Browsing articles from "October, 2013"
Oct
31
2013

Dogs Need Filtered Water

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Over the past few decades, there has been more and more research done to inform the public about the dangers of drinking tap. In a recent New York Times article, author Charles Duhigg reports, “Since 2004, the water provided to more than 49 million people has contained illegal concentrations of chemicals like arsenic or radioactive […]

Oct
30
2013

Do Cats Get Cold?

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Whenever you stroke a cat it always seems to be warm doesn’t it, so do cats ever get cold? Actually they feel the cold just as much as we do which is something to remember with winter approaching. Cats seem warm to us because their natural body temperature is slightly higher than our own, but […]

Oct
30
2013

5 Reasons You Should Keep Your Dog on a Leash

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The worst thing that a dog owner can do is put their dog at risk. One way that some owners do put their dog at risk is by going out without a leash. If there is no leash, dogs become endangered in a variety of reasons, some of which may surprise you. The potential danger […]

Oct
30
2013

Should You Let Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

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Allowing your dog to sleep in your bed is a topic that literally divides the nation. On average nearly 50% of dog owners in America say their pets sleep in their beds and the figure is even higher among cat owners (over 60%). So divisive has this issue become that relationships have been broken by […]

Oct
23
2013

Fleas and Ticks: The Horrifying Facts

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Fleas and ticks might be tiny in size, but every single horrifying fact about them is huge. These are the sort of things nightmares are made of, but if you want to keep your pets and your home free of ticks and fleas you need to learn everything about them. Did you know that as […]

Oct
23
2013

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dog Cage Training

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How many of us have a favorite spot on the sofa in which we like to unwind? It’s the space where we feel most comfortable; the space where we can read a book, watch the TV, or take a nap. This is the exact feeling of comfort and belonging you are trying to instill in […]

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