Archives for February 2008

Exercise and Training Tips For Your German Shepherd

The German Shepherd breed was developed over 100 years ago, as the name suggests, for herding sheep. That activity is less common in the world today, but the basic skills are still much in … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Pet Bird for You

Birds can be intelligent, enjoyable companions, but choosing the wrong bird can really cause heartache and frustration. How do you choose the right pet bird for you and your family? Before you try to … [Read more...]

Temperament and Behavior of the Golden Retriever

The image of a friendly, active Golden Retriever is familiar to anyone who has seen a magazine ad or TV commercial. And there’s a good reason that breed features prominently in so many of them: … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – February 27, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Thinking of an Easter bunny for someone you know this Easter? Think twice! Rabbits are too often acquired on a whim and end up surrendered to shelters nation-wide; they are the third most surrendered … [Read more...]

Different Breeds of Guinea Pigs

Professionals recognize 13 official breeds of guinea pig or cavy, though several more are popular. Within this set is a group of differently colored types that add further variety to this amazing … [Read more...]

Spaying and Neutering Your Pet Rabbit

Rabbits reach sexual maturity at about age six months. It varies somewhat by breed. Spaying is the surgical procedure carried out on females in which their mature organs are removed, neutering … [Read more...]

Choosing Your Ferret

Choosing a ferret, of course, involves a certain emotional commitment. But there are a few objective factors that you can look at to help you decide. Age & Training - Considerations Age is among … [Read more...]

Do You Twitter?

If you want to follow me - I'm "PetLvr" ... or, Also .. I'm using the application from's just like any other chat program (MSN Messenger, Google … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – February 21, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Lexus, 153680 Lexus is a really great ~ 8 month-old dog with good manners and a gentle disposition. Lexus likes other dogs and has lived with 2 cats before. Lexus is a very cuddly and affectionate … [Read more...]

Some Fun Videos

Here's an interesting trio of videos from .. 1) Grooming Your Champion At Home 2) It's Not Easy Being Pretty 3) The Mugs Of Westminster Be sure to watch them all! Just select the … [Read more...]

Dismounting and Untacking Your Horse

You've had your very first experience with riding a horse and it was absolutely wonderful. However, even if you're having the best time of your life, you can't stay up there forever. Eventually, you … [Read more...]

Acclimating Your Bird To Your New Home

Moving to a new home can be stressful for a bird, especially if the bird is a handfed baby. Luckily, if you spend some time setting everything up properly, it isn't too hard to help your bird make the … [Read more...]

Two Bear Cubs seized, poacher arrested from Andhra Pradesh's Peddapali region

If your Wildlife or Pet Rescue Agency has a Press Release that you wish to be published here in [The Blog] .. Please use our CONTACT FORM PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Poacher arrested bear … [Read more...]

One Way To Get A Link Here At PetLvr

If you have any cool links, or press releases etc etc .. and wish for me to post it here at [The Blog] .. this might be one way .. our CONTACT FORM! Subject: [PetLvr - The Blog] Contact Form From: … [Read more...]

Results – The Westminster Kennel Club 132nd Annual Dog Show

Last week on February 11-12, 2008 was the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show, and I'm sad to say that a Papillon dog did *not* win the "Best In Show" this year .. again .. and, as I feared … [Read more...]

Welcome To The NEW AND IMPROVED DogLvr Blog

The upgrade is complete now. There was an issue last night completing the little odds and ends related to the feed of the blog, because for some reason Feedburner didn’t recognize this URL! … [Read more...]

An Upgrade Is In Progress

I will be upgrading this wordpress version 2.2.2 blog to the latest wordpress version 2.3.3. As this is a major upgrade, with respect to tagging, etc .. this may take awhile as I prepare the database … [Read more...]

Eukanuba BREEDSmart: Dangers of Obesity

Periodic Newsletter from The IAMS Company: From: “Eukanuba SeniorCat” To: hart (at) Subject: Eukanuba BREEDSmart: Dangers of Obesity From the Expert - The Dangers of Feline … [Read more...]

Iams e-news: Learn about your senior dog's natural instincts

Periodic Newsletter from The IAMS Company: From: "Iams Dog" To: hart (at) Subject: Iams e-news: Learn about your senior dog's natural instincts. A Dog's Natural Instincts Even though … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – February 14, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Ebony, 152566 Ebony is a very dear and sweet older Labrador Retriever who was surrendered due to allergies. This 10 year old Golden Oldie is still quite energetic and will require a relatively active … [Read more...]

Pet Owners Can Help Protect Their Animals Against Rabies

The following news has been released by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) OTTAWA, February 12, 2008 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) would like to remind pet owners of … [Read more...]

10 of the Weirdest Looking dogs

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Where Do Ferrets Come From?

The history of one of our favorite domestic pets is still awhirl in controversy. Some points are generally agreed on, but much is still shrouded in mystery. References to ferrets, or at least very … [Read more...]

Nature vs Nurture – Temperament in German Shepherds

German Shepherds are often said to be intelligent, loyal and hard working. And that's all true. But they're often believed to be that way on the basis of temperament, which some claim is all inbred. … [Read more...]

Welcome to the NEW AND IMPROVED PetLvr Blog!

We Have A New Template! I have finally updated our 2005 template with the new standard network template. For the color scheme, I chose a blended yellow and orange color header because yellow didn't … [Read more...]

Canada's Top Dogs Compete on TSN This Weekend

Newswire Announcement TORONTO, Feb. 8 /CNW/ Grace, form, hard work, showmanship typically describe Canada's top athletes. This weekend, those words will describe a special group of top dogs … [Read more...]

Common Signs That Your Guinea Pig Might Be Ill

Because guinea pigs are common prey for many larger species, they have evolved to hide pain and weakness. Making noise, limping and other signs of distress alert predators to a location. They tell the … [Read more...]

February Is Pet Carnival Month – For Homemade Pet Treats

Katy Heck, from Amity Animal Home Buddies, has started a new blog ... and asked me to pass this along to you. Her new blog is called ... Pet Carnival I am going to be doing a Pet Carnival, which … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – February 5, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Gabi, 150009 The WHS needs your help to find Gabi a home! This adorable 4-month-old female German Shepherd suffered horrible injuries as a puppy, resulting in a broken facial bone and leg. As an … [Read more...]

2008 Superbowl XLII Super Bowl Commercial Bud Horse & Lager

Budweiser Horse in Training FOUND AT: BlogCatalog … [Read more...]

Specialized Dog Training Needed For Service Dogs

And you thought normal dog training was difficult. Sit, stay, down, come, heel... all require weeks or more of dedicated trainer and dog effort to master. Now, consider the months or years needed to … [Read more...]

Grooming Tips for Pet Rabbits

Grooming your pet rabbit isn't primarily to keep it looking good. Good grooming promotes good health. Rabbits groom themselves frequently and can accumulate hairballs that may cause intestinal … [Read more...]

iBlog Competition – February 2008

If you like this site .. please vote for PetLvr :D International Blog Cup (IBC) is a variation of sports tournament for Bloggers. It is based on knock-out … [Read more...]

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