Archives for April 2007

Iams® e-news: Spring changes for your senior dog

Periodic Newsletter from The IAMS Company: From: "Iams Dog" To: hart (at) petlvr.com Subject: Iams® e-news: Spring changes for your senior dog MAIN STORY - When Your Old Pal Meets New Friends The … [Read more...]

Official Slowdown Notice – HART-Empire Network

If you didn't know this .. offline I am an accountant, bookkeeper and income tax preparer (besides "consultant and blogger and pet owner" titles) .. and here in Canada, personal income tax returns … [Read more...]

There's Nothing Like A Cute Cat

There's Nothing Like A Cute Cat By Michelle Bery There comes a time in everyone’s home when it must be decided if it’s going to be a home with a pet or a home without. This is an easier decision … [Read more...]

Toilet Training- Praise Your Dog For His New Tricks

Toilet Training- Praise Your Dog For His New Tricks By Eric Hartwell You must have heard the saying, "You cannot teach an old dog new tricks!" All pet owners will agree with this saying more or less. … [Read more...]

An Open Letter To TIM HORTONS Customer Relations

call HART crazy .. but NOTE: [RANT ON] PLEASE CLICK ON THIS EMAIL ADDRESS AND FORWARD YOUR THOUGHTS TO TIM HORTONS CUSTOMER SERVICE EMAIL IF YOU FEEL STRONGLY LIKE I DO ABOUT THIS TOPIC AND REFER … [Read more...]

How to Train a Siberian Husky

How to Train a Siberian Husky By Peter Halpin Siberian Huskies are notorious for having a mind of their own. If they think they're being forced to do something they don't want to, they'll scream as … [Read more...]

Goldfish Diseases – Symptoms To Watch For In Your Fish

Goldfish Diseases - Symptoms To Watch For In Your Fish By Lee Dobbins There are several goldfish diseases that can threaten the health of your aquatic pet, but if you provide the proper tank … [Read more...]

Next Round of Ads From IAMS

More info on quality that pet owners seem to be thirsting for To Follow, is the ad that will be coming out soon. However, if you visit IAMS's new "Iams Promise" site ... (U.S. Residents, Canadian … [Read more...]

Setting Up The African Grey Parrot’s Environment – Cage, Perches, Care And More

By Jamie Turner African Grey Parrots thrive on activity. In the wild they are very social amongst their own species and forage the forest in groups to search for food. They need to run around, climb, … [Read more...]

How to Feed and Care for Orphaned Kittens

How to Feed and Care for Orphaned Kittens By LeAnn R. Ralph Over the last 15 years, I have raised nine orphaned kittens. Four of them were two weeks old when their mother was killed; three others … [Read more...]

Horses Chew – But on You?

Horses Chew - But on You? By John Silveira Horses chew, we all know that, but if you’ve ever watched horses out in pasture they’ll perform types of grooming and bonding rituals with their teeth. … [Read more...]

How to Break Up a Cat Fight

How to Break Up a Cat Fight By Mike Ray Here are some tips on how to do it without hurting you or your cat... 1. Avoid hitting the cats or getting your hands anywhere near their mouths. Hitting … [Read more...]

2 Ways to Administer Liquid Medication to Your Dog

2 Ways to Administer Liquid Medication to Your Dog By John Edwards There are 2 effective methods for getting any form of liquid medication down your dog’s throat: Make a pouch or pry the mouth … [Read more...]

Getting the Right Dog Agility Training Equipment for Your Dog

Getting the Right Dog Agility Training Equipment for Your Dog By Andrew Bicknell Agility training is considered a specialized area when it comes to dog training and while it may not be for every dog … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – April 17, 2007 – Please Adopt Me!

Toby, 100867 Looking for some tall, dark & handsome in your life?! Meet Toby, a very sweet & smart boy with terrible luck. Back and forth through our shelter a couple of times due to … [Read more...]

Canine Pregnancy Guide

Canine Pregnancy Guide By: Rebecca Prescott In many ways canine pregnancy is not that different from human pregnancy, although it is somewhat shorter, averaging sixty-three days. A dog's diet, as … [Read more...]

