Recent Blog Posts

  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    November 1, 2015
    Dry skin in pets is a serious condition for many animals. Dry skin can cause itching, flaky skin, and lot of discomfort for your pet.
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  • Learning the Difference Between Treats and Poisons for Your Pets

    November 1, 2015
    Every pet owner wants to give their pet a special treat now and then, either to celebrate a holiday or birthday, as a reward for a special trick or training or just because.
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  • Why Is Chocolate Bad for Dogs?

    October 1, 2015
    Dogs and chocolate are a dangerous and poisonous combination. Unfortunately, in most cases the chocolate wins. It’s a lot like alcohol and people. It all tastes so good, but the side effects are not positive.
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  • How Much Do You Know About Aquarium History?

    October 1, 2015
    Aquariums are popular and widespread aquatic art, beautiful pets and an engaging hobby, but what do you really know about aquarium history? These great displays have been around far longer than most people realize, and used to look far different than today's designs.
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  • Clipping Your Dog’s Nails

    September 1, 2015
    Clipping your dog’s nails is an important part of being a pet owner. If you let them grow too long, one could get caught and be ripped out. If you cut your dog’s nails too short you can make him bleed and leave him in pain.
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  • Picking Up Your Rabbit

    September 1, 2015
    Every animal is different when it comes to being picked up. Rabbits can be especially fussy about the manner in which they are handled. Here are some tips from Lianne McLeod, DVM of About.
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  • Removing Ticks From Your Pets

    August 1, 2015
    Ticks are disgusting little insects that survive by sucking blood from their hosts, often times from your four-legged friend. Here are some tips to get that pestering tick out: You should check your animal pretty regularly to see if it has ticks on it.
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  • Friendliest Dog Breeds for a Family Lifestyle

    August 1, 2015
    When choosing a pet, it is very important to consider the compatibility between your home situation and the tendencies of the animal you would like to own.
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  • Is The Swimming Pool Safe For Your Pets?

    July 1, 2015
    The pool is a great place for your family and pets to spend their summers. It’s the perfect solution to cooling down, soaking up some sun, and having lots of fun. However, like with small children, your dog can potentially be at risk of getting hurt if not properly supervised.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    July 1, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Finding Ideas To Make A Great Pond

    June 1, 2015
    Sometimes finding the perfect idea for the pond you want is not the easiest thing to do. This blog is meant to give you some good ideas on where to look:Books and MagazinesYou may have already thought of this option but it is probably the most accessible one.
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  • Summer Tips For Your Pet

    June 1, 2015
    We all love spending those long summer days outdoors with our pets. Let’s face it, they’re our furry companions and wherever we go, they go too. Keep in mind that like humans, not every pet can stand the heat.
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  • Making A Backyard Goldfish Pond

    May 1, 2015
    Ponds can be an excellent added element to your garden, but adding goldfish to it gives a whole other dimension. It will be nice to have the just the pond, but it’s also nice to see some wildlife in it.
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  • Where Does Your (Water) Garden Grow?

    May 1, 2015
    Water gardens, or garden pools, are a popular addition to home landscapes that create a unique focal point for any yard. They bring the universally appealing sight and sound of water to your living space.
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  • Feeding a Goldfish

    April 1, 2015
    While it may seem like a really easy thing to do, feeding a goldfish is not as easy as it appears. Here is an effective way to feed a goldfish:Choosing foodWhen you go to a pet store to buy food, ask an employee for a recommendation of the food you should buy based on goldfish.
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  • Helping Your Pet Reptile Through Climate Changes

    April 1, 2015
    The increasing popularity of pet reptiles means one can find them all over the world—finding homes in environments they would never survive in naturally. As the owner of a reptile, it is your responsibility to construct a substitute environment that still meets all of your reptiles' needs.
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  • The Best Ways To Change The Water In Your Aquarium

    March 1, 2015
    A good aquarist knows that part of owning an aquarium involves periodic water changes. This helps reduce the pH and nitrate level, which keeps your fish healthier. How should you change the water in your aquarium?
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  • How To Fight Red Algae In Your Aquarium

    March 1, 2015
    Red Algae, also known as red slime algae, is actually not an algae at all. It is a cyanobacteria. It’s fully photosynthetic, and can be extremely difficult to manage once it gets out of hand.
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  • What To Do When Your Fish Are Always Hiding

    February 1, 2015
    Being a fish and pond owner is all about having the chance to relax and watch your fish enjoy its watery home. However, there is nothing more frustrating than skittish fish. Skittish fish will dart away at the first hint of movement or worse, perpetually stay in the shadows of the pond.
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  • What You Need To Know About Saltwater Aquariums

    February 1, 2015
    Saltwater aquariums are neat because they allow you to keep colorful, tropical fish in your home or office. If you have ever seen one up close, you will know what I’m talking about.
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  • Pet-proofing a Room for Small Animals

    January 1, 2015
    Your small pets such as ferrets, guinea pigs and hamsters like to stretch their legs every once and a while. However, before you let your little fuzzy buddy go, you need to make sure that the room is safe for him to roam around.
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  • Saltwater Vs. Freshwater Aquarium

    January 1, 2015
    It’s tough to choose between saltwater and freshwater aquariums. They both come with many advantages and disadvantages. There are also many differences in terms of setups, costs, maintenance, and types of fish.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 1, 2014
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 1, 2014
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Avoiding Accidents Inside: Urine Trouble For Pets

    November 1, 2014
    It’s a tough pill to swallow sometimes. Every pet owner has been through this scenario. You come home after a long day at work and you see that your pet has had a urine accident inside your home.
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