Archives for October 2008

Last Chance For Entrecard Advertising Here On PetLvr Blog

I first placed the Entrecard script on this blog and my 1-800-HART Blog back in January 2008. As I mentioned back in August 2008 .. I have been trying to keep EC-costs down by not pushing the … [Read more...]

Scared Dogs: To Comfort, or Not to Comfort?

When a dog is frightened and whimpering or cowering, most people instinctually jump to soothe and comfort the scared pooch. However, if you fuss over a fearful Fido, you might be doing him a … [Read more...]

Stop Stealing Food Off the Counter!

Food thieving is a common problem, but tough to solve because it is self-rewarding. There is no point in punishing the dog once she's gotten food. The punishment will only serve to create fear at this … [Read more...]

Maxxie relaxing on the couch again

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Sophie Weinstein

Found on Flickr … “this picture stuff is fine. but let’s go outside and play” … [Read more...]

Dewey hates Halloween

Found on Flickr … Dewey’s dressed up as a fisherman, while Willow sports a glow-in-the-dark t-shirt that says “Scary but sweet.” … [Read more...]

Maxxie relaxing on the couch again

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Sophie Weinstein

Found on Flickr … “this picture stuff is fine. but let’s go outside and play” Advertisement: Raise Capital in 90 Days Online - Now! Learn How This Works .. Bedzzz Inn, Inc … [Read more...]

Dewey hates Halloween

Found on Flickr … Dewey’s dressed up as a fisherman, while Willow sports a glow-in-the-dark t-shirt that says “Scary but sweet.” Advertisement: Raise Capital in 90 Days … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – October 29, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Stanley, 164781 Stanley is a great little Terrier mix (~20lbs) who needs a home- he has been with us since August 20, when the Thompson Humane Society flew him down. Prior to that, he’d been rescued … [Read more...]

Extension of PetLvr's 2008 Pet Halloween Costume Contest To November 1, 2008

I am extending this contest until 11:59pm CST November 1, 2008 ... This way, if you are planning to dress up your pet in a halloween costume on Halloween Night .. don't forget to take a picture and … [Read more...]

Getting Kittens to Sleep Through the Night

Kittens can be almost as difficult as newborn human babies when it comes to letting their caregivers get a full night's sleep! If you're a pet parent to a young kitten or two, you've probably been … [Read more...]

Papillon dog poppy shuts door

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Got My Flickr Pap Function Working Again

Unfortunately, I am still unable to go to Flickr, and find some great papillon dog pictures that people want to share, and use their “Blog This” feature to post this in my blogs. However, … [Read more...]

Juno posing

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Papillon dog poppy shuts door

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Got My Flickr Pap Function Working Again

Unfortunately, I am still unable to go to Flickr, and find some great papillon dog pictures that people want to share, and use their “Blog This” feature to post this in my blogs. However, … [Read more...]

Juno posing

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Do You Look Like Your Dog?

I found this on the "What Does This Song Mean To Me? (and You!)" blog on the post .. My Dog, A Song, A Game, And A Link! * From the YouTube Description .. Have you ever noticed how lots of people … [Read more...]

Choosing A Groomer

We've talked about keeping a pet's coat healthy at home, but let's face it: Some breeds' grooming needs just can't be realistically met by most owners. For example, Poodles of all sizes need regular … [Read more...]

Oops! Forgot to Thaw Raw– What Now?

Raw feeding is healthful, frugal when done right, and fun-- but it's also time-consuming and difficult at times. Most raw feeders know the frustration of being ten minutes late in the morning, … [Read more...]

Chacoan Peccaries Debut At The Los Angeles Zoo

News Release October 24, 2008 **MEDIA ADVISORY** CONTACT: Jason Jacobs/ jason.jacobs@lacity.org (323) 644-4273 Come See The Chacoan Peccaries on display at the L.A. Zoo The Los Angeles Zoo is … [Read more...]

Halloween Safety for Pets

Halloween can be a stressful holiday for your pets. Strangers in gruesome and outlandish costumes knock on the door, unusual noises come from ghostly figures, and decorations transform your home into … [Read more...]

Cutting Back on Pet Expenses

Foreclosures and the recent economic meltdown have made it difficult for pet owners to continue to provide for their pets. As a result, animal shelters are experiencing an influx of pets. Wayside … [Read more...]

PetLvr Server Will Be Offline Tonight

Greetings. I think our server is on a bad sector or something, because sometimes it is slow and other times it is fast. Well, the Tech guys want to do some tests and we've decided to do this tonight … [Read more...]

Keeping Cats Off the Kitchen Counters

One of the most frequent complaints by cat owners is that the cat won't stay off the counters dining table. Even my own kitty, Monster, has been guilty! Luckily, there are several ways to discourage … [Read more...]

WHS Ad – October 23, 2008 – Please Adopt Me

Rhinoceros, 165070 Hi! I’m not nearly as big as my name makes me sound! I am a 4 ½ month old orange and white tabby. I was rescued from a woodpile in the country in the nick of time- my future was … [Read more...]

Thyroid Trouble In Pets

The thyroid is a gland in the neck that secretes two hormones; thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones are vital for metabolism. Everyone has a thyroid and it does the same thing … [Read more...]

Mastitis

I've known about the condition mastitis for quite some time now, learning about it in an animal husbandry course I took in college, but I learned about it in farm animals like cows. And even though … [Read more...]

Video: This Cat And Dog Is In Love!

What a great video! Our own little Sophie pretty much does this to our cat Zeus. One day .. I shall record them, and make their love affair go public! Although, it's sometimes a love-hate relationship … [Read more...]

Safe Halloween Treats for Pets

Every pet owner should know by now that dogs and cats can't have chocolate and shouldn't eat any sort of candy. However, that doesn't mean they have to miss out entirely on Halloween! Some fall treats … [Read more...]

Itching and Twitching-Fleas and dermatitis

Animals aren't all that different from us. Any pet owner already knows this. Sometimes, in fact, it's hard to think of our pets are animals and not another member of the family. They have a lot of the … [Read more...]

Found A Stray– What Now?

The first time a stray found me, I was completely unprepared for the situation. A Cocker Spaniel turned up in the courtyard outside my apartment and proceeded to evade me for nearly two hours before … [Read more...]

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