Archives for March 2008

Ten Things You Should Know About Pet Lizards

By Dr. Robert Sprackland If you are about to obtain your first pet lizard, congratulations. Lizards are, in my view, the most wonderful, fascinating and beautiful creatures on Earth. Part of their … [Read more...]

A Few Cute And Baby Animal Videos on YouTube This Week

Just Fluff today ... a few new mashups of cute pet and animal pictures that's been going around the 'net .. … [Read more...]

Feeding Your Bird

Feeding a bird is easy. After all, you just toss some seeds in a bowl and give them some water and you're done, right? Actually, if you want a healthy bird, you will need to do a bit more than that. … [Read more...]

A Cool Mint – YouTube Commercial

... Nothing could stop the Forest Fire ... Except maybe ... a miracle ... Found at Ruth's Information About … [Read more...]

Ten Steps to Buying The Right Horse

By Fiona Stone In shopping for a horse there are a few basic rules to meet success. Do yourself a favor and read this guideline if you want a smooth transition into your next purchase of an equine. … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – March 25, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Louis, 104386 Louis is a frisky 3.5 year old Domestic Short Hair (with a cute bobbed tail!) whose owner surrendered him in early March as he was too rough for the kids. Louis is a feisty fella who … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Home for Ferret Life

For the sake of your ferret's safety and your sanity, it pays many times over to take a careful look at your home. Ferrets are active and highly exploratory animals. They're also extremely slender and … [Read more...]

College Students' Guide to Pet Care

by Laura Michaels Having a pet in your college dorm or apartment has several advantages -- you'll have something soft and warm to cuddle with during those stressful moments, there'll be someone … [Read more...]

The Proper Diet For Your Pet Rabbit

What is 'proper' in a rabbit's diet depends on what kind of creature it is. And since rabbits are herbivores, they need to be fed exclusively plant material - grains, vegetables and the occasional … [Read more...]

Exercise and Training Advice for Your Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are among the more active breeds and require a lot of exercise to stay fit and happy. Originally bred for game fetching, these energetic dogs can run much of the day, even late into … [Read more...]

Pet Positive for a Healthy, Retiring Life

Pets serve many benefits to seniors. They are wonderful companions and the health benefits are outstanding. Did you know that having senior pet ownership has many medically beneficial qualities? It’s … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – March 18, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

The shelter is closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday. We are open regular hours Easter Monday Wanda, 91054 Wanda is hoping she has better luck next time…. She was adopted as a kitten in 2004 and … [Read more...]

Vaccinations – Are They Worth The Risk?

Like much else today, whether to give your dog vaccinations is a matter of some controversy. Getting objective information is difficult because there are so many advocates on both sides of the … [Read more...]

It's National Pet Poison Prevention Week (March 17-24, 2008)

Animal Poison Prevention: 5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe * From the YouTube description ... Many pets come into contact with household poisons in their owners' kitchens, bathrooms and garages , and … [Read more...]

Dealing With Destructive Rabbit Behavior

Rabbits are cute as heck, everyone agrees. And it's true. But rabbit owners know that their little friends have natural behaviors, some would say instincts, that can make them destructive. Rabbits … [Read more...]

The Different Types of Turtles

By Steven Magill There are hundreds of different types of turtles. This article aims to give you a brief overview of the different types of turtles. Here is a short list of some of the types of … [Read more...]

Would You Like A Cat That Glows In The Dark?

My Zeussie Pussy Cat is black and he often tries to weave his way through my legs while I'm going to the bathroom in the middle of the night or walking down the stairs. I think it would be cool if he … [Read more...]

Crazy Dogs & Naughty Nurses

Have you checked out the Petside Site site or the Petside Blog yet? I posted a previous trio of videos .. HERE in my archives. That Sara Raddle is quite engaging on her pet videos and when I … [Read more...]

Find Exotic Pets Online

By CS Swarens Recent years have seen an increasing trend regarding the popularity of exotic pets online. Since most people are not free to travel the world in search of the perfect exotic pet, it … [Read more...]

Caring For Your German Shepherd's Nails

Depending on where your German Shepherd walks the most, nail care may be needed often or only very rarely. Long walks on city sidewalks can slowly wear down a dog's nails to an acceptable level. But … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – March 12, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Please join us for our Radiothon on Saturday, March 15 from 9am-6pm CST on CJOB! The WHS will be sharing stories about how it is more than just a shelter for lost pets and a place to come to adopt a … [Read more...]

All About Puppies

Puppy Health Care Information - Written By Veterinarians By Dr. T. J. Dunn, Jr. DVM Puppy vaccinations, diseases and health care are important topics for any new puppy owner. There's lots to … [Read more...]

Teach Your Bird to Talk

One of the most common reasons people have for buying a pet bird is the desire for a talking pet. Most people think of the talented African grey when they picture a talking bird, but quite a few … [Read more...]

Bedding Options For Your Guinea Pig

Guinea pigs need soft, clean bedding that is changed frequently in order to stay in top health. Litter training a cavy is very difficult and, as a result, they tend to eliminate in many areas around … [Read more...]

Compilation of Beautiful Pet Pictures

These interesting pet related pictures were FWD'ed into my email INBOX the other day, with the subject "Beautiful Pictures". If you know where they originated from, please drop me a note in the … [Read more...]

Caring For Your German Shepherd's Coat

German Shepherds require only modest grooming effort. They have a double layered coat, with the outer layer composed of medium-length, coarse hair and an undercoat that is soft and dense. The outer … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – March 5, 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...]

Handfeeding Unweaned Birds

If you think that handfeeding means holding some seeds or pellets in your hand and convincing your bird to eat them, you are not alone. Quite a few other people think the same thing. However, … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Pet Rabbit Safe

Many people treat their dog as a tool. They put it outside to watch the property, or generally ignore it until they want it for something. That's tragic. But luckily that sort of thing happens rarely … [Read more...]

Fifty Fun Dog Videos

The Dog Reflections Blog has posted 50 Fun Dog Videos ... This was my favorite: 5. How To Get Rid of Junk Mail Abby the Boston Terrier has the perfect solution for all the junk mail getting … [Read more...]

Papillon Picture! Papillon Picture!

Well .. it's "Tax Time" again for me .. and, I just got over one of the first deadlines - 'T4 Season'. In addition to me trying to get out all of my monthly bookkeeping clients' work out the door .. … [Read more...]

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