4 Fun Games to Play With Your Dog

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When you picture a person playing with their dog, a game of fetch generally comes to mind. While this is definitely a game that dogs and their owners will both enjoy, there are plenty of other … Read More

Halloween Activities with Horses

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Don’t let dogs have all the fun this Halloween! It’s easy to organize a Halloween activity with horses at your boarding stable or even a public equestrian area. Kids who ride can enjoy safe Halloween games and … Read More

Taking Dogs to the Beach

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Most dogs love to accompany their owners to the beach. There are even surfing competitions for dogs! If your dog isn’t fond of surfing, he’ll still enjoy running along the sand or splashing in the surf. … Read More

Camping with Your Dog

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This summer, many dogs and their pet parents will be heading to beaches, mountains, and everything in between for a relaxing camping trip. What could be better than roughing it in the wilderness with your pooch?  … Read More

Are Laser Pointer Toys Safe for Pets?

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There’s nothing like the bright red dot of a laser pointer racing across the floor or wall to get a cat’s attention. Many dogs also are fascinated  with and will chase laser pointer toys. Even fish often … Read More

Training for a Rainy Day: Keeping Dogs Busy When It's Pouring

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It’s the rainy season in many parts of the world, and walks, dog park visits, outdoor training classes, and playtime in the backyard aren’t happening with their usual frequency. A dog kept indoors because of rain … Read More

Including Pets in Your Wedding

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Once upon a time, including pets in a wedding would have been a massive social blunder frowned upon by the majority of guests. Now, many pet lovers can’t imagine marrying without their pets present. It makes … Read More

What Sport Is Right For Your Dog?

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If you  have a high-energy dog, getting involved in a canine sport is a smart decision. But which one will best suit your dog? One can easily spend a lot of time and money taking lessons … Read More

Does Your Pet Twitter? Dogs and Cats Join the Microblogging Community

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No, I’m not asking in a roundabout way whether or not you own a bird. Twitter is a microblogging website that allows users to send short messages of 140 characters or less. You can “follow” other users … Read More

Teaching Children to Train Dogs

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Children, even at a fairly early age, are perfectly capable of teaching and reinforcing simple behaviors with the family dog. Training a dog is an easy skill to learn. It builds self-esteem for children, and is … Read More

Should You Give Your Dog Stuffed Toys?

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Stuffed toys are fun for dogs, but swallowed stuffing can cause intestinal blockage. Is the fun of playing with a stuffed toy worth the risk of surgery or death if stuffing is swallowed? Squeaky stuffed animals … Read More

To Tug or Not to Tug?

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Tug-of-war is one of the most common games played with dogs, but some trainers strongly recommend against it. Others see no reason not to play tug with dogs, so long as the pet parent follows a … Read More

The Dangers of Playing Fetch With Sticks

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A good, old-fashioned romp in the park for a game of fetch is harmless fun, right? Well, vets worldwide are urging dog owners to think again, saying that serious and even deadly injuries can result from … Read More

Work off the Holiday Pounds with Your Pet

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Pets are my favorite exercise equipment. Nothing motivates me to go for a run like the pleading eyes of a dog who’s been cooped up indoors all day. Even the cat helps me exercise: When she … Read More

Why Play is Important

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Play is an important daily activity for your pet, especially if that pet is a puppy or kitten. It’s easy to forget playtime in the hustle and bustle of daily life with pets. There’s feeding, potty … Read More

PetLvr Mailbag: Entertaining an Inside Cat

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Dear PetLvr Mailbag, We moved a couple years ago, and the cat went from being an outside/inside cat to wholly an inside cat. He seems really really bored though, looking for ways to help him transition … Read More

PetLvr Mailbag: Canine Oral Fixation is Curable

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Dear  PetLvr Mailbag, One of my dogs compulsively licks. He’s always licking at my hands, face, ear, arms, legs, anything he can. Whenever I pet him, he just tries to lick my hand. How the hell … Read More

PetLvr Mailbag: Exuberant Greetings Cause Consternation

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Dear PetLvr Mailbag, I have a pit lab mix that loves too much. She is about 55 lbs and strong as an ox. She has been trained to not jump on me when I come home … Read More

Top Five Ways to Have a Better-Behaved Dog in 15 Minutes a Day

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It’s not always easy to find time for your dog, especially if you have work, a family, school, and other committments weighing heavily on your time. However, it doesn’t always take hours of hard work to prevent problem … Read More

Why "NO!" is a No-No

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It’s a familiar scene to many pet owners: Fido is gnawing the couch or has gotten into the trash and is dragging rubbish all over the new carpet. Naturally, your first reaction may be to shout, … Read More

Five Things You Can Do with Your Puppy to Prevent Future Behavior Problems

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You’ve got a puppy. Congratulations! Now is the time to prevent behavior problems in adulthood. Many serious issues can be prevented by properly raising your pup. More dogs die each year in the United States due … Read More

High-Energy Dog + Apartment: Exercise Can Avert Disaster

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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 on … Read More

"The Sims 2: Pets" trailer

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Oh! My wife (and all you SIMS2 Fans out there) should be pleased .. Coming This Fall …. The Sims 2: Pets!

Its Time For a Dog Party Celebration

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It’s Time For a Dog Party Celebration By Shirley Purdy Did you know that a dog party celebration is a wonderful pick-me-up! When women feel down and need a bit of pampering, we can retreat to … Read More

Online Cat Game – from Orisinal.com

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http://www.ferryhalim.com/orisinal/g3/cats.htm Instuctions: Touch the cats with your mouse to make them sit or walk. All cats have to follow the action of the leader cat. (the leader is the highlighted one) If the leader sits, you … Read More

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