Is Your Dog Afraid of the Dark?

Is Your Dog Afraid of the Dark? By Tyler Brown Is your dog afraid of the dark? I am often approached by clients and by readers of my website about what to do about their dog’s fears. Their dogs are … [Read more...]

How To Trim Your Cat's Nails

How To Trim Your Cat's Nails By Mike Ray Remember, if you don't trim your cat's nails, they will find some way to scratch them down on their own... most likely on your furniture! (This is less of an … [Read more...]

How To Keep Your Cat Purring Into Advanced Old Age

How To Keep Your Cat Purring Into Advanced Old Age By Mike Ray Cats can live longer than many people think... 18 to 20 years is common. Here's how to keep your cat purring into advanced old … [Read more...]

Origin Of The Domestic Dog

Origin Of The Domestic Dog By: Keith Londrie Ancient history. The earliest fossil carnivores that can be linked with some certainty to canids are the Eocene Miacids some 55 to 38 million years ago. … [Read more...]

Some More Dancing Dog Videos

* Apparently .. the Dancing Pom Chi dog wasn't really dancing .. and just a figment of someone's video editing imagination (per a reader's comment) .... so I thought I would toss up some more Dancing … [Read more...]

Riding Down Hills

Riding Down Hills By: Ron Petracek When you are out riding on trails, there is a right way-and a wrong way-to go down hills. As with many skills in riding, the key to successfully and safely … [Read more...]

Dancing Pom Chi

Dancing Pom Chi A Pom-chi is a Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix. This one happens to dance to schlocky 1960s Latin Jazz. Her name is Gudrun, and she belongs to comedian Margaret Cho. Video assist (with the … [Read more...]

How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth

By Sherry Frewerd If you're a pet owner, are you aware that dogs get cavities in their teeth just like humans? If left untreated and uncared for, dogs get cavities which result in not only bad … [Read more...]

Most Common Misconceptions About Cats

Most Common Misconceptions About Cats By Charley Hwang Cats are as common as dogs, but somehow there are a lot of people who dislike cats more than they do dogs, but when asked why, their reply would … [Read more...]

Translating Dog talk to English

Translating Dog talk to English By Audrey Frederick Why is it we expect our dogs to understand everything we say to them and yet, we never take the time to understand what they are saying to … [Read more...]

Eight Reasons Your Dog Should Wear a Pet Auto Seat Belt when Traveling in the Car

Eight Reasons Your Dog Should Wear a Pet Auto Seat Belt when Traveling in the Car By Dawn Ross Does your dog love to travel in the car with you? You and your family wear seat belts when riding in the … [Read more...]

How To Prevent Dog Chewing

How To Prevent Dog Chewing By George Kane Do you have a dog that has a habit of chewing literally every object in the household? Make no bones about it! As part of the dog training process, it is … [Read more...]

Hmmm.. what's up with my Translation Icons?

Viewed in Internet Explorer: Viewed in Firefox: I'm not sure if everybody sees what I see, but I will try and fix that over the weekend. Quite strange. … [Read more...]

4 Common Aging Dog Problems You Should Know About

4 Common Aging Dog Problems You Should Know About By Michael Whitman While every dog is an individual, a few age-related maladies seem to strike many of them. You should of course discuss how they … [Read more...]

Ferret Disease And Illness

Ferret Disease And Illness By Lee Dobbins Some people look at me like I’m crazy when I say “I love my ferret”, but I do, and they can think what they want. My little guy brings me hours of … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – April 10, 2007 – Please Adopt Me!

Hobbs, 090087 Hobbs is a handsome friendly boy who has been passed around a bit too much and could really use a forever home. This 4 year old has a beautiful coat that he would love for you to brush … [Read more...]

Are There Poisons in Your Yard?

Are There Poisons in Your Yard? By Carol Stack Each year many dogs die from ingesting poisons they found in the house, backyard, or neighborhood. According to The American Society for the Prevention … [Read more...]

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