Archives for May 2008

Another New Author on PetLvr!

Hello to all readers of the LVR series of blogs and everyone who is part of the HART network. My name is Robert, you can find my author page here . I will be here at and also over at … [Read more...]

Meet The New Blogger – Robert Akehurst

I am pleased to introduce Robert Akehurst to both this PetLvr Blog and the FishLvr Blog. Robert is one of the writers I have found through my hiring and application process that recently took … [Read more...]

What To Do If You Find A Stray Dog

It happens to every pet lover eventually. You're on your way to work, out walking your own dogs, or running an errand, and a loose dog crosses your path with no owner in sight. What now? Can you … [Read more...]

What to Expect When Your Kid's Expecting a Pet (But You're Not Ready)

So you promised your child a pet for his birthday, or for Christmas, or if she did a particularly difficult chore, and forgot about it. Of course, the kid didn't, and now you're on the hook, but … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – May 28, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Dabbu & Jackie, 139981/139984 Dabbu & Jackie are a dynamic duo who cannot bear to be apart! This sweet couple was surrendered when their owner moved. They seem quite dependant on one … [Read more...]

Your Dog And Your Garden, Enjoy Both

photo credit: libraryrachel Hi Hart, it's us again.  Ruth and Nikki and Shorty,  from the blog.  Finally summer is around the corner.  But, there are dangers that lurk in the … [Read more...]

Can Cats Be Trained To Get Along With Rats?

One question that I frequently hear from prospective rat owners is, "I have a cat. Will the rats be safe with a cat in the house?" Unfortunately, there is no single right answer to that … [Read more...]

PetLvr Blog Now Translated In 32 Different Languages

I'm pleased to announce that PetLvr blog is now available in 32 different languages now, and we truly are "A Website For All Earthlings, Who Love Animals" .. well, that's the plan anyway :D To … [Read more...]

High-Energy Dog + Apartment: Exercise Can Avert Disaster

The subprime mortgage crisis, declines in some sectors of the economy, and a rising cost of living have led to more families moving out of houses and into apartments, townhomes, and condos. I see ads … [Read more...]

Working Terriers

Terriers were bred from their very beginnings to perform services. In Great Britain that often took the form of breeding programs to produce a dog that would hunt fox, chase badgers or kill rats. … [Read more...]

Free Report: Basic Dog Training

Just for being a reader of this blog, you can get this free short report: Basic Dog Training Tips and Tricks, compliments of This short report covers: * types of dog … [Read more...]

Pet Paw Psychic Readings, a lifestyle/personal finance site, have a feature and video about a real live "paw reader" Catherine Ferguson .. check it out: VIDEO: Paw Readings! Learn What Your Pet Thinks About … [Read more...]

Mana Loa Poses with Get ‘Em Boy

Pitbulls at a photo shoot are such a cool thing. We recently had the opportunity to take part in a photo shoot for the up and coming Get 'Em Boy Ltd Apparel clothing line. It was a lot of fun! … [Read more...]

Where Did All The Pens Go, Dusty?

Good Morning Hart, I am prompted to come and share a story with you and your readers. This is a funny story from a good friend of mine, who owns a Golden Retriever and a cat, Dusty. Under The … [Read more...]

Maxxie's Morning Ritual

Every morning, our two Papillon dogs .. Maxxie (on the right) and Sophie (on the left) wait patiently for their "morning ritual" treats.... <img … [Read more...]

New Author on PetLvr!

My name is Jelena, and I'm a new author on the "LVR" series of blogs. You can find my author page here. As you can see from my list of pets -- one dog, one cat, twelve rats, a hedgehog, a turtle, and … [Read more...]

Meet The New Blogger – Jelena Woehr

I am pleased to introduce Jelena Woehr to the PetLvr Blog. Jelena is one of the writers I have found through my hiring and application process that recently took place. In general terms, Jelena will … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – May 21, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Pretty, 156323 Pretty is a quiet 3 year-old spayed female tortoiseshell from the Powerview, MB area. Her owner surrendered her and one of her kittens who was adopted long ago. Pretty likes other cats … [Read more...]

Ferret Vaccinations Are A Good Idea

Ferrets are typically vaccinated against rabies and canine distemper The first is rare, even rarer in ferrets. But the fear of catching rabies from a bite is so intense that many will choose to get … [Read more...]

Final Update on the PetLvr Applications

As of 4pm CST, I have received 95 applications for the positions advertised over at the Problogger Job Board. I have requested to Darren to mark the job listing as "filled", while I sift through all … [Read more...]

Vaccinating Your Own Pet – What You Should Know

Vaccinating Dogs And Cats If you choose to vaccinate your own dog or cat, there are a few things you should consider first. Remember...any animal could have an adverse reaction to any vaccine. The … [Read more...]

Random Linking – May 16, 2008 – Honorary Mentions

See? It pays to comment here at - [The Blog] ... * From The Random Linking - May 16, 2008 Comments .. a few readers asked me to pass along some information and links, and today - I am … [Read more...]

Puppies Behind Bars and The Dog Tags Program

Puppies Behind Bars (PBB) is a non-profit organization dedicated to training prison inmates to raise puppies to be guide dogs for the blind. The puppies live in prison for sixteen months, after … [Read more...]

The Red Ear Slider Turtle – Some Interesting Tidbits

By Mark Vidrow The red ear slider turtle originated in the southern United States but has reached other parts of the world through the pet trade. It is now considered the most common pet turtle. … [Read more...]

Update On The PetLvr Applications

This is an update to my call to hire more writers for this blog... Firstly... * if you have sent me an application, I should have replied back to you by now. This means, that if you have not … [Read more...]

Random Linking – May 16, 2008

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...]

Pets and Your Newborn Baby

Babies and pets can be a delightful combination. But sometimes they only mix well if a few precautions are observed. Tragically, in other cases, they don't go well together at all. A few simple … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – May 14, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Jersey, 142461 Jersey is a playful and energetic dog who seems to like other dogs. This handsome ~1 year old dog will benefit from an experienced and confident owner who can set rules and be … [Read more...]

Cats On A Treadmill

* A couple see their cats walking on the treadmill, and wonders what would happen if they turn up the juice! Cats On A Treadmill Found @ Blogorious … [Read more...]

Let Dogs Be Dogs First, Then Pets

Good Morning Hart.  I posted this article on my adoption blog , but I also want to share this with your good readers :)  So many times we forget that our dogs are NOT human.  Oh sure, we humanize … [Read more...] – [The Blog] – Looking To Hire Writers

Greetings! As I grow my HART-Empire Network over the next few months, I have decided to put out ads to find additional writers for this blog, including at Problobber Jobs Board and at … [Read more...]

Bird Breeds and their Care

By Kiya Sama So you've decided to get a bird as a pet. Here is a guideline to different breeds, how to care and general characteristics to get you familiarized with your new pet. Finches - the … [Read more...]

Funniest Dog Agility Bloopers

I remember when we were taking Maxxie (our first Papillon dog) out for agility classes .. well, some days it just seemed like one big "agility blooper" show!! I'm sure Maxxie loved every minute of it … [Read more...]

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