cat Odor Problems

Eliminating Cat Odor Problems By Martin Meyer Cute, cuddly kittens bring joy to any home. Unfortunately, they don’t bring with them the innate knowledge of litter box usage. It’s up to you, the … [Read more...]

Dog Destructive Behavior and Dog Aggression – The Exercise Solution

By Rena Murray Why is your dog displaying destructive tendencies? Many people erroneously believe that destructive dog behavior means their dog is punishing them for being left alone. This is quite … [Read more...]

What to Know Before Buying a Pet Parrot

What to Know Before Buying a Pet Parrot By Shari Carpenter How delightful it is to be in the presence of such magnificent creatures as parrots! Their stunning color combinations, attention grabbing … [Read more...]

Pet Beds

Pet Beds By Elizabeth Morgan If your pet is part of the family, it should be treated as such. One way to make sure that your pet is treated like a family member is the purchase of a pet bed, … [Read more...]

Dumb Dogs

Dumb Dogs By Phyllis Benton For example, “Come here! You dumb dog.” Why would the dog want to come back if it left for a reason and is it laughing at you for calling it dumb? Your new puppy is … [Read more...]

Competing banks find pets are in their interest

Twice a day, Tony Liquori takes Rufus to the Citizens Bank in the South End, which offers treats. (John Tlumacki/ Globe Staff) (Read this article ...) … [Read more...]

Two Easy Homemade Dog Toys

Two Easy Homemade Dog Toys By Johanna Soliday One of the simplest toys to make is a ball. All this requires is some of those leftover odd or holey socks that seem to accumulate in most households. … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – July 26 2006 – Please Adopt Me!

Juniper, 117419 Juniper is a lovebug looking for a new home! This really bright, focused dog longs to be taught new commands & tricks- she watches your every move in the hopes the next move will … [Read more...]

3D Animated Aquariums

3D Animated Aquariums By Max Bellamy A 3D aquarium is made with the help of 3D technologies and animated with software like flash. It can be described as a beautiful underwater landscape, inhabited … [Read more...]

How To Train Your Cat!

How To Train Your Cat! By Aidan Bindoff Yes! Believe it or not you can train your pet cat to do almost anything a cat is physically capable of doing using humane positive reinforcement techniques … [Read more...]

Training Your Puppy: How to Curb the Barking When He’s ‘Home Alone’

Training Your Puppy: How to Curb the Barking When He's 'Home Alone' By Phillipa Baxter The first thing to remember is pretty obvious. Dogs bark. That's their 'voice'. Birds sing, cats meow, dogs … [Read more...]

Training your Puppy: How to Stop Him Digging His Way to Freedom

Training your Puppy: How to Stop Him Digging His Way to Freedom By Phillipa Baxter Let's have a look at a natural canine behavior that drives us crazy. All dogs have an instinct to dig – in the … [Read more...]

How NOT To Groom Your Dog

How NOT To Groom Your Dog By Robin Reckard We have a wonderful gentle natured dog that I adopted about 8 years ago. Unfortunately she was a bit neglected and was very timid when I brought her home. … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About Feeding Tropical Fish

What You Should Know About Feeding Tropical Fish By Taylor Jones No matter what type of fish you have, whether it’s an anemone, coral or crustacean…they will fall into one of three types of … [Read more...]

3 Free Dog Biscuits Recipes You Can Make At Home

3 Free Dog Biscuits Recipes You Can Make At Home By Jeremiah OConnell Here are 3 free dog biscuits recipes you can make at home for a lot less money than you think. Treating your dog to something … [Read more...]

Training your Puppy: The Do's and Don'ts of Housetraining

Training your Puppy: The Do's and Don'ts of Housetraining By Phillipa Baxter This article is targeted at your puppy, but it really works just as well with an older dog. If you, or a friend or family … [Read more...]

Training your Puppy: How to Stop Him Chewing Everything in Sight

Training your Puppy: How to Stop Him Chewing Everything in Sight By Phillipa Baxter I know it's not much comfort to you, but chewing and minor destruction is normal for a puppy. It's his way of … [Read more...]

Do-It-Yourself Gerbil Toys – Cheap Gerbil Toy Ideas That Are Fun and Safe

Do-It-Yourself Gerbil Toys - Cheap Gerbil Toy Ideas That Are Fun and Safe By Julie Campbell Gerbils love to play. They chew, gnaw, dig, tear, and run throughout every waking moment of their days. To … [Read more...]

How to Brush a Long-Haired Cat

How to Brush a Long-Haired Cat By Jon Maxson If you have a long-haired cat, you know the problem that cat hair can be. The cat sheds it seemingly continuously everywhere she goes. Her fur gets matted … [Read more...]

Cure for Loneliness

Cure for Loneliness By Alisa Chagnon I didn’t seem to have much enthusiasm for my life. Divorced for seven years, I still had scars of my abusive ex-husband. Still single, I was very lonely. Life … [Read more...]

Secrets of Dog Training Professionals – Why Use Food?

Secrets of Dog Training Professionals - Why Use Food? By Aidan Bindoff Have you ever wondered how really good dog trainers come up with the techniques they use to solve behaviour problems in dogs … [Read more...]

Successfully Moving With Your Cat – Three Tips

Successfully Moving With Your Cat - Three Tips By Jon Maxson In 2004, my wife and I moved from Washington to Arizona. Although the 1,500-mile drive looked to be uneventful, one catch was that we were … [Read more...]

Dog Training – What's Agility?

Dog Training - What's Agility? By C. Rogers Upson Based on Grand Prix-style horse jumping events, Dog Agility has come a long way since its inception more than twenty years ago. Dog lovers all over … [Read more...]

Traxx Dog Cookies – The Best Ever Dog Cookie Recipe

Traxx Dog Cookies - The Best Ever Dog Cookie Recipe By Tami Jones These get a 10 "bark rating" from our dogs! Ingredients: 2 ½ cups Flour (white or wheat) 2/3 cup Rolled Oats (Quaker Oats works … [Read more...]

Dog Constipation

Dog Constipation By Kristy Annely A dog should defecate at least once in two days, with soft feces. The dog suffers from Constipation if it does not do so. Mechanical obstructions such as tumors, … [Read more...]

Can Your Dog Be Poisoned From Eating Grapes and Raisins?

Can Your Dog Be Poisoned From Eating Grapes and Raisins? By Rose Smith According the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, they have found that grapes and raisins can cause poisoning in dogs when eaten … [Read more...]

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