Archives for March 2007

ACL Repair In The Dog: An Inside Look At a Knee Surgery

ACL Surgery and Information About Anterior Cruciate Surgery In The Dog ACL surgery in a dog is commonly done in veterinary practice. Surgical repair of a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in a … [Read more...]

Newsletter from Iams: P&G Pet Care Update on Menu Foods Recall

P&G Pet Care Update on Menu Foods Recall P&G Pet Care Update March 30, 2007 Dear Consumer: As promised, we are continuing to keep you updated on the Menu Foods recall. We know the Menu … [Read more...]

The Importance Of Home Pet Grooming

The Importance Of Home Pet Grooming By John Mailer If you have a pet it is because you love him or her and the way it makes you feel loved and important at any time in your life, whether you look … [Read more...]

Does Your Dog Get The Right Amount Of Exercise?

Does Your Dog Get The Right Amount Of Exercise? By: Matthew Homfray For most people, exercising a dog consists of a trip to the park for a run around. In some cases this might suffice, but … [Read more...]

Helpful Thoughts on Owning and Boarding Your First Horse

Helpful Thoughts on Owning and Boarding Your First Horse By Carolyn McFann Having a horse is fun, but a major responsibility, so be thorough on your research of barns to board it at. It pays to … [Read more...]

How To Clean Your Aquarium For A Crystal Clear View

How To Clean Your Aquarium For A Crystal Clear View By: Lee Dobbins Cleaning your aquarium is vital not only for a crystal clear view inside, but also for the health of your fish. for proper aquarium … [Read more...]

How To Feed A Guard Dog

How To Feed A Guard Dog By Kelly Marshall Guard dogs have extremely important jobs and they can end up serving on patrol duty, in riot control, shore watch, sentry duty and warehouse duty to name but … [Read more...]

Training Your Dog To Drop At A Distance

Training Your Dog To Drop At A Distance By: Jimmy Cox Before you attempt to make your dog drop at a distance, teach her first to drop directly in front of you on the first command and on the first … [Read more...]

Random Linking – March 28, 2007

Random Links In My Bloglines Welcome to .. :. PetLvr Random Links I've just got too many good links in my BLOGLINES that are going to waste .. and other people should be able to read them … [Read more...]

Selecting an Obedience Class

By Michael Russell Some obedience classes are slanted towards providing instruction, which will lead towards acquiring a C.D. title on your dog. Instructors of such a class often require a strict … [Read more...]

Why Animal Lovers Should Provide Extra Care for Elderly Pets

Why Animal Lovers Should Provide Extra Care for Elderly Pets By Jean Morgan Pets and humans share one thing in common as years go by and that is aging. The cat or dog may not run that fast anymore … [Read more...]

How to Get Organized for a New Year of Horse Shows

How to Get Organized for a New Year of Horse Shows By: Kathy Keeley Mom's Perspective: By the time December rolls around each year, we all get slightly crabby during those first two shows of the … [Read more...]

Remove Menu pet food, regardless of date, stores urged

Well, in case you didn't get the memo ... .... Rat poison discovered On Friday, New York State agriculture officials said the wet pet food made by Menu Foods contains aminopterin, a rat poison … [Read more...]

Hamster Care And Why Hamsters Make Great Pets

Hamster Care And Why Hamsters Make Great Pets By P Anderson Hamsters are one of the most popular pets in the world, and are definitely the most popular pet from the rodent family. Hamsters make great … [Read more...]

Replacing Aquarium Gravel

Replacing Aquarium Gravel By Ken Wilssens Some people wonder if they can replace aquarium gravel. This is debatable for many reasons, such as the fact that bacteria live on surfaces in the tank and … [Read more...]

Whatever Happened to PetLvr's Free Greeting E-Cards You Say?

Did you ever try the free PetLvr Greeting E-Cards from the top menu? I used to have some old pet related animal pictures and a few musical songs and a cheap PHP script and voila~ .. free E-Cards. I … [Read more...]

P&G Pet Care Update on Pet Food Recall – March 23, 2007

The following information has been added to the Iams Web site: P&G Pet Care Update on Pet Food Recall March 23, 2007 We want to assure you that our Iams and Eukanuba DRY foods are not affected … [Read more...]

Tangled Hair – 3 Tips to Try at Home

Tangled Hair - 3 Tips to Try at Home By Kate Garvey Tangled hair if not addressed can cause health issues for your pet including skin rashes, pain and discomfort, pet order and it can attract bugs … [Read more...]

Newsletter from Eukanuba: P&G Pet Care Update on Menu Foods Recall

P&G Pet Care Update on Menu Foods Recall P&G Pet Care Update March 22, 2007 We want to provide an update on the recent recall of “wet” pet foods produced by Menu Foods, Inc. We are … [Read more...]

Understanding Why Your Cat Stalks

Understanding Why Your Cat Stalks By Paul Duxbury By their very nature, cats are excellent hunters who thoroughly enjoy stalking their prey. For domesticated cats, their “prey” can be something … [Read more...]

Hiking With Your Dog

Hiking With Your Dog By Eileen ONeill With Spring just a couple of days away, thoughts of Hiking in our local parks certainly comes to mind. It has been a long cold winter for most of the upper US … [Read more...]

A Way Of Handling Your Pet Bird

A Way Of Handling Your Pet Bird By Low Jeremy Bird trainers have developed skills or techniques, and become experts in understanding the behavioral nature of the parrot. Several books, manuscript, … [Read more...]

3 Easy Tests You Can Use To Tell If Your Horse Has A Brain Injury. And What You Must Do If He Does

3 Easy Tests You Can Use To Tell If Your Horse Has A Brain Injury. And What You Must Do If He Does By Sierra Lynch Yesterday, I told you about your horse's brain box and how it protects his brain in … [Read more...]

Five Tips For Finding Furniture For Your Dog

Five Tips For Finding Furniture For Your Dog By Owen Andrew Finding furniture for your dog is a lot like buying furniture for yourself. You look for the style you want, the price, the color, the … [Read more...]

Post Hibernation Anorexia (PHA) in Tortoises

Post Hibernation Anorexia (PHA) in Tortoises By Matthew Homfray Post hibernation anorexia (PHA) is a very common problem in pet tortoises at this time of the year, and can be frustrating to treat. … [Read more...]

The "Hurry Diarrhea" Puppy Is A Human Problem

The "Hurry Diarrhea" Puppy Is A Human Problem By John Mailer Every puppy must, eventually, be taught to depend upon something besides milk for his dog food. This process is called weaning and … [Read more...]

Ode to KIRBY The Papillon

For the AWWWWWWWWWWWW Books This is a bit late, about 36 days ... REST IN PEACE: Kirby The Papillon Dog - February 12, 2007 We were watching the 2007 Westminster Kennel Dog Show on TSN tonight … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – March 20, 2007 – Please Adopt Me!

UPDATE 3/21/2007: Please note Grady’s adoption fee is $48.06, not $88.06. Thank you. Chantal Young, Adoption Coordinator ~~~~~~~~~~ Grady, 135802 Grady’s great! This happy little stray from … [Read more...]

More About That Pet Food Recall

Although I posted a few links on my March 17, 2007 Random Linking Post .. I received an email asking me if I was going to post any information about it! Well .. I thought I did! So, I guess I should … [Read more...]

Would You Like To Design Your Birdhouse?

Would You Like To Design Your Birdhouse? By Chairil Maxum One of the funniest things of building a birdhouse is the designing. You can let your imagination flow and create something really … [Read more...]

Keeping a Rabbit

Keeping a Rabbit By Eric Hartwell Of all the affectionate animals rabbits are perhaps loved the most. By innate nature they are affectionate, quiet and entertaining. It is said, that though they are … [Read more...]

Preventing Pet Over Population – 5 Original Ideas That Could Change the Life of Stray Animals

Preventing Pet Over Population - 5 Original Ideas That Could Change the Life of Stray Animals By Kate Garvey Last night I had a conversation with a new acquaintance. He told me he had two cats that … [Read more...]

Life Expectancy of Large Breed Dogs

Life Expectancy of Large Breed Dogs By: Jim McKiel Large breed dogs have a shorter life expectancy than smaller breeds which is unfortunate for the owner/guardians of large breed dogs. We love our … [Read more...]

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